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Kestral: Day 2 (Farm and Wilderness, Vermont)

Written by camper Kestral Day two of Not Back To School Camp was a blur of activity,  adventure, and amazingness. I woke up, stumbled into my clothes, and made my way downstairs from the sleeping room in the farmhouse to the main room. Few people get up early and those who did were scattered in […]

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Sam: Day 1 (Farm and Wilderness, Vermont)

Written by camper Sam Friday morning was one of those mornings where sleep felt like a five second deep breath, with the sun rising by the time you opened your eyes. Breakfast was sweet with laughter erupting every second, and food leaving the aftertaste of warmth. Today was the first full day of camp, which […]

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Valentina: Arrival Day (Farm and Wilderness, Vermont)

My first interaction with campers this session was in the airport in Burlington, Vermont. My brother and I were waiting for our luggage when several campers we recognized joined us. It turns out that they had been there for a few hours already, and we were the last ones there. Thus, as soon as we […]

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Brenna: Staff Orientation Day 2 (Farm and Wilderness, Vermont)

Written by Brenna (staff– advisor and project leader) The second day of staff orientation is always a heavy meeting day. We’re essentially in meetings from 10am to 8:30pm with breaks for meals and stretching, and by the time the day is over my brain feels tired, but my sense of overwhelm has usually shifted to […]

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