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Camp Celo is a summer farm camp for children ages 8 - 12. Our program focuses on simplicity, equality, and care for our environment. We have a dairy cow, dairy goats, pigs, and hens. We have one acre in intensive vegetable production that produces over seven thousand pounds of fresh vegetables each summer. We are SO PLEASED to inform you that you will only find our products here in our kitchen, being prepared for the campers, staff, and families that visit Camp Celo. Come and visit us! We are an educational farm program that involves the children in every aspect of the farm life. The kids milk the cow and do garden chores; they paint signs for the garden; they engage in dialogue about the importance of the whole system.
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  • About purchasing from Camp Celo Farm...

    “The farm is diverse, sustainably structured, and has a very wholesome and kind workplace culture. Practices are organic and forward thinking, making use of the most recent studies and business models.”

    - Drew Perrin, Camp Celo Director & Customer

    Our work schedule…

    We hire an apprentice from April 1st until mid-June. The apprentice will be involved on all levels of bed preparation and planting. We expect thirty hours of work each week. We focus on providing an educational experience to anyone who comes with a smile on their face. We live in a wonderfully unique community here and we prefer to host someone who will take advantage of the enriching social and spiritual aspects of this place.

    Compensation offered...

    We offer a $300 per month stipend; one-room cabin with propane cook stove and fireplace; Bathroom with hot shower available on site; Spring greens available for eating, plus eggs; educational opportunities abound; meals are generally eaten on your own.

    Our location...

    We live in the Celo Community, an 11,000 acre land trust governed by around 60 families under the values of the Society of Friends. We are situated in the wooded mountains, close to a river. You must come with a genuine openness to learning about our methods of small-scale, diversified agriculture To inquire about employment opportunities, please contact us by email between November and April.

    About working for Camp Celo...

    “Camp Celo is a production and educational farm. I loved the aspect of teaching kids about growing food during my first season with camp as the farm apprentice. I also really loved how all of the vegetables that we grew were used in the camp kitchen. It was also a highlight to have experience working with the farm animals including moving chickens, feeding pigs and milking the camp cow, Daisy. I learned so much about farming skills while in this role including pre-season planning, seeding, planting, pruning, perennial maintenance, harvesting, curing, cooking and storing. I loved the community aspect of camp. There are always many faces around the farm as well as various happenings going on around in the wider community. There are also miles of mountain hiking trails nearby and the South Toe River that I would visit during my lunch breaks. It’ss worth mentioning that I enjoyed my first season with camp so much that I continue to work with camp today!”

    - Jessica Hadasah Michaels, formers apprentice & current employee

    We are happy to give farm tours. Please contact us by email or visit our Facebook page for further information.

    About working for Camp Celo...

    “Camp Celo is a production and educational farm. I loved the aspect of teaching kids about growing food during my first season with camp as the farm apprentice. I also really loved how all of the vegetables that we grew were used in the camp kitchen. It was also a highlight to have experience working with the farm animals including moving chickens, feeding pigs and milking the camp cow, Daisy. I learned so much about farming skills while in this role including pre-season planning, seeding, planting, pruning, perennial maintenance, harvesting, curing, cooking and storing. I loved the community aspect of camp. There are always many faces around the farm as well as various happenings going on around in the wider community. There are also miles of mountain hiking trails nearby and the South Toe River that I would visit during my lunch breaks. It’ss worth mentioning that I enjoyed my first season with camp so much that I continue to work with camp today!”

    - Jessica Hadasah Michaels, formers apprentice & current employee

    About purchasing from Camp Celo Farm...

    “The farm is diverse, sustainably structured, and has a very wholesome and kind workplace culture. Practices are organic and forward thinking, making use of the most recent studies and business models.”

    - Drew Perrin, Camp Celo Director & Customer


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