A tractor ride to the stream on the first night of camp.
"Feedbag Fashion" - one of our favorite activities and a spectacular way to recycle.
Chestnut the pig on farm show day!
Making friends around a bonfire on the first night of camp.
Got milk? Farm chores include bottle feeding the calves - they LOVE fresh milk!
Bonfires are perfect for bonding and s'mores.
Farm girls and cows alike love cool water on a hot day.
Getting to know your animal is one of the best parts of farm show prep.
Counselors are fun and friendly, always encouraging exploration and learning.
Nothing compares to the fresh central Pennsylvania air and the rolling hills of the pasture.
Young goats are sweet and rambunctious companions.
The hike to the top of Stone Mountain leads to a breathtaking view of The Big Valley.
Don't forget your barn boots!
Cow cuddling is one of our favorite pastimes.
Arts & crafts is a staple activity, girls work on all kinds of projects!
You never know what you'll find on the farm, exploration is encouraged!
Girls enjoy the famous Peachy's Ice Cream, it doesn't get any fresher!
The sheep 'wool' win you over!
The pigs are curious and frisky, and they eat... like pigs!
The staff of summer 2017.
Hameau is home to a vivacious flock of Jacob Sheep.
Before the farm show it's important to wash the cows so they look their best!
Each session we spend an afternoon paddling down the Juniata River.
Carrying the canoe to the water.
The counselors are ready for a day of canoeing!
The lane is a perfect runway to practice walking for the farm show.
Spending the summer in Amish Country is an incredible learning experience.
Counselors-in-Training wake the campers in lots of creative ways!
Fun on the farm.
Girls show off the butter they made with fresh milk from the cows.
Meet Alphie and Adele!
Girls learn about British culture during an Afternoon Tea led by a counselor from England.
Maxie pets her pig, Martha.
Girls are encouraged to be creative while painting cows.
Cows make great canvasses (don't worry, it's non-toxic washable paint, and the cows love the massage).
Audean all dressed up.
Phoebe and Mayze are good friends.
Even rainy days are a blast!
Making friends at the stream.
During down time, girls enjoy bonding with friends.
Grab-bag theatre brings out the crazy in everyone.
The farm is a great place to get messy.
Sharing a sweet moment at the end of farm show prep.
How many eggs will you find?
Working with an animal presents challenges that leave young women with a sense of accomplishment.
Excursions to Greenwood Park mean swimming, sand and sun.
More fun at Greenwood Park.
Collecting fresh green beans from our garden.
Shoshanna bonds with her goat.
Our chickens are free-range and enjoy the run of the farm. This leads to some challenging egg-hunts.
Campers work together to sheer a sheep.
Working a dairy farm shows young women what they're capable of, and inevitably increases confidence.
Bowling is one of our evening excursions. Dancing is encouraged.
Never be afraid to be yourself.
Exploring the pasture.
Emma awakes to a surprise... Jagger the calf in her cabin!
Girls make tie-dye t-shirts to wear during the farm show.
Nikki is wondering if you have any food.
During the first session, campers help to name goats, pigs, lambs and newborn calves.
Sessions are limited to thirty girls, this allows for an intimate and individualized camp experience.
50 hay bales loaded into the trailer. Mission accomplished!
Counselors-in-Training serve delicious homemade coffee cake.
"Farm Camp is Crazy"
"Bust a Moo"
"Ayrshires & Arias"
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