What are the dates that camp will be held?

Camp will run in two week sessions as follows:
  • Session 1: July 2nd – July 13th*
  • Session 2: July 16th – July 27th
  • Session 3: July 30th – August 10th

*There will be no camp held on Tuesday, July 4th in recognition of the Fourth of July federal holiday. Camp will not be prorated for that day.

Where is camp located?

Butter Beans camp will be held in the following locations in 2017:

Our camp locations are perfectly situated for frequent trips to the farmers market, parks, delicious restaurants, and transportation throughout the city!

Do you offer early-care and after-care?

Extended care will be offered at our Brooklyn and Manhattan camps from 8-9am and 4-5pm. Extended care is $100 per session per early care or after care.

What is the age range of the campers?

Butter Beans Food & Garden Summer Camp is open to foodies ages 6-10 years old.

What does my tuition include?

Camp tuition includes all snacks and home-cooked lunch each day, 2 camp t-shirts, camp welcome bag, transportation to and from trips, and all activity materials. Price does not include $75 registration fee.

Scholarships and payment plans are available for those families in need of financial assistance. Please contact camp@butterbeanskitchen.com to receive a scholarship application, or with any questions about registering your child for camp.

What is the ratio of counselors to campers?

We maintain at least a 1:5 ratio of supervision at all times.

What should my child bring with them each day?

Your child should bring a backpack with a water bottle, sunscreen, hat, and raincoat. Your child should wear comfortable walking shoes and their camp t-shirt everyday.

Can I buy an extra camp t-shirt for my child?

Yes! You can buy extra t-shirts for $15 each, please indicate on your registration form whether you would like to purchase additional shirts.

What if my child has allergies?

As a school lunch provider, we are well equipped to handle food allergies and dietary restrictions. Please indicate on your registration form and medical form which allergies your child has, and we will do our best to ensure your child’s safety. All allergies should be discussed with our camp director – camp@butterbeanskitchen.com

What is your cancellation policy?

Your deposit/full tuition, minus the $75 application fee, is fully refundable up to May 15th. The deposit/full tuition is not refundable after May 15th. No credits are given for non-consecutive absences nor holidays. We reserve the right to cancel a camp session due to insufficient enrollment. If we cancel a session, all fees will be fully refunded.

How do I register?

Visit the registration page for pricing and registration.

Registration has started so reserve your space now! Early Bird Discount – sign up and pay before March 15 and receive a 10% discount on camp tuition. For each camper new to Butter Beans camp who enrolls through your referral, we’ll give you $100 as our thank you. Please note that discounts cannot exceed 15% when combined. Referral credits are considered separate from discounts and are not limited.

For more information, or to register please email camp@butterbeanskitchen.com.

Interested in becoming a Counselor in Training (CIT?) 

Butter Beans Food & Garden Summer Camp’s Counselor-in-Training program combines the fun of being a camper with important life skills such as teamwork, communication, and leadership under the guidance of our experienced educators & directors. CITs will participate in all aspects of the camp program while taking on a unique leadership role in the kitchen & garden as they assist our young campers in the daily activities.

Applications will be reviewed by both the Camp Director & Assistant Camp Director, and are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications will not be accepted after June 15th, 2018.

Participation in the CIT program is $595 per week, with a minimum of 2 weeks required.

Please note we will do our best to accommodate your camp location & session preference, but we cannot guarantee this. Availability for a given location & session will be dependent on camper enrollment.

Please fill out this application form here.

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