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Camping Trip to George Washington National Forest

Posted on Mar 7, 2017

by David McMyne On Friday, March 3rd, I took a group of students all the way down to the George Washington National forest right across from Shenandoah National park for a weekend camping trip. After a long drive south, we hiked three miles up a mountain on a trail that was at times extremely steep. . . . Read more

Camping Adventure in New Jersey

Posted on Mar 2, 2017

            Over the last weekend in February, dorm father David McMyne took a van of students on a camping adventure. After driving three hours south they arrived on the edge of the one-million-acre Pine Barrens Forest of New Jersey. They sang some songs and hit the hay after hiking four . . . Read more

Robbie Burns Day

Posted on Feb 15, 2017

This poet who crafted the speech of the common man, the man of the soil, the farmer, to the profoundest poetic expression is honored with a feast every year at the Academy, following the tradition of Scots all over the world. We Highlanders are Celtic by adoption and it is fitting that we should celebrate . . . Read more