post thumbnail for Goodbyes, Hellos & a Bear

News & Announcements Goodbyes, Hellos & a Bear

This weekend, starting on Friday we say goodbye to the first session overnight campers, while welcoming the second session folks. Our “end-to-end” Long Trail Questers groups, the Taylors and Robins, are about 150 miles into their journey. Full season campers are in for a treat, with an all-camp activity in Killington, then camp games and […]

post thumbnail for F&W and Ninevah Foundation on Vermont Public Radio

News & Announcements F&W and Ninevah Foundation on Vermont Public Radio

Farm & Wilderness & Ninevah Foundation Executive Director, Rebecca Geary is on VPR talking about the two organizations new affiliation. Listen below!

post thumbnail for Farm & Wilderness and the Ninevah Foundation Join Forces

News & Announcements Farm & Wilderness and the Ninevah Foundation Join Forces

Last weekend, the Boards of the Farm & Wilderness Foundation and Ninevah Foundation agreed to join forces to conserve Lake Ninevah and its surrounding land, which have long been used and beloved by the F&W community. Through this letter, we want to share with you the key points of this new relationship, as well as […]

post thumbnail for “We want Al! We want Al!”

News & Announcements “We want Al! We want Al!”

There was something special about Al Hicks—and it wasn’t just the legendary sticky buns or Sunday dinners served at noon. Campers would chant, “We want Al, we want Al,” and he would eventually appear, wave and return to his kitchen. Al didn’t care for attention, but “when you met Al, you wanted to know him […]

post thumbnail for A New Partnership with the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe

Flying Cloud A New Partnership with the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe

Earlier this week, Rebecca Geary and I visited the St. Regis Mohawk tribe in Akwesasne on the border of New York and Canada. We toured the reservation with Mr. Tsiorasa Barreiro, who serves as the Executive Director of the tribe, and Tom Cook, son of Bill “Flying Cloud” Cook. The St. Regis River separates the […]

post thumbnail for Changes to Facebook

News & Announcements Changes to Facebook

Dear Farm & Wilderness On-line Community, You might have heard that Facebook’s news feed will soon de-emphasize content from businesses including non-profits, like Farm & Wilderness. If you continue to depend on Facebook for F&W posts, please go to our Facebook page and choose “See First” in news feed preferences to make sure you always […]

post thumbnail for #GivingTuesday

News & Announcements #GivingTuesday

On Giving Tuesday, the global F&W community has an opportunity to come together, celebrate generosity, and make an impact. Today, you can give the gift of camp by donating online and joining our campership movement. You have the chance to triple the value of your gift to F&W’s campership fund thanks to Mags Henry (IB […]

post thumbnail for Summer 2017 Comes to a Close

News & Announcements Summer 2017 Comes to a Close

Every summer ends with reflections.  This year on the night before Fair over 200  community members gathered for moving and memorable words and songs inspired by the F&W experience across generations. An Indian Brook alumna shared  an experience as a senior lodger, which she has previously performed on the Moth stage. A Timberlake alumnus from […]

post thumbnail for Building Community by Dancing, Working, and Having Fun Together.

News & Announcements Building Community by Dancing, Working, and Having Fun Together.

What do the Zodiac, a bonfire, and 50’s diner have in common? Over the last two weeks, Barn Day Campers danced to the Zodiac in wacky attire (Topsy Turvy Tuesday for BDC insiders); Flying Cloud campers toted bundles of wood in their arms, and teamed up for heavier logs for the bonfire at their first […]