Bowers School Farm and summer fun awaits you!
Mommy and Me at the Farm (Ages 3-6 accompanied by a paying adult)
This program is a great opportunity for young children and their mothers/fathers/grandparents/guardians to enjoy a fun & educational morning at Bowers Farm! The Mommy and Me program is a great hands-on learning experience for both the children and the special adult in their life. Class Fee: $30/fee for parent & child. Additional children are $15.00 each.
The program takes place at the Bowers School Farm from 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM on 6/23, 6/30, 7/7, 7/14 and 7/21.
Farm Camps (LIMITED SPACES LEFT) – Ages 6-11
These one week, all day, camps are spent on a full working farm, engaging in sustainable gardening, animal care, and exploring. Time spent cooking and preparing fresh snacks in the kitchen and strengthening the connection between agriculture and everyday food choices. Classes are $320/week.
Farm Camp: Dairy Discovery - What is mac without cheese, cereal without milk, or bread without butter? Campers will "milk" this camp for all it's worth and discover the world of dairy. Bowers Farm Camp will turn into Camp Creamery as campers harvest milk, churn butter and prepare their own delicious dairy delights. 13 spots left in 6/25 class, 2 spots left in class starting 7/23.
Farm Camp: Healthy Hearts, Hooves and Hocks - Keeping livestock healthy is never easy. Campers gain in-depth knowledge on what it takes to maintain the wellness of our farm. Become an agronomist, try out veterinary science skills and find out what an animal nutritionist does each day. Taking the heart rate of a goat, handling chickens, and exploring other agricultural-based careers are just a few of the activities your animal enthusiast will experience. 1 spot left in 7/16 session, 1 spot left in 8/6 session.
Know & Grow Your Food: This camp is oriented to what connects us all: FOOD! What is local food? Campers grow, harvest, cook and eat their own food. Harvest cucumbers to make pickles, college eggs to make omeletes and investigate hands-on sustainable agriculture. 3 spots left in 7/9 session, 1 spot left in 8/6 session.
To register online visit www.bloomfield.org/recreation www.bloomfield.org/recreation or call 248-433.0885.
*See tomorrow's (6/20/18) email notification regarding summer camps for all ages at the Nature Center.