Category Archives: Camp Blog

June 15-16: Overnight Steward and SIT Training

Hello, campers, stewards, SIT’s, and families! I’m Coltrane the turtle. You may recognize me if you’ve ever visited my tank in the Activity Center. If you’re not familiar, here’s a photo of me: Just when I was getting used to … Continue reading

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Spring Break Camp at MSU Tollgate Farm!

Dear campers and camp families, Thank you for joining us for a week of Spring Break Camp! We had so much fun meeting new farm animals, sowing seeds, exploring the farm, and learning along side you. There is no place like a … Continue reading

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Food Camp- Day 5

Hello campers and families! It is the very last day of summer camp for the year. We had a wonderful day! Campers visited the orchard to discuss the apple cycle. Do apples need pollinated? Are there “wild” apples in nature?  … Continue reading

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Food Camp- Day 4

Thursday was a great day at Food Camp! Garden kitchen snacks were delicious. Campers started by cutting tortillas into strips. Then they cut the strips into smaller pieces to make tortilla chips for tortilla soup. In the afternoon, the pepper … Continue reading

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Food Camp- Day 3

Hello campers and families! Today we learned about pollinators at food camp. Why are pollinators important for growing food? The blue peppers learned about how bees collect pollen on their legs and faces to bring back to the hive. As … Continue reading

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