Amir at your Camp

Amir interviews hundreds of exceptional young adults each year, and identifies the candidate(s) who will be best suited to each camps’ needs. Partner camps make the final decision on their hires, and Farmers become integrated employees working for the camp.

Amir’s greatest expertise lies in training young adults to be outstanding garden educators. Through our week-long training program and curriculum developed by experienced environmental educators, our Farmer(s) comes prepared to build a beautiful garden and run impactful programming.

Starting with a site assessment for new camps, our staff helps your camp prepare for the upcoming summer season. We put together crop orders that are appropriate for your camp’s climate, and work with local nurseries to ensure your camp’s plants arrive without a hitch. Our experienced team works with camp leadership to ensure that their full vision for the garden comes to life. We maintain detailed information about your camp’s garden, enabling the program to improve each year even if the garden staff turns over.

The Amir Farm is a beautiful space that holds a special place in the hearts of campers and staff. Let us know if you’d like to speak to one of our partner camps’ Directors to hear how the farm has impacted their community.

Bringing Amir to your Camp

Testimonials

“Just being out in nature, to see something grow, and to discover where your food comes from, it inspires our campers, they ask questions and think about things they never would have thought of before.”
Darus Williams, Community Volunteer, Houston Boys and Girls Club

“We are thrilled about what Amir brings to camp, it is educational, it is fun, and our campers get so much out of it!” Alicia Berlin, Camp Director, Camp Louise

“Our camps mission to inspire all youth, to reach their full potential as responsible citizens. Amir fits in with this mission in learning to care for and be responsible for the garden, they learn to take care of and be responsible to themselves and as moral citizens.” Jason Anderson, Athletic Director, Boys and Girls Club

Program Features

Cooking on the Farm

There’s nothing better than eating what you grow, an opportunity cherished by many of our campers.

Animal Husbandry

Chickens, goats, camels that cure HIV, ducks, lambs, and animals of all varieties bring new life and educational opportunities to your camp.

Community Events

Host a pre-camp planting, early fall harvest, or activity at Family Camp to engage the larger camp community in your garden.

Special Needs Programming

Gardening is a universally accessible experience. We work with camps to ensure programming integrates campers of all backgrounds and abilities.

Waste Reduction / Composting

Create a composting system in the dining hall to reduce your camp’s waste and provide great soil for the garden.

Food Donation

Connect with local food pantries to give excess food to those in need.

We Want an Amir Farm!