The Last Days of Girls Camp

This summer went by fast! A little over a week ago, we completed our summer sessions. This year we had 158 campers during our Girls Camp session. While we don't have pictures from all of their 28 days at camp, we do have a selection from the final 4 days. In the final...

Annual Report for 2017

It is always important to take a look back and reflect. Even though we are in the thick of 2018, we have been reflecting on our previous year as we put together out Annual Report for 2017. 2017 marked some great triumphs and changes for Sherwood Forest. We continued...

A Glimpse at Boys Camp

It's hard to believe that we're already more than half way through the summer. During our Boys Camp session, 141 campers made Sherwood Forest their home away from home. They spent their 28 days at camp learning new skills, making new friends, overcoming obstacles, and...

Catching up with the Camp Directors

This is an exciting summer for Sherwood Forest. It is a year of transition and change as construction for our new Dining Hall has begun and we’ve welcomed a new Camp Director. One week into camp, we caught up with Sherwood Forest’s Camp Director, Rachel Tutwiler (RT),...

Handling Homesickness

Homesickness is a fact of life. It is human nature to pine for what is known and comfortable. And a stay at summer camp — even for a seasoned camper — can generate pangs of longing for the comforts of home: the family pet, mom, dad, even a sibling that isn’t favored...

17th Annual Blue Jean Ball

On Saturday, May 5, the community came together at Sherwood Forest’s Blue Jean Ball at The Caramel Room to celebrate the strength, growth, and success of the kids of Sherwood Forest and to support their camp experiences. The event raised more than $175,000 and...

Decision Day

On April 29th, the Sherwood Forest family proudly celebrated our first ever Decision Day to recognize the Supports for Success program participants as they announced their post-secondary plans. The luncheon was held at Washington University on a lovely Sunday...

Give the gift of discovery this Give STL Day

Our mission is to transform the lives of children in need through powerful programs that allow them to discover their self-worth, realize their potential, and become productive citizens.  For Give STL Day, 2018, we want to raise money to support these powerful...

Volunteer Trades Weekend 2018

This past weekend, nearly 60 volunteers braved the cold and participated in Sherwood Forests's 8th Annual Volunteer Trades Weekend. This is an event unlike any other, filled with camaraderie, great food, and plenty of hard work. This year, volunteers tackled a wide...

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