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Little Brook Farm Camp started as a way to share our animals and the farm experience with children.
Farm owner Kristen Whittle is the camp director and is also a DESE certified educator and registered nurse. Children at camp will have the opportunity to learn about livestock and sustainable agriculture in a hands-on program. Animals include sheep, goats, pigs, horses, donkeys, turkeys and chickens.
How it works
Campers start each day by helping with morning chores such as collecting eggs and milking the goats. Working with the animals is all hands-on. In warm weather, most afternoons we set up the slip-and-slide! Camp is open to kids ages 6–12 years. The camp day runs from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
2023 camp dates
We have added a fifth week for 2023.
- Week 1 – February 20-24
- Week 2 – April 17-21
- Week 3 – June 26-30
- Week 4 – July 3-7
- Week 5 – July 17-21
All 5-day camp sessions are $300 per camper, per week. Reservations are $50 per camper, per week. Reserve early as space is limited! A reservation OR full payment is required to save your place at camp. You can choose to pay your reservation or the full camp fee online or by check. If you register for a week that becomes full before your reservation reaches us, your deposit can be applied to another week (contact us if this doesn’t work for you). If a particular camp week is full, you can add your name to the camp waiting list (click the tab above) in case of last minute cancellations. Please contact us if you have questions.
- Submit your registration form so we know you’re planning to come
- Select camp weeks and pay your reservation or full camp fee
- If applicable, pay any remaining balance (by check or online)
All campers must fill out and bring state-required health and immunization record forms. These may be mailed, e-mailed or brought with you on the first day of camp. You may be able to get a copy of your child’s physical exam/health form and immunizations from their school nurse before the end of the school year. Visit the health forms tab above to download them.
Camp health forms
All campers must fill out and bring state-required health and immunization record forms.
These may be mailed, e-mailed or brought with you on the first day of camp. You may be able to get a copy of your child’s physical exam/health form and immunizations from their school nurse before the end of the school year.
If you have questions don’t hesitate to contact us.
Farm Camp FAQ
If you registered for Farm Camp
A registration confirmation will come to you via email (please check spam if you don’t see it and add us to your contacts). If you paid online, you’ll also receive payment confirmation. If you are paying by check, please mail to the address below.
Don’t forget to download and fill out health forms prior to camp dates.
If you added your name to the camp waiting list
You’ll hear from us if there is an opening for the week(s) you requested.
Pay your camp registration balance
If you reserved but haven’t paid in full, you can pay your balance due by check or online right here.
Payments by check
Little Brook Farm
334 Russell Street
Sunderland, MA 01345
Little Brook Farm Camp waiting list
When registration is open and a particular week is full, you can add your name to the camp waiting list to be notified of any last-minute openings.