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Farm Camp 2019

For grades K-5

Offered by Explora in collaboration with the Village of Los Ranchos.

Camp Info:

Farm Camp is held at The Larry P. Abraham Agri-Nature Center at 4920 Rio Grande Blvd NW, in the Village of Los Ranchos.

Week-long Camps

Monday–Friday, 9am–3pm, with drop off between 8:45-9am at the Larry P. Abraham Agri-Nature Center in Los Ranchos.


Spring: March 11–15
Summer: June 3–7,  10–14, 17–21, and 24–28

 

Camp Fee:  
All-day Camp, 5 days, 9am–3pm
$260 per week for Explora members, $300 per week for Non-members, per child

Click above to register online or call 505-224-8341.

Our reservations office is open Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. Questions may also be emailed to reservations@explora.us

Para español, llame al 505-224-8323, de lunes a viernes, 9am-5pm.

Farm Camp

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Financial assistance may be available for your camp registration fee and is provided by Lavender in the Village. Call 505-224-8341 for more information.

Lavender in the Village

Spring Break

March 11-15, 2019

Week-long all day camp from 9am-3pm.
For children who have completed grades K-5th.

K-2nd grade

Little Green Thumbs: Get your hands dirty as you compare and contrast different seeds. Use microscopes to dissect lima beans and fruit. Plant your own seeds and flowers to take home to create your own garden.

3rd-5th grade

From Roots to Leaves: Discovering Plants: Investigate plants from the roots up. How do plants eat? Investigate a variety of seeds, dissect one, and find out what makes it grow. How do some plants reproduce without seeds? Come find out as we investigate the world of plants.

Summer

June 3–28, 2019

Week-long camp 9am3pm

For children who have completed grades K5th

June 37

K2nd grade

Stone Soup: What does it take to make stone soup from scratch? Cooking and farming come together in this camp. Learn about different vegetables, create your own stone soup recipe, make your own bread and butter, and more.

2nd5th grade

Calling All Pollinators: Bees, butterflies, birds, moths, and bats all play an important role in the viability of our food sources and our ecosystem. What type of plants do different pollinators like? What are elements of a garden that encourages butterflies to visit? Create your own bee hotels and more in this camp on pollinators.

June 1014

K2nd grade

Calling All Pollinators: Bees, butterflies, birds, moths, and bats all play an important role in the viability of our food sources and our ecosystem. What type of plants do different pollinators like? What are elements of a garden that encourages butterflies to visit? Create your own bee hotels and more in this camp on pollinators.

2nd5th grade

What’s in the soil?: What is compost? Can you create a garden from garbage? Delve into the important role that soil plays in growing our food. Discover how water moves through soil as you design, build, and test aquifer models to track contaminants, water tables, and well levels.

June 1721

K2nd grade

Little Green Thumbs: Get your hands dirty as you compare and contrast different seeds. Use microscopes to dissect lima beans and fruit. Plant your own seeds and flowers to take home to create your own garden.

2nd5th grade

Stone Soup: What does it take to make stone soup from scratch? Cooking and farming come together in this camp. Learn about different vegetables, create your own stone soup recipe, make your own bread and butter, and more.

June 2428

K2nd grade

Soil Discoveries: What is compost? Can you create a garden from garbage?  What do sand, soil, silt, clay and dirt have to do with farming? Find out more about the important role each of these play in growing our food. Create your own mini compost bin that you can use to start your own garden.

2nd5th grade

From Roots to Leaves: Discovering Plants: Investigate plants from the roots up. How do plants eat? Investigate a variety of seeds, dissect one, and find out what makes it grow. How do some plants reproduce without seeds? Come find out as we investigate the world of plants.


Registration Requirements
  • Please have the following available when you register: emergency contact name and phone numbers; name of alternate adults who can pick up the child; child’s medications, dosages, and physician’s name; child’s insurance information, as well as any allergy or special needs information for your child.
  • All campers must be able to use the restroom on their own.


Cancellation Policy
  • If a cancellation is received at least 5 business days before the camp, a refund will be issued for the amount minus a 15% administration fee.
  • Cancellations received fewer than 5 business days before the camp will not be refunded.
  • Full fees will be refunded if Explora cancels a program.

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