Farmers, farm organizations, agribusinesses and volunteers have joined together to organize and host the sixth annual “Farm Camp Minnesota” for youth. This event is open to youth entering grades 3-6. This year the one-day camp will be held four days at three different locations!
On August 15 Farm Camp Minnesota will be held in the St. Cloud area near Rice, Minnesota on the Schmitt Family Farm. August 16 camp will be held in the Northfield area near Dundas, Minnesota at Wolf Creek Dairy. The camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. Preregistration is required!
The event will allow campers the opportunity to learn about modern agriculture, where their food comes from, how it is grown and how farm products are used in our daily life. Each camper will have the opportunity to learn about various types of livestock and crop farms, including pork, beef, dairy, turkey, corn, and soybeans. They will also learn about the equipment used in farming and at the Dundas and Waseca sites will each get a ride in a tractor.
Registration is online. Early bird registration is $15 per camper by Saturday, June 10, or after June 10th $25. Registration includes lunch, snacks, a free t-shirt and a fun bag to take home! Space is limited. Registration will close July 21 or when full.
For more information or to register, visit our website at www.farmcampminnesota.org or e-mail us at Farmcampmn@outlook.com For group rates and to register groups, please contact us via e-mail or postal mail at PO Box 93, Janesville, MN 56048 or call at 507-351-9348.
Comments by campers: “We are telling everybody we know about your camp!” “We had a great time!”
Comment by parent: “Thank you! Volunteers, presenters and farmers are all top notch!” ; “Very educational and fun with lots of hands on activities.” ; “Everything was well organized.”