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Party Ponies and Friends and Follow the Child on the Farm is Alaska's only Farm, Science and horsemanship program taught by certified teachers and members of the American Camp Association. Our programs were recently featured on Channel 2 news as the best camp of it's kind in Alaska. For pictures of activities at summer camp connect with our program on facebook Follow the Child on the Farm

Summer Camp will be open for 2 weeks for the summer of 2020 June 1-4 and June 8-12. We average 150 students per summer with 8-12 kids per week from May through August. Since we are only open for 2 weeks the summer of 2020 we recommend that you reserve your spot now before we are full. We can accept 12 students per week. If you attempt to register and are unable to because we are full, we will hold your name on a waiting list and will call you if we are able to open an additional program during the same camp week or if another student cancels their registration with us.
  Follow the Child on the Farm:
Animal Adventures Program $315

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Our most popular program for ages 4-17.


This is the best animal science program in the state and has been featured on Channel 2 news.

  • Taught by Certified Teachers
  • Each day has a specific science focus related to farm animals.
  • Lessons follow a Montessori approach and capture the essence that children not only learn better but also enjoy learning by doing.
  • Milk goats and learn the chemistry of lotion making
  • Learn the Science behind fibers, shear a sheep and make a finished felted project
  • Learn all about bone structures, digestive systems and how animals live and eat all while interacting with animals throughout the day
  • Bottle Feed Babies, learn to ride a horse and so much more!

  • Follow the Child does not limit what a child can learn. The sky is the limit! Following the natural curiousity of kids, lessons often reach beyond the lesson plan as kids interact and ask questions throughout thier time at camp.

    To register for camp select your choosen week on the right enter at least one camper name in the box so we can match your payment with your registration form. After paying for your camp week fill out your registratin form. Both your payment and registration form must be received in order to reserve your spot at camp.

    Registration Form
      Week 1 June 1-June 5
    Name of at least one Camper
    Week 2 June 8-June 12
    Name of at least one Camper

    Our summer camp is closed on weekends. We are open Monday-Friday 9:30am-2:30pm by phone. Camp is physically open to campers Monday-Friday June1-June12 from 9:30am-3pm. While we understand that we now live in an instant contact and social media directed atmosphere we ask that you be patient and understanding with our teachers and staff members and please remember that they too have families and lives away from work just as you do. Most of the time we can respond to text messages, facebook messages and calls on the weekends and after hours but that is not always the case. Thanks so much for being kind and gracious and understanding that we are people too.


    **Please only make your selection when you are ready. Due to the limited space in each camp week we can not offer refunds once you have purchased your week at camp. We ask families to be honest and ethical and understand that once you have chosen to attend camp we are relying on that income to feed our family of both people and critters. If you are unsure about attending camp please make your other scheduling arrangements first before scheduling with us. We do understand that unforeseen family situations of severe illness and death do occur. In these events we can refund most of your camp tuition. A $160 deposit will be retained. In the event that your camp week that you are receiving a refund on reaches 12 kids or more we will also return the $160 deposit.** We do not give refunds of any kind in situations of which you have simply changed your mind.

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    Party Ponies and Friends
    Phone: 907-230-6775




    Located next to the Fair Grounds in Palmer.


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