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BBG is seeking an experienced camp administrator to direct its summer Farm in the Garden Camp. Farm in the Garden Camp is a summer day camp which provides time, space, and guidance for children to learn and play in an energizing and kind garden community. Our work at the garden will be to care for the plants and animals that sustain us and to make good use of the harvest. Find out more about BBG’s Farm in the Garden Camp at https://www.berkshirebotanical.org/farm-garden-camp.
In addition to Farm Camp responsibilities, the Camp Director will also assist with other education programs at BBG including after school programs during the school year, leading school field trips that come to the Garden, and proctoring our adult community classes and workshops. This position play a key role in the organization’s strategic planning for the continued success of the Farm in the Garden Camp and the organization as a whole.
Berkshire Botanical Garden is seeking Educators for Farm in the Garden Camp (summer 2019). Farm Camp is a day camp for children ages 5-14 held on the beautiful grounds of the Berkshire Botanical Garden in historic Stockbridge, MA. Campers care for farm animals, harvest food they grow themselves, and participate in a wide range of activities: bottle-feeding animals, making cheese, running a farm stand, creating fiber crafts, baking treats with eggs collected from the chicken coop, extracting honey from our beehives, and much more. Educators are responsible for all aspects of camp life: running animal, craft, and gardening activities, overseeing snack and lunch time, and generally acting as an adult presence and one of the leaders of their group throughout the camp day.
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