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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February 18, 2022

The Great Backyard Bird Count: Feb. 18 to 21

It’s time for the annual Great Backyard Bird Count! Everyone is invited to join the count so their birds become part of the massive database used by scientists to track changes in bird populations over time.

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February 16, 2022

Diversifying Your Bookshelf

Diverse representation in children’s literature is both a mirror and a window. For BIPOC children, it is important for them to see themselves reflected in the stories that they read. For White children, these stories provide a lens into different cultures, helping to dismantle racism from a very young age.

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February 14, 2022

Nominate Us for 2022 Best of the Triangle!

Nominate Schoolhouse of Wonder through March 6th for IndyWeek’s “Best of the Triangle” 2022! We’re looking for nominations for Best Summer Camp in Durham County, Best Summer Camp in Orange / Chatham County, and Best Summer Camp in Wake County. Vote today at

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February 9, 2022

Native Fauna of the Month: Great Blue Heron

As you walk along the banks of the Eno River, it is common to see a Great Blue Heron standing stock still in the water. These beautiful birds are found throughout North Carolina. From the Piedmont to the Outer Banks, Great Blue Herons will take to any shallow waters where prey is abundant.

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December 23, 2021

We’re Hiring!

We’re now hiring for summer 2022 positions across all three sites.

We are hiring Summer Lead Camp Counselors, Summer Camp Counselors, and Summer CIT Mentors (CIT stands for Counselor In Training!)

The priority deadline is March 11.

Do you or someone you know want to end each workday dirty, tired, and happy?

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