Summer Vacation Camp: Magical Mystical Week
Magical Mystical Week (July 16-20)
Blithewold is a magical place! Join us for a week that will be all about forts & fairy houses, expert wizardry, fairy tales, theatrical productions, learning the powers of plants, creating nature art, becoming pirates & princesses, a choose your own adventure hike, and a “veggie tales” puppet show.
This week will end with a Family Fun Friday performance of The Super Cool Beans on Friday, July 20. The Beans are a high energy Children’s Pop Group, who impress an appreciation for the natural world, while hailing the benefits of numbers and new technologies. Nature’s Children meet Modern Technology in this Spirited Musical Performance!
*We prefer that you register for camp online. If you experience difficulty or have questions or concerns, please call our registrar at 401-253-2707 x 21.
Wednesday, April 06
- Wednesday, October 05
Saturday, April 16
- Saturday, October 08
Wednesday, May 04
- Wednesday, June 08
Watercolor Painting at Blithewold with Artist Mary Ellen Dwyer
Wednesday, May 04
- Monday, October 10
Stephen Procter Sanctuaries and Destinations: Clay Vessels in the Garden
Tuesday, May 17
- Monday, May 30
#Don't Miss Moment Photo Contest
Tuesday, May 31
- Tuesday, July 05
Archives and Collections Tour with Curator Margaret Whitehead
Ranunculus are here!
(May 27, '16)
Spring is definitely in full swing here and already hinting at summer! It was so warm this week that the lovely spring blooms we’ve been anxiously awaiting buckled a bit with the first blast of heat. They have since recovered, but not without making our hearts skip a beat thinking they may go by […]
Springing into action
(May 06, '16)
Despite the wretched weather this week, we ushered in May with a flurry of activity. The volunteers helped us pot up 100 dahlias in preparation for planting out in the gardens next month. They also transplanted Cosmos and Zinnia seedlings that will eventually be planted in the Cutting Garden. We are trialing about a dozen […]
A Boy’s Trip to Europe, 1869
(Apr 27, '16)
In 1869, 16-year-old Israel Pardee left his home in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, for a one-year educational journey through Europe, accompanied by his younger sister Anne. Israel (known in the family as Izzie) was Bessie McKee’s older brother and became Marjorie Van Wickle’s favorite Uncle. Izzie and Anne had joined the family of their father’s friend, Dr. […]