Farm Camps and Programs
Kids can make new connections, enjoy nature and learn a thing or two about farming when they attend farm camp. These camps usually take place on a ranch, where students attend a summer session to learn how to handle horses Read More
Camp Sangamon is located on a small lake in the hills outside of Rutland, Vermont. Sangamon was founded in 1922, and have based many years of success on one fundamental philosophical difference from other camps. While most camps operate on the premise that adults should generally make decisions for children, we believe in the opposite premise - that camp is a perfect setting to give children the chance to make their own decisions.
Sangamon and Betsey Cox, brother/sister camps next to each other, combining the best of single-gender and co-ed camps. The entire program is elective. Campers choose each day from...
Jameson Ranch Camp promotes friendship and fun while kids are learning safe, active outdoor skills. Noncompetitive encouragement and fun activities help kids reach their full potential. 500 acre Mountain ranch at 5000 feet elevation. Our 73rd year of operation.
At Farm & Wilderness summer camps, we focus on community, home grown fun and living closely with the natural world. We offer five overnight camps for children ages nine through seventeen, a day camp and a family camp. Three generations of campers have learned a lifelong love of nature and the joy of a simple, participatory life here in the Vermont woods. We invite you to join us.
Camp Trinity on the Bar 717 Ranch is a non-competitive, co-educational camp located on 450 acres in the midst of the pristine wilderness of Trinity County.
For 80 years Camp Trinity has offered children the opportunity to experience nature, develop friendships, learn new skills, and enhance their self esteem. The ranch setting provides children with many challenging and exciting opportunities to interact positively with their environment and with each other.
Children are encouraged to participate in ranch activities which are of benefit to the entire camp community. These activities include animal care, gardening, building projects, cooking and others. Each child, working within...
Betsey Cox is a girl 's camp with a brother camp next door, combining the best of single-gender and co-ed camps. At Betsey Cox and Sangamon, the entire program is elective. Each camper creates a personal schedule each day from 15 activities and trips. Imagination, action, independence, and self-discovery are the focus of every day. We live in simple, rustic cabins, playing and learning in the outdoors, far-removed from technology and stress. Betsey Cox creates leaders for the 21st century.
Indian Brook is a place for girls to find friendship, adventure, and support in a non-competitive environment. Girls live in open cabins with seven or eight other girls their age and two counselors. The whole camp sings favorite songs after breakfast, then sits together in Silent Meeting before going off for morning activities. Activity areas include Creative Arts, Outdoor Living skills, Rocks and Ropes, Work Projects (carpentry), Barns & Gardens, and the Waterfront.
The Nature Place Day Camp is an American Camp Association (ACA) Accredited Summer Day Camp located in Rockland County, New York. We offer programming for children ages 4 -16 from Manhattan, Rockland and Westchester Counties in New York and Bergen County in New Jersey. We provide bus service from Manhattan, Westchester and Bergen Counties.
As a small, non-competitive, nature-oriented day camp, we are proud of what we offer: a beautiful 200-acre site with superb indoor spaces and magnificent woods, streams, farmland and fields for exploring; small, co-ed groups; hobby times; organic farm and gardens; cooperative games; American Red Cross swim...
Cow House Studios value personal expression, innovative processes and meaningful exchange, believing that engagement with the visual arts provides intellectual and creative enrichment. To this end, we provide art education for children, teens and adults, facilities for college, school and artist led groups, and an artist-in-residence programme for professional artists.
The Artist in Residence programme provides opportunities to emerging and mid career artists, makes artists aware of a broader rural context, and brings critically engaging contemporary work to our community.
Cow House Studios Education Programme supports engagement with the visual arts; providing the guidance necessary for students to be in charge of...
Located on 230 acres in the Sierra Nevada foothills, Camp Woolman is a wonderful place to spend the summer! We offer Sierra Friends Camp for 9-14 year olds and Woolman Teen Leadership Camp for 15-16 year olds. Overnight sessions are 1 and 2 weeks, and full of wilderness trip options (no extra cost) and on-site adventures in the beautiful Tahoe national forest!
Environmental education, peace & wisdom practices and a nurturing camp community make Camp Woolman a fun and accepting place where kids can be themselves, play, make friends, and learn about the world around them. Weekly 2-night backpacking, camping,...
Sunnyside Stables horse camp is an awesome place to discover horses and new friends.
We have exceptional lesson horses and instructors. Each day includes riding -- rain or shine. We have an awesome indoor arena, a beautiful outdoor arena and scenic trails. You will discover the basics of grooming, saddling, body language, posture, contact and balance to develop independent riding skills.
Our staff members are well qualified with the requirements to see that each young wrangler gets the most out of his or her time at Sunnyside Stables.
Besides the many horses, there are many other animals for the children's enjoyment. Dogs,...
Tamarack Farm centers on community building, cooperative work projects and community service. We are a rural farm carved from the Vermont woods, settled snugly between a steep ridge and a long glacial lake. Each summer, a wonderfully close community of staff and campers grows through shared work and simple living. Guided by mature, skilled staff, campers are given many opportunities for meaningful responsibility.
