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Ashbury College Summer Programs

Growing Gardens, Growing Leaders Camp

  

Run by Ashbury College Summer Programs


About this Day Camp


  • Day Camp
  • Age 8 - 13 (Coed)
  • Specialized in Nature/Environment and Science (multi)—offers 9 activities
  • 1 session date to choose from
  • Cost starting from $400
  • Busing not available
  • Special needs support not available  

In this active, experiential summer program, campers will get their hands dirty and become gardeners, farmers, conservationists, biodiversity experts and food justice leaders using their school garden as a center for learning.

Highlights include:

  • Growing vegetables and herbs.
  • Planting wildflowers for pollinators.
  • Learning about planting crops important to diverse cultures.
  • Managing and maintaining a composter.
  • Making terrarium habitats.
  • Creating eco-crafts and public space art.
  • Writing a community cookbook.
  • Developing leadership and entrepreneurial skills.
  • Hands-on workshops on urban agriculture, sustainability, conservations, food systems and security, climate change and health and wellness.
  • Service-learning projects benefitting the school and community at large.

Campers will come away with 21st century skills and qualities including collaboration, communication, growth mindset, creativity, problem-solving, initiative and leadership, as well as a deeper sense of community, environmental stewardship and local and global citizenship.

Lunch is included for all summer camp registrations. Our dining room provides healthy and delicious meals with a variety of choices. Special dietary needs are supported by our Food Services team.

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Session Dates and Rates

Jul 22 - 26. '24
Ottawa North, ON
362 Mariposa Ave.

09:00 - 16:00
$500
Hot Lunch (Free)
2024-07-22500

Activities

  Recreational         Instructional      
  Intense or Competitive

  Cooking
  Entrepreneurship
  Health Science
  Leadership Training
  Nature/Environment
  Nutrition
  Social Justice
  Survival skills
  Wilderness Skills

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