Session 1: Who Lives Here?

Explore the insect, animal, and human life supported by the working organic farm and surrounding wildness of Yellowhawk Creek. 

Activities include: Insect collection and identification, pest control, construction of bird, bat and fairy houses, stream species inventory, goat milking, poultry care, pig feeding, and farmer Q&A.

Participants should bring a sack lunch, water bottle, sunscreen sunhat, clothes for getting dirty and wet. No cell phone use.

Two trained camp counselors with lead each session, with guest appearances from Welcome Table farmers. Registration opens April 1st. Limited to 15 kids.

Elementary Grades 1-5(Incoming Fall 2018)

July 23-25  8:30 am -1:00 pm

Cost: $95


Session II: Plantastic! 

Explore the food, flower, and habitat plant life on the working organic farm and surrounding wildness of Yellowhawk Creek.

Activities include: Seeding, transplanting, weeding and harvest of vegetables, flowers harvest and bouquet making, plant ID contest, natural dye making, creating vegetable sculptures and corn husk creatures.

Participants should bring a sack lunch, water bottle, sunscreen, sunhat, clothes for getting dirty and wet. No cell phone use.

Two trained camp counselors with lead each session, with guest appearances from Welcome Table farmers. Registration opens April 1st. Limited to 15 kids.

Elementary Grades 1-5(Incoming Fall 2018)

July 30-August 1, 8:30 am -1:00 pm

Cost : $95


Nature Kid's Camp Counselors

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Emma Rollins

Emma Rollins is from Portland Oregon and found her way to Walla Walla Washington to go to Whitman College, where she graduated this May with a degree in Environmental Humanities. Working on Hayshaker Farm and within the Whitman Greenhouse has strengthened her love of plants and good food! Excited by simple things that make wide smiles, Emma loves a good story and is excited to share the world of plants, animals and farming with little kids this summer. Grateful to all the people who have generously welcomed her into the farming community, she is excited to welcome others too.

Emma Massie

Emma loves being outside more than anything! After apprenticing at an outdoor school after high school, Emma went on to be a camp counselor two summers in a row, teaching kids her beloved nature skills. Throughout college, Emma engaged her passion for the outdoors by teaching kids climbing at the Whitman college climbing center. Emma graduated from Whitman is 2017 with a BA in Anthropology. She is currently a paraeducator at Prospect Point Elementary, and she loves sharing her passions with the kids she works with. She hopes to go on to get her Masters in Education and become a teacher.