MSU Tollgate Wild Winter Farm Camp 2019

Date: February 18, 2019 - February 22, 2019
Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: MSU Tollgate Farm 28115 Meadowbrook Rd. Novi, MI 48377
Contact: MSU Extension Tollgate Programs Office, 248-347-0269, ext. 227, koehle43@msu.edu

MSU Tollgate Farm 
28115 Meadowbrook Rd.
Novi, MI 48377

Option A: Monday, Feb. 18 & 
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2018 
Option B: Monday, Feb. 18 - Friday, Feb. 22, 2018

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.*

Option A: $ 150**
Option B: $ 310**

For ages 6 - 11



Drive away the winter blues and embark on outdoor adventures with camp friends! Spend time on the winter farm as a farmer-in-training. Engage in daily animal chores, feeding and caring for our goats, sheep, rabbits, and chickens. Explore how animals and plants cope with the cold and how people have survived on the winter farm throughout the ages. We will warm up in the Garden Kitchen while cooking delicious snacks using seasonal food. Cook out over an open fire. Build a track trap. Investigate the science of cardboard sleds and try your hand at ice fishing and snowshoeing (weather permitting.) We have a different theme each day, making for new activities and adventures to apply science learning to everyday life! A typical camp day includes Garden Kitchen snacks, animal chores, STEM learning, and hikes. 
Low child to adult ratios make this camp fill quickly, so register early.

MSU Extension Tollgate Farm Camps are a program of Michigan 4-H Youth Development
4-H enrollment at 4-H Online is required for your child to attend MSU Tollgate Farm Camp.

Step 1: 
Go to 4-H Online to register your child(ren) as Oakland County 4-H members. See pdf with instructions 
on the 4-H Online home page.
When asked for your 4-H county, always enter Oakland. 
Step 2: 
You’ll receive a confirmation email from 4-H Online indicating your ‘primary enrollment club’. 
Step 3: Register and pay for your child for Tollgate camp using your primary enrollment club as your verification password.
If already enrolled as a 4-H member for the current program year (9/1/2018 - 8/31/2019), check your confirmation email or call the 4-H office for the verification password. 

For questions regarding 4-H Online registration, please contact Oakland County 4-H at 4Hoakland@anr.msu.edu or 248-858-0889.
For questions regarding camp registration, please contact Tollgate at 248-347-0269, ext. 227 or koehle43@msu.edu.

*Aftercare is offered from 4-6 p.m. for $10.00 per hour. 
Preregistration for camp and aftercare required.
Earliest drop-off time is 8:45 a.m.

**plus a one-time annual $20 4-H membership fee
to enroll in the current program year (Sept. 1, 2018 - Aug. 31, 2019) 

The required one-time membership fee of $20 is your camper’s 4-H membership fee for the remainder of the 4-H year ending Aug. 31, 2019. 4-H is a learn-by-doing, fun, educational program, helping youth in their growth and development and compliments experiences received at home, school and other organizations. With the help of caring adult volunteers, 4-H helps young people gain the skills they need to be successful. As a member of 4-H, there are many other opportunities to get your youngster involved, including approximately 50 4-H clubs in Oakland County where members work with a large variety of project areas, including agriculture, aerospace, community service, horses, science and technology, and more. Questions regarding 4-H? Contact Deb Morgan at morga194@anr.msu.edu.


For information regarding financial aid, see our website.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations from January 21st through February 4th will incur 
a cancellation fee of $100. No refunds after February 4th.  

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