Boxerwood Welcomes New Interim Executive Director

Boxerwood is proud to announce that former Sustainability Manager Catrien van Assendelft has taken the role of Interim Executive Director. Please see the announcement from Paul Leonhard, Boxerwood Board President and Catrien van Assendelft below: Dear Friends of Boxerwood; As President of the Board of Trustees of Boxerwood, I am writing to alert you about some leadership changes at Boxerwood. …

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 …