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Indian Brook “Where I’m From” School Assignment

When Indian Brook camper Vivian Russell was told to write a school assignment with the topic “Where I’m From”, this is what she wrote. We love seeing the joys of camp pop up throughout the school year. Great work, Vivian!  

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Camp Events Join us for TL, IB, and RSG Video Calls This Weekend! March 28th and 29th

We’ve set up some Zoom calls after hearing requests for them from conversations during this time.   These calls are set up by age groups – First and Big Lodges together (9-12-year-olds) and Senior Lodge (13-14).   We’ll leave it up to you to decide which you join ie, if an older 12-year-old camper has most of […]

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Indian Brook Senior Lodge Schedule Updates at Indian Brook

At Indian Brook, there are so many amazing things to do and so many incredible people to meet. We don’t want anyone to miss a moment of magic. This summer we’ve added a few program and schedule supports to help all our campers have the best summer, make as many friends as possible, and enjoy […]

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Indian Brook Schedule Updates for Indian Brook First and Big Lodge Campers

At Indian Brook, there are so many amazing things do, and so many incredible people to meet- we don’t want anyone to miss a moment of magic. This summer we’ve added a few programs and schedule supports to help all our campers have the best summer ever, make as many friends as possible, and enjoy […]

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Indian Brook Martyne Inspires Generations of Campers

Imagine two counselors running, and one says to the other, “Hey, can we stop for a snack?” “Sure!” is the reply, then both counselors sit down, take off their shoes and begin chomping on their toenails. The first counselor exclaims, “This sure tastes good, but it could use some salt!” at which point the second […]

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Indian Brook Winter Wonderland

If cabin fever is turning your family from outdoor warriors into couch potatoes this winter, it’s time to lace up your snow boots and try out winter hiking. According to the Children and Nature Network organization, even young people enthusiastic about the outdoors only engage in 4 to 7 minutes of outside free play each […]

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Indian Brook Core Values at Indian Brook

In this media-obsessed world, a person’s every movement, look, and comment can be offered up for judgment by friends and strangers alike, and that strain is unlike anything experienced by previous generations.  For girls and femme-identified youth, in particular, the drive to engage in “body talk” (either in praise or critique of one another) can […]

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Indian Brook Indian Brook’s Whirlwind Week!

Harvest, a time for gathering and for saying goodnight but not goodbye…

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Indian Brook Valuing the Journey …

One of the aspects of F&W that I most appreciate is getting to work with older staff (many of whom have been former campers) who have had incredibly adventurous and accomplished lives.