The Farm & Wilderness Podcast

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. We’ll 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!

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Thursday May 18, 2023

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. 

Sunday Apr 23, 2023

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. 

Wednesday Apr 12, 2023

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. 

Monday Mar 27, 2023

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. 

Tuesday Feb 28, 2023

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!

Friday Feb 17, 2023

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.

Tuesday Feb 07, 2023

In this teaser of what's to come, you'll hear the new original F&W theme song and a preview of the next couple episodes. 

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