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Saltash Mountain A Harvest Weekend Adventure: The SAM Trail

We could not have asked for a more beautiful fall weekend in Vermont for our annual F&W Harvest Weekend. The fall colors were out in full brilliance, the sun was shining, and the woods were beckoning for us to come explore. So, we did. Less than 10 miles south on route 100 from Farm and […]

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Saltash Mountain A Kitchen View of SAM Camp

The SAM kitchen is a beautiful place where I spend most of the time. As a cook here at SAM camp, my view is often truncated to the windows and doors of this place. However, as I’ve chopped and baked these days of summer away, I’ve realized I might have the best view of all.

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Barn Day Camp Play

Play. It seems so simple and yet it is a disappearing feature of childhood, teen, and adult life.  According to many sources, play is important for healthy brain development.  Through play, children interact with their world and develop their imagination, creativity, and emotional strength.  Physical play also gives youngsters an opportunity to develop dexterity and […]

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Saltash Mountain Who We Are & What We Represent

By Natalie Honan The rubber spatula, or as we call it, the scraper, is an emblem of Saltash Mountain Camp. When we prepare for cabin trips, a scraper can be found in the kitchen to ease the process of food pack-out, in the Mac o Bac (our gear headquarters) to be sent out on trips, […]

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Flying Cloud Homeward Bound

Tomorrow marks the end of our first session of summer 2019. Transitioning from camp to home can be challenging. Of course, campers are happy to reunite with their family, but they’ll also be missing their camp friends and activities. Kids tend to ‘re-invent’ themselves at camp and it can be jarring to return home where […]

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Saltash Mountain WATCH: The Giggle Show!

The Giggle Show!! An original puppet show created and performed by Saltash Mountain Campers.

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Barn Day Camp Woodward Reservoir and Lake Ninevah

Anyone who has spent time on any of our properties knows that our beautiful lakes —Woodward Reservoir and Lake Ninevah—are jewels to both look at, listen to, and swim in. Surrounded by verdant woods and mountain peaks, they both are home to numerous reptiles and waterfowl, especially loons (which have returned from near extinction in […]

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Saltash Mountain Three Acts. Three Songs. Sixty Hours.

By Ceci Bergman This Interdependence Day, Saltash Mountain campers came together to answer the very important question of how to cure dragon allergies while embracing creativity and teamwork! Every summer, both from when I was a camper and now as a counselor, I have been astonished by how Saltash Mountain Camp moves seamlessly through the […]

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Saltash Mountain How to Cure Dragon Allergies

Saltash Mountain Camp answers the burning question of how to cure dragon allergies in their Interdependence Day skit.