OVERVIEW

Linda Hartkopf directs the summer program at Hart-to-Hart Farm. She holds a Master’s in Environmental Education and Bachelor’s in Animal Science with a concentration in dairy; and has farmed with her husband for many years. She is an avid supporter of agriculture through school programs and tours and works with a variety of state organizations. Scholarships are available through generous support of a number individuals and organizations.

Typical Day for Campers:
8:30– 9:00 Circle Time
9:00-9:30 Barn Chores

9:30 – 10:00 Healthy Snack
10:00-12:00 Farm Activities
12:00-1:00 Lunch/Quiet Time

1:00-3:30 Discovery Time
3:30-4:00 Barn Chores
Camper to staff ratio is 10:1

SEASONAL CAMPS

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Down on the Farm

(Ages 5 – 12 years old)

Campers will have the opportunity to explore our farm’s animals, gardens and fields and discover how they weave together to create the farming cycle. Each day campers build a stronger connection to the farm and the origins of their food and clothing.

Campers begin each day with feeding and caring for the farm animals and their own “adopted” animal. Throughout the day campers participate in a variety of activities, games and crafts. The week culminates as families join campers for a parade of the adopted animals which they have worked with during the week. Returning campers will find new adventures awaiting them.

*One week reserved for campers ages 5-6 years of age.

Session Dates:
I June 19–23 – FULL
II June 26 – 30 FULL
III July 3 – 7 (Reserved for campers ages 5 & 6 yrs) – FULL
IV July 24– 28 -FULL

Camp Fee / Session: $250

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Critters and Crafters

(Ages 7-12 years old)

Let the farm be your inspiration! Use your creativity to find things on the farm and turn them into art you can eat, wear, write on or plant in! Make paper from vegetables, turn wheat berries into pretzels or design an unique planter. Campers attending this session have an opportunity to adopt their special farm animal and learn their secrets too!

Session Date:
July 10 -14  FULL

Camp Fee / Session: $250

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Pioneer
Week

(Ages 7-12 years old)

Step back in time and discover a variety of farm activities kids did in the 1800”s. Make a herbal salves from plants, play traditional games, plow with a team of oxen or try your hand at cooking a traditional meal. Campers attending this session will also adopt a special farm animal for the week. New and Old campers will be in awe as the week progresses. The week closes with a special event for families and friends.

Sessions Dates:
July 17 – 21 -FULL

Camp Fee / Session: $250

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Farm Extravaganza

(Ages 11-13 years old)

Farm extravaganza is for the camper seeking an in depth farming experience. Campers participate in an assortment of farm and forest projects which teach them about sustainable farming practices and approaches to local ecosystems. The week incorporates team building and leadership activities where campers learn problem-solving skills as well as gain a sense of accomplishment and self-esteem, Highlights: adopting farm animal for the week. Optional overnight Thursday. This week is an unique program for returning campers as well as new.

Sessions Dates:
I July 31—August 4 – FULL
II August 7 – 11 – FULL

Camp Fee / Session: $250

ENROLLMENT & FORMS

Space is limited so enroll early. To register complete the attached form and return it with a $50 non-refundable deposit. Upon receipt, you will receive a confirmation letter and orientation package with health form. The balance and completed health form are due one week before the first day of camp. Fees include a camper T-shirt with farm logo and healthy snacks.