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Here at Juneberry Ridge, we have an event for everyone: sporty or artsy, hands-dirty or head-in-the-clouds. Come be a stargazer, or a foodie. Take up a challenge, or a new craft. It’s a whole world of experiences, only made better by our irrepressible southern hospitality. (After all, we want you to fall in love with the farm too.)
Farm Camp Week 2: June 19 – 23
Open to rising 5th – 8th graders.
Take a deep dive into agriculture during this half day, week-long camp. Participants will experience hands-on learning in our living classroom.
Full program description:
Farm camp will 8:00am – 12:00pm and begin in the Saskatoon each day. Students will have an hour of classroom instruction before going outside for hands-on opportunities in our living classroom. Students can expect to learn how to start seeds, care for plants, harvest, and cook with food they’ve grown. They will also learn about soil and water management practices and regenerative agriculture that utilizes livestock in a food production system. Students will get to experience our living classroom through activities outdoors and in the greenhouse throughout the week. A snack will be provided each day. Participants will also receive a t-shirt.
Students this week will have the unique opportunity to stay overnight at Juneberry on Thursday, June 22nd! This overnight experience will take place in the Toadhouse Conference Center. Students will stay all day at Juneberry on Thursday, lunch and dinner are included; stay overnight in the Toadhouse and breakfast will be provided on Friday morning. Male and Female chaperones will be present for this overnight experience.
- A first-hand education on regenerative agriculture
- Hands-on work experience in a greenhouse, with livestock and in culinary arts
- Experience farm to table
- Overnight experience at our host farm Juneberry Ridge
Class size: 15
Program dates: June 19 – 23, 2023 from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm.
Program cost: $200 ($300 value)
Program instructor(s): Danielle Rushing and experienced farmers at Juneberry Ridge
Program requirements: Participants must be rising 5th – 8th graders.
Application deadline: Register by June 1, 2023. Complete the inquiry form and Danielle Rushing will contact you with registration information.