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News From Our Executive Director The latest on COVID-19: A letter to the Community

As we watch the COVID-19 crisis progress, Farm & Wilderness is committed to the well-being of our community and shares in the universal desire to keep our loved ones safe. With so much uncertainty about the future, it is hard for all of us to plan, but we want to share our current thinking with […]

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Flying Cloud Backyard Tracking for Beginners

Up at Flying Cloud, our program emphasizes the importance of not just living on the landscape but connecting with it. One of my favorite ways to do that when I’m at home is tracking. By tracking, we can get an idea of what animals we’re sharing our spaces with, and in what ways they make […]

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Saltash Mountain Menu Planning for Better Eating

As the cook at Saltash Mountain Camp, I have lots of experience making plans for yummy, healthy food. When cooking at camp for 60, 100, or 200 people, menu planning is essential. It allows me to shop for food efficiently and ensures that I have a balanced menu. The same is true when cooking at […]

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Camp Events Join F&W Family Camp Alumni for an Online Sing Along – 3/23 at 8PM EST

On March 23rd at 8PM EST Peter Boger, a Family Camper and Farm & Wilderness parent, is hosting an online sing-along and meet up for family camp families. We imagine there will be some classic tunes such as “Take Time in Life” in there. If you want to join, see the details below. Should be […]

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Community Stories Make a Homemade Pinball Machine

Take a look at this amazing pinball machine that Timberlake camper Lincoln made out of cardboard while at home! The ingenuity is top-notch. Definitely a job well done. View Lincoln’s pineball machine here. If you want to make one yourself, here is a video explaining how it is done. Please send us videos of yours […]

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Community Stories Homemade Broth and Chicken Soup Recipes

What am I doing while staying at home?  Why, cooking of course!  After all, I was known at camp as “Libby the Cook” When I roast a chicken, I use a bit of boiling water to loosen all the browned bits from the roasting pan and pour that lovely brown “water” back in with the […]

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Indian Brook 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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Tamarack Farm Trying New Things in the Kitchen

In different ways, all of us are working through this new world we live in.  At my house, we are definitely using food and the kitchen as a way to play, explore, and try new things.  At Tamarack Farm, we often use the kitchen in the same way.  How about bringing a little Tamarack Farm […]

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Community Stories Indoor Advice From an Outdoor Guy

As we collectively face the Coronavirus situation, we find much of our work and schooling has shifted to online. As a person who has worked outdoors every summer since 1984, you may ask why I would I know so much about deskwork? Camp is an extraordinary place. We try doing the impossible at least a […]