Camp Wetu Summer Camp

 

 Learn from the Past … Look to the Future … Celebrate Today!

Camp Wetu at Mount Hope Farm is the perfect place to have an active summer, meet lots of friends, explore new ideas – and make long-lasting memories.

Camp Wetu is designed for children ages 5 to 12. The six-weeks of camp include three themed sessions, each two week long. Campers can enroll in one or both weeks of each session – while the theme of each two weeks is the same, the activities are fresh and new every day. Come for a week or come for all six weeks – every moment at Camp Wetu will be exciting (and educational!) as campers explore the world around them. Plus, every week at Camp Wetu kids enjoy special beach days and water days (weather permitting).

While the kids are having a blast,  parents can rest assured that Camp Wetu is run by experienced, competent staff members, and that the health and safety of our campers is a top priority.

Camp Wetu is in session Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 3:30 pm. A maximum of 20 children are enrolled per week. The registration fee ($325 per week) includes daily, healthy snacks (campers bring their own lunch) and a Camp Wetu tee shirt. Camp Wetu offers a $25 discount per child for additional siblings attending the same week. Plus, every camper’s family receives a free, one-year Mount Hope Farm membership.

Camp Wetu Schedule 

Camp Week One Registration Closed   

Camp Week Two: July 11 to July 15        Theme: Food and Farm

Camp Week Three: July 18 to July 22      Theme: Earth and Space

Camp Week Four: July 25 to July 29        Theme: Earth and Space

Camp Week Five: August 1 to August 5    Theme: Music and Movement

Camp Week Six: August 8 to August 12    Theme: Music and Movement

Theme Descriptions

Food and Farm: Learn how to cook and grow your own food! Explore Mount Hope Farm’s animal life and its Garden 4 Good that donates its produce to the East Bay Food Bank. Campers will learn about growing veggies from seedlings to harvest, and even collect eggs from our Farm chickens to bake into a treat. There’s never a dull moment on the Farm!

Earth and Space: If you’re Interested in the world around you and/or the stars above you, this is the place to be. Come dive into natural sciences and astronomy through fun experiments and art projects! From painting your own alien, to collecting unique rocks, sticks, and leaves on walks around the Farm, to building a make-believe rocket ship to travel into space, you’ll be surprised at how fun learning can be.

Music and Movement: If you love to move your body and/or love music, then this is the camp session for you! Explore all different kinds of physical activities, along with music styles and instruments from all over the world. From playing sports and doing yoga, to creating and playing drums and maracas, to dancing, singing and enjoying music, there are so many ways to be active and creative!

 Registration and Cancellation Policies

Registration: All fees are due in full upon registration. Following registration, parents/guardians will be asked to provide additional information about their camper as noted on the registration form. Prior to the camp session, our staff will provide details on what each camper and parent can expect while enjoying Camp Wetu. Meanwhile, if you have questions, please email our camp director at camp@mounthopefarm.org.

Cancellation: A full refund, minus a $50 processing charge, is issued for cancellations made by June 1. A 50 percent refund is issued should a child be unable to attend due to illness upon submission of a signed doctor’s note at the time the cancellation is requested and no later than the start of the enrolled session. The Farm reserves the right to cancel sessions due to low enrollment and a full refund will be issued.