Farm to Forest Camp
at The Unquowa School
981 Stratfield Road
Fairfield, CT 06825
Full Day - Campers Entering Grades 1-7
Campers will travel to organic farms, local forests and local community gardens. We will harvest local produce and experience first hand what it is like to run an organic farm or garden. While planting, irrigating, and harvesting both produce and eggs, campers will learn the importance of organic farming for the planet and the health benefits to themselves. During our forest experiences, students will get time to “unplug” and reduce stress by communing with nature.
Each afternoon we will prepare our own locally sourced lunch followed by an art class, with a focus on art in nature and a science class centered round the theme of sustainability and the environment. Classes are all taught by experts in their field.
Sweet Peas – Campers Entering PreK-4 and Kindergarten
Our youngest campers, those entering grades PreK-4 and kindergarten, have the option of either a full or half day here at our campus. Led by an experienced teacher, these campers will get to experience everything our older campers do, excluding field trips. They will work in our own raised beds and school woods, experience nature through science and art, and enjoy cooking classes with our school’s chef.
Throughout these experiences, we hope to instill in your child our school’s philosophy: we are all stewards of this earth, and to cultivate a feeling of respect and a natural passion to protect all things in nature. This desire can be nurtured through the authentic exposure our program offers.