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Friendship Fire

Who speaks for Flying Cloud? Flying Cloud feels like a home to me, just as much as the place I live for the rest of the year. What makes Flying Cloud beautiful is everyone’s capacity and willingness to love and … Continue reading

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Final Naming and Long Trips!

Greetings from the Wilderness! The second session is cruising along and already it’s amazing to think of all that we’ve accomplished in our time together. Giant bow drill, burl harvesting, rod less fishing, raft building and black smithing are just … Continue reading

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Closing Out and Opening Up

Who speaks for Flying Cloud? “Flying Cloud creates a community that is hard to replicate outside of your own family.” “Thank you for sharing this summer with me. I’ll always remember you guys.” “I hear a lot of talk about … Continue reading

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A Milestone …

Here is a guest blog written by a Flying Cloud parent on the transition to overnight camp:   “Keep some room in your heart for the unimaginable.”     ― Mary Oliver Like a thousand fire flies, the sparks whirled in a … Continue reading

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Journeys, Inward and Out

Greeting from Flying Cloud: The chorus of songbirds re-established themselves as the loudest voices at camp this week as most of the Flying Clouders were away for trips! Smiles and colorful stories belied tired appearances upon their return, and while … Continue reading

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First Week, First Naming

Greetings Flying Cloud Community, The summer is in full swing and the Cloud is once again alive with the sounds of triumph and exertion as campers explore new and challenging pursuits like bow drill, songwriting, rod less fishing, poetry, flute … Continue reading

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A Strong Start at Flying Cloud

Hello from the woods: While the sky was deciding whether or not to pour rain on us during Opening Day, it certainly had no hesitation the next night. Eventually, the rains ceased and there is nothing quite as uniquely lovely … Continue reading

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Flying Cloud Counselors’ Approach to Education

Hello Everyone: As we draw closer to the summer starting I wanted to take a moment to introduce two folks you’ll be hearing from this summer in our blog posts. Langston and Charlie are long time Flying Clouders. Having both … Continue reading

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Closing Out Summer 2015

Greetings Flying Cloud Blog Readers! What an incredible run of things this summer has been. The weather was kind, the staff were caring and compassionate, the campers wild, creative and fun. I certainly feel bolstered by the loving experience of … Continue reading

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One Final Naming

Greetings Flying Cloud Blog Readers! A quick post for you from the woods. Just the other night we held our fourth and final Naming Ceremony for Summer 2015. In celebration of our newly named and the interdependence of all Farm … Continue reading

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