Month: November 2015

Looking Back & Giving Thanks

by Julianna Burlet, Vanguard Well folks, we did it! We survived our first work rotation with smiles on our faces! Friday morning we had a meeting to determine our work rotations, and with that came excitement for a… Read More

Seminars, Work Rotations, and Preparations – oh my!

by Julianna Burlet, Vanguard Here in the Northwoods, we Vanguards like to keep busy. Since last Thursday, we have had two and a half days of an intensive seminar, three work days, and lots of time spent planning Thanksgiving…. Read More

Felling a Tree & Building Courts

by Sarah Davis, Vanguard Coordinator Two big events happened today & Vanguards have helped out in big ways with both: 1) The big tree behind the dining hall fell to make way for the new Heath Center. They’ve… Read More

Chopping Down Stereotypes

  On Monday, November 9th, the Vanguards packed into a couple vans and rumbled down the road to a local logging site in the Three Lakes area. Here, we were given the unique opportunity to hear first hand… Read More

A Week in the Life!

The Vanguard blog will now feature posts from our Vanguards! Today, Sarah L. shares about what the last week looked like for her… Last weekend was Halloween, and our lovely activities committee planned a day of disc golf… Read More

Gap Year Information Session at Wheaton!

  This Thursday, November 12, Charlie and Rob will be hosting a gap year information session at Wheaton College. It’s an awesome opportunity to learn about post-high school opportunities that are available to those who would benefit from taking a… Read More