December 15, 2022

New Earlier Drop Off Time (Durham and Orange)

We added 15 minutes to our drop-off window at our Durham and Orange locations. Starting this summer campers can be dropped off at 8:00 am.   Why are we making this change? This one is simple – because our camper’s grown ups asked us to. 15 minutes can make the difference in getting to work […]

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December 15, 2022

Age Group Changes

In 2023, we’re shifting our age groups to provide campers a more engaging and developmentally targeted camp experiences including hikes, skill based activities, games, environmental education, and more. We work year-round to plan activities that are engaging for all ages in a camp group, but we don’t always hit a homerun. If your camper has […]

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December 15, 2022

Uncomplicated Pricing

When considering camp prices, compare apples to apples. Our prices are based on a full day of camp and include generous drop-off and pick-up windows. A Note from Wendy: As a parent of two camp-aged young people, I understand how expensive it is for our kids to go to camp. I’ve found myself doing some […]

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December 15, 2022

Counselor-in-Training Sign Ups

To help families plan and get registered, we’re moving from the old application system to a first-come, first-served registration system. Our Counselor-in-Training program is for teens 13-16 years old who are looking to work on their leadership skills through a Schoolhouse lens. Becoming a CIT is a common goal for many of our oldest campers. […]

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March 3, 2022

Women in the Outdoors

Outdoor activities — both work and recreation alike — have long been male-dominated fields. However, dozens of women throughout history have been instrumental in shaping the outdoors as we know it. This week marks the beginning of Women’s History Month, making it a great time to spotlight some of these trailblazing women.

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