News & Media

Summer Camp 2017

 August 21, 2017

5 Years of Camp ANV has taught us MANY lessons! The most important one? That kids RULE!  Farming, Cooking, Drumming, Dance, Visual arts and Mixed Media… (Including our first Podcasts!) PLUS, swimming, and all KINDS of field trips! WHEW! 8 weeks of ADVENTURE, a LIFETIME of memories! As our campers say: “Camp ANV, the BEST … Continue reading Summer Camp 2017




Planet Bee Project 2017

 August 8, 2017

We are so grateful to the Planet Bee Foundation for partnering with ANV the past 5 years! If you are lucky enough to receive ANV’s RAW Honey maybe in your CSA Subscription or as a Friend of the Farm gift, you can thank this wonderful organization!  They work tirelessly to educate youth and adults about … Continue reading Planet Bee Project 2017




Meet Visual Arts Specialist: Arturo Arechiga at Camp ANV!

 May 23, 2017

Arturo Arechiga is graduate of the Academy of Art University, with a Bachelors in Animation and Visual effects. Born and raised in East Oakland, Arturo never gave up on the possibility of being a visual artist, regardless of financial needs and environmental distractions. Now he is a visual artist instructor in his home town hoping … Continue reading Meet Visual Arts Specialist: Arturo Arechiga at Camp ANV!




Meet Cooking Specialist: Chris Taylor at Camp ANV!

 

Chef Chris from Zella B. BooSer Catering is at Summer Camp ANV for the second year in a row!!  Chef Christopher’s family has a long lineage of cooking soulful meals and he attributes his deep passion and inspiration of recipes to the many family holidays, cook outs and Sunday dinners;spending many summers and holidays with … Continue reading Meet Cooking Specialist: Chris Taylor at Camp ANV!




Meet Mixed Media Specialist: Gary (G-Biz) Bizer at Camp ANV!

 

Teaching Photography, Videography, DJ-ing and Podcasting, 2017 marks Gary’s 2nd Year at Camp ANV! Register your children today!  Gary Bizer is an Oakland resident who is excited about working with Oakland youth and developing their media skills in DJing, photography, videography, and audio production. He is also an On-Air Personality with iHeart Radio here in the … Continue reading Meet Mixed Media Specialist: Gary (G-Biz) Bizer at Camp ANV!




Kelly Carlisle Gives TEDx Talk

 May 17, 2017

The Little Lemon Tree of Life – The discovery of a lemon tree in a nursery transformed the way Kelly sees the world, food and justice. TEDxOnBoard in San Francisco on February 25th, 2017. Enjoy the video below.




Camp ANV Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

 March 28, 2017

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s): Is There an Income Requirement/Maximum? Nope! Camp ANV accepts kids from any and all income levels! If cost is an issue, please email us about a Campership. Can a Child Attend for Just One Week? Yes! But, your child must attend 4 weeks (in total) of camp in order to qualify for our partnership … Continue reading Camp ANV Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)




KQED Feature – Educating & Uplifting East Oakland Kids

 March 7, 2017

By: Shelby Pope It started with a lemon tree. Kelly Carlisle didn’t grow up gardening. She didn’t have a windowsill herb garden. She knew about farming, of course, but in her mind there was a disconnect: food just sort of showed up at the grocery store. She worked a corporate job, wearing fancy clothes and … Continue reading KQED Feature – Educating & Uplifting East Oakland Kids




Parents: Registration is now OPEN for Camp ANV 2017!!

 February 22, 2017

Camp ANV: Spring And Summer 2017 Registration Now Open!! A Safe, Clean, EDUCATIONAL place to GROW! AND a TON of FUN! Spring Break Mini-Camp: April 3-7, 2017 from 8am-5pm* Summer Camp ANV: Session 1- June 19- July 14, 2017 Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm* (closed on the 4th of July) Session 2- July 24- August 18, 2017 Mon-Fri … Continue reading Parents: Registration is now OPEN for Camp ANV 2017!!




Happy Holidays from ANV!

 December 24, 2016

Check out our family holiday photos from our Very First Community Field Trip to Muir Woods in November. AND there is still time to help us reach our $20,000 goal by Dec. 31!