Sherwood Forest Hires New Executive Director

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

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

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)

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

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

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...

Bayer Fund awards STEM grant to Sherwood Forest

Bayer Fund awards STEM grant to Sherwood Forest

Bayer Fund awards STEM grant to Sherwood Forest Camp for Summer 2019 Foundation continues support of Summer STEM Program Expansion for area youth St. Louis, MO, July 17, 2019 – Bayer Fund (formerly Monsanto Fund) has continued grant funding to Sherwood Forest Camp in...

A Look at Boys Camp

A Look at Boys Camp

Now that our Boys Camp session has ended, we are excited to share photos from their time at camp. During the 28 day stay, campers participated in countless activities. The boys also got to spend their first summer using the new Dining Hall, Health Lodge, and the MAC,...

Sheryl Williams – Spirit of the Fire

Sheryl Williams – Spirit of the Fire

Camp had a special visitor during our Boys Camp session. Colonel Sheryl Williams, along with her 13-year-old son, Zeke, spent a day at camp recounting old memories, participating in the end of camp Carnival, and sharing her story with our Leadership campers. Sheryl...