Cooking & Farming Camp (summer camps) – LOTTERY REGISTRATION FOR 2021 IS OPEN THROUGH WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17 AT 5PM:

What is Cooking and Farming Camp? Cooking and farming camp takes place on a local farm in the South Park neighborhood in  Jackson, WY. Campers start their days planting, cultivating, and harvesting in the garden and end them preparing farm-to-table dishes in the outdoor kitchen. Additional experiences may include building composting systems, exploring the hidden life within the soil, and developing a deeper appreciation for connections within the food system. Five, one-week camps will be offered in 2021. Camp hours are Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Each week will include a family feast on Friday, where campers and their guests enjoy a farm fresh meal and celebration of the week’s events.

(NEW THIS YEAR) REGISTRATION LOTTERY: 

Slow Food is encouraged to see such enthusiasm for Cooking and Farming camp spots! In an effort to responsibly and fairly manage this high demand, a lottery system will be implemented for this year’s registration process.

LOTTERY DETAILS:

  • To enter the lottery, complete this registration form by Wednesday, March 17 at 5pm. (The time and date that your form is submitted will have NO impact on your lottery outcome.)
  • Once you complete the lottery registration form, MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THURSDAY, MARCH 18, 5:30PM – 9:30PM. If your child is selected in the lottery, you will receive a phone call and/or email during this time period to confirm your spot. 
  • More details are provided within the registration form, at the link above.

CAMP SESSION DATES AND AGE RANGES: 

Camp # 1 – June 21st – 25th (Entering 3rd – 5th grade)

Camp # 2 – July 5th – 9th  (Entering 6th – 8th grade)

Camp # 3 – July 19th – 23rd (Entering 3rd – 8th grade)

Camp # 4 – August 2nd – 6th (Entering 3rd – 8th grade)

Camp # 5 – August 16th – 20th – ADVANCED LEVEL CAMP for campers who have previously participated in Slow Food cooking and farming programs.

TRANSPORTATION: Parents are responsible for dropping off and picking up campers in South Park. 

COST: $400 per week (which includes tuition, daily lunch and snacks, and feast)

Need based scholarships are available in partnership with One 22. More information at https://www.one22jh.org/scholarship-programs or contact mariallan@tetonslowfood.org.

WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU THIS SUMMER AND IN FUTURE PROGRAMS!

Questions or assistance: mariallan@tetonslowfood.org

Download the Cooking and Farming Camp Flyer Summer 2021

 

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