Tag Archives: outdoor

No Child Left Inside

The following article was published in the most recent edition of the Charlotte News: NO CHILD LEFT INSIDE By: Tai Dinnan Contributor April 09, 2015 Nature Deficit Disorder. Leave No Child Inside. De-natured Childhood. Free Range Kids. What is your … Continue reading

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Campers Dig Green Thumbs Camp!

Eight bright-eyed campers arrived at the Charlotte Central School Garden on Monday morning ready for Green Thumbs Garden Camp.  The cool grass was still wet with dew, but the strong sunlight promised a warm summery day. Though few of the … Continue reading

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Tick and Poison Ivy Season

We’ve experienced several exciting firsts of the season this past week: our first all-you-can-eat asparagus dinner, our first tulips, our first cilantro, our first thunderstorm, our first creemie (what we call soft serve in Vermont), and my first tick.  I’ve … Continue reading

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Summer Planning: Sign up for Camp!

There are signs around our house that we are coming to the end of winter: garden seeds have arrived in the mail, days are getting longer, and summer camp brochures are printed and on the counter.  My summer programming schedule … Continue reading

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Zooming In: Fairy and Snail Houses

LEGOs, Playmobiles, doll houses – the best marketers know that kids love creating imaginary miniature worlds.  Favorite dolls or toys are given names and personalities, and detailed houses, playgrounds, and communities are assembled.  But do we really need to go … Continue reading

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