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September 2020: Back to School Amid a Pandemic; Simple Self-Care for Parents; Picturebooks About Women's Rights; New Curriculum From Clemmons Family Farm; Lessons From an Ill-Fated Camping Trip

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Timberlock Voyageurs and Trekkers Camp

Timberlock Voyageurs and Trekkers Camp

PO Box 307
Indian Lake, NY 12842
518-648-5494

Two-week sessions focus on outdoor adventures with skilled leaders based at Timberlock, a 100 year old summer family camp in the heart of the Adirondack Park. Teens learn about natural history and skills used in the outdoors while gaining self-confidence, making life-long friendships with a priority on having fun. Small groups with base camp accommodations in lakeside cabin; swimming, sailing, canoeing, camping, hiking, horseback riding and more. Older teens take an extended canoe or backpack trip with possible destinations to Algonquin Provincial Park in Canada, hikes through the Adirondack Park,Green Mountains of VT and the White Mountains of NH.

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Adventure; General Interest

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Lake Champlain Maritime Museum

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum

Vergennes, VT

Are your kids ready for adventure? They can explore historic sites, learn about lake ecology, build a kayak then go on a 10 day expedition, make a candlestick holder out of copper, learn how to catch and clean a fish, snorkel and explore a shipwreck, see the world from a…(more)

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Camp Common Ground

Camp Common Ground

Starksboro, VT

Founded in 1994, Camp Common Ground is an inter-generational family camp designed to provide families with a healthy and happy bonding experience while weaving in elements of nature education, arts, music, wellness, sports, and fun! Camp Common Ground prides itself on welcoming all definitions of "family" and cultivating a sense…(more)

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