This camp sent us a listing for our Camp Guide last month, and we somehow neglected to include it.
Broadacres Farm for Kids
2948 Cedar Lake Road, Howell 517-546-3438
This day camp offers one-week sessions of fun farm life. Some of the activities include:
- caring for baby animals
- hay rides
- horseback riding
- picnics in the hayloft
- completing a farm memory book
- playing farm games
All of these activities are provided on a clean, historic farm featuring 20 acres and eight beautiful barns. The camp director is an accomplished teacher, exceptional 4-H leader and has been on the board of directors for the Livingston County Farm Bureau. The dedicated and caring camp counselors provide a positive and fun environment. Camp programs promote agricultural awareness through carefully designed sessions that enable kids of all ages to engage in hands-on educational farm fun.
Their annual Farm Open House will be on Saturday, June 2 from Noon-3:00 p.m. It will feature hay rides, pony rides, and good old fashioned fun on the farm playing with the animals, in the hay loft. A simple BBQ lunch will also be available (by donation). Bring your friends & family, but please leave pets at home.
Farm Animals & Ewe is designed for kids 5 years old and up. Campers will be assigned animals to take care of and learn about their needs and uses on the farm.
June 18-22, June 25-29, or July 23-27 $240
On the Mooove is a camp reserved for pre-schoolers(3-4 year olds). These campers will play and frolic with baby animals and enjoy farm life. Campers MUST be potty trained!
June 13-15 $110
Horse Course is for children 7 years old and up.This themed camp will offer all the farm fun of basic farm camp, with the added bonus of an in-depth look into horses and their care. This theme will be reflected scholastically and in the crafts, this is NOT a camp focused on learning how to ride horses, but campers do ride the horses everyday.
July 9-13 $260
Farmin’ Around is for kids 10 years old and up. All the fun and learning is kicked up a notch. Campers will experience extensive interaction with the animals while learning showmanship and safe handling techniques as well as enjoy the daily bliss of being at an agricultural paradise.
July 16-20 $250