Category: Flying Cloud
Barn Day Camp Creating and Maintaining Our Footpaths
Imagine being able to play in waterfalls, explore old cellar holes, and see vistas of mountain peaks spreading into the distance, all while not going any further than around the block. That’s the opportunity that awaits Farm & Wilderness campers and staff! With our new Ninevah Foundation partnership, and agreements with the State of Vermont, […]
Flying Cloud The Missing Drum at Flying Cloud
For those of you who haven’t had the pleasure of spending much time at Flying Cloud, our drum is a huge part of our ceremonies – including the Friendship Fire, which happens on the first evening of each session. The drum had been around when I was a camper in 2006, and certainly well before […]
Camp Events F&W LIVE!
Join us on Monday the 19th at 7 pm for a LIVE conversation with two F&W camp directors, Megan Chamberlain and Charlie Wyatt. We’ll simulcast on Facebook and Instagram Live with insider information and answers to any questions about Red Spruce Grove and Flying Cloud. Plus a chance to win a prize! Hope to see you […]
Flying Cloud The Clearing Lays Quiet
The clearing now lays quiet and still but the energy of the shrieks and laughter that filled it up until just a few days ago seems to hang electric in the air and the trees and the ground, ready to be drawn forth and known at a moment’s notice. Perhaps that’s the energy that lives […]
Flying Cloud Second Session, First Honoring
Rain is always an interesting experience at Flying Cloud. When it rains in the outside world, you go inside. When it rains at Flying Cloud, an enormous communal undertaking is activated. Smoke flaps are closed, tarps are deployed, waterproof gear is donned, fires are lit in the roundhouse, and hatches are generally battened down. If […]
Flying Cloud Who Speaks for Flying Cloud?
At Flying Cloud, we open and close each session in the summer with a Friendship Fire. The words spoken in the Roundhouse at last night’s closing Friendship Fire harkened me back to the closing Friendship Fire during my first summer as a camper. A familiar phrase rang out: Who speaks for Flying Cloud? “Flying Cloud […]
Flying Cloud Our Second Honoring
Monday night SAM camp joined us at the Cloud for our second Honoring Ceremony of the summer. Our campers graced us with another beautiful fire and spoke with love and reverence for the best and truest qualities of those FC Questers for which the fire burned. These Words capture the beauty and truth that was […]
Flying Cloud Pick-up, Drop-off & Visiting Day Details!
Hard to believe we are just about at our half-way mark! Many of you will be coming to camp this weekend to pick-up, drop-off, or visit – follow the link below for details! Drop-off, Pick-up & Visiting Day Details!
Barn Day Camp Interdependence Day
This past Friday we celebrated Interdependence Day at Farm & Wilderness. Interdependence Day is a time to honor all that is interconnected at F&W and beyond… oh and have a really good time. Campers spend days preparing for this event: writing and rehearsing songs, making props and costumes, and SAM camp puts an enormous effort […]