In 1975, Colonel John Hill, a member of the Mowglis Board, initiated a "Trustees Work Weekend" to help Mr. Hart prepare for the opening of Camp. The weekend was enormously successful and, without exception, has since been held every year on the first weekend in June.
When I first came to Mowglis and realized the full extent of what I was being asked to do by starting the fencing program, I must admit I was nervous. I was not an experienced outdoorsman, and fencing is an indoor sport.
Despite the current swell of 90-degree weather here in New York’s Hudson Valley, there are creepings of fall peeking in at the edges of everything. Due to the heat, people have been sticking to the shade or heading to the water to keep cool.