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Garden & Farm Camps

Our new school year farm and garden camps will be held in-person with reduced capacity and increased safety health precautions recommended by the Washington State Department of Health. Precautions include: limiting camp group sizes; conducting daily temperature checks; increasing sanitization of surfaces; maximizing outdoor time, staggering activity times, and practicing social distancing to the greatest extent possible. Read our Safety Plan for Camps.

 

Summer Camps

Tilth Alliance has been offering children’s garden education for more than three decades. We provide a positive, structured and educational outdoor learning environment. Many kids return year after year to experience the variety of opportunities at various ages and we love seeing returning campers, as well as meeting new ones!

Kids dig our farm and garden camps! We're excited to be part of your family's summer experience. This year, we're host camps during the school year at our North Seattle location (Wallingford, Good Shepherd Center) and SE Seattle location (Rainier Beach, Rainier Beach Urban Farm & Wetland). 

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Locations

  • Good Shepherd Center (GSC)– 4649 Sunnyside Ave N, Suite 100, Seattle 98103
  • Rainier Beach Urban Farm & Wetlands (RBUFW) – 5513 S Cloverdale St, Seattle 98118

Scholarships & Sliding Scale

Tilth Alliance strives to educate everyone, regardless of their financial means. All summer camps include a limited number of reduced price tickets, which can be selected at checkout. If you would like to apply for additional scholarship for camp, please apply for a scholarship. 

Our sliding scale provides general guidelines for what families may be expected to pay for camp. We take a variety of factors into account when determining financial awards and ask that you provide as much detail as possible regarding your family's circumstances on the scholarship application.

After-School Farm & Garden Programs

Programs at Good Shepherd Center (GSC)

Fall Harvest (Grades K-2) Tuesdays., Oct. 6-27; 3:30-6 p.m. — GSC

Fall Harvest (Grades K-2) Mon. & Thu., Oct. 8-29; 3:30-6 p.m. — GSC

Recycle Earth (Grades K-2) Sat.-Sun., Nov. 14-15; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. — GSC

Recycle Earth (Grades K-2) Wednesdays, Nov. 4-25; 2:30-4:30 p.m. — GSC

Recycle Earth Jr. Counselors (Ages 12-15) Sat.-Sun., Nov. 7-8; 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. — GSC

Recycle Earth (Ages 6-11) Sat.-Sun., Nov. 7-8; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. — GSC

Programs at Rainier Beach Urban Farm & Wetlands (RBUFW)

Farm Field Investigation (Grades 3-5) Mon. & Thu., Oct. 8-29; 3:30-6 p.m. — RBUFW

Farm to Table (Ages 6-11) Fri.-Sun., Oct. 9-11; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. — RBUFW

Farm to Table Jr. Counselors (Ages 12-15) Fri.-Sun., Oct. 9-11; 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. — RBUFW

Farm Field Investigation (Grades 3-5) Tuesdays, Oct. 13-27; 3:30-6 p.m. — RBUFW

Recycle Earth Sat.-Sun., Nov. 14-15; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. — RBUFW

Citizen Scientists! (Grades 3-5) Wednesdays, Nov. 4-25; 2:30-4:30 p.m. — RBUFW

Scholarships & Sliding Scale

Tilth Alliance strives to educate everyone, regardless of their financial means. All summer camps include a limited number of reduced price tickets, which can be selected at checkout. If you would like to apply for additional scholarship for summer camp, please apply for a scholarship. 

Member & Donor Discounts

Tilth Alliance members and donors receive a $5 discount on mini-camps and a $10 discount on weeklong summer camps – make your gift online today! 

Cancellation & Photo Policy

Please read our Photo & Cancellation Policy before registering for camp.

Questions?

If you have questions or concerns about Tilth Alliance's summer farm and garden camps, please contact Dan Friedman, Youth & Families Education Project Manager: danfriedman@tilthalliance.org or (206) 633-0451 ext. 109.

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