Every camper is assigned to a unit group when they arrive at camp. Unit groups are located in the upper and lower meadows of camp, and they are arranged by campers grade and age. It is Farm Camp’s policy to allow campers to be placed into the unit groups they most identify with and feel most comfortable in. Unit groups in the “Upper Meadow” of camp primarily include girls, trans and non-binary campers, and unit groups in the “Lower Meadow” primarily include boys, trans and non-binary campers.
Our units are listed below:
- Deep Woods
- Sunny Hill
- Millers Gulch
- Redwood Circle
Units are made up of 8 to 14 campers and are each supervised by three counselors. Each unit is provided their own sink, blue box (composting pit toilets), shower (4 wall private shower with an open roof), fire circle, picnic table, food prep table, and cooking supplies. Though we have the majority of our meals on our dining patio, each unit will cook a breakfast and dinner over their campfire once a week. Every unit is provided comfortable space and well maintained camping amenities, but we do want to make it clear that the camper experience at Farm Camp is very much an outdoor experience! Campers are asked to treat their unit with respect and to take care of daily chores to keep their living space clean and comfortable for everyone!
Living in a Tent
Every camper sleeps in a tent a camp and is paired with a tent mate to share it with. Though many friends will share a unit together, we see campers come away with a much more inclusive experience when they are paired in a tent with someone new! Our tents are composed of an 8’x 8′ wooden platform with a canvas tent covering and two 2.5″ inch mattresses that lay flat on the platform. Tents are four sided and have front flaps which can open entirely to allow for plenty of ventilation during the warm summer days. There is room in every tent for each camper to sleep comfortably and to store their belongings, but not much beyond that.