Monthly Archives: January 2015

Our Remodeled Cabins! They are so NICE now!

We have finished THREE cabins and we are working on the other two cabins now. When we are done, we will have SEVEN year around cabins with heat and toilets. Until this remodel, during the Winter months we had only two year around cabins--Raccoon and Squirrel. Our other five cabins lost their heat and water…
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House In the Wood at Conferences!

We have been exhibiting about our outdoor education center for two years at education conferences in Wisconsin and Illinois. We have been to:Illinois Network of Charter Schools (INCS)Illinois Science Teachers Association (ISTA)Illinois Principals Conference (IPA)Wisconsin Science Society of Teachers (WSST)Wisconsin Middle/High School Principals (AWSA-Association of WI School Administrators)Wisconsin Elementary School Principals (AWSA)Wisconsin Education Convention (Wisconsin…
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Job Openings-2015 Summer Camp

We have summer job openings for counselors. We need eight AM counselors and eight PM counselors. We are looking for counselors who have the following activity skills: swimming, boating, nature, camping, cooking/baking, arts and crafts, performing arts and sports. We are also looking for staff who may have other activity skills they can share with…
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Job Openings–Spring OEC

Spring Outdoor Education CenterWe have job openings for THREE weeks in April for trail leaders and cabin counselors. These staff work with third graders who are having their FIRST experience with outdoor lessons at House In The Wood.The dates are:Staff Training-April 6-11Week 1-April 13-17Weekend OFFWeek 2-April 20-24OFF April 24 when finished with paperwork and cleanupApply…
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NEW Outdoor Education Center

Our new Hall Outdoor Education Center--looks like it will start happening soon! We hope to break ground in February and complete construction in Summer. Here are the concept pictures...The entry view from the driveway in front of the office.The view looking up from the boating area.We will have TWO floors. The top floor has the…
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Trail Blazers & LIT’s Perform at Camp Benefit

Watch our very own teens perform LIVE at our House In The Wood fund raising event. This is an original production written by the talented people from Adventure Stage Chicago from material gathered from our House In The Wood campers.House In the Wood is operated by Northwestern Settlement
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Summer Sessions 2015

These are the summer sessions for 2015:Session 1--June 22-26   Teens; Horseback Riding 1; Horseback Riding 2; Performing Arts Camp.Session 2--June 29-July 10Children 7-12; LIT* Orientation (ages 13-17)Session 3--July 13-24Children 7-12; LIT* Continued (ages 15-17)Session 4--July 27-31Summer Adventure CampSession 5--August 3-14Children 7-12; LIT* Junior Counselor (age 17)Session 6--August 14-17Family Camp*Leader In TrainingHouse In the Wood…
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Camper Registration Starts January 5

Camper Registration start JANUARY 5 for House In The Wood at Northwestern Settlement, 1012 N Noble, Chicago, Illinois.To register, follow these easy steps:Contact Lilliane Webb at 1-773-969-5579 or lwebb@nush.org for an appointment. Lilliane has taken Nathan Puckett's place as Recruitment Manager. Go to Northwestern Settlement at 1012 N Noble, Chicago, Illinois to choose your session, fill…
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