Nature Immersion Summer Camps!

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Nature immersion Summer Camps 2020
July 20-24 Crafty Kids
July 27-31 Making Plant Medicine
Aug 3-7 Natural Science
Aug 10-14 Water, Water Everywhere
All weeks are for ages 3-7, 9:30am-2:30pm, $300 per week
If you have any questions, please Contact Us.
About our unique nature-immersion summer camps:
Lead by professional teachers on the land at TLC Farm and in the surrounding forest of Tryon Creek State Park, each week children participate in exciting nature-based crafts and empowering activities such as gardening, food harvesting & preservation, cooking, herbal medicine making, crafting, natural building and woodworking. There is also time each day to visit the goats and chickens, and explore the beautiful surrounding forest. We provide a nutritious, organic snack each day and campers bring a lunch. Please read our Camp Details Page for more information before you register.
To register, send us a message from our contact page.  Your child’s spot will be held once we receive your payment.
All weeks of camp are Monday through Friday from 9:30am to 2:30pm, are open to 3-7 year olds, and cost $300.


Week 1: Crafty Kids

July 20th-24th
9:30am-2:30pm ages 3-7
Sometimes the best materials to make art are right where you are! We will dig for clay to make pots to bake in our cob oven, gather ivy and other plants for weaving, press flowers for collages and more. Children will be empowered to create beautiful things from natural objects they gather themselves. Each day will include time for exploring the forest, playing games and singing songs in between creations.
Week 2: Plant Medicine
July 27th-31st
9:30am-2:30pm ages 3-7
Medicine is all around us! This week we will harvest plants from the farm and forest to make natural remedies for scratches, belly aches and colds to take home. Children learn the healing power of plants through story, song and hands-on work in between visits to the forest to play and explore.
Week 3: Exploratory Scientists

August 3rd-7th
9:30am-2:30pm ages 3-7
Does your child love to discover new things about the world? In this week long camp, we will look at the world through the eyes of scientists. We will investigate natural phenomenon, learn about the scientific method and conduct experiments all in a forest setting. Experiments will involve natural materials such as "can you make an elastic band from a plant?"
Week 4: Water, Water Everywhere
August 10th-14th
9:30am-2:30pm ages 3-7
Join us for a fun filled week with a focus on water. We will explore the water cycle, learn about our watershed, the effects of water on the land, get up close with how a stream works and have time for water play each day!

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