Tag Archives: summer

5 Jokes: Shared Histories

Posted on behalf of Sophie Sokolov, Social Media Coordinator for Team North Shore Team North Shore only has five jokes. That’s one of them- saying that we only have five jokes. We repeat jokes that aren’t particularly funny over and … Continue reading

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Lessons from Canvassing

Posted on behalf of Kelly Chen, Media Coordinator for the North Shore Team This summer is a summer of firsts – firsts in tabling at farmer’s markets, biking tens of miles, sleeping in churches, and now, canvassing, in the name … Continue reading

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Lawn Games, Bees: Pain and Beauty

by Abbie Goldberg, Video Coordinator for the North Shore Team When we arrived at the Pawtucket Congregational Church, after a long day of around 40 miles of biking, we set up a hose where we could shampoo our hair and … Continue reading

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Loons, Early Mornings and Shifting Assumptions

by Kelly Chen, Media Coordinator for the North Shore Team I can picture how my summer would have been filled if I weren’t here at Camp Wilmot. It would most likely have been some combination of old and new habits: … Continue reading

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A Revolution We Can Dance To

Written by B. Rooney Video Coordinator, Team VT/NH Last weekend, I spent 4 days volunteering at an event called “Solarfest,” America’s largest solar-powered festival. There was music, there was dancing, there were self-composting toilets. But above all, there were amazing … Continue reading

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August 4th is Not a Test

Written by Alivia Ashenfarb, New Media Coordinator, Team RICONN Something in the air has changed. And I’m not talking about the pollution. Or my team’s dirty laundry. No, I’m talking about the wave, the flow of excitement and purpose that … Continue reading

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The Spirit of Intrepidity

Written by Becky Palermo, Media Coordinator, Team Massachusetts My generation has grown up with Google Maps and iPhones and GPS units on pretty much anything. So to get from town to town, our team has barely cracked open the program’s … Continue reading

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A Tale of Biblical Proportions

Written by Becky Palermo, Media Coordinator, Team Massachusetts The Massachusetts team recently had our first taste of real climate change: the basement of the church we were staying at (you know, where we’re sleeping on the floor) was flooded after … Continue reading

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Ride Hard and Earn The Downhill

Written by Ana Ahmeti, Team Program Coordinator, Team RICONN Before pulling into Camp Wilmot in southern New Hampshire for Climate Summer Training 2012, I had started the process of mentally preparing myself. I was ready to dive headfirst into an … Continue reading

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The Way of the World

Written by Andrew Nguyen, Video Coordinator, Team Massachusetts I want to write this down before I forget it. Like a baby playing at the park, refusing to go home, I want to cherish and nurture this feeling. I was sitting … Continue reading

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