Natural Art Projects! June 29-July 2, 2015—Hummingbirds (5-6 year olds)

During our natural art project week, clay, grasses, flowers, leaves, and rocks were our featured materials. On Monday, the Hummingbirds went to Galisteo Basin Preserve. There, we collected clay to make pinch pots. 75 more words

Kids Outside

A New Quest

Welcome back to Kahquah Base Camp ~ Our theme for the whole summer.  This week’s programming theme is “The Andes,” and I’ve got to say that Brooklyn and Cameron have done a spectacular job decorating the dining hall.  368 more words

Kids Camp

Trekking to Everest Base Camp: Part 1: Meeting the group and flying to Lukla.

If you can’t get to Everest, make do with Base Camp

I always thought that some day I’d like to summit Everest. The idea of climbing mountains really appealed to me, but it seemed like such a far off prospect – something I’d need to have far more money and strength to do than I thought I’d have in my early 20s. 1,918 more words


The Morning Rhythms of La Vida

We asked Sam Craig, one of our staff members this summer, to share his thoughts on life at base camp and also to share some of the photos he’s taken since the beginning of the summer. 534 more words


Portlandia 6/13-6/15

Hello Portland, the land of beer!

I had the pleasure of traveling to Portland for a weekend trip with my former UCLA roommates two weekends ago. 859 more words


Reflections on Everest 2007

In April 2007 I spent a month in Nepal, trekking to Everest Base Camp. This was my attempt at squeezing four weeks of travel into an 1100 word article for a local newsletter. 1,091 more words


Fighter for Life and Laughter

When I was in hospital, I was dealing with an endless about of emotions, many of those emotions was fear and anger. For the 6 long weeks of being there I had to relearn how to walk, speak, swallow and even being able to use a pen. 140 more words

That's Life