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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Wednesday Apr 03, 2024

Granddaughter of the founders of Farm & Wilderness, Kristi Webb reads a few excerpts from the book she recently re-leased on the history of F&W. 

Wednesday Mar 20, 2024

An adaptation of Director of Camp W's session on specific behavior management techniques that work and help make camps smoother and more fun. 

Wednesday Mar 13, 2024

In this episode W discusses three interlocking ideas you can use to create a system of support for your staff: a series of great coaching questions, a protocol to prioritize support, and plans to help staff get back on track. A great episode for any leader or educator!

Wednesday Mar 06, 2024

We're bringing a bit of TikTok to the podcast! This episode features snippets from interviews with staff talking about the experience. They cover what adventures you might go on, the things you're learn, and ultimately why F&W is such a great place. 

Wednesday Feb 28, 2024

Chris shares his journey from camper to staff at Farm and Wilderness. We talk intentionality in design, his work on revisioning Tamarack Farm, and what it means to intentionally build a program. 

Friday Feb 23, 2024

Join us on as we chat all things sustainability, design, and maintenance with Jay, the Sustainable Resources Director at Farm and Wilderness Discover how our commitment to conservation, from solar energy to sustainable building practices, shapes everything we do, ensuring a carbon-conscious future. You'll be surprised how big the job is!

Wednesday Feb 14, 2024

In this episode we'll hear from W, the director of Camp Timberlake. Timberlake is an epic space for boys and non-binary campers aged 9-14. We discuss what it's like at TL, who does well at TL, and what it means to be turning 85 this summer. Also features a guest host!

Wednesday Feb 07, 2024

In this episode we'll hear from Kelly, the former Director of Conservation. We'll explore Farm and Wilderness Conservation, how it formed, all the things it does, and why a group of summer camps in Vermont should be involved with conservation and sustainability. 

Thursday Feb 01, 2024

We're back for Season 2! More voices, more stories, more impact - we're celebrating our 85th summer with 85 stories of Farm & Wilderness. 

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. 

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