Campers will experience joy, wonder and fun as they explore the barnyard, pastures and stream at Magnolia Farm.  The day has a mix of structured and unstructured time.  Some activities have specific instructors, such as Horseback Riding, Archery, & Kayaking.  Other activities are available for campers to choose and explore while their group is in an activity area, such as the Creativity Barn Stalls, which include the Board Game Stall; Acting Stall - complete with puppet stage, puppets & costumes. Campers are grouped by age.

Art

Art projects may include clay, crafts from the farm and nature, drawing and painting, jewelry making, felting, leather crafts, metal crafts, puppet making & more.
Art

Archery

Campers will gain confidence and have fun as they learn the skills needed for this exciting sport!
Archery

Board Games

Chess, checkers, cards, & other board games in our Game Stall.
Board Games

Creak Exploration

Campers delight in cooling off on warm summer afternoons exploring the stream! You may find them wading, making mud pies & sand castles; caching the occasional fish, crayfish or water bugs, or finding freshwater clams.
Archery

Farm Animals

Campers will enjoy visiting, & caring for the baby chicks, goats, sheep, pigs, donkeys, horses & elusive barn cat!
Farm Animals

Festival Friday

Our Festival is a camper favorite! Horse painting, face painting, egg toss, egg relays, are a fun way to end the week!
Festival Friday

Field Games

Games with noodles, hula hoops, bandanas, ping pong, badminton, and frisbee are offered in our playing field, along with Environmental Education games.
Filed Games

Gardening

Finding, picking & eating vegetables from our garden is great fun!
The Garden

Horseback Riding

We have wonderful, gentle lessons horses, ideal for beginning riders. Campers may register for one to three riding lessons during camp, or no riding lessons. Our instructors are patient and encouraging.
Horseback Riding

Insects

Campers love catching bugs!
Insects

Kayaking

Kayaking is a fun way to cool off on warm summer afternoons in our picturesque stream!
Kayaking

Leadership In Training (LIT)

For Rising Grades 6, 7, & 8 wanting to: ~Practice leadership skills ~Be positive role models ~ Assist young campers ~Participate in all camp activities. A small, flexible program. Prerequisite: Former MF camper.
LIT

Parent Open House

Friday from 2:30 to 3:15. An opportunity for campers to give their parents a tour of camp, & show them all their favorite activities of the week. Siblings are welcome!
Parent Open House

Puppet Shows

Making & performing puppet shows is fun!
Puppet Shows

Special Guests

Visits from the veterinarian, equine dentist, farrier and hay delivery may happen on occasion during camp. This is a farm, so you never know who may stop by!
Special Guests

Sample Day

8 Before Care:  Art and board games.  (Extra fee)
8:45 - 9 Morning Carpool. First Day: Parents may arrive with campers at 8:30 for a brief tour/turn in meds or forms.
9 Opening Ceremony: Songs and ice-breaker games.
9:20 - 12 Morning Adventures.  Archery, horseback riding, farm animal care, field games, fort building, gardening, & more!
Noon Lunch!
12:25 -12:45 Siesta!/ Reading
12:45 - 1:45 Afternoon Adventures.   Arts, board games, skits and more!
1:45 -2:45 Head to the creek to kayak, cool off, make mud pies, sand castles, catch fish, build islands, & explore.
3 - 3:15 Afternoon Carpool
3:15 – 5:15 Extended Day: Art and board games. (Extra fee)
Note: Other than arrival/departure times, times are meant to be approximate.  Some activities are offered on alternating days.