Farm & Wilderness is a community of 7 camps in central Vermont that focuses on joyful play, purposeful work, and rugged outdoor living. This podcast is for current, past, and prospective campers, staff, and families. Join Jarod Wunneburger (known as W at camp_) as we dive into conversations with some of our camp directors, share the secrets of how to prepare for the summer, and share stories from our community. For now this is a limited series in Spring 2023 - unless we get some great listeners!
Interview with Clarissa, Director of Firefly Song
In this episode we'll hear from Clarissa, the Director of Firefly Song (FS) Camp. Firefly Song is our largest camp that serves female and non-binary campers aged 9-14. We discuss empowering program, who does well at FS, and the change of the camp's name.
Planning for Camp Magic: Lesson Planning at Camp
In a change of pace from our other episodes, no guest this week. Instead host W talks through the Natural Cycles model that is used at our camps. This model is helpful to teach young staff how to make the camp magic and has been useful in other settings outside of camp.
How to Pack for Camp: Interview with Sam Green, Enrollment Director
You probably have so many questions, and often they are answered by our incredible Enrollment Team! You'll hear a conversation with Sam Green about all the things you should (and shouldn't) pack, along with bedding, storage, and more! Follow along with our packing PDF found on our website.
Interview with Mal, Director of Red Spruce Grove Camp
In this episode we'll hear from Mal, the new of Red Spruce Grove (RSG) Camp. RSG is our smallest and newest camp that serves female and non-binary campers aged 11-14. We discuss why the small community is so special, what their rugged wilderness life looks like, and Mal's love of playing camouflage.
Interview with Adair, Director of SAM Camp
In this episode we'll hear from Adair, the new director of SAM Camp. SAM Camp is a joyful camp that serves campers of all genders aged 11-14. We discuss the unique mix of trips and skits, the courage to do both, and a bit of the history of SAM Camp. Episode also includes an incredible meet cute!
Interview with Elliot, Director of Flying Cloud
In this episode we'll hear from Elliot, the current director of Flying Cloud. Flying Cloud is a rugged off-grid camp that serves boys and non-binary campers aged 11-14. We discuss the unique magic of the small size, the recent changes at FC, some FC history, and we share a bit of orientation to the show.
Flying Cloud podcast
So fun to listen to. I especially loved all the history that was woven in as well as talking about the current program for campers