calendar When is it?

Summer! The camp dates are August 10-16, 2014*

*this summer is a second run at a small pilot. look for the full launch call out for summer 2015 early 2015!

question_icon What is it?

FARMcamp is a 7-day experiential summer camp for youth aged 14-25! We will incorporate workshops (such as farm skills and group decision-making), community building activities, whole-camp games, participant-led workshops, skill sharing and free-fun-time (swimming, stargazing, napping, singing, etc.) Check out: Example Workshops  & Schedule.

Check out the the FARMcamp handy-dandy handbook detailing: what to expect, food, what you will need to bring and travel information!

map-icon Where is it?

It takes place on Linnaea Farm School on beautiful Cortes Island: Klahoose, Wei We Kai, Kwaikah, Homalco and Sliammon Territories. Linnaea is a 315 acre property, covering lakes, farm animals, pasture/farmland, and forest.



question_icon Who’s it for?

Youth ages 14-25


icon_prices1 What is the Cost?


*we are striving to make the camp financially accessible – so please do contact us as there are many different ways to make it work.  Such as: sliding scale, bursaries and hey, if you have the means, you can always donate more to support more bursaries. THANKS!

*payment will cover the full 7 days, all food, workshops and travel on the bus from Campbell river to Cortes (all other travel costs will not be included).

You can pay here

Want to support a youth going to camp? 

You can through Paypal (donate button below) or mail us a cheque!

thistle-icon Who’s involved?

FARMcamp is a project of the Purple Thistle Centre, a youth-run arts and activist centre located in East Vancouver, and in partnership with the folks at: Linnaea Farm School.

contact-icon Contact Us!

email: farmcamp[at]purplethistle[dot]ca or use the contact form here.

snail mail:
Farm Camp
#1-1670 East 10th AVE
Vancouver, BC