Spring Valley & Phoenixville YMCA partner with Willow Creek Farm Preserve for 2019 Farm Camps!
Register online at: https://philaymca.org/farm-camp/ ($300 members/$350 nonmembers)
Garden Gurus Week of July 22nd; Ages 6-9. (Pick-up & Drop-off at Spring Valley or Phoenixville YMCA) A garden adventure awaits you here at Willow Creek Farm Preserve! Watch a seed sprout, harvest and taste a rainbow of fruits and vegetables and learn what a garden needs to grow. Sing songs and play games with your camp friends as you have fun exploring our garden and orchards. You will even put your new garden expertise to work through daily tasks in the Seed to Share Garden™ from which 100% of the vegetables are donated to local food pantries. Click here for more info!
Farm Creatures Great and Small Week of August 5th; Ages 9-13. (Pick-up & Drop-off at Spring Valley or Phoenixville YMCA) Spend the week discovering who lives here on the farm! Hone in on your detective skills as you spend time investigating signs of wildlife. Get up close with our sheep and make an art project using their wool. Help our farmers out by scouting for beneficial and pest insects in our garden. Dive into the farm’s history dating back to the 1700s as we tell the story of the humans who lived and farmed here in the past. Finally, spend time each day giving back to your community by getting your hands dirty in our Seed to Share Garden™ from which 100% of the vegetables are donated to local food pantries. Click here for more info!