Adventures in Food, Nature + Community

MEarth Summer Day Camps are immersive, inspiring week-long camps on the one-of-a-kind, 10-acre Hilton Bialek Habitat. Campers explore and harvest from our summer gardens, gain culinary skills in our state-of-the-art, LEED-certified classroom, and explore the wonders of the abundant plants and animals at the Habitat.  

Early Bird Registration | February 13 – March 16, 2018
Regular Registration | Starting March 17, 2018

Scholarship Application Deadline | First Round Review: April 25. Rolling Review: Following. 


MicroGreens

It’s never too early to start growing the next generation of eco-superstars! A community favorite from last year, MicroGreens invites our youngest campers to explore the magical wonders of MEarth’s bountiful summer gardens and diverse natural habitats. Sensory exploration, nature-inspired art, singing, storytelling, and introductory culinary skills will keep your MicroGreen busy and engaged!

Ages
Campers enrolling in Kindergarten, 1st, or 2nd grade in Fall 2018

Camp Hours
Monday – Friday
9:00am – 1:00pm*

*More information about AfterCare will be released with registration.

Enrollment
20 campers/session

Sessions
June 11–16
July 9–13
July 30–August 3

Registration will open Feburary 13, 2018. Please subscribe to our eNews to stay up to date on all of the latest happenings at MEarth!


EcoCamp

Join us for an immersive, inspiring week on the one-of-a-kind, 10-acre Hilton Bialek Habitat. Campers explore the diversity of wildlife and native plants on the land, while planting and harvesting fruits and veggies in the organic garden. In our state-of-the-art, LEED-certified classroom, campers prepare MEarth’s bounty into tasty snacks daily. In addition to an abundance of hands-on activities and take home nature-based arts&crafts, campers will learn simple eco-practices to live a more sustainable life—and help their families shrink their carbon footprint too. Each week culminates in an unforgettable garden-to-table family lunch in the outdoor kitchen!

Ages

Campers enrolling in 2nd, 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade for Fall 2018

Camp Hours
Monday – Friday
9:00am – 3:00pm

Enrollment
30 campers/session

Session 1

Week A: June 18–23
Week B: June 25–29

Session 2

Week A: July 16–21
Week B: July 23–28

EcoCamp Weeks A and B are thematically similar, but with different daily activities. Campers are encouraged to enroll for both weeks. Participation in Week A is not required for enrollment in Week B.

Registration will open Feburary 13, 2018. Please subscribe to our eNews to stay up to date on all of the latest happenings at MEarth!

Scholarships

MEarth is committed to offering camp enrollment to youth in financial need. For 2018, both full and partial scholarships are available for award to eligible Monterey County youth.

The scholarship application for Summer 2018 will reopen on Feburary 13, 2018. Please keep in touch with us and hear about all of the latest happenings at MEarth!

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Student Opportunities 

We welcome High School volunteers to assist in summer programming, please contact Melissa Lopez, Volunteer Coordinator at Melissa@MEarthCarmel.org. 


Volunteer Opportunities 

As always, we are looking for volunteers to assist in Summer Day Camp. Please contact Melissa@MEarthCarmel.org for more information.