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Food Camps

Food Camps

Summer Food Camps

Kids get to play with their food at Cultivate Hope Food Camps!

Every summer, we host camps for grades K-12 at the Cultivate Hope Urban Farm, where kids get hands-on experience learning how produce is grown and how it turns into the meals and snacks they eat every day.

Our Food Camps start with the basics for the younger campers, from learning the parts of a plant to different types of vegetables. They also use produce from the farm to make and taste healthy snacks. For the older kids, we build on this knowledge by incorporating field trips and cooking meals with produce they harvest from the Urban Farm.

No matter their age, each child learns more about how food gets to their plate!

2023 Food Camps

kids at food camp learning about growing food at cultivate hope urban farm


Cost: $40 per student

Location: Cultivate Hope Urban Farm,  G Avenue entrance at 437 G Ave. NW, Cedar Rapids, IA

Drop off time is 8:20-8:30, pick-up will be 3:50-4:10

Students will need to bring a bag lunch. We will provide a snack!

Check back in early 2024 for more information about next year’s food camps!

“My kids really enjoyed the camp last year. They loved that they were able to sample vegetables they had not had the chance to try yet.”

Julie W., Cedar Rapids

Meet Kendal!

Meet Kendal!

Education Leader

Contact Kendal with any questions about our Food Camps.