The Macoskey Center for Sustainability Education & Research

2024 Summer Camps

Slippery Rock University

Hello! We are excited that you have selected The Macoskey Center as your summer camp destination! Through our summer camps, we aim to inspire children to care for the natural world around them through quality environmental education programming. Please find additional information about the camp week below. Before each camp, we will send you a more detailed schedule, information about how to get to the MC, an introduction to MC staff members, as well as an additional copy of our camp policies and procedures.

If you encounter any issues with the registration process or have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to The Macoskey Center. Our phone number is (724) 738-4050 and our email is

Week 2: Farm to Fork – Let’s Get Growing!

Dates: June 24th-26th

Time & Age Groups:

Half Day – AM: 8:30am-12pm – 4-5 yrs old (Entering Pre-K & Kindergarten)  Please note that campers must be able to independently use the restroom to attend camp.
Full Day – 8:30am-3:30pm – 6-11 yrs old (Entering 1st-6th grade)

Experience and taste The Macoskey Center’s gardens and edible landscape! Campers will get their hands dirty as they learn how to plan, prepare, and plant gardens. They will also learn how to properly care for a garden and what plants need to thrive.

Registration: Register online and pay with a credit or debit card only. If this is not a possibility for you, then please contact The Macoskey Center.

Refund/Cancellation Policy: If you cancel your registration more than two weeks before camp, then you will be given a refund minus $50 as a non-refundable deposit for administrative and processing fees. If you cancel your registration less than two weeks before camp, then you will not receive a refund and the funds will be used for future programming and educators. If any camp participant reaches the 3rd level of alleged misconduct as outlined in our MC Summer Camp Policies & Procedures Guidebook then they will be dismissed from camp without a refund.