A Winter’s Hike

It may be cold out, but here at Sherwood Forest, we are already preparing for the summer. This November, our Camp Director, Rachel Tutwiler, and Assistant Camp Director, Aliyah Walls, hike the Blair Creek Section of the Ozark Trail along with their dogs, Zahrah and...

A Bird, a Cedar Chip, a Rock, and an Arrow

During the November board meeting, we formally transferred the role of Executive Director from Mary Rogers to Prescott Benson. In true Sherwood Forest fashion, this moment was marked by a symbolic ceremony. Mary shared the significance of four items that have been...

Supports for Success on Campus

Last month, 12 Supports for Success participants visited Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri during their homecoming weekend. 10th, 11th, and 12th graders were all eligible to participate in the school visit. The group spent the day learning about Truman...

Sherwood Forest Hires New Executive Director

Sherwood Forest has hired Prescott Benson as their organization’s new Executive Director. He succeeds Mary Rogers who will retire at the end of 2019 following 53 years at Sherwood Forest in a variety of roles. “Sherwood Forest provides a unique opportunity for at-risk...

Photo Reunion

After 28 years, a group of Sherwood Forest Alumni returned to camp to reconnect and recreate a treasured photograph. The original photo from 1991 is of a cabin group made up of Charity Goodwin, Heidi Graham, Shashanna Huber, Ayanna (Ward) Dorsey, Salena (Naddaf)...

Journey Graduation 2019

On Sunday, September 8, the Sherwood Forest community gathered together to celebrate our most recent Leadership Program graduates. This year's graduating class was our largest yet - 22 young people successfully completed our Leadership Program. They were also our...

Singing the Sun Down (and Back Up)

Over Labor Day Weekend, Sherwood Forest Alumni and supporters gathered at camp to celebrate Mary Rogers as she prepares to retire at the end of the year. The weekend was a chance to honor Mary through her favorite camp rituals - enjoying grilled cheese and tomato...

Girls Camp Adventures

And just like that, the 2019 camp session is over. After 28 days of living and learning at camp, Girls Camp concluded on August 4. Girls spent the summer choosing from a variety of activities spanning from Arts to STEM to rock climbing and more! At the end of the...

Join Us in Celebrating Mary Rogers

Following 53 years of dedicated service to Sherwood Forest, Mary Rogers is retiring at the end of 2019.   Mary’s steadfast commitment to our campers has led to transformational change for the organization. Camp sessions grew from 12 days to 28 days. The Supports for...

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