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Camp Bodhi

Season: June - August

"The best education does not happen at a desk, but rather engaged in everyday living - hands on, exploring, in active relationship with life." 

― Vince Gowman

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Overview

An experience like no other!

Camp Bodhi is the ultimate Montana farm camp for elementary aged kids entering 1st-5th grade. Kids can sign up for a week or a month, with a different theme each week: 

  • Nature Week (weeks of June 19, July 24)

  • Wilderness Week (weeks of June 26, July 31)

  • Homesteading Week (weeks of July 3, Aug 7)

  • Art Week (weeks of July 10, Aug 14)

Dates & Pricing:

  • $360/week

  • Monday - Thursday 9am-3pm, Friday 9am-2pm (drop off/pickup 30 min before/after)

While each week is a new adventure, all weeks include:

  • Farm fresh lunch daily

  • Kids yoga classes

  • Nature hikes around the farm

  • Guest speakers

  • One free adult yoga class pass

Nature Week

It all starts with nature. 

The focus of this week in our camp structure is our foundation for anyone wanting to participate in the month long camp.  It's focused on the flora & fauna that is in our eco system, from aquatic bugs & plant life found in our creeks and streams to identifying animal prints and other native plants.  This week includes nature made boat races, a camp favorite, as well as a farm lunch the kids will help prepare! 

June 19 - 23, 2023 

July 24 - 28, 2023 

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Wilderness Week

Survival skills.

With a foundation in nature, we take the next logical step in learning how to survive in our natural habitat, in an age specific way. Skills learned will include compass and basic map reading, basic first aid, building & cooking over fire (weather permitting), purifying water, building a shelter, fishing in our pond and scavenger hunts around the farm. Each day includes a farm lunch the kids will help prepare!

June 26 - 30, 2023 (FULL: join this week's waitlist)

July 31 - Aug 4, 2023 (FULL: join this week's waitlist)

Homestead Week

Homesteading education at its best. 

Learn the time honored and proven skills of the homesteaders that came before us. Campers will participate in animal care with our chickens and pigs, planting and harvesting in the gardens, candle making, butter churning, food preservation methods and potato sack races. Each day includes a farm lunch the kids will help prepare!

July 3 - 7, 2023 - camp will be held 7/4

August 7 - 11, 2023

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Art Week

Let's get creative!

Art week is all about fun and creativity using natural materials! Skills learned will include learning how to weave, working with clay pottery, using garden goodies to create paint, charcoal art, learning how to tie dye & crafting our own bird feeders.  Each day includes a farm fresh lunch the kids will help prepare!

July 10 - 14, 2023 (FULL - join this week's waitlist)

August 14 - 18, 2023 

FAQ'S & Cancellation

Our policies.

To see our FAQ's (including what to bring) and Cancellation Policy, please click here.

To see our full COVID-19 policy and procedures, please click the button below.

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For The Parents

It's not all about the kids!

Let's re-think drop off and pickup time... instead of rushing in and out, consider sticking around for some YOU time. There are lots that parents can do separate from Camp Bodhi while on the farm.  Summer options include:

  • Yoga. Check out our yoga class schedule and make some time for yourself. You get a free adult class pass with your child's camp fee.

  • Massage. Schedule a private creekside massage to relax and rejuvenate.

  • Dine. Grab a meal or a drink at our outdoor creekside Field Kitchen with or without the kiddos.

Scholarships

A new program!

New this year, we have a goal to raise enough to contributions to be able to offer 8 scholarships this season. This new program will allow 8 applicants to take part in our camps at no cost to them.

 

We thank all of you that so strongly encouraged us to create this program and appreciate your support if you are able. There is an optional add on during the registration process if you wish to contribute to this program.

 

(Information on applying for scholarships will be available on our website in March.)

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