FARM FRIYAY

Fridays were made for FUN!

JOIN US every friday for a fun filled day of FUN at Highlander Farm. Take care of animals, go on a scavenger hunt, make a fun project, and enjoy the CHICKEN RACES! 

What to expect:

Farm Friyay is all about team building activities for kids. These activities are centered around building leadership skills, problem solving and communication skills as kids work together in teams toward a common goal. Farm Friyay is about celebration and confidence. This is a high energy day packed with fun and excitement. 

Who is this camp for?

All children Ages: 6-12 who love the outdoors and love animals. No farm experience is required. 

Cost: $48/day * 

5 weeks FRIYAYS available - Limited to 48 slots per friday

June 24 - $48 - SOLD OUT

July 1 - $48 -  19 Spots Left

July 15 - $48 -  21 Spots Left

July 22 - $48 -  20 Spots Left

July 29 - $48 -  28 Spots Left

T-shirts are available for $20

Camp Schedule:

8:30 a.m. - Drop off 

8:30-9:15 a.m. -Morning Meeting - Teams

9:15-10:30 a.m. - Animal Focus: Chickens, Ducks, Rabbits, Goats

10:30-11:00 a.m. - Team Project/Problem Solving

11:00-11:45 a.m. - Lunch

11:45-12:30 p.m. - Scavenger Hunt, build project, exploration time

12:30-1:15 p.m. - Additional Focus: Garden, Soil, Worms, Compost, Greenhouse

1:15-2:00 p.m. - Daily Team Event - Chicken Races

2:00-3:00 p.m. - Helping with Chores. Collect eggs, feed goats, feed rabbits, pick vegetables

3:00-3:30 p.m. - Awards Ceremony - Celebration

3:30 p.m. - Pick up

Drop off: 8:30 a.m., Pick up 3:30 p.m.

Pick up and Drop off will be located in front of Highlander Farm under the big tent. 

2334 Mexico Road, Wentzville, MO 63385

Before Care: Available from 7:00-8:30 a.m. 

After Care: Available from 3:30-6:00 p.m. 

See Before & After Care for more information

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR PARENTS

What to bring to camp:

Shoes: comfortable closed toed shoes. NO SANDELS, NO CROCS, NO FLIP FLOPS - Campers will be sent home. Rubber rain boots that can be hosed off are best as the campers will be in and out of animal pens.

Clothing: comfortable, athletic clothing that can get messy.

Sunscreen

Sack Lunch

Water Bottle

Electronics/Cell Phones: ARE NOT ALLOWED at camp. 

Please label all of your child's belongings

Attendance:

​Attendance will be taken daily. There are no refunds or transfers to other Farm Friyay dates in the event of an absence. Absences will prompt a phone call to parents.

If you know your child will be absent, please email highlanderfarmstl@gmail.com so we can let the counselor know.

Pick up:

Pick-up is at 3:30pm at the front (where drop off is) under the big tent. Please pull all the way around the circle to prevent cars from backing up on Mexico Road. We will load cars 4 at a time. Campers will be lined up and waiting for pick up so it should be quick.

Drop Off:

Drop off is 8:30 a.m. All kids are to go to the big tent and have a seat. Children are not allowed to wander the property without a counselor or before Camp begins. 

Before and After Care is only available to campers registered for Farm Camp. You must register for Before & After Care if you plan on using it.

We allow a 15 minute grace period for early drop off in the morning and late pick up in the evening.  Late pick up will be billed for the weekly rate for after care.

Camp Rules:

Highlander Farm promotes, encourages and teaches the 3 R's (Respect, Responsibility, & Resourcefulness). Campers are expected to respect themselves, their fellow campers, their counselors, the animals and the property. Through daily camp activities, we are teaching responsibility to the campers, which in turn builds confidence. We encourage campers to think outside the box on how they can apply their new skills in permaculture at home, and further explore ideas on sustainable living. (resourcefulness).

 

We will not tolerate verbal abuse, foul language, racist remarks, mistreatment of animals, bullying other campers. 1st time offenders will be sent home with a warning. Second time offenders will be expelled from camp. There are no refunds for expulsion.

 

Fighting is an automatic expulsion.

Bathrooms:

Portable Restrooms will be available to campers on-site along with hand washing stations.

Face Mask Policy:

Camp is 100% outdoors.

We do not require campers to wear face masks during camp.

No refunds after April 1st on Farm Friyay.