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Virtual Campfire TWO at House In The Wood

Get a little of summer camp back! Join us for songs, stories, skits, memories and good times! See your summer camp staff. Remember that you need to have an adult with you to go on a zoom meeting. Hope to see you there. Join Zoom Meeting-Campfire Two on July 20 at 6pmhttps://zoom.us/j/92891162900?pwd=UkhOdGloRWdqUTRNQStLWTRqcEdwZz09 Meeting ID: 928…
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Summer Camp Newsletter-June 2020

Our Staff Show Their Support! CONTENTS OF JUNE NEWSLETTER: Letter From Ms. Val From Ms. Barb to Campers Virtual Welcome To Camp Campfire Programs Campfire Program Box for Sale-Fundraiser Letter From Ms. Val What a month! Protest marches, government changes, COVID, cancellations, re-openings, masks, social distancing, sanitizing, washing hands, planning, planning, planning...and here at House…
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Campfire Box

Celebrate with MS. VAL’S Campfire Box

Bummed that there is no camp! We are going to stick our tongue out at the virus and have fun anyway! After months of tears and experimentation; Ms. Val has developed the world's tastiest marshmallows in a variety of flavors. We have scheduled some fun and exciting virtual campfires that all of our friends can…
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Summer Camp Newsletter-May 2020

Camp Staff working SAFELY at House In The Wood to get ready for next summer. Watch our Facebook page for our projects. From left to right John (Maintenance), Sherry (Maintenance), Donna (Cook), AJ (Volunteer), Mr. Braden (Program), John (Cook), Ms. Karen (Program), Ms. Bianca (Program), Ms. Heidi (Outdoor Education Director), Mr. T (Assistant Executive Director).…
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Special Summer Camp Newsletters

Only our registered summer campers receive the special summer camp newsletters! Register NOW so you are in our new registration system for next year.

Recreational Tree CLIMBS

OPEN Climb Dates-2020 Join us for a 2 hours climbing experience. Ages 7 to 70. $30.00/person Our trained and certified staff will provide a thorough and comprehensive tutorial of how to use the equipment and have a fun, safe experience in the trees. Beginners are welcome and will be able to climb at their first…
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Camp Store NOW Online

Our new CAMP STORE will be open on the last full day of camp for campers to purchase logo wear--tee shirts, sweatshirts, pencils, string bags, toothbrushes and other things with be for sale. Items will cost from $1 to $20. Use CAMP CASH or bring money to camp--no more than $20 please. We will collect…
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Spring Jobs at House In The Wood

Tree Climbing Facilitator No Experience necessary, love of the outdoors and comfort in trees a plus!Training Provided – must attend all of training. --Basic Tree Climbing April 18-19, --Tree climbing Facilitation May 2-3 House In The Wood Camp and Outdoor Education Center is hiring recreational tree climbing facilitators. We offer tree climbing activities for children and…
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Halloween In The Woods

TUESDAY OCTOBER 15 SECOND ANNUAL HALLOWEEN IN THE WOODS combines the make-believe, spooky fun of Halloween with the beauty of nighttime nature to create an event that is fun for the whole family. Halloween In The Woods is designed especially for families with children ages 5 to 12. Hikes start every 10 minutes between 6:30 and…
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Review: Corkery Elementary

A Chicago Public School, Corkery Elementary brought a group of students to House In The Wood for the first time this past spring of 2016. They came for an overnight stay with two days of programming and it was a really great experience for the students, teachers and our staff alike! 56 of Corkery's fifth graders…
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