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April Alive

By |2017-01-25T14:39:05-05:00April 25th, 2015|Field School|

Despite wet and cold conditions this past week (and month!!), we had a wonderful time this April during April Alive! Though many of our wild edibles are yet to emerge, we were still able to make delicious pizzas using trout lily, wild leeks, basswood buds, and stinging nettles. For photos from the week click on [...]

Tiny Adventures – Nature Mysteries

By |2017-01-25T13:47:03-05:00September 15th, 2014|Field School|

An ant discovering a tiny worldCarrying on with the theme of tiny, this week's challenge is to find a tiny world and study it. At the Field School, we create fairy houses, build orc shelters, discover hidden lairs, caverns, hideaways, magical lyceums, and so many other worlds. We imagine them inhabited by Dale the Fire [...]


By |2017-01-25T14:45:31-05:00August 3rd, 2014|adventurers|

Despite hail, thunder, snoring neighbors, crowded shelters, and blisters, we had a fantastic time this year out on the Long Trail. Our trip took us through the heart of the Breadloaf Wilderness, from Middlebury Gap to Lincoln Gap for the girls and in reverse for the boys. We met halfway through our respective journeys for [...]

Photos from Bent Birch Camp

By |2017-01-25T13:47:11-05:00July 26th, 2014|bent birch|

We just wrapped up our 4th camp of the season, Bent Birch Field Camp. At Bent Birch, we focused on primitive skills (like carving, fire-by-friction, archery), play, and exploration. Continuing with the summer of perfect weather, we had another gorgeous week. Below are photos from the week.Click for photo gallery from:Bent Birch 2014

Photos from River Otter Water Week

By |2017-01-25T13:47:13-05:00July 19th, 2014|Field School|

River Water Otter Week celebrates Lake Champlain with an exploration of Rock Point's shoreline. We spent much of our time snorkeling, canoeing, swimming, and jumping off rocks! Our culminating adventure was a paddle from Mink Bay around Rock Point and all the way to downtown Burlington for some delicious creemees. We made flags for the [...]

Spring Projects

By |2017-01-25T13:47:21-05:00May 18th, 2014|Field School|

 We have a new lending "library". I built this for books for kids that will inspire them to connect to the natural world. Next time you're out at Rock Point, check it out - take a book, leave a book. Also, we're looking for a gnome to preside over the library, or at least to [...]


By |2017-01-25T13:47:25-05:00May 15th, 2014|Field School|

On Tuesday, the Photography Guild also spent a little bit of time playing around with the camera's sport mode. Issac and I spent a while at the waterfront trying to photograph splashes.

Photography Guild

By |2017-01-25T13:47:29-05:00May 14th, 2014|Field School|

Very camouflaged moth on red oak (Isaac)For guilds today, we split up into a wild animal tracking and trailing guild (Lauren), a wildflower identification guild (Anna), a storytelling guild (Sam), and a photography guild. I've loved photography since I borrowed my mom's old Canon in high school and drove around my town late at night [...]


By |2017-01-25T13:47:35-05:00March 14th, 2014|Field School|

Our former intern extraordinaire, Brooke Shaffer, recently started a new job in her home state of New Jersey. Here's an update from her:To my Crows Path family,    My name is Brooke and I interned for Crows Path last spring. I left the wonderful little city of Burlington to explore our big and beautiful country [...]

Core elements of Crow’s Path: Wandering

By |2014-02-20T04:11:00-05:00February 20th, 2014|Field School|

Casey found a barred owl feather with a near perfect snow flake on it. Can you spot it? How did we know it was a barred owl? As promised, over the coming weeks, we'll be giving an in depth look into the core elements of our programs. We'll do this anecdotally to give a sense [...]