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2020 Summer Camp at Foxfire

Treat your kids to an unforgettable summer experience in Southern Appalachia.

Wildcraft Kitchen Summer Camp is a fun and unique day camp held at

The Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center. Our 5-day camps engage kids ages 6-12 in

heritage skills related to food, cooking, nature, and herbalism.


Highlights include:

Wild Foods Foraging

Heirloom Garden Harvesting

Wood Stove and Open-Hearth Cookery

Traditional Food Preservation

Herbal Medicine Making

Our curriculum is a balance of focus, play, and free time. Lessons are designed to help kids learn to feel more comfortable in nature and build confidence when trying new foods and cooking from scratch. Guest instructors include local chefs, foragers, and herbalists.

Come wildcraft with us at Foxfire in 2020!


Download registration form and purchase tickets

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR PARENTS: Click here for step-by-step registration instructions, special rates, and refund policy.


Due to COVID-19, we have made the difficult decision to cancel our 2020 summer camp sessions.

Please click here to read a Letter from our Camp Director

2020 Program Descriptions

Wildcraft Camp for Ages 6-8 is our comprehensive summer camp program offering introductory lessons in foraging, cookery, and herbalism at the Rising 1st through 3rd Grade Level.

Wildcraft Camp for Ages 9-12 is offered over three weeks. Each week dives deepers into a different topic related to wildcrafting; foraging, cookery, and herbalism. Although lessons build upon each other, students can register for one, two, or all three camps.

Click below to read our full class descriptions for each age group.


2019 Camp Pictures

2020 Schedule


Every camp meets Monday through Friday from 10am until 2pm


Foraging Camp for Ages 9-12:  Monday, June 8 through Friday, June 12

Cookery Camp for Ages 9-12:  Monday, June 15 through Friday, June 19

Herbalism Camp for Ages 9-12:  Monday, June 22 through Friday, June 26

Wildcraft Camp For Ages 6-8:  Monday, July 13 through Friday, July 17

2020 Rates

Healthy chef-prepared boxed lunches, snacks, and workbooks are included with each camp

PLUS kids get to taste or take home everything that they make during camp.


Valid through January 31, 2020

REGULAR $250.00

EARLY BIRD $200.00

Discounts available for siblings and multiple camp registrations.

Please email for all inquiries.

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