Join us! Fall & Spring Programs

Enjoy, relax, meet like-minded friends, gain sustainable-living skills, and renew your connection with this wild mysterious earth of ours! Our year-round programs are also a great way for new families to get to know camp. Each festival not only has fun and exciting activities, but tours around camp with one of our directors too!

Programs For Your Community

These programs are offered free of cost when parents are in attendance with their children (family programs). As kid programs (not family programs), we will charge our standard off-site program fee of $450 for up to 20 students. Unless otherwise stated, all programs are for 2nd- 8th graders. We are able to drive up to 1.5 hours away. We charge an additional $100 for each additional hour of driving.
Eco Drama: Learn about Jewish environmental stories through acting! Students will dress up and act out different stories that the Rabbis have shared with us, each with a piece of wisdom about sustainability. (1- 6th grade) (1 hour)
Eco Spa: Make your own lip balm with beeswax, olive oil and shea butter. Learn about the importance of using sustainable ingredients and how we can make our own natural body products. (3-8th grade) (1 hour)
Havdallah Kit: Make your own beeswax candle and besamim spice bundle for havdallah! Learn about the importance of light in Judaism, how we can conserve natural resources, and havdallah traditions. (1 hour)
Matzah Making: Learn how to thresh and winnow wheat to make flour and then make our own matzah. This program is only available around Pesach. (1.5 hours)
Yad Whittling: Learn about knife safety, how to whittle, and the significance of a yad. Make your own yad from wood and get excited about reading from the torah! (6-8th grade) (1.5 hours)
Gelt Making: Get into the Hanukkah spirit and make your own chocolate gelt and hanukkah candles! Students will discuss the story of Hanukkah and how we can connect this holiday of miracles and conserving resources into our modern lives. (1 hour)
Tree Planting: Do you have a space at your synagogue or school that could use some trees?! You supply the trees, and we will bring the rest. Students will learn how to plant a tree and discuss the value of trees and nature in our lives. Perfect for Tu B’Shvat! (1 hour)

Events at Eden Village Camp

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Fall Events

Sukkot Festival
2019 date TBA

Eden Village Farm School
2019 dates TBA

Eden Village Camper Reunion
Saturday, November 10 @ 8:30 pm – Sunday, November 11 @1:30 pm

Spring Events

Maple Sugaring
Sunday, March 17, 2019 –  12:30-2:30 pm

Eden Village Open House/Open Hearts Spring Festival
Sunday, May 19, 2019 – 1:30-3:00 pm

Family and Friends Camp
Friday, May 31 – Sunday, June 2, 2019

 

Program Descriptions:

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Come enjoy the harvest holiday of Sukkot at Eden Village with your favorite Jewish farmers. We will honor the holiday with song, dance, and community. Bring your family and friends for loads of farm-to-table activities including: lulav making, bike blender snacks, preserving the harvest workshops, festival games and so much more.

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Eden Village Farm School: A Program for Homeschooled Families

Fall 2018 (every Thursday September 13 through October 4 – 4 days total)

Spring 2019 (once a week during May – 4 days total)

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Final dates TBA in mid-December

Groundbreaking full-season farm-to-table and wilderness programming in a supportive Jewish environment for ages 4 through 12.

Price: $40 for one child/$35 for the 2nd & 3rd child
Pick-up and drop-off from Metro North Rail in Cold Spring: $10 per family
More information!

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Saturday, Nov. 10 @ 8:30 pm – Sunday, Nov. 11 @ 1:30 pm

It’s time to get the tribes back together! For the second year the EDEN VILLAGE CAMPER REUNION will be happening here at camp! Come ready to reunite with your camp friends as we revel in Havdalah magic, campfire fun, your favorite chuggim and (of course!) Share!

Register now!

*Bus pick-up and drop-off available in Manhattan and Northhampton, MA.

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Maple Sugaring Festival

Sunday, March 17, 2019 – 12:30-3:00 pm11102775_10153265246855087_4540906941372446913_n

Sweet learning for all ages, complete with taste tests! Tap a tree, extract sap, boil syrup, and sing songs and hear stories that give meaning to this ancient practice. Dress *warm* and wear boots!

Register now!

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Eden Village Open Hearts/Open House Spring Planting Festival

Sunday, May 19, 2019 – 1:30-3:00 pm
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Come take a tour of Eden Village, and join the festivities at our Open House/Open Hearts Festival. We will be pickling, tie dying, planting, making chap sticks, building fires and making snacks. Experience our do-it-yourself ethos and culture of kindness, and find out first-hand what makes the Eden Village experience unique. We can’t wait to meet you!

Sign-up now!

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Family and Friends Camp

May 31 – June 2, 2019

Our popular Family Camp follows the traditions and values set forth at Eden Village, with a distinct family flavor. It is full of activity, fun and relaxation: organic farm-to-table living, animal care, swimming, boating, hiking, yoga, meditation, arts and crafts of all kinds, singing, campfires, herbalism, learning about local ecosystems and wild edible/medicinal plants, rock scrambling, strolling, storytelling, and of course enjoying outstanding organic Kosher food! Members of our summer staff will help guide the experience.

Register now!

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For questions about these programs or to explore a specialized program for your group, please email farm@edenvillagecamp.org