Farm Camp

The Montclair Community Farms, Montclair History Center, and Rutgers Cooperative Extension 4-H will be partnering for all camp sessions. Download our brochure for more details. Scholarships available for families in need can be discussed with staff.  An 8:30 am drop off time is available for all camp weeks at a $25/child fee. All camp fees are nonrefundable. For more information or registration, contact Rutgers Cooperative Extension 4-H at 973-353-1337 or essex4h@njaes.rutgers.edu. Online registration available by March 5 at http://essex.njaes.rutgers.edu/4h/.

Thank you to the Whole Foods of Montclair for sponsoring healthy camp snacks and activities.

Down on the Farm: Experience farm life in suburban New Jersey.  June 26 through June 30: ages 4 to 6 from 9 am to 12:30 pm. Friday pick up at 2 pm, field trip to Van Saun by bus. $250/child/week.

Homegrown Living: Connecting to each other, the community, and the farm.July 17 through July 21: ages 6 to 9, from 9 am to 1 pm.  Friday pick up at 3 pm, field trip to Fosterfields by bus. $250/child/week.

Back to the Future: Learning from the past to make a better future. July 31 through August 4: ages 9 to 11 from 9 am to 1 pm. Friday pick up at 4 pm, field trip to Sussex County Fair by bus. $250/child/week. Counselor in Training opportunities are available for ages 12-16. Youth willing to serve as peer mentors while participating in camp activities are welcome to register at a half price rate.  

Farm To Table: Lean to plant, harvest, share and enjoy local grown food.  August 28 through September 1: ages 7 to 11 from 9 am to 5 pm. Friday pick up at 5 pm, field trip to Rutgers 4-H Farm by bus. $450/child/week. Counselor in Training opportunities are available for ages 12-16. Youth willing to serve as peer mentors while participating in camp activities are welcome to register at a half price rate. 

Montclair Community Farms is a partnership of community organizations including the Montclair History Center, Montclair State University, Rutgers Cooperative Extension (4-H and Master Gardeners), HomeCorp, and the Montclair Department of Health and Human Services. The Montclair Community Farms is sponsored in part by Partners for Health and the USDA and families in the community.