Summer at Hawthorne Valley
Summer is a wonderful time at Hawthorne Valley. Artistic workshops, youth conferences, economic seminars, studies, and summer camps fill the campus with life.
We welcome you to explore our diverse summer offerings!
For a complete list of workshops and other programs across Hawthorne Valley Association, check out the Association-wide Events Calendar.
Kinder Camp ~ Discover the magic of summertime at Hawthorne Valley! Your child will delight in the daily, seasonal rhythm of songs, stories, snack, nature crafts, and play. This day camp, for children ages 4 to 6, is from 9:00 to 1:00 Monday through Friday with an extended day option to 2:30.
Meadowlark Adventure Camp ~ Adventures through the fields, forests, meadows, streams, and ponds. This day camp, for children ages 7 to 9, is from 9:00 to 2:30 Monday through Friday.
For more information, please call Amy Flaum, 518-672-4465 x 111.
Session 1: June 17 – July 5 • Session 2: July 8 – July 19 • Session 3: July 22 – August 9
For children ages 8 to 15, the overnight Farm Camp program seeks to build reverence for life and community awareness through living, playing, and working together on Hawthorne Valley's 400-acre Biodynamic farm. Children feed the animals, clean the barn, collect chicken eggs, garden, horseback ride, hike, learn nature based arts and crafts, sing, and swim.
Kids really can cook! And cooking opens the door to healthier lifestyles. For children ages 8 to 13, Kids! Can! Cook! Summer Day Camp connects children to the wonder and beauty of nature through food, nutrition, farming, and participation in traditional crafts.
A one-week intensive for educators and the general public. Join for this year's keynote theme, The Quest of Parzival, the Art of Teaching, and the Adolescent, as well as an array of Artistic Workshops and Seminars. Open art studies in the evenings as well as special presentations.
From cheesemaking and herbs at the farm to beekeeping and backyard Biodynamics, there's bound to be a workshop for you!