Summer Camp 2020

Humane Education Summer Camp ($275/week through May 1*) Heartland’s popular Humane Education Summer Camp (ages 8-11) is back for 2020! Starting June 1, Heartland Farm Sanctuary is offering week-long sessions of our summer day camp for children. Please note that your child must turn 8 by the start of the week to attend camp at our sanctuary. Register here! *Early bird pricing ends May 1, 2020. $295 after May 1, 2020.

We have some exciting camp activities planned this summer, including:
  • Learning all about the fascinating world of farm animals! How they think, feel and communicate with each other!
  • Learning about how to care for rescued animals to keep them healthy and happy!
  • Enjoying our beautiful pasture, grounds, and gardens. Take guided nature hikes, plant and harvest fruits and vegetables, and best of all, hang out with our animals each day!
  • Creating in our Maker’s Studio— Make works of art with paint and clay, create upcycled art with found objects and nature, make jewelry, and build with wood.
  • Playing, learning, and creating in a safe place where the focus is compassion and kindness for all!
*For those of you who will be registering for multiple weeks of camp, please know that Summer Camp will consist of a variety of activities and we’ll be incorporating different themes throughout the summer! Register here!
Summer Leadership Camp ($275/week through May 1*) Introducing Heartland’s new Summer Leadership Camp (ages 12-15)! Starting June 15, Heartland Farm Sanctuary is offering week-long sessions of our Leadership Camp for teens. Please note that your child must turn 12 by the start of the week to attend Leadership Camp at our sanctuary. Register here! *Early bird pricing ends May 1, 2020. $295 after May 1, 2020.

Summer Leadership Camp is an advanced program and we recommend that campers have participated in previous HFS programs before registering. Through the lens of Humane Education, campers will have the opportunity to take a more intimate dive into our mission of inspiring compassion for all beings. Smaller groups and more responsibility mean a more in-depth look at life at a sanctuary and more up-close and personal interactions with our rescued residents. Campers will develop skills for self awareness and awareness of others, explore the inner lives and adaptations of rescued farm animals, consider their own compassionate lens on the world, and be challenged to think creatively about how they can make a difference in their communities.
Please Note: We have a new and improved registration process. After registering for programs, you will be able to login and create a parent portal. Here you can register for additional programs, make cancellations, or update payment preferences. With this system, your account will not be charged until the first day of the program that you are registered for. If you wish for your payment to be processed sooner, you may access your parent portal to pay the balance on your account.

Summer Program Early Drop-Off and Late Pick-Up: Early drop-off is available 8:00-8:30 am. Late pick-up is available 3:30-5:00 pm. The extended day camp fee is $50/week and can be added on to your camp registration.

Financial Assistance is available. Please email maggie.bayerl@heartlandfarmsanctuary.org for application information.

New this year, each Heartland camper will receive their own HFS water bottle! Heartland’s new logo t-shirts (in charcoal gray and mustard) will be available for purchase.

Cancellation Policy: If you cancel before May 1, 2020, you will be refunded the cost of tuition minus a $75 administration fee. If you cancel after May 1, 2020, 50% of your tuition will be refunded. Cancellations less than two weeks before the start of the first day of camp you are registered for will be counted as a tax-deductible donation. If Heartland Farm Sanctuary has to cancel camp, you will get a full refund.
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