Discovery Camp

 

 

 

  

Join us for Discovery Camp 2015!

July 27-31 Discover Ecology!
August 3-7 Discover the Farm!
August 10-14 Discover Permaculture!

9:00 am to 3:00 pm Monday - Friday.
44333 SR 511 East. Oberlin, OH 44074

Click Here to Download the Sign-up Form

Discovery Camp is offered for children ages 6-14. For more information call: Brad Charles Melzer, Farm Director & Educator, at 425-443-3791 or by email at bcmelzer@gotthenac.org

DISCOVER your potential...

The George Jones Memorial Farm and Nature Preserve is a dynamic space filled with many opportunities for fun and learning. Our 70-acre space is a working organic farm with greenhouses, natural buildings, sustainable energy projects, livestock, and more. 

The Nature Preserve is filled with wetlands, ponds, forests, & fields to explore and is populated with many different types of critters to observe. Each week will be filled with skill-building activities that explore science, art, and nature such as hiking, games, scavenger hunts, music, crafts, swimming, farming, horseback riding and more.

Students will learn about sustainable living through Permaculture, nature education, organic agriculture, natural building, and green energy from certified permaculture teachers, professional educators and college student interns. 

Week One: Discover Ecology!

Students will explore the varied ecosystems of the George Jones Farm such as ponds, wetlands, forests, and prairies. Students will learn about the science of ecological communities and the importance of conservation.

Week Two: Discover the Farm!

Students will learn many aspects of farm operations and living such as care for soil, plants, and livestock. Students will also learn the importance of local food systems and making sure that everyone gets fed good, healthy, nutritious food. 

Week Three: Discover Permaculture!

Permaculture is Earth Care, People Care, Fair Share in which students interact with their environments in healthy ways and to be their own designers! 

Tuition: $150 per week (OR $400 for 3 weeks)
Low Income: $100 per week (OR $280 for 3 weeks)

For more information call: Brad Charles Melzer, Farm Director & Educator 
425-443-3791 or by email at bcmelzer@gotthenac.org