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      Just Kidding Around Summer Farm Day Camp 2019 (whole week) in Durham


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      August 19, 2019

      Monday   8:30 AM

      1923 Shaw Road
      Durham, North Carolina 27704

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      Just Kidding Around Summer Farm Day Camp 2019 (whole week)

      Come join us, the goats, the sheep, the horses, the ducks, and all the other animals for an awesome Summer Day Camp! Every Week we will be Playing with and caring for all the farm animals Exploring the woods near Falls Lake Getting wading time at the lake Playing games Doing arts and crafts, and so much more!!! Our counselor to camper ratio is at most 1:10 (but often smaller). We also have junior counselors each week of camp. When/What: Check out our themes for each week to see special activities that will be available. Weeks that have the same theme will have new activities as well as old favs! Come to one or all, a few days or a whole week! Single Day Options week of June 10-14th If you want the whole week register through this page you are on, if you only need the days after school is out Register here: We will do farm activities, training with the animals, nature exploration, and more. Nature Exploration: June 17-21: Special activities will include: Exploring the woods around Falls Lake; doing nature crafts; learning more about the local ecosystem; Lots of hiking and fishing! Animal Helpers: June 24-28: Special activities will include: Learning about all the aspects of care and training that go in to making our goats, sheep, rabbits, and horses so special; how to train a therapy animal; teaching the babies the goat obstacle course. Week of July 1st-5th (not including July 4th) Register here for single day options: We will do farm activities, training with the animals, nature exploration, and more. If you want all four days (1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 5th) please send us an email before registering as we can do a discount. Fun on the Farm/Farm stories: July 8-12: Special activities will include: creating forts, play areas, and fairie gardens to use in our stories; making up plays, skits, and urban legends around our farm and animals; exploring the woods, the trails, and our farm to help ignite creativity! Plus extra games, and run around time; extra time with the animals; garden and farm projects; fishing and hiking around Falls Lake. Animal Helpers: July 15-19: Special activities will include: Learning about all the aspects of care and training that go in to making our goats, sheep, rabbits, and horses so special; how to train a therapy animal; teaching the babies the goat obstacle course.  Surviving in the wild: July 22-26: Special activities will include: shelter building, cleaning water, edible plants, starting a fire, and more! Its good to be a farm kid  July 29-Aug. 2: Special activities will include: Extra time with the animals; digging, planting, watering, and harvesting in the garden; fishing to help supply our aquaponics system; building and creating with farm projects that are going on.  New Additional Week by demand: Animal Helpers 103: Aug. 5th-9th Special activities will include: Learning about all the aspects of care and training that go in to making our goats, sheep, rabbits, and horses so special; how to train a therapy animal; teaching the babies the goat obstacle course. (you don't have to attend 101 or 102 to enjoy 103!) We have had requests for the weeks of August 12th, 19th, and 26th (for you year rounders): We are opening these weeks with the idea of doing a combination of Animal Helpers and Survival Skills. We are also looking at starting more track out camps and an afterschool program. Email us for more info!!! or sign up here for the additional weeks. *Additional weeks may be added if enough interest-so please let us know if other weeks are desired, especially track out weeks in August (email: camp@huxfamilyfarm.com)* Time: M-F 8:30 am-4:30 pm Early Drop off and late pick up available for small fee Cost: $160 per week  *If want to do just one or a couple of days, please see the Eventbrite listing for "individual day option" tickets! We will email you or you can email us to let us know which day(s) you want!** (The ticket won't let you type that part) $45 per day $15 discount per child for multi-child families (please email us for payment options. DON'T purchase through Eventbrite if you want the discount) Early Drop off and late pick up: Early Drop off: starts at 7:30 am ($4 per day or $15 for the week) Late Pick up: ends at 6:00 pm ($6 per day or $20 for the week) **If you need a payment plan to help with the cost we are happy to work out a bimonthly or once a month schedule with you to get you caught up before the start of summer. Just email us at camp@huxfamilyfarm.com** Friend Discount: If you and a friend both want to sign up for camp, have both families shoot us an email letting us know about the referral to our camp and we will give you both a $15 discount on your camp ticket! (please email us for payment options. DON'T purchase through Eventbrite if you want the discount) Ages: Campers: 7-13 years old (may accept 5-6 year olds that enjoy playing outside all day long!) Got a 14-17 year old? They can be a junior counselor, or if you get a small group together (at least 5 kids) we will run a special camp group just for them in the week(s) of your choice for just $100 each, or $25 each for a day! (send us an email at huxfamilyfarm@gmail.com if interested) Junior Counselors: must be ages 14-17. Attend for free in exchange for assisting the counselors and helping with our campers. Great for resumes, volunteer hours, and good work experience. Perfect for children and youth who: Love the outdoors Enjoy animals and nature Like to hike and explore in the woods Like creating things with their hands Like to move and play Enjoy laughing and getting dirty Can sign-up and purchase through evenbrite or by emailing us at camp@huxfamilyfarm.com if you would rather pay by check or cash (and avoid the eventbrite fee) Refund Policy:  A $50 per week per child deposit is required and will apply toward your camp cost if you don't pay the full cost up front. (this can be arranged by emailing camp@huxfamilyfarm.com) $20 of that deposit is non-refundable. $30 is refundable up until May 1st. If you pay the full camp cost up front, and plans change before May 1st, all will be refundable except the $20.  The full camp cost is due by May1st unless alternate payment arrangements have been made. If you are signing up after May 1st we will ask for the full amount up front, but may still be able to make paymanet arrangements on a case by case basis.  If paying through Eventbrite you will always be paying full cost. Please contact camp@huxfamilyfarm.com if you have questions or requests about refunds due to summer plan changes. A month prior to each camp week, the full cost becomes non-refundable except in the case of extreme circumstances such as hospitalization, etc. We can also try to fill your spot from any waitlists, then potentially get you a refund.  We look forward to having your child with us this summer!

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