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Camp Scanny 2015: A Scavenger Hunt of Activity!

Camp Scanny 2015 is currently full. For those of you who would like to participate in Camp Scanny 2016, please check back in February of next year.

If you received your treasure chest … 

If you received your treasure chest, welcome aboard matey! We are hoping for good weather as we set sail through a day of fun activities.  Click here for more information.



The Change of Landscaping in America

The change of landscaping in America. Photograpch of an old baseball bat with electrical tape around the grip, on the grass, next to baseball with home plate in the background

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The Change of landscaping to the American front yard

My dad did such a great job on our front yard in the 60s and 70s. He would seed and fertilize it every year. And the grass around the circle of dirt we called a pitcher’s mound was so green! You couldn’t find a single weed on either side of the base paths we created during our baseball games! We can learn a lot just from looking at old photographs of a typical neighborhood from the late 50s to the early 70s. Back then there were ball gloves, kickballs, and frisbees