Every year, Biocitizen & the Lone Wolf Cafe hold a fun-raising dinner to provide Our Place Summercamp scholarships so kids, who might not otherwise be able to, can spend a week off-the-screen-deep-in-the-green exploring our place, the Nonotuck biome.
The value of these scholarships cannot be underestimated, because amazing things happen during the 5 days we spend in the field together. We strive to get as many kids, from as many different kinds of backgrounds, as we can into the field so they can discover 1st-hand, and together, that the world is more alive, interesting and miraculous than they ever expected. Our Place Summercamp provides the conceptual and physical space for kids to explore & find out that there are worlds out there they never knew about, and discover valuable parts of themselves that—thanks to “nature deficit disorder”—are otherwise left dormant and unnourished.
At 1 pm, we’ll have a guided walk, & explore part of the federally-designated Wild and Scenic Westfield River.
At 3 pm, hors d’oeuvres will be served, some of them by the 2 cozy fires we’ll have going outside.
At 5 pm, dinner will be served; scroll down to see the lavish menu that Rob Watson has created for us.
Beer and wine, graciously donated by the Berkshire Brewing Company and Four Seasons Wine and Liquors of Hadley, are included along with soft drinks in the $50. tax deductible donation to Biocitizen. Pls use this link:
Families can make a tax deductible donation of $150., which covers parents and kids. Pls use this link:
If you can’t attend the fundraiser, but would like to contribute a tax deductible donation, pls use this link: