November 15, 2019

Primitive Projectiles Photo Gallery

Atl atls, archery, a blow dart gun, and tomahawks defined our week of Primitive Projectiles, and wow did we have fun! The campers supported each other everyday by rooting each other on to hit the targets. They even made up what hitting each part of the target represented, and everybody aimed to “take home the […]

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November 8, 2019

Backcountry Adventures Photo Gallery

From learning to use a compass to setting up a tent, campers learned all the essentials to set out on their own backpacking trips! Another highlight of our week was catching a feisty Northern Watersnake down at the creek. It seems like the colder weather brought out Umstead’s reptiles as our group came across multiple […]

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October 25, 2019

Wonder Kid Photo Gallery

What a WONDERful week we had! Our campers enjoyed sampling all of the classic Schoolhouse activities including fort building, whittling, and all of our favorite games. This group was also skilled at finding critters in Umstead’s woods and tributaries. We even had fun on our rainy day with songs, stories, and fire-building. Take a look […]

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October 25, 2019

Rhythm and Roots Photo Gallery

This week in Rhythm and Roots, campers explored all of the sights and sounds of Brumley Forest. They were able to make their own sounds and music too! Campers created musical instruments such as harmonicas, giant bamboo xylophones, and even windchimes out of recycled glass bottles. Our week also included a variety of Schoolhouse games, fort […]

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October 9, 2019

Howl with the Wind Photo Gallery

This week our campers’ howls could be heard from far and wide as we played some famous Schoolhouse of Wonder games! We harnessed our wild sides to play games like Werewolf and Windigo that have themes and stories involving some animals and monsters of the forest. We had a blast making our own animal masks […]

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