Farm Camp

Donaldson Farms - Kids Farm Camp

NOTICE: 2024 Farm Camp registration will be available here soon. Our newsletter followers will be the first to know when Farm Camp registration is open. Signing up for our informative and fun email newsletter is the best way to keep up to date on what’s growing and going on at the farm. Farm Camp registration is limited and is offered on a first come first serve basis. We can’t wait! If you have questions in the meantime please see our contact information below.

Donaldson Farms loves offering our fun, educational, and engaging Farm Camp for kids each summer!

2024 Farm Camp Dates

Monday, August 5th through Thursday, August 8th (4 days)
• Juniors 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Ages 5 – 8
• Big Kids 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Ages 9 and up

What is Farm Camp?

Farm Camp is an opportunity for your child to experience what it is like on a daily basis at Donaldson Farms. Your children will make new friends, observe and participate in planting and harvesting activities, learn how to care for our ponies, create arts and crafts projects, enjoy healthy eating and living lessons, be inspired by farm fresh recipes, sample freshly picked fruits and vegetables and of course play great summer games!

Your children will have a great time while learning all about farming! We bet they’ll even sample fruits and veggies that they won’t try at home!

We look forward to providing a behind the scenes look at the daily workings of our modern family farm. Our goal is to provide a happy, safe, and memorable experience for the children. We hope that everyone comes away with an appreciation for agriculture and filled with the knowledge of where their food comes from.

Farm Camp Details

‘JUNIOR FARM CAMP’ (children ages 5yrs – 8yrs)

Monday, August 5th through Thursday, August 8th. 9 am – 12 pm. Aftercare is only available to Junior Campers if an older sibling is participating in the Farm Camp Session for ages 9 – 13)

This 4-day summer day camp provides an opportunity for your child to experience farming from behind the scenes. Our interactive and educational camp program uses hands-on experiential learning practices and activities with a focus on agriculture as it relates to science, technology, farm animals, recipes, art, and most importantly, fun! Your camper will enjoy a hayride tour of our farm, observe day-to-day farm operations, pick and sample fresh fruits and veggies, learn about honey and bee pollination, equine care and go for a pony ride, try new recipes, enjoy arts and crafts projects, delight in visits from special guests and a splash away on special water day!

Please contact us directly if you have any questions: send an email or call 908-852-9122 x2

FARM CAMP’ (children ages 9yrs – 14yrs)

Monday, August 5th through Thursday, August 8th. 9 am – 3 pm. Aftercare is available until 5 pm.

This 4-day summer day camp program is designed for kids who are ready to roll up their sleeves and get their hands dirty, explore science as it related to agriculture, environment, weather, growing fresh fruits and vegetables, and explore behind-the-scenes farming operations. This fun-filled hands-on experience allows our professional staff to take your camper to the next level of learning; to go beyond and to inspire. Campers will enjoy learning about how weather impacts farming, environmental conservation techniques used on the farm, tractor GPS guidance systems, beekeeping, honey and pollination, equine care, and meet special guest visitors during their week on the farm.

FARM CAMP DETAILS

WHERE: Meet daily at the Farm Market
358 Allen Road
Hackettstown, NJ

WHO’S INVITED: Children ages 5 and up, with a love of nature, outdoors, farming, science, animals, and fun!

Registration Deposit:

You may choose to pay your camper(s) registration in full or provide a $50 nonrefundable deposit that is required to reserve your camper’s spot. Registration is guaranteed upon receipt of the deposit. Payment in full will be required by a date to be determined. Check back soon.

CAMP SIZE: Our Camp Leaders to Campers ratio is 10:1.

SNACKS & LUNCH: Your camper will bring his/her own lunch each day (except Thursday which is Pizza Day!). Morning snacks and drinks will be provided.

WHAT TO WEAR: Check the weather. Closed-toe shoes, hat, and sunblock!

CAMPERS Will RECEIVE: T-shirt, camp bag, and memories that will last a lifetime!

REGISTRATION

Farm Camp - New Jersey

Space is limited and registration is required. 2024 registration information will be posted soon!

MORE INFORMATION

QUESTIONS? Call (908) 852-9122 x2 or email events@donaldsonfarms.net