About Pretty Lake Farm
Did you know that Pretty Lake Camp has a farm?
Historically Pretty Lake’s farm has offered an outdoor classroom comprised of a large barn, horse paddock, fenced in areas for other barnyard animals, and wildflower covered meadows. Our farm strived and continues to strive towards environmental sustainability and is free from chemical pesticides, insecticides and fertilizers. The animal farm in the past has been a petting zoo of sorts, providing children the opportunity to get close to animals they may only have seen from a distance. Children were able to interact with the animals by talking, feeding, brushing, and in some cases, leading them around the enclosure. This ‘fun time’ was full of learning experiences: facing your fears, developing trust, conquering the unknown, the element of surprise, the value of quiet observations. Campers found it exciting to see how and where animals live, what they eat, and how they interact with each other. Currently we are assessing programming possibilities for 2021.