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Board Development Committee

     A recent meeting among members of both NCF and NCI boards brought forth a pressing issue: camp is growing and the responsibilities of our hard working board members are increasing; however, we only utilize a small fraction of the many talented people who wish to provide support for camp. Thus the idea of […]

Nature Camp Foundation Board Development

NCF Board Position Updates      Annie White gave us 3 plus years of faithful, dedicated leadership as NCF President and has helped to add needed structure to many of our processes. Her tireless commitment to moving Nature Camp forward will surely be missed! Completing the end of Annie’s term and assuming the mantle of […]

Clippings of a Two Week Getaway

Reminds me of being alone on a rooftop in the middle of the night on a Tuesday. Two katydids call to each other, buzzing and humming like maybe they’re long lost friends. I wonder what they’re saying. I wonder what they would say. I wonder how it feels to be the creek flowing over the […]

Spring Service Weekend 2017

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 […]

Our Gratitude To….

The following Organizations that provided support to Nature Camp, Inc. were accidentally left out of the NCF 2016 Annual Report. We extend our apologies for this oversight and our continuing gratitude as always for your support. Canterbury Garden Club Charlottesville Garden Club Community Foundation of Rockbridge, Alleghany and Bath Green Hills Garden Club Kingsmill Garden […]

News from Nature Camp

News from Nature Camp

We bade a sad farewell to caretaker Gary Barker just before the summer began. Gary came to us four years ago this fall and quickly proved himself a valuable and valued member not only of the staff, but of the Nature Camp family. His legacy will persist in many tangible ways, not the least of […]

Almost-Annual Fall Hike Day – October 14, 2017

WHEN: 10:00 AM through the evening, RAIN OR SHINE. If the weather is really unfriendly, call Camp to be sure we’re still going hiking: 540-377-2491 WHERE: Nature Camp WHAT: “Sunday Hikes” (We know they’re on Saturday, but like to call them by their traditional name) followed by dinner and relaxation. BRING YOUR LUNCH! WHO: All […]

Follow the Gleam… 75 Years, A History

Follow the Gleam… 75 Years, A History

An excerpt from this summer’s Third Session Woodland Echos, written by Philip Coulling, Director, Nature Camp This year marks Nature Camp’s diamond jubilee, and the first Thursday of Third Session was the 75th anniversary of the very first day of the very first session of Nature Camp. Twenty-four campers, 14 girls and 10 boys, gathered […]

2016 Annual Report

NCF Annual Report 2016

Remembering Dr. Barry Miller Farr, 1951-2017

     Barry Miller Farr was born in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri on November 15, 1951, and died in Charlottesville on February 15, 2017. Raised in Greenville, Mississippi, Barry never stopped loving Southern food, culture, or people. Inspired to attend medical school by the autobiography of William Carlos Williams, Barry majored in chemistry at Ole […]

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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 […]