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Outdoor Learning

09 Oct What it takes to make Activity Week happen

Let’s start with where Woodstock students are going this year. Let’s start with where Woodstock students are going this year. There’s 1 cultural project, 1 rafting expedition, 4 village exposure trips, 5 trekking expeditions, 1 national park visit, 1 communications project, 1 marine conservation trip, 1 project working with students for...

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04 Oct From The Tiger- Hikes!

Hikes! “Oh how will we make it?” [caption id="attachment_4889" align="alignright" width="200"] Hiking at Woodstock School[/caption] Long, tough and tiring hikes. Before them, people say, “Oh how will we make it?” During the hike, students ask how much time it will take to arrive at the destination. All students have to wear or carry...

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30 Sep A Poem for Activity Week

    [caption id="attachment_4814" align="aligncenter" width="614"] A lake, en route to Kuari pass[/caption]   When it’s springtime in Mussoorie and the cold wind cease to blow, When the sky is blue above me, then it’s off to the hills I go.   As I go hiking along, you’ll hear me singing this song the Tehri hills for me! From the dawn...

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06 Sep Mussoorie Writers’ Mountain Festival, Nov. 7-10, 2013

The 6th Mussoorie Writers’ Mountain Festival will be held at Woodstock School in Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, India, Nov. 7-10, 2013. Primary sponsor for this festival is Winterline Foundation, which has generously supported each of the previous festivals.  This year, more than 25 authors, mountaineers, outdoor educators, artists, conservationists and performers will gather...

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05 Sep Update From Turner Organic Garden : Bravo to our Young Tree Planters

[caption id="attachment_4266" align="alignright" width="200"] Tree Planting at Turner Garden[/caption] Last month, a total of 70 saplings of Red Mahogany, Willows, Mulberry and Bamboo, were planted during ‘Passage’ by an enthusiastic bunch of  ECP-4th graders under the able stewardship of Karen Tamminen, Sindhu Clark and respective class teachers. . Bravo to all our young...

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04 Sep George Mallory’s View

[caption id="attachment_4210" align="aligncenter" width="717"] A glimpse of the Woodstock Staff Trek to Bandarpunch, Uttarankhand, 2011[/caption] “People ask me, 'What is the use of climbing Mount Everest?' and my answer must at once be, 'It is of no use. 'There is not the slightest prospect of any gain whatsoever. Oh, we may...

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