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Upcoming Events

Summer Camps are here!

How to Register

Registration can be completed online, by telephone (765-962-3745), mail-in, or hand-delivered to the Joseph Moore Museum. Payment must accompany registration. Students will be registered on a first-come, first-serve basis until program is full. Mail registration to: The Joseph Moore Museum 801 National Rd. W. Richmond, IN 47374 Questions? Please contact Erika Nelson: Phone (765-983-1303) Email (nelsoer1@earlham.edu).

Trueblood Preschool will be offering Early & After care for campers from 7:30-9:00 & 3:00-5:30 for an additional $10 per day for all camps.

Camps Online Registration

Camps Paper Registration Form and Flyer

EcoFarmers I: Get Grounded!

June 5-9, 9:00 – 3:00

1st – 4th grade

$125 + $10 for pre/aftercare

Explore organic farming as a way of life with the Joseph Moore Museum! Play games that reinforce permaculture philosophies while getting down and dirty with compost, re-usable materials, and activities that model sharing and sustainability. This year, each camper get their own garden at Miller Farm to design and plant as they wish, with harvesting and caretaking to continue with EcoFarmers II and III in July and August. Dress to be in the garden for digging and hauling: campers need to bring a water bottle, snacks and a sack lunch. Gloves and hats also recommended.

Forest Explorers (3-7 years)/ Forest Survival (8-12 years)

June 19-23, 9:00 – 3:00

$125 + $10 for pre/aftercare

Nature lovers know that understanding their environment makes for a deeper appreciation of experiences in the outdoors. Older children (8-12) will practice the basics of shelter building, tracking and hunting, fire-making and cooking, and what it means to be a scout in indigenous communities. Campers should dress to be in the woods and wear comfortable, sturdy shoes.

EcoFarmers II: Tending the Garden

July 5-7, 9:00 – 3:00

$85 + $10 for pre/aftercare  (3 days only) JMM 1st – 4th grade/Trueblood 3-Kindergarten

How does your garden grow? Return to the farm for a mid-summer check on your garden! What has it grown for you? What does it need to thrive? This camp will allow children to tend and manage the plots they started earlier, while increasing their knowledge of compost, garden design, community projects and sustainability. Not limited to participants in EcoFarmers I! All interested campers welcome. Dress to be in the garden for digging and harvesting: campers need to bring a water bottle, snacks and a sack lunch. Gloves, sunscreen, and hats also recommended. 

Space Camp: Rockets Rock

July 10 – 14 9:00 -3:00

$125 + $10 for pre/aftercare 

JMM 2nd-6th grade/Trueblood 3-Kindergarten

Be a rocket scientist this summer! We will investigate the secrets of flight and propulsion, rocket design, and engineering science. Practice the drop tower, master the glider, and delve into the latest challenges that NASA has overcome, like parachuting into Mars and living in space. 

EcoFarmers III: Farm to Table

One day only, Late August, 4:00 – 7:00 pm

$5 per person

Open to all campers and their families who attended either of the earlier camps, this event is a Harvest Celebration to reap the benefits of the work done throughout the summer. Campers will arrive in the afternoon to pick vegetables, herbs and flowers, and show off their gardens. Produce will be taken to Trueblood Preschool for a mini cooking class and shared meal with families. Watch for an invitation to this program in mid-July.

 

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