For over 50 years, Camp Christmas Tree has provided a wonderful place for campers to experience outdoor adventures and fun. Hope to see you this summer!
We provide a week packed full of exciting and structured activities for the new and returning camper. Located on beautiful Dutch Lake near Mound, campers age 4-14 participate in small, age-appropriate groups as they build self-esteem, learn new skills, and practice the YMCA's core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.
Our camps are amazing places to spend your summers. There is nothing quite like the bonds you build with your camp friends as you experience the adventures of summertime together. Campers participate in well-rounded and adventurous programs that develop an appreciation for nature and celebrate the uniqueness of each individual.
The ultimate camp for the animal enthusiast! We are home to over 250 animals. Every camper can choose their favorite animal and adopt it for their stay at camp. Campers choose two week long courses for each week they are at camp. We have 28 courses to choose from including; Jr Vet, Adopt an Animal, Archery, Culinary Science, Survival Skills, Crime Science and many more. Campers also choose two additional one hour activities each day as well as free time and cabin group activities.
At Manitou we want to ensure that campers always have fun, create lasting memories and form unique and special friendships that will follow them for a life-time. It is these friendships that become the greatest benefit of a summer camp experience. A camper doesnt just make new friends at Manitou but also makes new kinds of friendships as well, friendships that transcend time and remain with your child for a lifetime.
Road's End Farm is a small summer camp that appeals to girls who love being around horses, caring for them, and riding for enjoyment rather than competition. Being an integral part of a 360 acre farm with 45 saddle horses, the camp program provides campers with unlimited exposure to horses and rural life in a picturesque setting at the end of a quiet dirt road.
Road's End Farm Horsemanship Camp offers two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight and nine week sessions beginning June 1, 2014 and ending August 23, 2014.
Rawhide Ranch, a Southern California camp tradition since 1963, is famous for providing campers from all over the world with a taste of the ranch life. The camp is located in North San Diego County near the village of Fallbrook. Campers learn to ride in our nationally accredited western riding program. The daily schedule features western riding & vaulting (gymnastics on horseback) instruction, animal care, animal & horse science classes plus a variety of electives such as roping, archery, drama, line dancing, creative writing, swimming/water slide, climbing tower,intro to rodeo, team building fun and much more. Great for beginning riders...
Distinctive visual & performing arts, outdoor & horse programs on 330 acres, private lake, heated pool near Maine coast. Professional staff, individualized teaching, renowned positive community, great food. Directors have lived on site for 20+ years.
Timberlake is alive with adventure. Its a place where a boy can climb trees, fly off a rope swing into a clear, cool lake, build cabins, laugh with friends, eat great food, learn to milk a cow, climb mountains, learn how to make pizza for 150 people, create incredible art, and do a thousand other things. Each day is filled with excitement, challenge, and joy. Timberlake thrives on the imagination and energy of campers and staff working together to create a safe, supportive, and fun community.
Safari Zoo Camp at Jungle Cat World Wildlife Park is an exciting and unique experiential education program, which specializes in hands-on learning experiences with wildlife. The only residential summer camp of its kind in the world, participants work alongside professional zoo keeping staff to care for a variety of animals, many rare and endangered. Duties include feeding, watering, cleaning and behavioural enrichment projects. Other fun activities: Treetop trekking, climbing wall, hiking, canoeing, caving, mountain biking, swimming, outdoor survival, paintball, Earth stewardship projects, arts & crafts. Fully accredited by the Ontario Camps Association (OCA) and Canada's Accredited Zoos and Aquariums (CAZA-AZAC).
Kennolyn Camps has a 67 year history, working with kids to rediscover their natural friend-making and social skills. There is a 1 night campout each week. Each cabin hikes out to a specific destination, collects firewood, builds a fire, and cooks dinner. Campers sleep under the stars and enjoy a day of hiking and exploration on 300 acres of Redwood Forest the following day. At Kennolyn Camps, campers develop confidence and social skills, evident by the progress they make in their activities and the way in which they show respect, patience and genuine happiness with their fellow camp friends. Campers...
Our Horse Camps are one-week programs designed for the beginner rider age 6 - 12 who wants to gain more experience and confidence around horses. They have a one 1-hour riding lesson followed by horsemanship activities such as horse care and stable management. Skills are taught through formal lessons and fun games. Beginners are welcome. Beginner program includes the learning the safe way to approach and catch and halter a horse, how to groom and tack up a horse, what are the parts of the horse, the saddle, the bridle. Part of one day...
Fireside Adventures offers fun and memorable summer camp experiences with varying levels of intensity and duration for campers age 6 to 17. British Columbia has endless recreational activities available in pristine natural settings that provide countless learning opportunities. Fireside campers are guided through western Canada's most scenic areas, from hiking along wild Pacific coastal shores, paddling in Howe Sound, biking around Galiano Island, walking amongst massive old growth forests and discovering secret waterfalls. While adventuring, our campers will not only focus their energy in exploring the best of British Columbia, but also enhancing their outdoor recreation skills and participating in...
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