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4H Junior Master Gardening Camp Openings

07/10/2013 06:21PM ● By Anonymous

Our Junior Master Gardener Summer Camp is under way and our kids are having a lot of fun learning about gardening and horticulture. This hands-on camp gives kids a chance to work in a vegetable and herb garden, teaches them about where their food comes from, and lets them observe and learn about a real, working farm. The camp, for ages 7 to 12, follows the 4-H curricula for the Junior Master Gardening Program and the Golden Ray Series.

The week-long sessions run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. One week costs $250, though the price is reduced to $225 if you register for more than one week or register more than one child. 

The following weeks are still available for enrollment:

Week 3 (July 15-19): Ecology & Environmental Horticulture   

Children will learn how people, plants and animals all depend upon each other and how to help take care of our environment.

Week 5 (July 29-Aug. 2): Landscape Horticulture

Campers will learn how to create and take care of beautiful gardens and how to attract birds, insects and other creatures to their own backyards and neighborhoods.

Week 7 (Aug. 12-16): Vegetables & Herbs

Children will learn how to grow and harvest many different kinds of vegetables and herbs. Then they will learn how to prepare and cook them in some yummy dishes and beverages.

Week 8 (Aug. 19-23): Life Skills & Career Exploration

Campers will learn more about themselves, their friends and their school. They will discover how to make plans for the future and do what they love doing.

For more information or a registration form, you can stop in to the greenhouse and talk to Catherine or contact her by telephone at 201-891-0278 ext.6 or by email at catherine@abmasfarm.com.

Abma’s Farm is a family-owned farm located at 700 Lawlins Road in Wyckoff. Four generations have grown the farm into Bergen County’s only produce, poultry and pork farm, featuring hormone-free and antibiotic-free chickens and pigs fed all-natural vegetarian feed and growing non-GMO vegetables. For more information, visit www.abmasfarm.com.

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