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Farm Explorers Summer Camp

Rhode Island

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Campers love exploring Casey Farm's 300 acres. They investigate Narragansett Bay at Casey Point and the farm pond, collect aquatic critters in nets, then recreate their habitats in aquariums so they can observe what they catch. 

Campers hike through fields, thickets, and forests to learn about wild animals, play nature games, swim in an estuary, ride back to the farm on the hay wagon, and help feed and water a different farm animal each day. They learn to write using quill pens, undertake a bug hunt, and learn how to make fire and, if successful, eat s'mores. Crafts include nature prints, origami, weaving, and historic toy making.

2014 Summer Camp Brochure (PDF)

Four one-week sessions:
Week 1: July 7 - 11
Week 2: July 14 - 18
Week 3: July 21 - 25
Week 4: July 28 - August 1

hoopsMonday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Ages 9 - 11

Cost:

  • $230 per week (includes Historic New England Household membership)
  • $190 per week for Historic New England Members (membership must be valid through July 31, 2014). To automatically receive the membership discount, please join online before registering.

Register online.

 

Type of Program:
Camps, Summer Programs

Related Topics:
Environment, Farming

Request this program:
Telephone:(401)295-1030
Email:CaseyEd@historicnewengland.org

Farm Explorers Summer Camp