Below is a sample list of events scheduled on a rotating basis at Camp Furnace Hills Foxfire House. Check the GSHPA Event Calendar for the current programs and event descriptions. Craft offerings for older girls may vary. A special Foxfire House patch is included with all programs
Lizzie (Brownies) Take a step back into the 1800's and enjoy some activities that Lizzie did when she was your age. Enjoy a tour of Foxfire House and travel back in time to learn about clothing, make a couple of simple toys, twist a pretzel and play some games. Lizzie is a two-hour program.
Playing the Past (Juniors) Earn the Junior Playing the Past badge as you experience life on a 19th century German farmstead. Try your hand at different cooking techniques, play period games, dress in period clothing and make crafts of the time. Participants will need to bring a bag lunch.
Food, Fiber and Folklore (Cadettes) Experience life on a 19th century Pennsylvania German farmstead. Make a pie from scratch and then bake it in the squirrel tail oven. Try some period crafts such as weaving and needle scratched dyed eggs. Participants will need to bring a bag lunch.
Catch the Foxfire Spirit (Seniors and Ambassadors) Experience life on a 19th century Pennsylvania German farmstead. Catch the Foxfire Spirit by cooking a meal using the ten-plate stove and squirrel tail oven. Try some period crafts such as carding wool and weaving a small purse.
Holiday Crafts (Seniors and Ambassadors) Learn more about the Foxfire House Program Site while making early 1800’s crafts. Try your hand at folding a German paper star, cutting a schrerenschnitte bookmark, quilting an ornament and creating a paper box. Participants will need to bring a bag lunch.
Click here for a photo tour of girls enjoying some of the events described.