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36588
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The only girls’ camp listed on the National Register of Historic Places leaves a multilayered legacy. Girls participating in its three and four week programs experience traditional activities like archery along with coppersmithing. Attesting summer camps’ influence was the number of children attending Western North Carolina camps in 2010, 53,000 in the cited economic impact study. Another benefit was represented in that year’s revenue, noted in the study as 365 million statewide and 33 million locally for camps in four WNC counties.
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38265
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For nearly three decades, 1812 on the Perquimans Bed and Breakfast Inn’s owner has been passing down the importance of manners to children attending her summer program, along with passing down the history of the Perquimans and surrounding area. House Party for Etiquette for Young Ladies and Gentlemen offers instruction on etiquette and proper dress of formal attire along with conventional camp activities like canoeing. The house, in Nancy Dawson Rascoe’s family for two centuries and restored by N.C. Division of Archives and History’s standards, became the site of a film, Ms. Nancy Minds their Manners.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 80 Issue 3, Aug 2012, p120-122, 124 Periodical Website
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41185
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In order to help foster a reconnection with the earth, the Asheville Forest School is a primary school for young children and holds all of its classes outside. In fact, there is no physical school, only acres of land where children learn to identify plants, learn how to start fires, and more.
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