FARM CAMP 2017
DATE: JULY 24-28, 2017
Ages: 7-12 (Mature 6yr.olds will be considered. Children must be able to sleep away from parents for 5 nights.)
Location: Mark Firth's Farm, near Great Barrington, MA
Price for the week: $1500.00 (Price includes all food, water, tents, classes, art supplies and transportation including to and from camp, pick up/drop off in Williamsburg).
Sign your kiddo up for a camping experience they will never forget! LDBA is pleased to announce registration is open for the 5th annual Farm Camp! For five days and nights your child will learn invaluable skills such as how to pitch their own tents, how to build and manage shelters and fires safely, how to make arrows, tie knots, identify plants, mushrooms and trees, how to milk cows, feed and care for chickens, pigs, sheep and goats. We will learn about bees, gardens, pottery, foraging, and so much more. Daily art, cooking and survival classes will be held and visiting artists will teach special workshops. Food will come from surrounding farms and is cooked by professional chefs, as well as food from Prairie Whale, Mark and Bettina's restaurant in Great Barrington! We will visit farms in the area, but the main farm school will be on the Firth Farm. Kids will sleep in canvas tents, hike in the great outdoors, swim, fish, play soccer, hone their skills and enjoy the great outdoors. We have 6 core councilors (cpr certified) who will be there day and night, and many visiting artists and teachers- we also have a tipi!
Parents are welcome on the final night, ( Friday, July 28th), to come join us for dinner and a sleep over- (parent transport and camping supplies not included)-
Purchase is available in full, or you can reserve a spot with a non-refundable deposit that will be applied to the full price.
Waiver, information form, supplies list and details provided after registration. Please register soon for the limited number of spots available!