Monthly Archives: July 2011

Flowers of Field & Fen

I was sitting out in our little courtyard here scraping bark off mullein stalks that will be used next week to make hand drills for summer campers, when Gary stopped by and said he was going back out to the … Continue reading

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Sum-sum-summertime!

Ah…summer camp.  And what could be more fun at camp than water sports! Here at Dahlem we don’t have a lake to swim in or a river to paddle upon, but we do have hoses and buckets and cups and … Continue reading

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Fun Things to Do

The third week of our Summer Adventure Camp (25-29 July; we still have openings) is going to focus on Outdoor Skills. This was my idea, because too often the modern summer day camp is really more like an extension of … Continue reading

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A Study in Black and White

Recently, one of our naturalists came across this beautiful giant leopard moth right by the gift shop door.  It had JUST emerged from its coccoon and was starting to pump the fluid from its body into its wings, causing them … Continue reading

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