Summer Camps

Spend a week in with Gallatin Valley Farm to School this summer at our 2017 Garden Camps! All camps will include activities in our mobile greenhouse, BOB the Bozone Ozone Bus!

 

Garden Explorer Camp – This camp is currently full. The July 24 – 28 Seed to Snack Camp is now open to 1st, 2nd and 3rd graders.

Come explore the mysteries of the garden with us! During the week, campers will discover the natural wonders of the garden and critters living in them. Our camps days will include planting and harvesting, preparing delicious snacks, playing games, singing, storytelling and garden crafts. Each day will have a different theme (bugs, seeds, cooking) to appeal to a wide range of interests in the garden!

Incoming 1st and 2nd graders

Monday – Thursday, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

$140 per camp (includes snack, lunch and a t-shirt)

June 26-29 at Irving Elementary School *We just opened an additional session July 24-28. 

 

Sprouting Scientists Camp – This session is full. Email erin@gvfarmtoschool.org to be added to the waitlist.

Learn to be a scientist in the garden! This camp will explore how science can be used to investigate and improve our gardens and the environment through hands-on experiences in our “Bozone Ozone Bus” mobile greenhouse, school gardens, and on a farm field trip. Campers will discover the wonders and importance of sunlight, the water cycle, soil and compost, insect-plant interactions, and biodiversity to our food systems. Each camper will also have the opportunity to design and implement their own garden science experiment!

Incoming 3rd – 5th graders

July 10-14 at Hyalite Elementary School

Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

$200 per camp (includes snack, lunch and a t-shirt)

 

Seed to Snack Camp – First session is full, second session still has spaces for 1st, 2nd and 3rd graders!

Join us in the garden to discover where food comes from through hands-on gardening, cooking and science activities! We will use investigative skills to identify and explore the relationships between insects and plants, create garden-related art projects, learn about the science of plant parts and compost, make garden journals and recipe books, 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!

July 17-21 at Irving Elementary School – Incoming 3rd – 5th graders

July 24-28 at Hyalite Elementary School – Incoming 1st – 3rd graders

Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

$200 per camp (includes snack, lunch and a t-shirt)

 

Payment

Full payment is required upon registration. A limited number of need-based scholarships are available. Please see payment and scholarship information below.  

To Register

Please fill out our registration form below or call 219-7929 to register by phone. 

Questions? 

Contact us at erin@gvfarmtoschool.org or 219-7929.

 

What folks are saying about Seed to Snack Camp: 

Kids dig veggies  – Bozeman Chronicle Article summer 2015

“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 Parent
 
She was very proud about the new knowledge she has about bees, environment, food. She refused to eat kale before camp and now she does!” – 2016 Parent
 
 

Registration & Payment

Registration

Please complete the Summer Camp Registration Form.

Payment

Please pay via credit card or make checks payable to Gallatin Valley Farm to School and mail them to PO Box 563, Bozeman, MT 59771.

Scholarships

We offer a limited number of need based scholarships.  To apply for a scholarship, please fill out our Summer Camp Scholarship Application.

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