As the school year comes to a close, parents may find themselves wondering how to keep their kids engaged, active, and happy during the summer months. While video games and television can be tempting options, they don’t provide the same benefits as an outdoor summer camp. Summer camp is an opportunity for children to step […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
Wild edible wood sorrel’s three-petaled leaves turn dark red or burgundy when mature, and have a sour, somewhat citrusy taste.