Summer Camp 2017-11-13T16:01:07+00:00

ECOLOGY, ART AND SCIENCE

Summer Camp

Robin Hills Farm provides an innovative environment for students interested in the sciences and arts. Guided by educators who specialize in art, agriculture, and biology, students will develop their creative and investigative skills while cultivating a sense of stewardship and accountability for local ecosystems.

Summer Camp at Robin Hills Farm
Robin Hills Farm Summer Camp

Exciting Learning Opportunities

This week-long day camp is geared towards middle and high school students who wish to explore conservation ecology in a unique, outdoor setting. Students will investigate the biodiversity of Robin Hills Farm using scientific methods, while also learning about sustainable farming practices and creating artwork which reflects these experiences.

High school students who complete the Summer Camp will be eligible for future summer internships. Contact our Education Director for more information.

More Information

Email our Education Director with any questions or for more information about our summer camp.

Sample Daily Schedule

8:00-9:45 Science Activity
9:45-10:15 Nature Journal Assignment
10:15-12:00 Agriculture Activity
12:00-12:30 Lunch
12:30-2:00 Class/Guest Speaker/Lab Activity
2:00-4:00 Art Studio

Summer Camp 2017

Camper’s List

This list is subject to change as sessions near. Please check back before your scheduled camp for updates.

  • All-terrain footwear. Expect to be in all sorts of environments throughout the week.
  • Sack lunch. One morning and one afternoon snack will be provided; however, campers are expected to bring their own lunch and any additional snacks.
  • Any medicine/prescriptions that they may need during the day. Remember, the Eco Art and Science Camp will have campers exposed to the natural environments and the risks and dangers that exist there.
  • Rain gear: depending on the weather, campers may be exposed to different weather patterns.
  • Backpack: campers are encouraged to bring a backpack to transport things to and from camp.
  • A positive attitude and spirit for adventure! We look forward to fostering reverence for the natural world through fun, interactive, and educational programs.

Summer Camp 2017 Blog

  • Eco Art and Science Camp 2017: Day 5

    Eco Art and Science Camp 2017: Day 5

    After over a year of planning and anticipation, the final morning of camp seemed to arrive all too soon. Yet, though the week had flown by with breakneck speed, we'd certainly made the most of [...]

  • Summer Camp, Day 4: Sun/Plants and Fungi/Acryllic Painting

    Eco Art and Science Camp 2017: Day 4

    Sun/Plants and Fungi/Acryllic Painting Day 4 rolled in with warmth and sunshine... Warmth?! Sunshine?! Yes, finally! Unfortunately, it was not all "sunshine" as two of our campers from out of town had to leave camp [...]

  • Summer Camp, Day 3: Water and Color

    Eco Art and Science Camp 2017: Day 3

    Water/Color Wednesday's morning mimicked Tuesday's, grey and damp, the air thick and hot. The proposed agenda was a morning full of science, then wrapping up the afternoon with a peaceful art session, but on this [...]

  • Summer Camp, Day 2: Animals/Observational Drawing at Robin Hills Farm

    Eco Art and Science Camp 2017: Day 2

    Animals/Observational Drawing Strategies Tuesday came on grey and humid, the sticky morning air already heavy with heat. After starting the day with a crash course in observational drawing, Jen and the campers joined me on [...]

  • Summer Camp, Day 1: Soil/Foundations at Robin Hills Farm

    Eco Art and Science Camp 2017: Day 1

    A Symbiotic Adventure into Agriculture and Conservation The week we had been waiting for for over a year had finally arrived: the first day of our Eco Art & Science Camp. This idea for an [...]

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