Our nonprofit educational farm is located just five miles from downtown Freeport and I-295.
Once completed, your camper’s application will be submitted to a queue to be reviewed by our Farm Camp Team. Should we have any questions regarding your application, we will be in touch. Final approval of registration will be completed within the following 3 business days. Please note, you will not be charged until the Wolfe’s Neck Farm Camp team finalizes your enrollment.
Additionally, note that a separate application must be completed for each camper you wish to register.
Questions? Email email@example.com or call the office at 207-865-4469
Applications for Farm Camp staff are officially open! We’re looking to hire a Farm & Garden Educator, Farm Camp Counselors, Farm Camp Junior Counselor Lead, Farm Camp Nurse, Farmward Bound 1 Counselors, and Farmward Bound 2 Counselors before the summer. We encourage all motivated and qualified applicants to apply today.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
Our youngest campers are introduced to farming and the natural world by spending a half-day in the morning or afternoon getting to know the farm at Wolfe’s Neck Center in a camp setting. Each week, campers will gather at their home base before heading off to their day’s focused activities, including farm and garden adventures and nature discoveries. Our staff nurtures a sense of wonder about the plants and animals that support our farm community.
Registration update: Morning program full, waitlists are open. Afternoon programs still has space available.
Get ready for a full day outside on the Farm! Sprouts will get their hands dirty through daily farm chores collecting eggs, feeding chickens, and tending our gardens. Sprouts will also enjoy exploring the vibrant ecosystems surrounding the farm, including the forest, salt march and Casco Bay shorelines. Our staff will lead activities that encourage creativity, curiosity and enthusiasm for the natural world.
Registration Update: This program is SOLD OUT and waitlists are CLOSED.
Campers will deepen connections with the land through age-appropriate farm-based activities. Daily chores may include turning the compost, picking bugs out of the education garden beds, and caring for more of our livestock. Seedlings will venture to farther reaches of the farm and will discover more about our fruit and vegetable production and dairy practices.
Registration Update: Spots are open only in Week 3 (July 3rd -7th), and waitlists are OPEN.
Exploring food and farming firsthand, Farm Kids will engage with our farmers in the meaningful work of growing food, harvesting produce and caring for livestock on a deeper level. Additionally, in the creative tradition of Farm Camp they will try their hand in farm products such as pickling, cheese making, and wool crafts.
Farmward Bound 1 campers immerse themselves in our farm production through meaningful projects in our fields and with our livestock. As young leaders in camp, Farmward Bound 1 will begin conversations about what it means to be a leader for younger campers and will spend time team building with peers. These campers will participate in a one-night overnight on the farm.
Our Junior Counselor (JC) program is designed for passionate, mature, and responsible high school students (ages 15-18) looking to gain hands-on leadership experience while learning about sustainable agriculture and local ecology. JCs spend their days outside assisting with camp activities and encouraging the curiosity of campers. Each day, JCs work as a group with our Assistant Camp Director to cultivate the necessary tools to become an effective leader in a camp setting, reflect on scenarios from the week, and find inspiration on exploratory bike rides or in creative service projects. The JC program is a volunteer learning opportunity for individuals who are comfortable working outdoors in a farm environment and who can commit to two consecutive week-long sessions of Farm Camp.
To Apply to be a Junior Counselor:
Start by filling out the camper application.
After completing this initial form, return to “My Account” in CampInTouch and fill out the Junior Counselor Application found under “Forms and Documents”.
*Please note that this is a volunteer position*
This summer, turn your child’s summer camp experience into a Maine adventure for the whole family! When you register your child for Farm Camp, receive a 25% discount on a stay from Sunday to Thursday! While the kids learn and play at Farm Camp, you can spend the day shopping, kayaking, or relaxing in your hammock with a book.
Check out our FAQ to learn how you can redeem this offer.
Farm Camp tuition is due in full by June 1. Any requests for refunds between the launch of registration through April 1st will be provided in full, minus a $50.00 processing fee per camper. For requests to cancel between April 1st and June 1st, a partial refund minus a $100.00 cancellation fee per camper will be provided. Families who request a cancellation in any of these windows may choose to transfer their camper(s) to another available session at no cost or may choose to donate their tuition to Wolfe’s Neck Center’s education scholarship fund. *There will be no refunds, transfers, or credits given for cancelations made after June 1, or for campers who leave for behavioral reasons.* If you need to cancel after June 1 due to extenuating circumstances, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
No. We need to keep campers within their respective age groups, based on their age as of April 1st, 2023.
No. For the first time, we will be limiting registration to four weeks per camper in order to allow more families to participate in our programs!
Yes & No. Aside from a few variations, overall our program follows the same schedule from week to week and covers similar topics. Each morning, campers will stay with their respective camper group and will participate in ‘Farm Focus Time’ which will be similar activities and topics from week to week. The afternoons consist of ‘Choice Activity Time’, allowing for campers to intermingle and participate in new activities each week.
Due to the increased prevalence of nut allergies, we have instituted a nut-free policy for Farm Camp. We do not serve nut products at camp and we ask all participants to refrain from bringing nuts or nut-related products to camp.
However, due to the variety of programs and activities taking place at Wolfe’s Neck Center, we cannot guarantee that we are a nut-free facility for those with severe allergies. We are doing our best to significantly reduce the risk of nut-related reactions. Please feel free to contact us to discuss your camper’s allergy needs or our policies.
Eligible reservations are from Sunday through Thursday nights. Any additional nights will be full price.
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