Virginia Cooperative Extension and Hahn Horticulture Garden are offering a fun family program that will include activities for kids and parents! During the day, we will have a gardening and foods camp for youth, and then in the evenings, we will have family activities with the theme of preparing delicious and nutritious meals to build family togetherness!!
Dates: Monday to Friday, July 15-19
Times: Monday to Friday, Youth Day Camp, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Evening Family Program: Monday and Wednesday 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Location:Youth Day Camp will start at Hahn Horticulture Garden; Field Trips planned for the afternoon (transportation provided)
Ages: Youth ages 9 to 13 years old for day camp as of September 30, 2019. Younger children can attend evening activities with family, under parent supervision.
Cost: $75 per child and $25 for each additional child in a family
If financial assistance is needed, please contact us about possible payment options. Fee for campers only; cost includes evening activities
Day Camp Description:
The youth day camp will feature various hands-on educational gardening activities in the morning; related to productive gardening techniques, cooking and food challenges, food preservation, and more! During the afternoon, we will be taking field trips. These may include farmer’s markets, community gardens, beekeeping sites, picking berries, and others. Transportation will be provided with Virginia Tech Fleet Services vehicles.
Evening Family Activities:
In the evening, we will provide education on cooking and food preservation, including tasty recipes using fresh produce. We will also have a fun family cooking challenge to conclude with a family meal, complete with food and table setting etiquette.
Registration: To register go to the below site and complete the Google form as instructed. Registration deadline is Friday, June 28, 2019. Limit of 16 youth for the day camp. Once we receive registration, we will send additional information including instructions for payment.
To register, go to this site: http://tinyurl.com/vcefoodfest
If you are a person with a disability and desire assistance or accommodation, please notify Michelle Dickerson at (540) 382-5790/TDD* during the business hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to discuss accommodations 5 days prior to the event. *TDD number is (800)828-1120.