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News from Nature Camp, Inc. – Fall, 2016

     Check out Flip Coulling’s update for more details on how the summer of 2016 fared at Nature Camp, but we at NCI are pleased with how well-attended the sessions were and the quality of the experience provided by our superb staff members.      And check out what Stacy Luks has written about […]

Great Mushroom Tournament of 2016 Standings – Third Session

Agarics that are Fly 0 points Boys 2 Men 9 Fatal Four 79 Guardians of the Mushroom Galaxy 170 Braces & Company 196 Unfortunately, Braces & Company came just four points short of earning them the privilege of braiding Alex’s hair, so they had to settle for tea instead.

Yours & Mine – Original song from 1st Session

Yours & Mine – Original song from 1st Session

By Emmett C., Isabel B., Sarah R., Jane F., Phillip H., & Nora O. Driving into Camp Best part of my day thus far Everybody knows that we’ll see each other soon Looking all around, only seeing smiling faces Everybody knows we are home today Counting down the days, ‘til we’re back in this place […]

Lichenology Major (4th Session)

What is lichen? Where does it grow? How does it reproduce? These were all questions I had when I signed up for Lichenology. I, along with Marshall D., Jack C., Margaret C., and Davi R., and led by Max and Ryan, was in for the adventure of a lifetime. We started slowly by learning the […]

News from Nature Camp, Inc.

News from Nature Camp, Inc.

     This past summer Nature Camp welcomed to the Big Mary’s Creek valley 342 campers representing 21 states, the District of Columbia, and the Russian Federation.      We offered Meteorology for the first time in more than a dozen years and introduced Lichenology to the curriculum.  Campers in the latter class enjoyed using […]

Find Us On Facebook

You can connect with the Nature Camp Foundation at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Nature-Camp-Foundation/107552817467 You can stay in touch with Nature Camp, Inc. at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Nature-Camp/324806714283350?ref=br_tf

Prospective Camper Day

   How did you first hear about Nature Camp? And how did you know that it was ‘the right place’ for you to go? Or to send your child? Or to recommend to a young person whose life you could touch — for what was likely their first – and potentially pivotal – 2-weeks-away-from-home summer camp […]

News from Nature Camp, Inc.

   The folks responsible for operation and maintenance of Nature Camp (i.e., the Board of Directors of Nature Camp, Inc.) are pleased to report that the state of Nature Camp is strong. We met in November this past year and welcomed several new members to the board. Stacy Luks, a camper parent from Richmond, joined us […]

News from Nature Camp, Inc.

News from Nature Camp, Inc.

The Nature Camp Incorporated Board of Directors met at Nature Camp in late May this year. At that meeting, we discussed the need to fill some positions on the board. Our Publicity & Promotions Director, Emily Richardson, resigned in February so we were in need of someone to complete her term. Paul Cabe, Director of Education, will have […]

News from Nature Camp

News from Nature Camp

Nearly every session was full, and total enrollment exceeded 350 for only the fifth time in Nature Camp’s history! Fredericksburg led the way with a whopping 51 campers, and two cousins joined us from Las Vegas, NV, and Moscow, Russia. Campers and staff appreciated the comfortable new mattresses, and the cooks found it much easier to make bread and pizza […]

SERVICE WEEKEND UPDATES

Spring Service Weekend 2017

The past Spring Service Weekend, which took place the third weekend of May (as it does each year), resulted in the completion of many smaller projects as well as progress on those continuing from weekends prior. Service weekend is an opportunity for those who believe in Camp’s mission to gather there, enjoy the company of […]