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Prospective Camper Day

Prospective Camper Day

     Late this past July, the typical quiet of the middle Saturday of 3rd Session saw a hubbub of afternoon activity as visiting vehicles nearly filled the rec field, thanks to a hugely enthusiastic response to our outreach efforts for our second annual new camper orientation day. Billed as a “sneak-peek” opportunity for prospectives, […]

New Virtual “Nature Camp Canteen” Ten T-shirts Designs now available!!!!!!

New Virtual “Nature Camp Canteen” Ten T-shirts Designs now available!!!!!!

You can now order T-shirts, sweatshirts, onesies, kids wear, mugs etc from our new online “canteen”  We have 10 of the most requested designs available in our shop or you can purchase the designs for use on a  huge variety of items. The $2.50 we earn from each sale goes to support our scholarship fund. […]

The Nature Camp Education Building Project

     On the 3rd weekend in September 2016, a record crowd gathered for Service Weekend at Nature Camp. They were there to work, of course, but they were also there to celebrate a new development in Nature Camp’s history—the beginning of an effort to refresh and refurbish the Education Building. During the morning of […]

Museum Dedication – Mary Jane Gannaway Layne

Museum Dedication – Mary Jane Gannaway Layne

     On Saturday afternoon of Fall Service Weekend, we all stopped work to gather at the Gus Deeds Memorial Pavilion in fellowship and gratitude to celebrate renaming what will soon become an even more important and useful space at Camp: The Mary Jane Gannaway Layne Museum. It was my honor to open and close […]

NCF Elections 2016

NCF Elections 2016

Coinciding with the election of our next U.S. president are the Nature Camp Foundation Elections. Our staggered schedule ensures that each year we vote on at least one position for our Board of Directors. Up for election/re-election this year are the positions of President and At-Large Member. Up for appointment is our Service Weekend Chair […]

Spring Service Weekend 2016

Spring Service Weekend 2016

     The Spring Service Weekend of 2016 at Nature Camp was attended by approximately 80 individuals willing to donate their valuable free time in order to complete repairs, improvements, and maintenance in and around the buildings and grounds. The following projects are just a few of those completed during the weekend.      The […]

Adult Session 2016 – The Unexpected in Nature

Adult Session 2016 – The Unexpected in Nature

     What outdoor adventure is worth pausing an Appalachian Trail thru-hike? Nature Camp!      My mom, Theta, was a camper here as a kid, and I fell in love when she brought me to this community as an adult for volunteer work weekends and hikes. This year we finally had the chance to […]

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Please Update Your Information

The Foundation wants to have the best information on our supporters as possible, so please update your contact information at http://naturecampfoundation.org/my-profile/. Updated and concise contact information will help the NCF provide the right information to you in the format you prefer. Additionally, ask your Camp friends to do the same. There are plenty of folk still […]

Elections 2015 – 2016

   Voting in the 2015 election for Secretary, Treasurer, and At-large Board Member ended in mid-December. Thanks to Nancy Lowry’s careful tallying, the results showed that you re-elected Amy Clark for Treasurer. Louise Bowling Manilla was elected as Secretary and Elizabeth Knapp won the At-Large Member seat. Joe Irby was re-appointed as Development Chair.    This year […]

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 […]