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Nationwide Potlucks April 5-7
Nationwide Potluck Weekend will take place April 5-7, 2019. F&W camper families, staff, alumni and friends will be getting together in locations around the country, and you are invited! This year, F&W celebrates its 80th birthday making the potlucks an extra special time to get together with old and new friends to celebrate our collective F&W […]
What We Farm in the Winter
I am often asked, “what do you do on the farm in the winter?” While the fields get plenty of time to rest under a blanket of snow this time of year the farmers still have lots to do. This is the time of year for repairing, studying seed and chicken catalogs, stocking up supplies […]
5 Ways Summer Camp Teaches Independence
During my 15 years as a summer camp counselor and director, I often spoke with friends and parents about summer camp’s impact in helping young people develop independence. But it was not until I was a parent myself with children who were campers that I truly appreciated how profound this aspect of camp was on […]
6 Things About Survival Skills That Might Surprise You
Fortunately, most of us will never find ourselves in a life or death situation in the woods. You’ll likely never have to build a fire by rubbing sticks together, make a distinction between poisonous and edible plants, build a solar still to collect water, or make a shelter to keep safe from the elements. You […]
Discover Your Best Self
At Farm & Wilderness, campers and teens have the woods, lakes and fields of central Vermont as their playground, classroom and home. Our camps use over 4,000 secluded acres.
Join Us At A Potluck
On April 5-7, 2019 F&W alumni, camper families, summer staff and staff alumni will gather across the United States for the annual Nationwide Potluck Weekend.
April 5-7, 2019