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...

Partnering with the World Bird Sanctuary

Awesome camp experiences aren't just limited to summer. Over the winter, Sherwood Forest was very excited to re-establish a partnership with the World Bird Sanctuary. Thanks to a grant from the Missouri Department of Conservation, the World Bird Sanctuary is able to...

Learning to Rise through Research and Evaluation

Our Executive Director, Mary Rogers, recently published an article in the March/April edition of the American Camp Association's publication, Camping Magazine. We sat down with her to ask her more about her work with the American Camp Association (ACA) and how...

How this Missouri summer camp helps low-income kids succeed

This article first appeared in St. Louis Magazine. Click here to see the original post. --- Although it's called a summer camp, Sherwood Forest goes above and beyond the traditional camp experience. Mary Rogers graduated from the camp in 1970; she's never truly left,...

Winter Wolf Trip

Through Quest, our program for 2nd through 9th graders, we offer opportunities for our campers to build their skills from the summer through hands-on, educational trips during the school year. Our 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders focus on Animal Science for their school year...

“The Adventure Never Ends” – Briana’s Story

For our Annual Dinner for 2017, we asked some of our program participants to share their stories. One of the young people we heard from was Briana---a 10th grader who graduated from our Leadership Training Program this fall. This is the speech she shared about how...

Introducing our new & improved website!

We are starting out the new year with a new look! This January we launched our new and improved website. Our hope is that the updates make the site easier to navigate for all audience. The new website has easy-to-find information for parents, campers, volunteers,...

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