Adventure Overnight Camps

April 23rd, 2009

 

Wind Dance Adventure Camps

Embracing The Earth

2017 Overnight Camps

Berkeley Springs, WV

 Sixteen Years!

 

              Teen Camp*          June 25-July 1   ages 13 – HS   12 campers

             Youth Camp          July   9-15            ages 8-14       20 campers

             Farm Stewards** July 30-Aug 5    ages 10-HS    8 campers

                 Create, learn, discover, serve the earth, and have fun!

Wilderness Skills                                   Conservation Service

  Nature Studies                                        Cooking and Baking

     Farm Hands                                             Earth Games & Activities

       Traditional Music and Dance                  Art, and Yoga 

         Journaling  & Camp Fires                            Afternoon Siesta

                                     ….and when day is done sleep in tents

Camps are small with a delightful ratio of campers to guides!

Youth Camp–  A lively naturalist camp. Campers are engaged with conservation efforts, farm experiences, natural history and herbal studies, archery, yoga, meal preps, nature art and journaling. Each afternoon campers spend quiet time with the earth during siesta, and evenings are filled with traditional dance and singing, stories, and campfires.

*Teen CampBase camp will be at Wind Dance with three day outings to hike West Virginia mountains, paddle the waters, and participate in a conservation service project.  Many of the activities noted in youth camp are also included in Teen Camp.         

**Farm Stewards – Experience farm life and sustainable farm methods, prepare meals,  food preservation activities, enjoy outdoor adventures, and participate in a  conservation service project.  Many of the activities noted in youth camp are also included in Teen Camp.         

To learn more about us visit our kickstarter site and view the video: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/834270100/big-doings-for-a-small-planet

and visit our Facebook page for albums of last years camps:  https://www.facebook.com/winddancefarm

On line registration is available here:

https://goo.gl/forms/3TuttrJeb5ZhbHnk2

Mail in registration form is here:

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For more information or questions contact Leslie & John at 304 258 4672  wind.dance@frontier.com

In addition to John Devine and Leslie Devine Milbourne, there are two full time guides, as well as local guests teaching specialty crafts and skills. 

Wind Dance Farm is nine miles from the Town of Bath, Berkeley Springs.  Berkeley Springs is a historic area  – known for its warm mineral springs, State Parks, massage therapists, small town ambience, and surrounding mountains offering a variety of outdoor activities.  It is a vacation get-a-way for many people.  Consider exploring the area when your child is at camp!

Leslie and John have worked together at camps for over 25 years. In addition to the camps, they manage Wind Dance Farm CSA (Community Supported Agriculture), and oversee homeschool & school programs during the school year. John is a traditional musician playing guitar and singing. Leslie is an environmental educator, M.Ed. They live in a log cabin tucked in the hills. Wind Dance Farm is located approximately a 2 hour drive from the Washington DC/Baltimore area and 4 hours from the Philadelphia area.

Camp Fees

Camps are $600, plus a registration fee $25 & administration fee $25.

Total camp fee is $650.

The non-refundable registration fee of $25.00 is due upon registration.

Camp & Administration fee of $625 is due two weeks before camp.

Donations!  We work at keeping camp fees at a minimum, as well as provide high quality programs, activities, food and staff, producing and purchase a lot of organic food. Donations, which are tax exempt, will be used to support earth and farm educational programs.  Contributions can be made during registration or at camp. Thank you!

 

 



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