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People for Environmental Action and Community Health Hosts a Variety Farm Camps at our Community Farm Near Spokane, Wa.
Week-long Summer Farm Camps
(Roots, Sprouts and Shoots)
Saturday Seeds Farm Camp Sessions

For more information and to register, go to http://peachlocal.com/farm-camp

Field Trips can be arranged throughout the school year, with programs designed to the classes that will be visiting. For more information, Katie Trujillo, p.e.a.c.h. Executive Assistant at (509)981.8560.
Farm Camp:

Up to 25 campers per session guided by three counselors.
Roots Camp
June 14-18, June 21-25, July 19-23, August 16-20

The Roots camp will be an exploration of farm life. Kids will learn basic farming skills such as soil health and the planting, harvesting, and preparing of organic food. They will also learn permaculture techniques (intercropping, systems thinking, etc.) in a setting that strengthens their awareness and focuses on fun. This camp is designed for beginning diggers ages 7-11.

Sprouts Camp
June 28-July 2, July 26-30

The Sprouts camp will be a continuation of Roots. From veggies to chickens, herbal medicine to goat cheese, farmers who go to Sprouts camp will be learning the particulars of farm life. They will also be exploring the more in-depth the intricacies of a permaculture farm, from indicator species to beneficial bugs. This camp is designed for farmers ages 7-11 who have been to Roots camp.

Shoots Camp
July 5-9
August 2-6
August 23-27 has yet to be determined based on need

The Shoots camp will spend a significant amount of time on the farm, learning from personal experience and mentorship. Shoots campers will be working with the goats, our vegetable and herb gardens, greenhouses and at market, cultivating teamwork and self-sufficiency; skills to last a lifetime. These farmers will learn seed saving techniques, basic farm skills, permaculture principles and self-reliance. This camp is designed for teenagers age 12-15 (exceptions for the young-at-heart teen).



There are a few scholarships available for camp. For more information, contact Katie Trujillo, p.e.a.c.h. Executive Assistant
509-981-8560
katie@peachlocal.com

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Farm Camp Location:
p.e.a.c.h. Community Farm at Pine Meadow
10425 S. Andrus Rd.
Cheney, WA 99004
United States


Farm Camp enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis.

COST:
$200 per week
*Scholarships available
THE ONLY WAY TO GUARANTEE A SPOT IN CAMP IS TO PAY IN FULL.
Fees are nonrefundable unless enrollment is full.

To Register, there are three steps:

1) Call or email Katie Trujillo, p.e.a.c.h. Executive Assistant
509-981-8560
katie@peachlocal.com

2) Fill out and send in the enrollment forms (one set per camp participant). These forms are downloadable HERE:
http://peachlocal.com/farm-camp-enrollment-forms

3) Pay registration fees in full.

Payments to p.e.a.c.h.are accepted in 3 forms:
Cash, Check or Debt/Credit

*Transaction of All 3 forms of payment can be done at Fresh Abundance Local and Organic Food Store in Spokane*
http://www.freshabundance.com/index.php?main_page=contact_us
*Make Checks payable to "peach" * Checks can be mailed*

mailing address:
peach
2015 N Division St
Spokane, WA 99207
 
                                
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Hello,
My name is Cecile I am a 30 year old yoga teacher.
I have complete a 72hr design course in permaculture last year.
As I be visiting the US this summer I am looking for places to work and learn.
I was wandering if I could come and help for the Shoot Camp 2-6th of August as I am planning to come to Spokane on those days...
I teach Kids yoga, as well, or can help in the farm...
Let me know if you are interested or know permaculture places where I could volunteer...
Thanks in advance,
Love
Cecile
cecileroubaud@hotmail.com
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