Monthly Archives: September 2012

Woods Art

The woods crew is at it again, with some building projects, but a new twist:  chainsaw art! This little guy greets visitors to his corner of the trail system.   In the spirit of whimsy that gave us this art, … Continue reading

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Scenes from South of the Albany Border

Another month, another fun and FULL local dinner! The South of the Albany Border Mexican themed night went swimmingly. GRP Rower Jamie Chapman shared these pictures of the night with us. Next up? Our Oktoberfest celebration, October 6th, at 6:30pm. … Continue reading

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Summer Rolls Into Autumn

  September where did you go? The first day of autumn is around the corner and the Center is betwixt and between the feel of summer and the call of autumn. Rowers are happily sculling in camps and basking in … Continue reading

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Bridges to Adventure

The summer of building and bridging continues at the Center. Thanks Dylan’s portable mill, the builders have been kept in materials all summer long. Some of the work is stuff that was long overdue – like this section of boardwalk … Continue reading

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The Only Way to Travel

Sculling Camper Manfred Kuchenmuller and his wife, Margaret joined us just prior to Labor Day weekend for a week of sculling camp. The couple from British Columbia showed us all how to be green, arriving at camp via their tandem … Continue reading

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Songbird Monitoring at the COC

This summer a new conservation program was started at the Outdoor Center. We have joined the Vermont Center for Ecostudies’ Forest Bird Monitoring Program (FBMP) which was initiated in 1989. The FBMP’s goal is to track long-term changes in populations … Continue reading

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Craftsbury from above

Coach Bill Fitzgerald shared these aerial shots he took this summer flying with Jeff Smith, a Marathon Week Running camper. Jeff flew to camp in his private plane, which was parked all week at the Morrisville / Stowe airport. Bill … Continue reading

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A Healthy Hosmer?

As a skiing member of the Green Racing Project, one of my favorite summer work projects at Craftsbury is the weekly monitoring of water quality on Great Hosmer.  It is a great excuse to get out on the lake at … Continue reading

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BKL in action

Our BKL day camps have always ended with an adventure race, but the edition that wrapped up a couple of weeks ago ended with a bang! The GRP rolled out some fresh challenges for the campers. You can get a … Continue reading

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