Category: Indian Brook
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, […]
Indian Brook Mentally Preparing for Trips
By Nina Plocek, Trips Staff/Coordinator; Rosie McInnes, Sensible Mental Health Person; Megan Chamberlain, Indian Brook Director The sense of accomplishment and often a newfound perspective that follows spending several nights in the wilderness is unmistakable as campers return to Farm & Wilderness. Some groups even roll in with more energy than they had left with […]
Indian Brook One Last Stroll as Indian Brook Director
I have some news to share, I’ll be taking one last stroll up the big path to Indian Brook as Director this June before campers arrive. This was a very hard decision to come to since I love my employment here, as well as the people I work with. It has been a pleasure working […]
Indian Brook Prepare. Create. Reflect.
As fair approaches, we are taking the time to prepare, create, and also to reflect on what this day means to us at Indian Brook, and the importance of understanding our own identity and history. On Sunday evening, we had different stations that campers rotated through: making tea bags, painting postcards, creating confetti-filled eggshells to […]
Indian Brook “Someday”
“Someday” is one of the most anticipated days of the second half! The special day began with campers awakening and finding a note leading them to a special breakfast location by the Lodge. The theme of “Someday” is to plan activities around the phrase, “Someday at camp…” A few “Someday” statements that came true this […]
Indian Brook Joyful Hearts
It’s such a joy to see campers jump into a new camp session. The excitement is shared by campers returning for their sixth year and those here for the very first time. One of our senior Lodge campers created a “Guide to the First Day” booklet for new families, an undertaking which speaks to the readiness […]
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!
Indian Brook An everyday celebration!
By Alexis Charney, IB Program Director Given the 120 campers joining us this session we have to get creative how we celebrate birthdays. Our Unbirthday party tradition at IB is inspired from the Mad Hatter and March Hare of Alice in Wonderland. In the film, these characters imagine what it might be like to celebrate the remaining 364 days […]
Indian Brook Trips at Indian Brook
From Beth Bird, IB Trips Coordinator This week our Senior Lodge campers are out on their 5-day trips, while our Big Lodge and First Lodge Campers are recently back from their trips. First Lodge backpacked on F&W property for 3 days and 2 nights with their cabin groups, hiking two to three miles per day […]