Farm Camps at Calypso Farm & Ecology Center immerse children in life on the farm through play, creativity, and exploration.

These week-long sessions for ages 5-7 and 8-12 are packed with activity: befriending farm animals, harvesting and cooking garden snacks, art projects, fort building, science experiments, and more!

With 20 students per session and a 4:1 camper to staff ratio, all campers will have the opportunity to connect with each other and learn from our vibrant, experienced summer staff.








2017 Farm Camp

SESSION I: Ages 5-7

June 5th – June 9th. (5 half days) 

This session is geared toward  hands-on, play-based learning in a growing environment.  Whether meeting the farm animals in the barn, tasting fresh garden produce, playing games, or creating art projects, campers will have a blast exploring the farm and forest! Each child gets a hand screen printed farm camp t-shirt!

Drop-off/Pick-up Times: 10AM/2PM
Cost: $200

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 SESSION II: Ages: 8-12 

 June 12th – June 16th. (5 days)  

Each morning begins with fun farm chores such as feeding animals, weeding a garden bed, or checking the coup for eggs. These 5 days are packed with a variety of activities: nature journaling, fort-building, learning about life in the field and forest, and creative projects. The week culminates with a farm lunch and final ceremony for all campers and their families. Each child gets a hand screen printed farm camp t-shirt!

Drop-off/Pick-up Times: 9AM / 3PM
Cost: $275

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Registration & Payment


    • Complete the Farm Camp Registration and Medical & Release Form, available at the links above.  Electronically submitted forms will be signed on the first day of camp.
    • If you are interested in a scholarship, please fill out the Scholarship Application, above.
    • Pay via PayPal through the button above, call the farm at 907-451-0691 or send your payment to Calypso Farm PO Box 106 Ester, AK 99725. As soon as possible a 50% down payment is due to reserve your space.  Payment is due in full by the First day of your session.  

*If you need to pay in installments, please inquire about making a payment plan.