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Summer Camp

Gifts of Love Farm located in Simsbury delivers relevant, hands-on, farm-based teaching strategies to enhance student learning, while promoting the preservation of precious natural resources, focusing on the importance of building sustainable food systems, and protecting local farms. Experienced teachers guide the learning process mixing academic rigor with fun farm-based activities in a friendly and caring environment. See what goes on in a typical day..

The camp is not only fun, but incorporates the importance of community service while educating kids about sound nutritional choices, a healthy lifestyle and the issue of hunger in our community.

The camp is located at the Farm, 73 Wolcott Road, Simsbury - The first week of camp will be prorated due to the change in date for the last day of school this year. Please contact the office at 860-676-2323

Weeks are filling up quickly. 

If you see that a week is full, please call the office 860-676-2323 and ask to speak with Joanne Perry to put your name on a wait list. 

Currently Farm Hands July 16-20 and July 23-27 is full but we have started a waiting list. 

Week 1  June 18-22; Week 2  June 25-29; Week 3  July 9-13; 

Week 4   July 16-20;  Week 5   July 23-27;   Week 6   July 30-Aug 3;  Week 7 August 6-10

Extended Care is offered

AM Care 7:45-8:45 $45 per week ~ PM Care 3:30-5:30 $70 a week

Both AM & PM Care $110 a week

For program descriptions click on link for Camp Flyer camp flyer front-2018(2).pdf & camp flyer back pdf.

Each session has a different theme. Students may attend one or multiple sessions. 

Click the "register here" button below and scroll down to find the session and dates that best fit your childs age. 

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2018 Community Farm of Simsbury PERMISSION SLIP.pdf


Medical-Form.pdf

Medication-Form.pdf

SUMMER CAMP INFORMATION

Required information for each child to attend camp:

Completed Youth Camp Health Exam Form

Completed Medication Administration Form (if applicable)

Farm Program Registration Form

2018 Gifts of Love Farm Permission Slip

What to bring:

*Lunch: (paper bag with name on it if you wish to have it refrigerated)

*Snack for full day campers, in a separate bag with name on it

Bathing suit and towel

Sunscreen and bug spray

Water bottle

Water shoes / old sneakers/boots

Change of clothes

Families are all invited and encouraged to attend scheduled FAMILY NIGHTS

July 19th and August 2th from 5:30-7:30

The annual overnight for any camper 10 and older will be held Thursday August 2th following Family night

A detailed camp calendar will be available at the start of the camp season

*No peanut products please

 Please note: cell phones and electronic devices are not necessary at camp and should be left at home, should campers bring them we are not responsible for them.   

 

 

 

 

 
 
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