MEarth Summer Day Camps
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.

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Scholarships may be available (pending grant funding). Scholarships will be evaluated and awarded on a rolling basis.  Please email info@mearthcarmel.org to inquire.


Microgreens

A week-long day camp for campers entering Kindergarten - 2nd grade. Campers will explore MEarth’s ten-acre habitat, through exploring the pond, native plant and organic vegetable garden. Campers will be making a garden-to-table snack each day, in addition to nature- based crafts, songs and games!

Ages
Campers entering Kindergarten, 1st, or 2nd grade in Fall 2020

Sessions
Session I: June 15 – 19, 2020 REGISTER
Session II: August 3 - 7, 2020 REGISTER

Camp Hours
Monday – Friday
9:00am – 1:30pm
After care available 1:30 – 3:00pm

Camp Fee
Early Bird: $225, $300 w/ after care
Regular: $250, $325 w/ after care


EcoCamp Foodie Fun!

In this week-long day camp for blossoming chefs and gardeners entering Grades 3rd-5th, campers will create seasonal garden-to-table snacks daily while harvesting and exploring MEarth’s organic garden. Camp will include a camper-run Farmers Market and a garden-to- table lunch for families on the last day of camp.

Ages
Campers entering 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade in Fall 2020

Sessions
Session I: June 22 - 26, 2020 REGISTER
Session II: July 13 – 17, 2020 REGISTER

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

Camp Fee
Early Bird: $350
Regular: $375


EcoCamp Explorers

A week-long day camp for eco explorers entering grades 3rd-5th. Campers will get to explore MEarth’s ten-acre habitat, make snacks and crafts using edible native plants and fresh garden ingredients, practice being eco-stewards, engage in STEM challenges, and get to put their nature skills/ eco-stewardship to use during a hike.

Ages

Campers entering 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade in Fall 2020

Sessions
Session I: July 6 - 10, 2020 REGISTER 
Session II: July 20 - 24, 2020 REGISTER

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

Camp Fee
Early Bird: $300
Regular: $325


Edible Passport

In this week-long camp for 6-8th graders, your taste buds will take you to the far corners of the Earth! Each day campers will engage with a different international cuisine, develop their culinary skills, expand their palates, as well as develop multicultural literacy, as we explore the importance of food in different cultures, and what food can teach us about culture and the environment.

Ages
Campers enrolling in 6th, 7th, or 8th grade in Fall 2020

Session
July 27 – 31, 2020 REGISTER

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

Camp Fee
Early Bird: $375
Regular: $400




Cancellation Policy

If your child is enrolled and unable to participate in summer camp, MEarth must be notified in writing as soon as possible, prior to the start date of your camp week. Our tuition refund policy regarding cancellation states the following:

15+ Days Advance Notice in Writing: 100% Refund less $25 Processing Fee
8 – 14 Days Advance Notice in Writing: 50% Refund less $25 Processing Fee
0 – 7 Days Advance Notice in Writing: No Refund