Monthly Archives: October 2012

Happy Halloween!

Elliott House, the Director's House decorated for Halloween. It looks REALLY spooky at night!Elliott House was acquired for the House In the Wood Director to use last November. This is the first part of a master plan to get House In the Wood ready to serve future generations. The Director's House makes us able to compete…
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2013 Summer Camp Dates Set!

Session 1-Tuesday, June 25 to Saturday, June 2 (one week)Teen Camp (ages 13-15) and Performing Arts Camp (ages 10-13)Session 2-Monday, July 1 to Friday, July 12 (two week)Children Camp (ages 7-12) and LIT-Challenge Leader (ages 13-14) & Senior LeaderSession 3-Monday, July 15 to Friday, July 26 (two weeks)Children Camp (ages 7-12) and LIT-Junior Leader (age…
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Cats Are Smarter Than You Think

By Terry Fowler, guest bloggerMeet #3 cat ChesterRegular blogger Valerie and I  currently live with three cats. We have always had at least one, so I feel entitled to pass on observations regarding feline intelligence. If you read scientific publications, you already know that cats are smarter than dogs. Chester, our #3 cat, says that…
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New Slide Shows Coming to the Website

New Summer Camp Slide Shows Coming to the House In The Wood website...First one up is "Learn to Boat".For more information on House In The Wood please go to our website at www.houseinthewood.orgWe are operated bywww.nush.org
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Can’t Find Me!

I was looking at the lichen on this tree and then...I noticed this little fellow. I was amazed at how well the grasshopper blended into the tree. Look at his colors and patterns. They mimic perfectly the colors of the bark and lichen. When I looked closer, I found another one of these little insects huddled…
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Family Camp Weekend with Head Start

During the first weekend in October, camp was full of families from Northwestern Settlement's Head Start Program. They arrived on Friday evening and then spent all day Saturday playing at camp, Sunday was pack-up, clean-up and leave day.Saturday morning, we went on a tour of camp with the families. But,  of course, since Alex and I were…
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Camp Wide Water Treatment Coming Soon

We are installing a new water treatment system AT THE SOURCE! This means that ALL water at camp will be soften (and taste better) including the water that you use to brush your teeth. Watch this blog for pictures of the process.We have a few other facility changes in the works too. Stay tuned...For more information on House…
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Year Around Position Open

We have a year around position opening for Summer Camp Coordinator. Please visit our website at www.houseinthewood.org click on "Jobs" for more information.For more information on House In The Wood please go to our website at www.houseinthewood.comWe are operated bywww.nush.orgall rights reserved 2012 Valerie J Wright
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Help Us Design the New Teen Program

We are designing our NEW summer only leadership program for camp teens.HELP US by leaving a comment about what YOU think it should look like......how many weeks?...what age?...what should we do at camp?...what are the goals?...how many teens are in the program?...any other thoughts that you have...For more information on House In The Wood please go to…
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