2024 Farm Camp Registration 

 Opens January 1, 2024!

Looking forward to seeing returning campers and new campers for the 2024 camp season! 

NOTE: Please contact me at hart2hartfarm@gmail.com or 207-692-4603 if you are having trouble registering

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 of 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

WINTER VACATION HALTER BREAKING SESSIONS

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February Vacation Halter Breaking Sessions

Youths ages 9 years old or older can help halter break our calves. Sessions are offered on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 10:00 am to 3:00 p.m. each day. During that time, youths will learn how to groom and halter break calves, goats and lambs. Each session is 2 hours long. Up to 7 individuals per session. Individuals helping with second session can assist with afternoon chores. Youth can sign up for double sessions

Time Slots:

Monday, 2/19             10:00 p.m. – 12:00 p.m.          1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Tuesday, 2/20            10:00 p.m. – 12:00 p.m.          1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, 2/23         10;00 p.m. – 12:00 p.m.          1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Download  2024 Winter Halter Breaking Session Registration Form  session and email or mail.

hart2hartfarm@gmail.com or call 207-437-2441 to sign up

APRIL VACATION CAMP

Spring Farm Camp is on for 2024!!

Looking for something exciting to do during April Vacation?  Join us for Spring Farm Camp!! Each day is filled with inspiring activities and exploration, and of course animal time with spring babies. Sign up soon, as spaces fill quickly. Down load our 2024 Spring Camp flyer for more information. Note: we do not adopt animals during this session.

Dates: April 15 – 19, 2024

Time: 8:30 – 4:00

Cost: $360

Register on line or mail in your application.

For more information call: 207-437-2441 or 207-692-4603

SUMMER 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 17 – 21 (FULL)
II June 24 -28 (FULL)
III July 1 – 5 (Reserved for campers ages 5 & 6 yrs)
IV August 5 -9 (2 spaces left)
 

Camp Fee / Session: $360

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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 8 -12

Camp Fee / Session: $360

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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 15 – 19

Camp Fee / Session: $360

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Farm Extravaganza

(Ages 11-14 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. There is an additional fee for the sleepover.

Sessions Dates:  I July 29 – August 2

Camp Fee / Session: $360

Farm Camp Junior Chef

(Ages 7 -12 yr olds)

Similar to our Down on the Farm program but with a twist. Campers experience a true farm to table experience where they learn cooking skills to create and sample dishes using the freshest ingredients grown on our farm. The week tops off with our own Junior Chef Chop Challenge where teams  invent a dish using mystery ingredients. Definitely a week not to be missed.

Session Date: 

I    July 22 – 26 (FULL)
II  August 12 – 16

Camp Fee / Session: $360

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 June 1st, 2021. Fees include a camper T-shirt with farm logo and healthy snacks.

Cancellation/Refunds

If you need to cancel, written notice must be given two weeks prior to the camp session in order to receive a full refund minus $50 deposit.  No refunds are given for missed days