"Quite literally the BEST summer camps on PEI!" - L.P.
"I wanted to say (my daughter) absolutely had the time of her life there this week!" - J.C.
"You know it is a good day when the kids don’t want to leave at pick up time without showing all kinds of things... Thanks for being a bright spot for kids outside. The piggy bank is most delightful." - J.R.
Welcome to Farm Animal Camp! Your child's days will be filled with: caring for, and getting to know, our farm animals - their needs and unique personalities; animal and nature-based games that expand our awareness and understanding of the natural world and the challenges facing our environment; activities that foster kindness, compassion and community; personal and group challenges to build self-confidence and team spirit; storytelling and crafts, nature exploration and so much more!
Farm camps have weekly themes - even the weeks that share the same theme will include different games and activities so NO TWO CAMPS ARE EXACTLY ALIKE and kids can keep coming back week after week for more farm fun!
AGES 5 and up! Farm Camp runs 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
To serve you better we have EXPANDED our early drop off and late pick up options: Early drop off is from 7:30 am and late pick up to 5:30 pm (additonal fees apply - check under OTHER CAMPS for details)
After 5:30 p.m the cost is $1 per minute (per child) paid directly to the camp leader who stayed late to watch the child (ren).
Fun 'n Fitness - Join us for a fun filled TWO DAYS as we celebrate the end of another school year! We will dust off all of our most popular games, exercises and activities and reveal a few new for 2022!
*Hands on Animal Care including feeding, watering, safety/handling and more!
* Games and activities too numerous to mention but may include: Tug of War, parachute, Egg and Spoon Race, Sack races, Three-legged Race, Archery, Water Balloon Volleyball, Relay Races, Capture the Flag, Pony Hops, Javelin Toss (with pool noodles!), Long Jump, High Jump, Limbo, Basket Ball Toss, Soccer, and more!
* Arts and Crafts, hiking, tie-dye shirts
- NOTE: This is our only TWO day Farm Animal Camp - when registering, please scroll down to OTHER camps to register!
YELLOWSTONE Ranch (kid style)! Experience life on a dude ranch with all our barn yard friends! Farm safety, caring for and learning about horses and farm animals, collecting eggs, roping cows (ok these 'cows' don't run away), cowboy games, campfire songs and stories, tie dye, awards and an endless assortment of activities, crafts and hikes in a fun, safe, supervised, and learning-rich environment. Activities change from week to week so campers can keep coming back for more!
(Please note we also have a Yellowstone RIDING Camp under our Horse Camps that includes daily riding lessons as well as the other activities listed above!)
CAMP KINDNESS fosters mindful compassion towards ourselves, each other, all living things and the earth we share. Mindfulness activities have shown to increase optimism, compassion, empathy, and happiness. Whether your child is pampering a pig, feeding the friendly goats, grooming a horse, making an animal or earth-friendly craft, or taking part in a mindfulness activity, Camp Kindness is an exciting learning adventure full of creative, compassionate fun.
Each week will be filled with new activities so kids can come back week after week.
*Hands on animal care and cuddles, grooming, leading & more
*Compassionate discussions about animals, nature and community. *Learning about the challenges that others may be experiencing, while brainstorming ideas and solutions
*Mindfulness exercises that bring awareness to our thoughts, feelings and environment, growth mindset and goal setting exercises
*Nature hikes, journal writing
*Arts and crafts, scavenger hunts, games, obstacle courses, capture the flag, fun competitions, tie-dye t-shirts, awards and MORE!
NATURE RANGERS is an exciting camp designed to inspire the next generation of leaders. Activities will foster environmental leadership and community action. Each week focuses on different ways we can have a positive impact on animals, the environment and the local community. Twenty-four acres of pasture, woodland, stream and marshland serve as our classroom - and of course all the farm animals we can handle! Note - dirt is part of our day!
*Hands on farm animal care: including feeding, watering, safety/handling and more
*Caring for our camp garden (and enjoying its bounty when the time is right!)
*Discussions on water conservation, ponds, marshes and waterways
*Caring for the earth through sustainable practices including recycling, reusing/upcycling, green energy, planting trees, protecting pollinators
*Environmental issues including pollution, habitat destruction, carbon
*Getting to know more about PEI wildlife, insects, birds and amphibians.
*Challenges facing wildlife and ways we can help
*Games that help develop our senses and awareness and bring us closer to nature
*Arts and crafts, scavenger hunts, obstacle courses, archery, hiking, fun competitions, tie-dye t-shirts, awards and more!
MINI (FARM) OLYMPICS! Join us for a fun-filled week as teams and individuals vie for points to earn coveted medals of achievement! Points can be earned for everything from participating in games, activities and exercises to demonstrating exemplary actions throughout the week!
*Hands on Farm Animal Care including feeding, watering, safety/handling and more!
* Opening ceremonies and 'torch' lighting
*Team activities including creating a flag and national anthem
* Games and activities too numerous to mention but may include: Tug of War, Hay Bale Toss, Egg and Spoon Race, Sack races, Three-legged Race, Wheelbarrow Races, Archery, Water Balloon Volleyball, Relay Races, Capture the Flag, Pony Hops, Javelin Toss (with pool noodles), Long Jump, High Jump, Limbo, Basket Ball Toss, Soccer, and more!
* Arts and Crafts, hiking, tie-dye shirts
* Closing Ceremonies!
MAD (FARM) SCIENTISTS! A full week of games, experiments and activities born out of our curiosity about, and passion for, nature and the environment. Whether we are conducting experiments using the sun, testing gravity, working with magnets, or exploring ways we can conserve resources or reduce waste, each week will offer up fun, entertaining and educational activities to help us better understand the world around us! Of course, no summer would be complete without slime, geysers or mud!
*Daily hands on animal care and learning.
*Daily activities and experiments that inspire curiosity about the natural world and an interest in environmental stewardship.
*Arts and crafts, exploring, scavenger hunts, games, tie-dye shirts, awards and MORE!
WHAT TO BRING: All campers are asked to wear sneakers/closed toed shoes (no sandals, flip flops or crocs). Dress for the weather (shorts/bathing suits/change of clothes for hot days - there will be water play for those that are interested and rubber boots/rain jackets for wet days - we do have plenty of indoor/semi indoor spaces/activities but we still try to get outside on wet days! Lunch, snacks, water bottles!
*NOTE: PRIOR TO JUNE 3rd - A $50 non-refundable/non-transferable deposit (per child, per camp) is required to hold your spot(s). From June 3rd on - full payment is required.
CANCELATIONS: Staffing, camp materials and tee shirts are all planned/purchased months in advance of camp based on registrations received. As such, the balance of camp fees will be refunded if a cancelation is made in writing (email) by June 3. After June 3, the balance will only be refunded if we can fill the spot.
NOTE: Confirmation receipts go out once DEPOSIT/PAYMENT is received. Please remember to maintain your receipts for your tax records.
Cost: Farm Animal Camps: $200.00 + HST = $230.00
Early Bird Discount if paid in full by May 6, 2022! $180.00 + HST = $207.00
A non-refundable $50.00 deposit per camp/camper is required to hold your spot
Also Note: Full camp payment is due by June 3, 2022