Youth Summer Farm Camps – Seattle Tilth at 21 Acres

Camp fun planned at Summer Farm Camps presented by Seattle Tilth at 21 Acres.

Dig into summer farm fun with Seattle Tilth at 21 Acres Youth Summer Farm Camps. Learn practical garden skills, explore plants and discover insects. Find out about vegetables, soil and worms while playing games, creating farm-inspired art projects, reading stories, singing songs and nature walks. Harvest fresh, farm produce to make snacks and quick meals. Pre-school to early Teens sessions available in July and August including:

Pre-School Camps Ages 3 - 5 with adult (M/T & W/Th; several sessions beginning July 8) Explore the 21 Acres organic farm in these theme-based, 2-day sessions. These classes introduce children and parents to insects, flowers and the garden world. Learn what to plant and how to work together to grow your own garden. Watch the farm goats and pick fresh berries. Each session includes gardening, an art project, stories, our famous sun tea, and yummy snacks!  Fee: $50; Seattle Tilth and 21 Acres members $40.

School Age Camps Ages 6 - 10 (M-F; several sessions beginning week of July 15) Dig into a full week of summer farm fun while learning about the fascinating world of the garden. Learn practical garden skills, explore plants and discover insects. Find out about vegetables, soil, and worms while playing games, creating farm-inspired art projects, reading stories, singing songs, and nature walks. Harvest fresh, farm produce to make snacks and quick meals. Fee: $290; Seattle Tilth and 21 Acres members $275. The full day camp runs 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Options are available for extended care early morning and late afternoon at a slightly higher rate.

Junior Counselors Ages 11 – 14 (M-F; several sessions beginning week of July 15) Teens and ‘tweens, if you love gardening and working with younger students, become a Junior Counselor! Mentor younger campers while continuing your own exploration of growing food while on the 21 Acres Farm. Junior Counselors assist Children’s Farm staff to lead fun small group activities and nature walks, while also learning more about organic gardening, beekeeping, food entrepreneurship, and preparing food at home. Fee: $280; Seattle Tilth and 21 Acres members $265. The full day camp runs 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Options are available for extended care early morning and late afternoon at a slightly higher rate.

Space is filling quickly; register now at http://seattletilth.nonprofitsoapbox.com/woodinville-21-acres. Call 206-633-0451 for more info.

21 Acres Center for Local Food and Sustainable Living is a comprehensive campus with a farm, school, commercial kitchen, market and green-built facility located at 13701 NE 171st Street, Woodinville, WA  98072. All the programming and services offered through 21 Acres focus on the areas of Growing, Eating and Living.  Click or call for more information; 21acres.org, 425-481-1500.