A 700-acre Demeter certified 650A Biodynamic farm in central Columbia County, NY

Kids Can Cook Day Camp

Kids really can cook! And cooking opens the door to healthier lifestyles. KIDS CAN COOK connects children to the wonder and beauty of nature through food, nutrition, farming, and participation in traditional crafts.

During KIDS CAN COOK campers help care for the cows, pigs, sheep, and chickens, assist in the gardens, and not only learn about where food comes from but also gain the skills necessary to turn farm-fresh produce into delicious and nutritious meals. Daily craft activities use materials harvested from the land. Swimming, games, and explorations of the fields, forests, and streams of the farm round out each day.

This project has been supported by a grant from the Fund for Columbia County, a fund of Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation.

For more information or to register, please email us or call 518-672-4465 x 201

Ages: 8 to 13

Session length: Two weeks, Monday through Friday, 9:30 to 2:30

Cost: A sliding scale is offered; generally between $550 – $650 per session.

2016 Sessions

  • Session One: June 27 to July 8
  • Session Two: July 11 to July 22 – Session Full, Waiting List Only
  • Session Three: July 25 to August 5 – Session Full, Waiting List Only

2016 Kids Can Cook Application

Click here to download a Kids Can Cook Health Form PDF

Camp Counselors

Each year we hire numerous counselors to assist with running this program. For a description of the counselor position, please follow this link.

To learn about any current openings, please click here.




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