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I look forward to supporting IB and the BDC through the F&W journey.
Theresa Serr, the Director of IB and Red Spruce Grove, has decided to take a new program role at Two Rivers Supervisory Union, the school district that serves nearby towns including Ludlow, Mt. Holly and Chester where she will oversee the 21 Century Learning after-school and summer programs.
This year, we will be hosting a Fall Open House. featuring tours of our camps for new and returning families, a scheduled hike, and visits to the Farm!
Please watch our video that shares moments from our Special Edition Summer!
These values are woven into the fabric of every Farm & Wilderness program and camp community, creating an environment where people develop a deep regard for one another and explore a style of life that is simple, rugged, and exciting.
Over 80 years ago, two educators with a dream of starting a school, founded Farm & Wilderness summer camps. Since then, F&W has offered tens of thousands of campers and staff an experiential education that has transformed the lives of many.
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Campers enjoy hiking, backpacking, canoeing, rock climbing, and wilderness adventure in the Green Mountains of Vermont, New York's Adirondacks, the White Mountains of New Hampshire and beyond.
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Acres of gardens are planted each spring and tended by campers during the summer. We raise dairy cows, pigs, sheep, goats, alpacas, chickens, and ducks. Our camp kitchens use our organic, fresh produce throughout the growing season.
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We live together in simple, wooden cabins and canvas structures tucked into the woods or along the lakes. There is no electricity in the cabins, no movies, televisions, computers, or recorded music. Instead, we create our own entertainment, grow some of our own food, and build our own cabins. In choosing to live simply, we build a participatory community that works, plays, and sings together.
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At F&W, we design and provide age-appropriate curricula that: nurtures a camper’s sense of self and community identity; promotes each child’s comfort in socializing with people of varied backgrounds; fosters critical thought about bias, and cultivates a child’s ability to stand up in the face of bias.
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At Farm & Wilderness, the woods, lakes, and fields of central Vermont are our playground, classroom, and home. Our Vermont Summer Camps use more than 4,800 secluded acres. In these amazing settings, campers and teens spend an unforgettable summer close to nature.
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"My child said it feels like the hard shell he has grown to get through his time in school was broken away and his soft insides are there again. I see this in him, too. He is more open, available, appreciative, and kind."