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Participants of Fair Camp 2018

A once in a lifetime experience for your child

Interested in a 2 1/2 day agricultural experience for you and your child, ages 8-10?

Fair Camp is a great experience for children 8-10 years of age. The two and half day program for campers and a parent/guardian includes:

  • Sleeping in the barn
  • Helping out with chores
  • Showing an animal
  • Working with a Fair Food Vendor
  • V.I.T. - Veterinarian in Training
  • and more...
2019 Fair Camp Dates are August 9-11, 2019 or August 16-18, 2019.

Download the brochure or application


How many children are chosen?
Six children are chosen for each session of Fair Camp. The small groups insure each child gets a unique experience and personal attention.

How much does Fair Camp cost?
All aspects, including meals and entertainment are completely free. The program is sponsored by the Erie County Fair.

When are applications due?
All applications must be postmarked by May 6, 2019. Applicants will be notified starting June 3, 2019.

If I have additional questions who can I contact?
Additional questions can be answered by the Erie County Agriculture Education Coordinator Amber Klein, who can contacted by phone at 716-649-3900 ext. 6499 or by email at aklein@ecfair.org
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Last year's Fair Campers had this to say about their experience:

"..."Thank you for choosing me to do Fair Camp. I especially enjoyed showing a sheep and taking care of a calf. I will not forget this weekend..."

"...Fair Camp was a very unique, exciting experience. My son is still talking about Fair Camp. He said it was the best part of his summer…”

"...My daughter and I really had a great time. I was amazed at all the things we did and how wonderful everyone was to us..."

“...[Fair Camp is a] great experience. It gives you a different perspective on the Fair after seeing what happens behind the scenes...”
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