Programs at Kelsey Creek Farm

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Kelsey Creek Farm - The farm's programs emphasize its uniqueness, with children's recreational programs, seasonal camps, pony care and farm experience classes, farm-themed tours, and many volunteer opportunities. 

GoGo with Van Gogh Art Camp 
Fine arts on the farm, inspired by the Kelsey Creek Farm outdoor environment. Your elementary-school age child will celebrate their individual creative expressions through exploration of multiple-medias. Paint with colorful acrylics, sketch on the farm, develop watercolor style with color theory exploration, make collages and create with oil pastels. Dress for creative mess and bring your playful imagination. Instructor Diane Culhane is a renowned artist in the Pacific Northwest with a master’s degree in Art Education and extensive teaching experience.  Her work is represented in galleries and shows her art across the country.

  • Location:  Kelsey Creek Farm Park 
  • Fees:  $390/resident and $468/non-resident
  • Ages:  6-11Y
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Kelsey Creek Day Camp:  In and Out of the Barnyard
Explore the farm, play active outdoor games, create crafts, and make new friends.  Trained staff will provide a safe and supportive environment in a small group setting. Open the barn door and get to know some of the larger animals at the Farm.  Help with barn chores, go on a goat walk and make a tasty treat for the animals.

  • Location: Kelsey Creek Farm Park
  • Fees: $320/resident and $384/non-resident
  • Ages: 6-8Y
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Kelsey Creek Day Camp:  Science on the Farm
Explore the farm, play active outdoor games, create crafts, and make new friends.  Trained staff will provide a safe and supportive environment in a small group setting. How far can an egg fall without breaking? Identify types of farm animals by the size of the animal track, number of toes, or the presence of claws. 

  • Location:  Kelsey Creek Farm Park
  • Fees:  $320/resident and $384/non-resident
  • Ages: 6-8Y
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Kelsey Creek Day Camp:  Just Imagine
Explore the farm, play active outdoor games, create crafts, and make new friends.  Trained staff will provide a safe and supportive environment in a small group setting. Envision a world of kings and queens, superheroes and dinosaurs.  Let your mind soar through dramatic play, imagination and creativity. 

  • Location:  Kelsey Creek Farm Park
  • Fees:  $320/resident and $384/non-resident
  • Ages: 6-8Y
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Kelsey Creek Day Camp:  Nuts about Nature 
Explore the farm, play active outdoor games, create crafts, and make new friends.  Trained staff will provide a safe and supportive environment in a small group setting. Stay cool under the shade of the trees as we hike the Kelsey trails, discover local wildlife and create some nature-themed crafts. 

  • Location:  Kelsey Creek Farm Park
  • Fees:  $320/resident and $384/non-resident
  • Ages: 6-8Y
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Kelsey Creek Day Camp: Crazy Camp Olympics
Explore the farm, play active outdoor games, create crafts, and make new friends.  Trained staff will provide a safe and supportive environment in a small group setting. On your mark, get set for a crazy week full of great games, sports and non-stop action. Challenge yourself through an obstacle course at our annual Kelsey Creek Camp Olympics. Develop sportsmanship skills and learn to be a team player. 

  • Location:  Kelsey Creek Farm Park
  • Fees:  $320/resident and $384/non-resident
  • Ages: 6-8Y
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Kelsey Creek Day Camp:  Young Farmers
Explore the farm, play active outdoor games, create crafts, and make new friends.  Trained staff will provide a safe and supportive environment in a small group setting. Gather eggs, get up close with the rabbits and learn what it takes to care for the smaller animals on the Farm. Create a squeakin’ squawkin’ chicken craft and celebrate the warm summer days with an old-fashioned picnic in the park. 

  • Location:  Kelsey Creek Farm Park
  • Fees:  $320/resident and $384/non-resident
  • Ages: 6-8Y
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Kelsey Creek Day Camp:  Splish, Splash
Explore the farm, play active outdoor games, create crafts, and make new friends.  Trained staff will provide a safe and supportive environment in a small group setting. Get ready to get wet! Play sharks & minnows, run through the sprinklers and participate in wacky water relays.  Join in at the annual water carnival. 

