Summer Camps

Posted on: January 24th, 2016

Spend a week with Gallatin Valley Farm to School this

summer at our 2016 Seed to Snack Camps!

Brooke with Carrots

Our Seed to Snack Garden Explorer Camps will take place at the Hyalite  and Irving Elementary School gardens.

Seed to Snack campers will spend the week outdoors discovering where food comes from through hands-on gardening, cooking and science activities. We will plant seeds, harvest fruits and vegetables, use investigative skills to identify and explore the  interdependencies of insects and plants, create garden-related art projects, learn about the science of plant parts, keep garden journals, make worm composts, and cook and enjoy a homemade snack every day. Each session will include a field trip to a local farm to help youth experience food production on a larger scale and explore various aspects of the food system, from the seed to our snack!

Measuring kale salad

Logistics: All camps run 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Youth entering grades 3 – 5 in fall 2016 are eligible to enroll.

Location: Camps take place at Hyalite and Irving Elementary Schools in Bozeman.

Camp Dates: 

Session I: July 11-15 @ Hyalite Elementary
Session II: July 25-29 @ Hyalite Elementary
Session III: August 1-5 @ Irving Elementary



Payment: Each session costs $200 which includes homemade snacks, lunch and a t-shirt.  Scholarships are available. To apply for a scholarship, please fill out our Seed to Snack Scholarship Application.

Compost with Frank

To register: Registration is open for 2016 camps!  Please fill out our registration form or call 219-7929 to register by phone. Full payment is required upon registration. Please pay on-line below or make checks payable to Gallatin Valley Farm to School and mail them to PO Box 563, Bozeman, MT 59771

Camp Session

Questions? Email our Education Coordinator Erin at or call 219-7929.

We look forward to growing with your child in the gardens this summer!


“My children walked away with a better understanding of how food from the garden gets to their plates. They learned some fabulous, and HEALTHY, recipes for making snacks and meals from the garden, and they felt empowered to continue preparing healthy food after the camp. Thank you Erin, and the rest of the staff, for creating such a fun, educational and worthwhile experience for my children.”  - 2015 Seed to Snack Parent

Group at farmsmiling with salad








Give a gift that keeps on giving!  You can make a donation to our scholarship fund here.

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