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Junior Counselor: Sprouts

Monday, July 10 @ 8:30 am Friday, July 14 @ 12:30 pm

Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands
5513 S Cloverdale St
Seattle, WA 98118 United States
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Summer Camp
Multi-Day
Monday, July 10 Friday, July 14
8:30 am 12:30 pm
Location
Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands
5513 S Cloverdale St
Seattle, WA 98118 United States
Directions
Audience
Youth & Families, Middle School
Ages
12-15

Description

Let’s get growing! In this half-day preschool camp, we will zoom in and take a closer look at the inner workings of a garden. We will explore soil, seeds, bugs, compost, and pollination through art, crafting, songs, games, and sensory exploration. This camp is a perfect introduction for any 3- to 5-year-olds that are beginning to express an interest in beings that grow. The garden will reveal a whole new dimension to being outdoors together.

If your teens or preteens love gardening and working with younger children, this camp is for them! Junior Counselors will grow their skill as young leaders throughout the week in mentorship with camp staff, facilitating small group activities, and learning what it’s like to teach outdoors, all the while learning about organic gardening and farming. Junior Counselors will earn a Certificate of Leadership upon completion of the camp.

Junior Counselors will arrive 30 minutes before campers arrive and stay up to 30 minutes after campers depart. This allows time for time to prepare and set up for the events of the day and to wrap up and reflect on the day with the garden educators (built into the times listed).

An orientation will take place before summer camps, consisting of a tour of the farm/garden, a general overview of the Junior Counselor role, leadership training, and some team building activities as we go through a typical camp day! This will give youth an opportunity to get acquainted with each other, the space, and Tilth Alliance staff. Attendance at this orientation is STRONGLY ENCOURAGED. Free camp t-shirts will be provided at orientation. There will be two orientation dates: Junior Counselors only need to attend one. These dates are Wednesday, June 14 and Thursday, June 22. Both take place from 6–7:30 p.m. Please indicate your choice at checkout.

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