  • Location:  Kelsey Creek Farm Park
  • Fees:  $320/resident and $384/non-resident
  • Ages: 6-8Y
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Cartooniversity Day Camp
A unique opportunity for kids of any skill level to learn all aspects of cartoon drawing from local professional cartoonist Jeff Johnson. This camp emphasizes developing each child’s own style in a positive, encouraging classroom environment. All supplies furnished by the instructor and will be given to each camper in a large Ziplock bag to keep throughout the camp and take home after camp concludes on Friday. Strict adherence to state health department Covid-19 guidelines will be required including masking of all participants, distancing and frequent sanitization of hands and work surfaces.

  • Location: Kelsey Creek Farm Park 
  • Fees:  $400/resident and $480/non-resident
  • Ages: 9-14Y
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Farm Adventurers:  Camp & Volunteer Hybrid
Spend a week exploring the world of farming! Activities will include lots of animal interactions, agricultural education, and actual work experience for which your child will receive an official volunteer certificate. Participants will learn to work with sheep, goats, cows, chickens, ducks, rabbits, and ponies. They will create crafts with material from the farm, learn about the history of Seattle-area agriculture, and learn what it takes to clean a barn. This is a hands-on program, so dress to get dirty!

  • Location:  Kelsey Creek Farm Park
  • Fees:  $150/resident and $180/non-resident
  • Ages: 11-13Y
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Farm Discoveries
Join us at this hands-on adventure as you explore the Kelsey Creek Farm. Children actively participate in animal care, making animal treats, working on barnyard chores, and learning fun facts about the farm. Time to play, arts and crafts, and circle time helps children develop important social. This special half-day camp will have your child loving our chickens, goats, cows, pigs, and rabbits. A pony ride will be included.

  • Location:  Kelsey Creek Farm Park
  • Fees:  $120/resident and $145/non-resident
  • Ages: 5Y-6Y
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Robinswood Day Camp:  Animal Planet 
Active play, imagination and creativity in a safe and caring environment.  Trained and competent staff in a small group setting.  Each week will bring a variety of new and different activities. Do you love animals? This week is all about our furry, feathery friends. We will learn how to care for pets, meet the park ranger and learn about local wildlife. 

  • Location: Robinswood Community Park
  • Fees: $320/resident and $384/non-resident
  • Ages: 6-8Y
  • Dates:  June 28-July 1, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Mon-Thu - Register Here

Robinswood Day Camp:  Ooey, Gooey Science Fun
Active play, imagination, and creativity in a safe and caring environment.  Trained and competent staff in a small group setting.  Each week will bring a variety of new and different activities. Open the door to the world of science. Mix up some wacky experiments and see what cool concoctions you can make. 

  • Location:  Robinswood Community Park
  • Fees:  $320/resident and $384/non-resident
  • Ages: 6-8Y
  • Dates:  July 6-July 9, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Tue-Fri - Register Here

Robinswood Day Camp:  World of Make-Believe
Active play, imagination, and creativity in a safe and caring environment.  Trained and competent staff in a small group setting.  Each week will bring a variety of new and different activities. Your favorite stories and super heroes will come to life as we create crafts, play games and act out stories that will tickle the imagination. 

  • Location: Robinswood Community Park
  • Fees:  $320/resident and $384/non-resident
  • Ages: 6-8Y
  • Dates:  July 12-July 15, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Mon-Thu - Register Here

Robinswood Day Camp:  A Walk in the Woods
Active play, imagination, and creativity in a safe and caring environment.  Trained and competent staff in a small group setting.  Each week will bring a variety of new and different activities. Explore the wild world of bugs and other creatures that call Robinswood Park their home. Go on a scavenger hunt in search of hidden treasures. 

