TA News

A New Campsite on the CT River

By Spencer Williams

   Thetford Academy has built a new  campsite on the CT River in North Haverhill NH. TA students opened up the site and put in a set of stairs to gain better river access and help prevent erosion.  We also made some more tent sites, relocated a picnic table, opened up the area a little more, removed invasive species and made a fireplace. This campsite is part of the CT River paddlers trail, it is open to everyone and is free.   



We had a lot of fun making this campsite. It was a cool project because it is helping out the community. The Outdoor Education class enjoyed the opportunity to do something for another community beside our own. Building this campsite was a fun and educational project.  We learned how to build a set of stairs, how to set stairs into the water properly, and secure them so they don’t float away. So come on out and experience the new campsite on the CT River that the Thetford Outdoor Program worked very hard on.



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