Red Spruce Grove Girls and gender non-binary 11-14

Strong hands, strong hearts

confidence in self and community Life in the Wild

Immersed in a wilderness community, campers distill daily life to the essentials. While cooking over an open fire, they create tasty meals, build shelters, learn ax and knife safety, archery and other wilderness-living skills.

Amid the knot tying and blueberry picking, campers learn resilience and self-reliance. They emerge from the experience stronger, more confident, aware and capable.



Red Spruce Grove Dates

Full Session July 1-August 16
July Session July 1-July 24
August Session July 26-August 16

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Red Spruce Grove Activities

Campers, who start off together at Indian Brook, hike to their site on a wilderness plateau. After their time living closely to the land in a small, supportive community, they return excited and eager to share their experiences and wilderness craft with other camps.

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Gender at Farm & Wilderness

Farm & Wilderness strives to empower young people to understand and navigate the social pressures they encounter in their lives, pressures that may be related to their gender identity. At Farm & Wilderness, we offer community members the opportunity to choose a camp environment that best supports their gender identity.  To this end, all programs educate about gender during the summer to provide a safe space for campers to share their thoughts on and experiences with gender, and to become familiar with others’ experiences.

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"I learned how to invite fire using a bow drill kit, which made me feel self-sufficient and more connected to the Earth. I also learned how to live in the present and more deeply appreciate my surroundings, whatever they may be."

—-Red Spruce Grove Camper

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We’d love to hear from you!

Feel free to contact Sam Arfer or Sam Green in the Admissions Department, at 802-422-3761.  Our office hours are M-F 8am-4pm.  Our fax number is  802-422-8660.