Updates

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 - 1:13pm
Working seasonally at TMI has provided me with many things, not the least of which is the opportunity to type the words you are about to read. As great as my current situation is the moments that...
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 - 4:06pm
An introduction is in order I suppose. Readers should, in my estimation anyway, know who is typing the words that make their way to the esteemed pages of the Spruce Knob Mountain Center Blog....
Monday, August 22, 2011 - 10:09am
With the help of the folks at Fairmont Printing Company in Morgantown, we've made some beautiful new postcards. There are five scenes in all, each designed to capture something unique to Spruce...
Friday, August 19, 2011 - 10:24am
One of the things I like most about long hikes with school groups is the chance to talk with other teachers about education philosophy - why they value experiential education, how it fits into their...
Thursday, August 18, 2011 - 10:03am
It feels like all of a sudden the temperatures have dropped and darkness comes earlier and earlier each night. Backpacking through the Seneca Creek Backcountry with the East Harlem School last week...
Monday, August 1, 2011 - 1:11pm
I've been out of town for a couple weeks, so I'm a little late in getting these up. We got some good news coverage during the month of July that I wanted to share. I was sitting on the bench outside...
Friday, July 22, 2011 - 4:11pm
"Hope and the future for me are not in lawns and cultivated fields, not in towns and cities, but in the impervious and quaking swamps." -Henry Davide Thoreau, Walking It was with this sentiment that...
Thursday, July 21, 2011 - 12:12pm
We just finished up a short program with a group of enthusiastic students from the Maret Horizons program. Horizons is a nationwide summer enrichment program for children from low-income families...
Monday, July 4, 2011 - 11:24am
Wendell Berry once said that "a teacher's major contribution may pop out anonymously in the life of some ex-student's grandchild. A teacher, finally, has nothing to go on but faith, a student...
Monday, June 27, 2011 - 9:06am
The second week of TMI's Mountain Adventures Summer Camp is in full swing! As I write this, the campers have probably just finished orienteering to the summit of Spruce Knob, the highest peak in the...
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