Join us for a Nature Camp or a Fun Friday on the Farm!
Grow Dat Nature Camp is offered periodically throughout the year for 7-10 year olds across New Orleans. Our camp curriculum is designed to inspire love of land and ignite creativity. Campers will have a new nature related theme, arts and crafts activity, a nature hike around City Park, and a team building game each day. Scroll down for an example day!
Join us for Fun Friday's on the Farm 4:30pm-5:45pm ages 7-10 years old
Have your little one strengthen their love of land by joining us for Fun Fridays on the Farm! This is an after school program for children ages 7 to 10 who enjoy spending time outside and want to learn more about our environment. The Jr. farmers will engage in interactive activities around the New Orleans swamp habitat, arts and crafts, different farm tasks, and more. We will be offering this for suggested donation of $5 to $20
Mardi Gras Break Nature Camp
Grow Dat will be offering a 3-day nature camp on Thursday February 15th, Friday February 16th, and Saturday February 17th for youth 7-10 years old. Each day will run 9am-3pm.
Nature Camp is offered on a sliding scale of $100-$250 for all three days. We do not offer daily rates and we ask that your camper commit to all three days in order to build a sense of community amongst participants. We offer sliding scale in order to make our camp accessible for everyone. When considering your payment please pay as much as you can in order to make this program possible and feel free to reach out with any payment concerns-- we are happy to work with you!
Camp spots are filled on a first come first serve and we accommodate up to 15 campers per session. Transportation, snacks, and lunch will NOT be provided.
Example Day Theme : How does nature inspire art?
Question of the Day- What does the Grow Dat habitat look like?
9:00 am- Opening circle and game
10:00 am- Observation walk and agriculture task
While at nature camp campers will be participating in an farm task daily that can involve anything from harvesting dinosaur kale to feeding our worms!
10:30 am- Morning snack
10:45 am- Science activity of the day
Campers will learn about the different types of habitats we have at Grow Dat and how farming sustainably can keep all the critters in them safe and happy.
12:00 pm- Lunch
12:30 pm- Game
12:50 pm- Nature walk
Nature walks throughout City Park are a great time for campers to observe the great biodiverse ecosystem around the bayou
2:10 pm- Arts and Crafts
3:00 pm- Pick up