Summer Camp News & Press

Our Vermont summer camps have incredible activities, events and social justice outreach programs that attract media coverage. Please visit this page frequently and catch up with news of our Farm & Wilderness community.

  • Rutland Magazine included Farm & Wilderness in a story about ice-cutting in the Winter 2017 issue.
  • Alum Alexis Chin tells a story from Indian Brook summer camp on the Moth stage on Dec. 16, 2016.
  • The Vermont Standard mentioned Farm & Wilderness twice in the June 30, 2016 edition, including this article and also in this one.
  • Motherlode, a New York Times parenting blog, had a piece by Andrea Volpe, whose son attended Flying Cloud summer camp. Read the June 2, 2016 article here.
  • Time Out New York mentioned F&W’s Family Camp in this Feb. 1, 2016 blog item.
  • The Boston Globe wrote a piece on this recent Timberlake summer camp alum on October 20, 2015.
  • The American Camp Association mentioned Farm & Wilderness in a recent article and Twitter post on May 29, 2015.
  • The Vermont Standard ran an article on Farm & Wilderness’ Fair and the 75th Anniversary on Aug. 14, 2014.
  • La Presse+, a Montreal newspaper, on Aug. 11, 2014 published an article on Farm & Wilderness’ as one of several camps with a No Body Talk practice. They interviewed and quoted F&W President Pieter Bohen in the article.
  • TakePart, a digital news and lifestyle magazine, mentioned Farm & Wilderness in a July 2 article, The Coolest Socially Conscious Summer Camps.
  • WCAX in Burlington on June 21 aired a piece about Iris Hsiang, an Essex girl who submitted a recipe that won her a trip to meet First Lady Michelle Obama. The interview was done at F&W and Iris spoke about how her passion for gardening and fresh, local food was cultivated at camp.
  • The Vermont Standard ran a June 19 article about Rebecca Geary as F&W’s new executive director.
  • The New York Times referenced Farm & Wilderness in a June 18, 2014 article on No Body Talk.
  • The Vermont Standard published an article on June 5, 2014 written by Pieter Bohen on sustainability at F&W.
  • The Vineyard Gazette, the local newspaper in Martha’s Vineyard, published an article about Rebecca Geary becoming Farm & Wilderness’ new executive director on May 22, 2014. Geary lived and taught in MV for years.
  • Vermont Business Magazine named Farm & Wilderness as a Best Places to Work in Vermont 2014 with coverage in April from media around the state similar to this article.
  • In the Spring issue, Wellesley/Weston Magazine featured Farm & Wilderness in an article on the “Greening of Summer Camp”.
  • The Boston Globe featured Flying Cloud’s ice cutting in a 1983 photo published in its Sunday magazine on Jan. 31, 2014.
  • The Boston Globe published a June 11, 2013 article about two FC’ers making beef jerky in their back yard.
  • Rutland Magazine mentioned F&W and the Hayes Foundation in the Summer 2013 issue. Read more about this here.
  • The Green Mountain Club mentioned the Questers summer camp taking on Long Trail challenges on (July 13 2012) here.
  • Town & Country magazine (June/July 2012) ran a first-person reflection by a Timberlake camper.
  • Rural TV, a satellite station based in Nashville, Tenn., interviewed Farm Manager Chantal Deojoy about youth and farming for two 2012 radio excerpts.
  • The Vermont Standard published an article on April 19, 2012 about F&W as one of several nonprofits in the region that were named as a “2012 Best Places to Work in Vermont.
  • Vermont Business Magazine ran a list of businesses and nonprofits named as a “2012 Best Places to Work in Vermont.”
  • The Rutland Herald ran an article about F&W named as a “2012 Best Places to Work in Vermont.
  • Vermont Standard ran Susan Webb’s obituary in the print edition on Sept. 29, 2011.
  • A mention of Susan Webb’s passing on VPR on Oct. 3, 2011.
  • A Sept. 15, 2011 VPR piece on Farm & Wilderness and the impacts of Tropical Storm Irene on Plymouth.
  • An article on Farm & Wilderness in the Vermont Standard, on Aug. 10, 2011.
  • Details about F&W’s carbon-reduction efforts and other issues in a Rutland Herald article on April 3, 2011.
  • An F&W picture was the cover image for Kids Vermont’s summer camp issue in March, 2011.
  • Ice Cutting in 2011 generated articles and other coverage by Seven Days, Vermont Public Radio and the Vermont Standard.
  • The Valley News wrote an article about Indian Brook camper’s rescue of a stranded an injured kayaker in August, 2010. The Associated Press transmitted a shortened version of the article, which ran in newspapers and television stations across the country.
  • Readers of the Rutland Herald voted for Farm & Wilderness as the Best Summer Camps’ Runner Up. See our notice here.
  • Vermont Standard photo montage of Harvest Weekend , October 15, 2009.
  • Nature and Nurture (print version) or Nature and Nurture (online version) from Seven Days, August 19, 2009. A few errors in this piece need correction: Tulio Browning is the Timberlake Director, not a counselor. Farm & Wilderness founders Ken and Susan Webb were not nudists.
  • More than S’mores at Summer Camps from the Burlington Free Press, June 24, 2009
  • Camp Inspired Me in a Way School Couldn’t: Farm & Wilderness from The Rutland Herald
  • Urban Students View Farm Life from the Springfield (MA) Republican