In the teeny-tiny, eternally-green state of Vermont, where maple syrup flows like rivers and leaves change more colors than a chameleon in a disco, there’s a merry band of kids known as the Little Lumberjacks. These aren't your regular rugrats, oh no! They are the premier purveyors of petite paraphernalia, the young yodas of woodworking, the crafty creators of cool carpentry. Under the watchful gaze of their mentor, Sir Splinters McChips, a charmingly gruff yet surprisingly dapper beaver, the Little Lumberjacks spend their days honing their skills. Sir Splinters, with his top hat jauntily placed atop his head and a monocle that magnifies his mischievous eye, teaches them the fine art of woodworking. The kids, armed with their mini-tool belts and safety goggles, chisel and carve, sand and polish with the same dedication as the legendary Green Mountain Boys. They transform ordinary pieces of wood into extraordinary masterpieces, from elaborate treehouses to miniature rocking horses, tiny canoes to pint-sized picnic tables. But beware, the Pine Cone Prankster is always lurking around. This mischievous squirrel, known for his love of all things shiny and his knack for causing playful chaos, often tries to swipe their tools. But the Little Lumberjacks always manage to outsmart him, turning his pranks into lessons on teamwork and ingenuity. In Vermont, where the air is always filled with the scent of fresh pine and the laughter of children, these Little Lumberjacks are not just passing the time; they're crafting a lifetime of memories and building their dreams, one tiny nail at a time.

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Swift Nature Camp is the perfect place for your child to spend their summer! Our overnight camp for boys and girls ages 6-15 is located in beautiful Wisconsin. We offer a unique blend of traditional summer camp activities and environmental education to help kids increase their appreciation for nature, science, and the environment. We’ve got it all – fun, friendships, adventure trips, and nature! Spend your summer with us – you’ll never forget it!

Minong, WI 54859
4.5(4 reviews)
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Our campers have the chance to explore the beauty of nature and discover the joy of unstructured play, while also building a connection to the land and developing skills that will last a lifetime. Regardless of the activity, our campers will learn something new and have fun in the process. Campers get to take a break from technology and enjoy the wonders of the natural world. At Killington Ski area/resort in Vermont, the 600-acre wilderness provides a perfect playground for children to explore their wonder and imagination. Whether chasing crickets, milking goats, or playing at the waterfront, campers are encouraged to enjoy the simple delights the outdoors has to offer. Campers have the opportunity to take part in creative activities like splatter-paint art and pirate gold hunts, as well as hosting a farm stand for the local community. With unstructured play and learning the land, campers are guaranteed to come away with lifelong skills and a greater appreciation for the beauty of nature. Technology is put aside, allowing children to experience the wonders of the natural world.

Plymouth, VT 05056