Children Grow With Nature At Eagle's Nest


December 5, 2016

Cissy Kelton (now Byrd): Cissy Byrd at Eagle's Nest in the late 1970s.

"There is a wolf in me. ...I keep this wolf because the wilderness gave it to me and the wilderness will not let it go."

- Excerpt from "Wilderness" by Carl Sandburg.

For Jodi John Pippin, Sandburg's poem is a reflection of her experiences growing up at Eagle's Nest, a summer camp and academic semester school nestled amongst the dense forests, cool creeks, cascading waterfalls and rolling mo...

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