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Explore the journey of a seed, from the moment it’s planted in the ground to the minute it enters your kitchen as a fruit or vegetable! Campers will learn gardening skills, like sowing and harvesting, as they care for the crops on the Teaching Farm while also building culinary skills by creating fun, seasonal snacks in the Culinary Studio each day.

June 5–9   |   3rd – 5th grade   |   $375/student



Join us on the farm as we explore our local and global ecosystem. Learn about what our environments need in order to thrive and how to help restore the environment

June 12–16   |   3rd – 5th grade   |   $375/student



Create your own garden or green space, using only recycled and repurposed materials! This camp is designed for campers who are interested in tinkering, building, and tapping into their creative side in order to learn how to grow their own food and using “green” resources to do so.

June 26–30   |   3rd – 5th grade   |   $375/student



Let’s get creative in the kitchen! Have you ever wanted to make your own ranch dressing or make popcorn from scratch? Campers will be encouraged to expand their curiosity by taking items normally seen in their kitchens and giving them a new spin.

July 10–14  |   3rd – 5th grade   |   $375/student



It’s time to get excited about ALL THINGS FOOD – from growing it to cooking it to sharing it with others! In this two-week camp, Campers will explore the relationship between food and community while learning valuable gardening and culinary skills from local growers, chefs, and business owners. Camp will culminate with a Community Dinner planned by the campers and featuring signature dishes they have created, tested, and perfected.

July 17–21, 24–28   |   6th – 8th grade   |   $750/student


Camp Begins: 9:00 a.m.

Camp Ends: 4:00 p.m.

Extended Care will be offered daily at the start and end of camp for an additional fee of $50. Extended Care hours will be 8–9 a.m. and 4–5 p.m.

Drop-off and pick-up will be located at the Center for Food Education, 701 25th St N, Birmingham, AL 35203. There will be a $15 charge for every 15 minutes your camper stays past 5:00 p.m.


All prices include tax, snacks & lunch.

Scholarships are available to those that qualify. Please email camps@jvtf.org to apply.

Birmingham City Schools students attend free including extended care. This is made possible through funding from Birmingham City Schools and community partners. Please email camps@jvtf.org to receive a discount code to use when registering.

Cancellations and Refunds: If you choose to cancel your registration, you must notify Jones Valley Teaching Farm in writing/email no later than two weeks prior to the first day of camp in order to qualify for a partial refund. Jones Valley Teaching Farm reserves the right to cancel camps that do not meet minimum enrollment or that cannot proceed because of COVID-19 safety concerns. If a camp is canceled by Jones Valley Teaching Farm, a full refund will be returned to the registrant.


Daily snacks and a nutritious lunch are included as a part of your student’s registration package. Lunch will be served from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

If you have additional concerns regarding dietary needs, you may send lunch with your student; however, no refund or discount will be given.

Please remember to list ANY AND ALL ALLERGENS on the Medical Form completed during registration.


In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Jones Valley Teaching Farm will continue to monitor CDC and Health Department guidelines and may make changes to Camp Grow offerings as the year progresses. Jones Valley Teaching Farm closely follows state, local, and federal guidelines to ensure the safety of campers, staff, and visitors.

Ready For Camp?

Registration closes on June 9th