Sustainability Workshop Coming to Boxerwood February 17

An activity-oriented science class teaches internationally-renowned framework Boxerwood will be hosting a workshop Saturday afternoon, February 17th, from 2 pm to 5 pm  called Sustainability 101. Through simulations and games, this workshop will lay the foundation for understanding a clear, science-based framework for sustainability.  Participants will learn about The Natural StepTM, an internationally recognized and open source set of principles …

2018 Summer Camp Dates Announced

Planning for our 2018 summer camp is underway. Summer camp at Boxerwood will take place over the following weeks: June 4-8 – Pre-K (4 and 5 year olds) June 11-15 – K-2nd grade (Current 2017-18 school year) June 18-22 – Grades 3-5 (Current 2017-18 school year) August 6-10 – 4 year old to rising 3rd graders August 6-10 – Rising …

Moving Moldova Toward Recycling

Boxerwood Educator, Katrina Broughman was featured in the January 24 edition of The News-Gazette. Katrina shares her experience in the Peace Corps in the Republic of Moldova in Eastern Europe. Katrina along with other volunteers teamed up with a group of local youth determined to combat environmental problems, especially the lack of recycling. We are so lucky to have her on staff this year! Click …

The News-Gazette January 3, 2018 – Introducing The Roto-Rain-Recycler

The newest addition to Boxerwood’s Play Trail, The Roto-Rain-Recycler, was featured in the January 3, 2018 edition of The News-Gazette. The Roto-Rain-Recycler is the invention of VMI mechanical engineering professor Jay Sullivan. A Rube Goldberg-type machine (i.e., unnecessarily and delightfully complicated), it is designed to collect rain water from the new roof recently raised over the Mud Kitchen and dump …