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Jobs-Summer Camp

Summer Counselor Jobs--Teach an activity (swimming, boating, nature, outdoor skills, team sports, arts & crafts, cooking, gardening, performing arts like dance, theater or music or another skill) and work closely with a cabin group of 10-12 children from inner city Chicago. Start with 2 weeks of training on June 10. Children start June 24 with…
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Sunday Fun-Day

Volunteer at House In The Wood to do activities with our Summer Campers. Plan a 45 minute program that would appeal to 7 to 12 year old boys and girls. If you would like to volunteer but don’t have an activity idea, call me—everyone has great things to offer our children. I can help you…
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The Boys Are Back in Town

The male Red Wing Blackbirds have returned to the marshes of House In the Wood. They are all spreading their wings and letting out a LOUD conk-la-ree trill. In Blackbird language: STAY AWAY! THIS IS MY AREA! Once they establish AND KEEP their area, they will try to attract the females who arrive a few…
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National Environmental Education Week April 15-21

The 2012 National Environmental Education Week is April 15 to April 21. There is a link to many great activities for parents, children and teachers.You can even find the nature centers that are near your home. Get out and enjoy the outdoors in your neighborhood!Click here to link to the National Environmental Education Week website
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