  • Location:  Robinswood Community Park
  • Fees: $320/resident and $384/non-resident
  • Ages: 6-8Y
  • Dates:  July 19-July 22, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Mon-Thu - Register Here

Robinswood Day Camp:  Tag, You’re It
Active play, imagination, and creativity in a safe and caring environment.  Trained and competent staff in a small group setting.  Each week will bring a variety of new and different activities. Get ready for some non-stop fun all week long. Run relays, challenge yourself through an obstacle course and participate in a variety of active sports and games.  

  • Location: Robinswood Community Park
  • Fees: $320/resident and $384/non-resident
  • Ages: 6-8Y
  • Dates:  July 26-July 29, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Mon-Thu -  Register Here

Robinswood Day Camp:  Paint a Rainbow
Active play, imagination, and creativity in a safe and caring environment.  Trained and competent staff in a small group setting.  Each week will bring a variety of new and different activities. This week, camp is all things art. Children will get a chance to put their creativity to work. There will be fun projects that enable the campers to express themselves using paint, clay, oil pastels and more. Mix up the day with active play and fun games.

  • Location: Robinswood Community Park
  • Fees:  $320/resident and $384/non-resident
  • Ages: 6-8Y
  • Dates:  Aug 2-Aug 5, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Mon-Thu - Register Here

Robinswood Day Camp:  Wonderful Water!
Active play, imagination, and creativity in a safe and caring environment.  Trained and competent staff in a small group setting.  Each week will bring a variety of new and different activities. Turn on the hose, grab a towel and celebrate the long hot summer daze. Get ready to get WET! Enjoy a water carnival.

  • Location:  Robinswood Community Park
  • Fees:  $320/resident and $384/non-resident
  • Ages: 6-8Y
  • Dates:  Aug 9-Aug 12, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Mon-Thu - Register Here

 

Summer Farm Volunteers
Volunteers will help with the animal chores, participate in special projects, and learn responsible animal care. Qualifications include: understanding and following directions, ability to be on your feet for a physically active day, tolerance for being outside and working in a farm environment near animals, hay, vegetation, and dust. 

  • Location: Kelsey Creek Farm Park
  • Fees:  $15/resident and $18/non-resident
  • Ages: 14-18Y
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Virtual Kelsey Creek Sheep Shearing  
Join us virtually for the livestreaming of the Kelsey Creek Sheep Shearing event, April 28 from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Channel 21 or at the BTV web site. This year's educational event will be available to view from the comforts of your home. No on-site participation. Families will be able to enjoy seeing the sheep getting sheared of their wooly coats, learn about the shearing process and other fun and educational facts. No registration required. Recommend for ages 2+.  There will be a post-event viewing after April 28 at the BTV web siteNotice: Barnyard will be closed till noon on April 28. 

Farm Animal Pen Pal – Winchester the Pony BellevueAtHome #2100980 
Are you curious about what Kelsey Creek Farm's animals are up to? Sign up for this program to receive a letter from Winchester the Pony.  He wants to meet you by sending you a letter and his picture. This is a great opportunity to get to know Winchester and receive mail.  If you send a letter in reply to your farm animal, we will send you one additional letter in return. For each purchase, we will send you up to two letters, a picture of your animal and a self-addressed envelope.  This activity is best suited for children 4-10 yrs.

  • Ages:  2-10 years old
  • Cost:  $6/resident and $8/non-resident
  • Register Here 

Farm Animal Pen Pal – Basil the Bunny BellevueAtHome #2100975 
Are you curious about what Kelsey Creek Farm's animals are up to? Sign up for this program to receive a letter from Basil the Bunny. She wants to meet you by sending you a letter and her picture.  This is a great opportunity to get to know Basil and receive mail.  If you send a letter in reply to your farm animal, we will send you one additional letter in return. For each purchase, we will send you up to two letters, a picture of your animal and a self-addressed envelope. This activity is best suited for children 4-10 yrs.

  • Ages:  2-10 years old
  • Cost:  $6/resident and $8/non-resident
  • Register Here

Farm Animal Pen Pal – Farrah the Goat BellevueAtHome #2100978 
Are you curious about what Kelsey Creek Farm's animals are up to? Sign up for this program to receive a letter from Farrah the Goat. She wants to meet you by sending you a letter and her picture.  This is a great opportunity to get to know Farrah and receive mail.  If you send a letter in reply to your farm animal, we will send you one additional letter in return. For each purchase, we will send you up to two letters, a picture of your animal and a self-addressed envelope. This activity is best suited for children 4-10 yrs.

