Hawthorne Valley offers a variety of residential and day camping experiences for children ages 4 – 15. Our camps seek to build reverence for life and community awareness through living, playing and working together. Campers care for farm animals, spend time in our gardens, and explore the fields, forests, and streams on our beautiful 400-acre Biodynamic farm in central Columbia County.
Kinder Camp (ages 4-6): Delight in the daily, seasonal rhythm of songs, stories, crafts, and play. This day camp runs Monday through Friday from 9am to 1pm with an extended day option to 2:30. One week session June 22 – 26; two week sessions: June 29 – July 10, July 13 – 24, and July 27 – August 7.
Meadowlark Adventure Camp (ages 7-9): Adventures through fields, forests, meadows, streams, and ponds! This day camp runs Monday through Friday from 9am to 2:30pm. Two week sessions: June 29 – July 10, July 13 – 24, and July 27 – August 7.
Kids Can Cook Day Camp (ages 8-13): Kids really can cook…and cooking opens doors to healthier lifestyles – connecting children to the wonder and beauty of nature while learning about nutrition, food, farming, and traditional crafts. Monday through Friday from 9:30am to 2:30pm; in three 2-week sessions: June 29 – July 10, July 13 – 24, and July 27 – August 7.
Hawthorne Valley Farm Overnight Camp (ages 8-15): Children live, play, and work on our farm while strengthening their bond to nature and to one another. Camp begins June 28 with one, two and three week sessions available.