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Home Base outdoor K-8 school program founded by Dan and Amy Warren operates out of New England Base Camp. "The main program at Home Base, which runs Monday through Wednesday, now includes 40 fully enrolled children in grades K-8. Their five teachers lead classes in everything from writing and math to learning how to tap trees for maple syrup. An additional 10 students are enrolled in optional weekly STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) sessions on Thursdays. Dan, an Eagle Scout , first visited New England Base Camp, which includes acres of forest, extensive outdo
REI now plans to sell it’s new 8-acre, Bellevue corporate campus. In response to the corona virus pandemic, their workforce (1000 employees) has moved to multiple “satellite” locations across the Seattle area and that it would “lean into remote working as an engrained, supported and normalized model” that could also allow employees to work outside the region. Employees who would have worked at the campus, which media reports had called the “most outdoorsy HQ ever” and “like summer camp for grown-ups” for its rooftop terraces, courtyard full of native plants and large sliding doors to the
Few local Scouting enthusiasts realize that during the first decade of the Boy Scouting Movement, Charlottesville was the location of an early council that failed to survive its success. Read about it here...
This spring, we witnessed the GSUSA suspend door-to-door and booth sales of Girl Scout cookies. As I understand, their decision was about safety for scouts and customers with input from leaders, parents, "the CDC, federal, state, and local authorities". Meanwhile, new health laws evolved. Customers were directed to website(s) for online purchasing and donation. Sales plummeted, unsold cookie inventory was donated to front line heroes and food pantries. Will popcorn sales or all fundraiser sales become online only? Should National or local councils make the call or will local authorit