Connecting children to the land, the community, and their creative spirits

Hallockville Museum Farm offers a unique day camp experience for ages 5-12 unlike anything else on the East End. Hallockville’s inspirational setting will surround campers with 250 years of agricultural history! 

Daily activities at Hallockville’s Farm Camp include circle time interactions with farm animals including cows, sheep, and chickens, farm chores, feeding animals, and themed projects and activities.

Rate: $450/week 

Scholarships and discounts available. 

Our Commitment to the Community

Hallockville Museum Farm is a 501 (c)3 not-for-profit organization dedicated to serving the educational needs of the community. We will be offering a limited number of camp scholarships to children from deserving local families and invite community members to help make the camp even more special.

Please consider making a charitable contribution that will enable deserving children to have a care-free experience at Hallockville’s Farm Camp. No gift is too small and all are appreciated. To donate, visit hallockville.org/support.

For more information about camp or scholarship opportunities, contact the Hallockville office at 631-298-5292 or email camp@hallockville.org.

2024 Farm Camp Program

Ages 5-12
9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Week 1: Celebrations on The Farm → July 1 - July 5

Experience how farming families long ago celebrated the beginning of summer, good harvests and 4th of July. Campers will take part in garden work and harvests to add to the celebrations.

Week 2: Life On The Farm: Outside → July 8 - July 12

Step back to a time without electronic distractions and experience what it took to live on a farm. Campers will learn and experience field work, animal care and yard chores during a simpler time.

Week 3: Nature Explorations → July 15 - July 19

Campers will explore the 500 acres of fields and woods surrounding Hallockville and discover the North Fork’s flora and fauna. Plant, marine, and bird-watching experts will guide children in their journeys through the natural world.

Week 4: Tools and Trades → July 22 - July 26

Farm life requires working with a variety of tools and implements to ‘get the job done’. With the guidance of craft peoples, campers will engage and hone their hands-on skills and creativity in working with wood, fiber, and more.

Week 5: Bees, Butterflies, and Gardens → July 29 - August 2

The Natural World is an intertwined web of relationships and campers will learn the importance of creatures that pollinate much of the food we need to survive. They will also put that new knowledge to work in the by planting, harvesting, and caring for the Hallockville gardens.

Week 6: Journeying Through History → August 5 - August 9

The history of the North Fork and the nation is one of a fight for independence as well immigration including Native Americans, European settlers, and more recent immigrants from many other parts of the world. Campers will engage in historical activities focused on the Northville battles and local immigration to learn how it shaped the culture of the area.

Week 7: Life on the Farm: Inside → August 12- August 16

Step back to a time without electronic distractions and experience life as it was inside the Homestead. Campers will sew, wash, cook, chop and learn how life was lived during a simpler time using the resources of the historic Hallock Farm.