Come experience the beauty of our farm or the excitement of our circus! Our summer programs are a great way to get a taste of our school and Sonoma county.

Farm Camp, for ages 4 - 10

Farm Camp at Summerfield Waldorf School and Farm is an opportunity for children to connect with the natural world while living into the rhythms and experience of a working farm. The day is designed to inspire a connection with and love of nature and the outdoors. Activities include gathering eggs, planting in the garden, picking berries and vegetables, cooking delicious organic snacks, crafts, games, songs and stories. Our 4-5 year old program will take place in our Early Childhood Village with regular trips to the Farm and Permaculture Garden. Our 6 - 10 year old program will take place on our Farm.

We offer six, one-week sessions of Farm Camp starting the thrid week of June and running through the end of July. We meet Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 1pm (including July 4th!). You may enroll your child in one session or up to all six sessions! Children ages 4–5 will start their day in our Early Childhood village, while children ages 6–10 are on the Farm. Please pack a lunch - organic snacks are provided. We also offer a fun and nurturing After Care Program from 1 to 3:30pm for children ages 6 - 10 at an additional cost of $20 per day. Our staff is well trained in environmental education, bringing a “sustainable model” to the young child.

Please email questions to Lisa Hensley, Farm Camp Registrar, at

Earth Ecology Camp, for ages 10 - 14

enter code hereEarth Ecology Camp is specifically designed for youth ages 10–14. We will have fun learning life skills in ecology that can be applied in our edible food forest permaculture garden. Our day begins with plant observation in the garden and writing on the theme of the day. We will go fruit and berry picking and prepare our own afternoon snack in the Farm Kitchen. Themes of fire, earth, and water guide our curriculum and artistic activities. This includes gardening and composting, herbal crafting, paper-making, cooking, baking in our solar oven, having fun and building community! We will also explore the wild areas, tracking and observing plants and animals. We are excited that this year, Earth Ecology Camp will be taught by Summerfield Farm Teacher and Farm Camp Director, Ronni Sands! Earth Ecology Camp will meet for one week, from 8:30am – 2pm at a cost of $310. Please pack a lunch - organic snacks are provided.

Please email questions to Lisa Hensley, Farm Camp Registrar, at

Circus Camp, for ages 6 and Up
Summerfield Waldorf School and Farm proudly presents Circus Waldissima Summer Circus Camps!
For children ages 6-8, we offer three one-week sessions to choose from–or attend all three! For children and adults ages 9-99, we offer a two-week long session. All skill levels are welcome. Our days will be filled with learning new skills in circus arts, including clowning, juggling, tightrope, trapeze, and acrobatics, to name a few. We will then bring it all together at the end of each week in a wonderful free performance for friends and relatives to enjoy. This is the 19th year of the camp, led by experienced circus arts instructor, Sieglinde Basmajian. Camp hours are 8:30am to 1pm Monday through Friday in our big blue and red circus tent. Aftercare is available from 1 - 3:30pm for an additional $20 per day. Please email questions to Lisa Hensley, Circus Camp Registrar, at

Fly into Summer with Flying Trapeze Camp!

Circus Waldissima is thrilled to once again offer multiple sessions of Flying Trapeze Summer Camp courtesy of Trapeze Arts! This is the closest you will get to fulfilling your dream of flying and soaring through the air. You can even drop-in for an afternoon session! Each individualized lesson is on a full-size flying trapeze rig located on Summerfield’s campus. Students progress at their own pace and, by weeks end, can have a full repertoire of skills. This camp is for ages 8 and up! Morning and afternoon sessions are available. Daily drop-ins in the afternoon sessions are welcome if space is available - please call in advance. Please email questions to Lisa Hensley, Circus Camp Registrar, at

Registration forms for all camps may be mailed to 655 Willowside Rd Santa Rosa, CA 95401; emailed to; or faxed to 707-575-7673.

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