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Time to sign up for summer camp. Go to https://houseinthewood.org/summer-camp/our-programs/

Recreational Tree CLIMBS

OPEN Climb Dates-2020 Join us for a 2 hours climbing experience. Ages 7 to 70. $30.00/person CANCELLED-Saturday, April 11, 1-3pm Sunday, May 17, 1-3pm Sunday, June 21, 1-3pm Saturday, July 11, 1-3pm Sunday, August 16, 1-3pm Our trained and certified staff will provide a thorough and comprehensive tutorial of how to use the equipment and…
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CANCELLED-SPEAK for the Trees

Family Event Sunday, April 19 from 2-4 pm Celebrate of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Come celebrate the TREES! Learn how to plant a tree and go on a Spring Nature Walk. Finish by watching The Lorax movie and nibbling on snacks. Good for all ages and families. Tickets HERE

Summer Jobs

Join our staff this summer.... “Thanks for the opportunity. It is really awesome what you guys try to do and actually pull it off.”--Ryan, first year staff House in the Wood is a coed resident camp for inner city children from Chicago. Located in Delavan in rural Southeastern Wisconsin, we have a comfortable wooded campus…
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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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New Logo for House In the Wood

Northwestern Settlement has changed their logo to reflect the entire breath of programs and services they offer to the Chicago community. All programs and services of the Settlement fall within one of the THREE mission words--Nurture, Educate or Inspire. Each Settlement mission word has its own color. And each program has a small logo to…
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We Are In A National Magazine!

Camping Magazine for July/August features House In The Wood...Take a Look!