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For 7th through 12th Grade

Our Youth Development Mission:
We inspire young leaders to become agents of change by encouraging self-respect and empathy, community engagement, stewardship, and a connection to the natural world.
By means of:

  • Instilling a sense of belonging, usefulness, competence, and empowerment
  • Nurturing, continuous contact with skilled Youth Development professionals
  • Intensive and active collaborative experiences
  • Hands-on service projects teaching skills and values
  • Using the natural world of farm and wilderness as a teacher

Learn more about our Youth Development Programs.

Contact Us:

Bill Dudley
(650) 949-9703

Agriculture Apprenticeships

          Have you dreamed of apprenticing on an organic farm? This summer, join Hidden Villa's field crew to participate in each stage of vegetable, fruit, and flower production. Participants will explore various techniques of soil augmentation, irrigation, planting, training plant growth, pest management, harvesting and culinary preparations during our morning crew work and afternoon experiential workshops. Ages 13-19. Summer Session: June 15 - August 7, Wednesday-Friday, 9:00am - 3:30pm   
To register or inquire about partial or full scholarships, please contact Sid Silverman at (650) 949-8606 or