Summer Camps at Hawthorne Valley
Discover the magic of summertime at Hawthorne Valley! Your child will delight in the daily, seasonal rhythm of songs, stories, snack, nature crafts, and play. This day camp, for children ages 4 to 6, is from 9:00 to 1:00 Monday through Friday with an extended day option to 2:30. Session 1: June 17 - July 5 | Session 2: July 8 - July 19 | Session 3: July 22 - August 9. For more information, visit our Kinder Camp website.
Meadowlark Adventure Camp
Adventures through the fields, forests, meadows, streams, and ponds of Hawthorne Valley. Hosted by Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School. This day camp, for children ages 7 to 9, is from 9:00 to 2:30 Monday through Friday. Session 1: June 17 - July 5 | Session 2: July 8 - July 19 | Session 3: July 22 - August 9. For more information, visit our Meadowlark Adventure Camp website.
Kids! Can! Cook! Day Camp
Kids really can cook...and cooking opens doors to healthier lifestyles - connecting children to the wonder and beauty of nature while learning about nutrition, food, farming, and traditional crafts. Cooking, gardening, animal care, carding, spinning, weaving, clay modeling and woodworking are all part of Kids! Can! Cook! day camp. Time is also made each day for fun and play in field and stream. Kids! Can! Cook! is offered for children ages 8 to 13 in three 2-week session and runs Monday through Friday from 9:30 to 2:30. Session 1: June 24 - July 5 | Session 2: July 15 - July 26 | Session 3: August 5 - August 16. For more information, visit the Kids! Can! Cook! website.
Overnight Farm Camp
During this on-farm residential camp, children live, play, and work on our active biodynamic farm while strengthening their bond to nature and to one another. House Campers, ages 8 to 11, feed the animals, collect eggs, and garden. Nature projects, hikes, cook-outs, and swimming complete the experience. Field Campers, ages 12 to 15, experience the farm while working alongside the farmers and other professionals who grow, process, and cook healthy food. Campers are challenged to become 'junior apprentices' and work with all branches of the farm including the bakery, dairy, and camp kitchen. 1-Week Session: July 14 - July 19 | 2-Week Session: June 30 - July 12 | 3-Week Session: July 22 - August 10. Visit our Farm Camp website for more information.