Summer Camps

Thank you for your interest in our summer camp programs!

Shelburne Farms 2015 Summer Camps

Summer Camp Application

  • 2015 Summer Camp Lottery is now closed. Applications are now being considered on a first-come, first-served basis for any remaining openings or for our wait list. We strongly encourage you to still apply.

  • How the lottery works
  • Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Summer Camp.
  • Problems with online application? Contact
  • All other camp questions: Contact Christine Lutters at, 802-985-0321 (email preferred)

Our Summer Camps

  • Adventures, for ages 4-5, based out of the Adventures Room at the Farm Barn 
  • Outdoor Adventures, for ages 4-7, based out of Outdoor Classroom, up hill behind Farm Barn
  • Discover the Farm, for ages 6-10, based out of the McClure Education Center in Farm Barn
  • Taste of the Fields, for ages 9-14, based out of the Market Garden 
  • Beyond the Barn, for ages 12-17, based out of a forest clearing near Lake Champlain

For complete descriptions download our 2015 Summer Programs Flyer

Camp Information for Currently Enrolled Campers

A Parent’s Guide to Outdoor Play


Adventures Daily Songs
Animal Songs
Dairy Songs
I Know a Chicken Song
Wagon Rides Farm Songs


Bread and Playdough Recipes
Garden Recipes
Ice Cream Recipe
Pizza Recipe

Activities & ID Charts:

Adventures Animal Bibliography
Animal Homes
Camouflage Activities
Garden Harvest Guide for Campers
Garden Insects
Make Your Own Compost
Pond Water Critters Chart
Soil Critters Chart

Cultivating Joy & Wonder: Educating for Sustainability in Early Childhood Through Nature, Food, and Community