summer school at the Poor Farm
If you get lost you can call me (Aaron): 651-353-2451
Below is general information that doesn't change much year-to-year.
school 2017 will take place the late afternoon/evening of Friday,
August 4 through late morning/early afternoon of Sunday, August 6.
- Summer school is free.
If you can afford to make a donation, GREAT! There will be a donation
jar in the kitchen. No one will know if you donated or not, so it is up
to you. (It does help a lot, though.)
- You will be fed! but you will also be expected to help cook and/or clean up.
- You will also be expected to do some work to help out Michelle and Brad—a show of thanks for hosting us. With this in mind please bring a pair of 'closed toe' shoes (something other than sandals).
are posted on the web page. Read what you can. They are there to give summer school a direction.
- If you can't make the whole event that's okay. Stay as long as you can.
Here are a few things (beside the obvious, toothbrush, etc.) you might want to bring:
sleeping bag/bedding (Okay, this is pretty obvious. It can get chilly.)
tent (also obvious)
cooler for food/drinks (if you have one)
towel (or use a shirt)
some warmer clothes for the evening
a small flashlight
phone/computer charger cord
a little cash
water shoes (the river rocks are a bit hard on your feet)
Remember, you will be camping. There isn't a working shower, so you bathe in
the river. There is a building (the "Breeze", a former garage) that we will use to meet,
so if it rains you won't be stuck in a tent all day.
for a map. Note that the Google has missedplaced the Poor Farm
slightly. It is actually located about where the Waupaca County Poor
Farm Cemetary is, directly on County Road BB.