Our Journey – 2019 Blue Jean Ball

Our Journey – 2019 Blue Jean Ball

Thank you to everyone who made the 18th Annual Blue Jean Ball our most successful event yet! We raised over $207,000 - enough money to send 41 children to camp. The theme of the evening was "Our Journey." Guests were able to learn more about the journeys of our...

Senator Blunt’s Staff Visit to Camp

Senator Blunt’s Staff Visit to Camp

On May 3, two members of U.S. Senator Roy Blunt's staff visited Sherwood Forest's camp site in Lesterville, MO. With only 100 U.S. Senators, we were honored to have this unique opportunity to share more about our organization and the children...

Supports for Success – What’s Next?

Supports for Success – What’s Next?

On May 5th, Sherwood Forest family and friends gathered at Washington University to celebrate the 7 Supports for Success high school seniors who are getting ready to graduate, and cheer them on as they prepare for their post-secondary adventures. The Supports for...

Give STL Day – May 1, 2019

Give STL Day – May 1, 2019

Help kids at Sherwood Forest have a summer to remember! Give STL Day 2019 is right around the corner! Give STL Day, hosted by the St. Louis Community Foundation, is a 24-hour, online day-of-giving event, designed to ignite the spirit of giving across the region. Since...

Volunteer Trades Weekend 2019

Volunteer Trades Weekend 2019

Our 9th Annual Volunteer Trades Weekend was unlike any other. This past weekend, over 70 volunteers donated their time and skills to help us not only with a variety of construction projects, but also with moving into our new facilities. Our Trades Weekend volunteers...

A Look at Year-Round Learning

A Look at Year-Round Learning

Most people are familiar with our summer programs, but did you know that we continue to work with our campers year round? Through Quest, our program for 1st through 9th graders, we offer Continued Contact opportunities for our campers to build their skills from the...

News from Mary Rogers

News from Mary Rogers

Dear Sherwood Forest Family~ As I write this, snow blankets the ground at camp, but Sherwood Forest staff are eagerly preparing for our campers who will be with us in just a few short months.  With the final preparations on our new buildings, this promises to be an...

Planning for Transition

Planning for Transition

Dear Sherwood Forest Family, After 53 years of service, Mary Rogers, our beloved Executive Director will retire at the end of the year. Mary’s steadfast commitment to our campers has led to transformational change for the organization. Camp sessions grew from 12 days...

Growing up at Camp: An Interview with Aliyah Walls

Growing up at Camp: An Interview with Aliyah Walls

In November, Aliyah Walls joined our year-round staff as the Program Coordinator for Quest. Aliyah's history with Sherwood Forest began long before she ever accepted this role, though - Aliyah has only missed one summer of camp since she first came as a camper in...