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

Summer Camp at Hawthorne Valley Farm

From late June to early August, Hawthorne Valley Farm Place Based Learning Center welcomes children to the farm with both day and residential summer camps. Children and counselors spend their days living, playing and working together on an active biodynamic farm. Children feed the animals, clean the barn, collect chicken eggs, garden, horseback ride, hike, learn nature based arts and crafts, sing, and swim. Jumping Rope Summer Campe 2014

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Kids Can Cook Day Camp connects children to the wonder and beauty of nature through food, nutrition, farming, and participation in traditional crafts. For children ages 8 – 13. Two-week sessions begin June 27. For more information or to register, please email us or call 518-672-4465 x 201.

Overnight Farm Camp offers hands-on farm experiences for children, creating memories that last a lifetime! House Campers (ages 8-13) live together in our large farmhouse, and Field Campers (ages 12-16) share a campsite in a shady glen on the farm. One, two, and three-week sessions begin July 3. For more information, please email us or call 518-672-4465 x201.

Do you like to work with children? Spend the summer at Hawthorne Valley Farm as a camp counselor! We’re hiring counselors and summer staff for both our day camp and overnight farm camps. Click here to learn more about joining us as an Intern or Camp Counselor.

Looking for camp options for younger children? Our Kinder Camp and Meadowlark Adventure Camp are day camps especially for children ages from 4 to 8.