2023 Community Work Days
Work Day Schedule:
9:30 am – Begin work
Lunchtime – Potluck lunch. Beverages & sandwich making will be provided.
4:00 pm – Work day ends
Please dress for the weather and wear heavy soled shoes, jeans and protective eyewear.
Friends under the age of 18 need to be accompanied by a Friend who is older than 18.
Fall Work Days
It is time to get the camp properties ready for their long winters rest! Come and enjoy one of the most special season at the camps and help us get the camps ready for winter. Join us at the Camps for a workday this Fall! We will be shutting things down, making some repairs to the property and getting things ready for winter. Opequon/Rolling Ridge 9/16, Shiloh 10/14, and Catoctin 10/28
Saturday, September 16, 2023 – Kick off work days a the new location at Rolling Ridge Conservancy.
Saturday, November 30 – Sunday, October 1, 2023 The move to Rolling Ridge continues! We will be moving some things from Opequon to Rolling Ridge on Saturday, staying at Rolling Ridge on Saturday night and enjoying some time at Rolling Ridge on Sunday. Join us for some satisfying work and exploration of our new home for Opequon!
Saturday, October 14, 2023 – Cleaning, making some repairs and putting camp to bed for the winter.
Saturday, October 28, 2023 – Cleaning, making some repairs and putting camp to bed for the winter.
The Great American Chestnut Restoration Project at Catoctin
Baltimore Yearly Meeting has received a grant to plant 100 American Chestnuts on our wooded acres! We planted 34 in the fall and we look forward to planting at least 66 more this spring.
Sunday, November 4, 2023
Our chestnut restoration work continues. We will be replanting trees that did not make it through the first year and giving some love and care to the one that did. Come and be a part of history as we bring back the iconic American Chestnut.