Summer Camps 2018

Each exciting learning experience registration deadline is one week prior. Camps have size limits so early sign-ups are recommended. Age exceptions are made on a case-by-case basis and there is a 5% sibling discount.  All of the camps will be outdoors so be ready to hike and walk around!

Camps will be held at 1077 Wayfield Rd., Clover, SC 29710.

For more info email us at jstalford@comporium.net or call (803) 493-4020.

Mail application with fee to 31020 Executive Point, Tega Cay, SC 29708 or click on the EventBrite Link located within the camp details.

 

Buzzing Beekeepers

Buzzz with us and learn about honey bees, pollination, and beekeeping.  Campers will make a honey bee from recycled materials and enjoy a honey snack. Register here!

Date:  June 13
Time:  9am to Noon
Ages:  3rd – 5th grade
Limit:  25 youth
Cost:  $30

 

Bees and Shrooms

Learn about honeybees, explore a pizza garden, taste honey and understand how mushrooms help honeybees. Campers will design a pizza garden that they can implement at home and all will take home seed packets. Multiple dates available! Register by clicking on your preferred date below.

Dates:   July 11 or August 8
Time:  9am to Noon
Ages:  3rd – 7th grade
Limit:  20 youth
Cost :  $30

 

Petal Power

Gardening, pollinators, edible flowers and fresh foods are the focus. Campers will take home a sunflower plant and tissue paper stained glass windows. To register, click here!

Date:  August 15
Time:  9am to Noon
Ages:  2nd – 4th grade
Limit:  20 youth
Cost:  $30

 

Adventure Explorers

Hike on nature trails, fish in a bass pond, locate Geocache and play Disc Golf. Campers will make a fishing lure and whistle. On the final day they will put their skills to the test in ‘Nature Games’.  Multiple dates available! Register by clicking on your preferred date below.

Dates: June 26 – 28 or July 24 – 26
Time:  9am to Noon
Ages:  5th – 9th grade
Limit:  20 youth
Cost:  $80

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Year Round Experiences

Farm experiences are held year-round, last two hours, and is for classes and youth groups to learn while enjoying the outdoors. Guests will enjoy walking trails, fishing pond, wildlife habit, geocache, and a variety of outdoor learning spaces. These include mushroom laying yards, vegetable gardens, garlic beds, habitat improvement projects, honeybee apiary, bass pond, loblolly pine tree stands, and mixed hardwood tree stands.

There are 2 options for involvement with youth:

Farm Tour $9/per child
The farm tour lasts 30 minutes. Afterwards participants can also explore the walking trails, visit the gardens, and go fishing. Each youth goes home with a ½ lb. bottle of pure honey from our farm.

Educational Class $12/per child (For every 10 paid students, one adult is admitted free.)
Includes one educational class lasting 45 minutes. Afterwards youth can explore the walking trails, visit the gardens, and go fishing. Each child goes home with a ½ lb. bottle of pure honey from our farm. Our classes are customized to the children’s ages so that needs to be expressed during the registering process.

Education options:
Beekeeping
Beneficial Insects
Outdoor Mushroom Cultivation
Tree Farm
Companion Planting

Farm experiences are from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Guests are welcome to bring a lunch to enjoy in our picnic area during their 2 hour visit. Price per person includes 5% mandatory sales tax included. Comfortable shoes or sneakers are recommended due to the uneven terrain. Participants must provide a signed release, waiver, and indemnity form upon arriving at the farm. Honey, vegetables, fruit and mushrooms when available will be for sale. Cash and credit cards accepted.

Farm rules:

  • Smoking, vaping, and chew products are prohibited due to food safety regulations.
  • Swimming is prohibited, and no lifeguards are on duty.
  • The stocked fishing pond is catch and release only. Guests need to use a single hook to minimize trauma and potential damage to the fish. Bring your own fishing rods and bait.

Event Planning

  • Space is very limited, so make your request as soon as possible.
  • Reservations will be made on a first come, first serve basis
  • Group minimum is 5 people. One adult for every 10 youth is mandatory.