Addie Bond to serve as Interim Executive Director

Addie Bond to serve as Interim Executive Director

Having worked at Sherwood Forest for over a decade now, anyone who knows us well knows the friendly face of Addie Bond. Addie has held a variety of roles at Sherwood Forest since 2004, most recently Director of Operations. This past winter, Addie took on the role of...

Our Return To Camp

Our Return To Camp

Following our 2020 virtual summer programming due to the pandemic, Sherwood Forest staff is looking forward to returning to the heart of our organization this year - CAMP! Our program team has been hard at work planning for the summer of 2021 and closely following...

Alumni Spotlight: Kelly Finke

Alumni Spotlight: Kelly Finke

A message from former camper, staff member, volunteer, and friend – Kelly Finke From the very beginning, I knew Sherwood Forest was something special. As I rode on the bus through the front gates that first time at 9 years old, I could already feel that camp was going...

Fall Reflection from Executive Director, Prescott Benson

Fall Reflection from Executive Director, Prescott Benson

Dear Friends, As you can imagine, my first year as Executive Director for Sherwood Forest was not all what I expected. Before even the first hint of spring, the world was turned upside down by a pandemic, the fabric of our society was further unraveled by civil...

Staff Spotlight – Alex Heck

Staff Spotlight – Alex Heck

This past summer, Sherwood Forest welcomed its newest year-round staff member, Alex Heck, as Program Coordinator for Quest & Supports for Success! Alex’s impressive background includes several years in outdoor recreation, having previously been a camp counselor,...

Remembering Pat Schneider

Remembering Pat Schneider

Former Sherwood Forest camper and celebrated writer/poet, Pat Schneider, passed away on August 10, 2020 in Amherst, Massachusetts. Her early childhood experiences with poverty were paramount in her work and inspired her to give a voice to the less fortunate throughout...

Supporter Spotlight – Betsey Comfort

Supporter Spotlight – Betsey Comfort

Sherwood Forest is fortunate to have found a friend in Betsey Comfort. For decades, she has been a loyal supporter and fierce advocate for the kids we serve as we have undergone site changes, leadership transitions, and introduced new programming throughout the years....

Looking Forward with Supports for Success

Looking Forward with Supports for Success

This fall, former campers taking part in Sherwood Forest’s Supports for Success program will continue turning their sights to the future and having some fun along the way. Since 2016, Supports for Success (S4S) has been working with camp alumni to explore next steps...

Remembering our friend, Alan Mader

Remembering our friend, Alan Mader

This past spring, Sherwood Forest said goodbye to one of its most exuberant and dedicated supporters – Alan Lee Mader. Hired as a summer staff member in 1972 by former camp director, Annabeth “Brandy” Brandle, Alan was determined to embrace all that is camp despite...