Eggs-actly Elmcrest

Last weekend the residents of Cottage 9 “egged” Cottage 11… in a friendly, welcome way. With help from “Lola the Bunny,” they hid colorful eggs filled with candy inside and outside the cottage. The bunny helpers laughed while leaving these treasures and Lola trailed some colorful grass as a clue. Not to be outdone, the Read More »

Give Back Earth Day

This past weekend, 25 young Elmcrest residents worked side by side with staff to clean up the campus grounds. Ms. Webb and Mr. Hubbard led the crews who raked, picked up branches, leaves, trash, and spread mulch for landscapes and topsoil, seed and hay for the lawn. Both staff day shifts worked from 8:30 AM Read More »

Story Books from the Heart

The little children at Elmcrest in Early Education are delighting in a treasure trove of new storybooks. These generous donations honor the memories of other children who once loved storytimes. They came from the hearts of two sets of parents whose children were in tragic accidents they did not survive. The Annals work to improve Read More »

Children’s Mental Health

May 5th is Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day. Disturbing statistics, on the deteriorating state of children’s mental health, have dominated the news these past months. At the Jim and Juli Boeheim Foundation’s Basket Ball event, Juli Boeheim spoke of her recent experience with a troubled child.  She described a “scared little boy” who had tried Read More »