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The mission of Boxerwood Education Association is to educate and inspire people of all ages to be environmentally responsible stewards of the Earth. We manage a small Nature Center and Woodland Garden in Rockbridge County, Virginia, and deliver award-winning environmental education programs to our community.

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March 2020 is a significant month for Boxerwood in that it brings to a close the incredible service and dedication of two long-serving Board members....

spring blooms 2020

As nature carries on its merry way these days, with spring bursting in all directions, we wanted to share with you a particular woodland treasure each week to entice you out into the Gardens....

stop the slop

Funded by the Clean Valley Council (CVC), the Boxerwood-created project followed a school-based unit on climate change. Its goal was to link climate change to local realities and to provide baseline...

connect with nature

For twenty years, Boxerwood has been promoting ecological well-being across our community. In midst of this coronavirus season, I am writing to let you know Boxerwood is carrying on with that commitment....

summer camps 2020

Summer Camp 2020 registration is now open. As of March 31, 2020, we have cancelled our June 1-5 & June 8-12 camps. All other camps are scheduled to go on at this time....

health related news

The health and safety of the Boxerwood community is our highest priority. We are closely monitoring the Corona virus (COVID-19) situation as it continues to unfold globally and locally....

nest fest

Boxerwood is proud of its newest innovative program. This month, our educators brought together over 60 students from sixth to eighth grade, in the first ever NEST FEST 2020....

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Meanwhile, on instagram…

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We are missing being with our kiddo friends. Hope everyone is doing well!

1 week ago

It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood.

2 weeks ago

Summer Camp 2020 registration is now open! https://boxerwood.org/summer-camps/ 🐸 At this point, camps are on! Should there be a public health interest in cancelling a camp, however, we will offer 100% camp refunds. Please note this refund applies only to situations in which Boxerwood cancels a camp. Regrettably, we are not otherwise able to provide refunds due to our need for camp planning. Thank you for your understanding and support.

2 weeks ago

It’s a spectacular day to be outside! Come for a stroll. Use caution 🚧 on the trails since they are extremely slippery. The Play Trail and Lodge are closed.

2 weeks ago

Things are buzzing around here. 🐝 Come visit! (Lodge and Play Trail are closed but feel free to roam the garden!!)

3 weeks ago

Our Lodge and Play Trail are closed. Come walk the garden and help us by packing out your trash. If you are feeling under the weather please refrain from visiting. Stay well! 🐒 https://boxerwood.org/coronavirus/

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