Due to a strange turn of events we have just discovered that we’ll be able to offer Shepherding Camp this summer in June and July, with some limited availability in August and September.
Our Shepherding Camp is a six-day, five-night fiber vacation on Martha’s Vineyard. You’ll stay at our house on the Vineyard, help us take care of the flock, and knit and spin yourselves silly.
Here’s what you need to know:
The price for Shepherding Camp is $1300 ($1200 for shareholders) for up to two people. The accommodations are a private room with two twin beds, so it’s a great trip for two girlfriends or a Mother and Daughter. While we encourage you to spend some time with our flock, you can do as much (or as little) farm work as you choose. If you’ve ever considered having a flock of sheep or herd of Alpaca of your own, Shepherding Camp is a great way to find out if shepherding is for you.
When you’re not helping out on the farm you can choose from an assortment of activities. The fee for Camp includes breakfast and dinner every day you’re on the Island, bike rental and transportation, ferry tickets and several activities during the week. Our hand-dyeing workshop is included in the fee as well. [We have the dyeing workshop every week of the summer.] Martha’s Vineyard has great hiking, beautiful beaches, and several other sheep farms that welcome visitors. We’ll plan your visit to suit your interests.
Space at Shepherding Camp is very limited! We can only accommodate two people at a time and we will be spacing the visits out to ensure that we can give every visitor our full attention. For available dates and more information, email me at susie AT fiberfarm DOT com.