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  • Summit Academy A Community of Us3

    Summit Academy: “A Community of Us”

    The Homestead was a bustling place last week, with a small city of tents pitched near the lake, the repeated squeak and groan of the lodge door as people filtered in and out, and five students plus one instructor from [...]
  • Art of the Smudge - The smoke from an evening smudge wafts out from under the shelter of the lodge porch as the crew relaxes after a long day

    The Art of the Smudge

    The month of June at the homestead means more than sunshine and beautiful swimming weather, for the much-welcomed warming temperatures also mean the arrival of a less agreeable part of early summer: mosquitoes and [...]
  • Ice House - After

    Ice House Stone Masonry

    For the past two weeks the homestead has buzzed with the erratic churning of an ancient cement mixer, the wet smack of shovels on freshly mixed Portland cement, and the scraping of trowels across greenstone. The [...]
  • An Upcoming Project

    An Upcoming Project

    Last summer interns worked to put in a new railing along the east-facing deck of the center, and progress will resume on the project this coming week. A row of currant bushes that grows up against the glass and granite [...]
  • Crossing Antarctica

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    Crossing Antarctica 2010 Reprinting NOW! available. In March 1990, Will Steger completed what no man had ever before attempted: the crossing of Antarctica on foot. Lured by the challenge and the beauty of Earth's last [...]

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