Going Green is the New Gold Standard!Sustainable living camp

Change the world! This new summer program provides hands-on experience at the Saint Mary’s College Sustainable Farm on campus. Participants will learn about the environment and real world applications of sustainable practices.  Imagine the next generation knowing the next steps towards a greener future before us. Saint Mary's environmental studies professors are masters in botany, biology, and bees, and will guide participants through the week!  Students will take a field trip to a local urban garden, participate in a cooking demonstration with seasonal herbs and produce, and will walk the historic trails on campus learning how to work with and respect the environment. Participants will experience life on a college campus and will create friendships that will last all summer long.

Topics throughout the week will include:

  • Recycling
  • Composting
  • Sustainable fashion design
  • Site mapping
  • Trail guides
  • Seasonal growing patterns
  • Urban planning
  • Food deserts

Upon completion of the program, participants will receive one hour of elective college credit from Saint Mary's College!

2024 Camp Information

Sustainable Living Summer Institute

For girls entering grades 9-12 as of September 2024

Dates: July 21-26

Cost: $749

Scholarships Available - Apply Now


We know how important choosing a summer camp is for you and because of this, we are here to answer any questions that you have!

Call: (574) 284-4778

Email: camps@saintmarys.edu

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