Nature Camp

Where Are Your Children Spending Their Summer?

Roots & Wings Nature Camp provides a nurturing and challenging environment for children to spend their summer; exploring, learning and building skills in team support, confidence, self-worth and self discipline. All the while embracing all that Mother Nature has to share. Nature hikes, outdoor class rooms, and eco-inspired activities, are just a few of the happenings here at Nature Camp.





Josh Hardt


Joshua Hardt has been teaching outdoor and environmental education for over a decade. Josh is one of the founders of Otter Valley High Schools Moosalamoo Center, a unique ecological and adventure based program celebrated by the state. Josh was awarded “distinguished educator of the year”, in 2012.



Jessica Burlett has her Early Childhood Education Certificate from Community College of Vermont. She is also certified in Mindfulness through the Omega Wellness Center. Jessica has lived in Vermont all her life. She has a deep affinity for nature and is a champion of peace & love. Miss Jessica has worked with children most of her life & has owned/operated a preschool center since 2002. In 2011, She built this school on the foundation of the hope of humanity and all its potential. In her spare time, she practices body work with the focus on energy flow.



Corey Kendall attended Castleton University for two years in the elementary education program. She has been working in education since 2003. She moved to VT when she was twelve, after traveling the world with her family. After several years in a public school setting, she is pleased to be working at a small, private school; a place where she feels at home; a place where her heart is.  Miss Corey’s special talents include: arts, crafts, and photography. She also has a talent for blending academics with the natural world.  Miss Corey is currently working towards her Montessori Teaching Certification.