Summer Camp

Sweet Pea Farm Camp At Milkweed Farm

July 8th-12th and 15th-19th, 2019

Sweet Pea Summer Camp Registration Form-5

Milkweed Farm is pleased to offer an on-farm camp for rising 2nd-5th grade children.

The week includes farm and nature-based activities including handcrafts and art projects, plant medicine, harvesting and preparing farm food, music and games.

The program is led by Sophie Moeckel with Lucretia Woodruff and others.

About Sophie Moeckel

Sophie grew up on a family farm in the mountains of Virginia. She is currently an assistant at Maine Coast Waldorf School in 1st grade, handwork and EC aftercare.

Before moving her tiny house to Maine, Sophie taught traditional fiddle and dance through lessons, after-school programs and camps. She organized educational events as the program director of the Handmade Music School in Floyd, Virginia and taught a school garden program for K-3rd graders. Sophie finds her greatest joy exploring the natural world with a gaggle of children. She looks forward to sharing her love of traditional crafts, fiber arts, farming, music, good food and fun at Milkweed Farm this summer.

About Lucretia Woodruff

Lucretia Woodruff has been farming with her family at Milkweed Farm for the past 14 years, raising animals, vegetables, fruits and flowers along with her 4 children. Before farming and mothering, Lucretia Co-Directed the Bowdoin College Outing Club with her husband Michael.  She also worked for Outward Bound and has been teaching yoga at Bowdoin College for the past 16 years

Sweet Pea Summer Camp is $300.00 per week and runs Monday through Friday from 9:00am-1:00pm. For an extended day until 3:00pm, the cost is $400.00.

Snack and materials included.

Registration opens May 29th. Deadline to register is June 21st.

There are a limited number of spots available. You will be notified if the week is full. There is also a minimum number of children required to make this camp a success. The week is subject to cancellation if that number is not reached. Thank you for your understanding!

“If we are to reach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children.” – Gandhi