Farm Animal Pen Pal – Jackson the Cat BellevueAtHome #2100979 
Are you curious about what Kelsey Creek Farm's animals are up to?  Sign up for this program to receive a letter from Jackson the Cat.  He wants to meet you by sending you a letter and his picture. This is a great opportunity to get to know Jackson and receive mail.  If you send a letter in reply to your farm animal, we will send you one additional letter in return. For each purchase, we will send you up to two letters, a picture of your animal and a self-addressed envelope. This activity is best suited for children 4-10 yrs.

  • Ages:  2-10 years old
  • Cost:  $6/resident and $8/non-resident
  • Register Here

Farm Animal Pen Pal – Bob the Sheep BellevueAtHome #2100976 
Are you curious about what Kelsey Creek Farm's animals are up to? Sign up for this program to receive a letter from Bob the Sheep. He wants to meet you by sending you a letter and his picture.  This is a great opportunity to get to know Bob and receive mail.  If you send a letter in reply to your farm animal, we will send you one additional letter in return. For each purchase, we will send you up to two letters, a picture of your animal and a self-addressed envelope. This activity is best suited for children 4-10 yrs.

Farm Animal Activity Book BellevueAtHome #2100988 
Discover the world of farm animals from the comfort of your home. This activity book teaches children about goats, sheep, cows, horses, pigs, chickens, ducks and bunnies. It includes puzzles, games and lots of pictures of Kelsey Creek Farm’s animals! This activity is best suited for children 4-8 yrs.

  • Ages:  2-8 years old           
  • Cost:   $6 Resident /$8 Nonresident
  • Register here

Painting with a Chicken BellevueAtHome #2100992 
Create a painting with a chicken! Your child will receive a painting done by one of the chickens at Kelsey Creek Farm. Your child can add their own decorations with art supplies you have at home, such as crayons and markers. We will include stickers and a picture of the chicken artist at work! This activity is best suited for children 4-8 yrs.

  • Ages:  2-10 years old
  • Cost:  $8/resident and $10/non-resident
  • Register Here

Farm Diorama Play Set BellevueAtHome #2103786 
Bring the fun of Kelsey Creek Farm to your home with our new Diorama Play Set! You will get a collapsible diorama that includes one felt board for play and one background scene for your child to color. The kit includes six plastic animals and four felt animal cut-outs (animals and colors vary). For your toy animals, we've included four popsicle sticks to make a pasture, a feed trough made of real animal feed from Kelsey Creek Farm, and green playdough for creative play. You will need to supply crayons or markers and one piece of tape (preferably duct tape). This activity is best suited for children 4 - 8 yrs.

  • Ages: 4-8 years old
  • Cost:  $20 Resident /$23 Nonresident
  • Register Here

Farm Sticker Collage BellevueAtHome #2103926 
Go wild with stickers with our new farm sticker collage. Finish coloring in the background and add all kinds of stickers to bring your farm to life! Your collage includes one background of Kelsey Creek Farm, a sheet of farm stickers, a sheet of garden stickers, and four stickers of real Kelsey Creek Farm animals! You will need to supply crayons or markers. This activity is best suited for children 2 - 8 yrs.

  • Ages: 2-8 years old
  • Cost: $8 Resident /$10 Nonresident
  • Register Here 

Family Tours at Kelsey Creek Farm BellevueAtHome 
If you’ve always wanted a tour of the farm to meet our resident farm animals, this is your opportunity! Learn interesting animal facts and discover what it takes to be a farmer. This program is designed for household groups only. Each tour will include two household units with no more than five members from each household. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Register for a program here. Once at the registration site, just enter the word "tour" and find the one you are interested in attending.

  • Time: 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. 
  • Ages: 2+ 
  • Cost: $25/resident and $30/non-resident 
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