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Our Education department has developed an outstanding collection of resources and opportunities to help you introduce Thoreau and his ideas to students in ways they'll always remember.

Let us be your guide on-line or on-site, right here in Walden Woods. We welcome the opportunity to work with you to adapt one of our existing programs--or come up with a new program--to meet your needs!

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  • Live Deliberately Essay Contest | 2015-2016 winning essays have been posted!  Congratulations to the winners and THANK YOU to all who submitted wonderful work!

We would love to work with you! Contact Whitney Retallic, Director of Education, at whitney.retallic@walden.org to discuss ways we might work with you to meet your programmatic and educational goals.

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We are all school masters, and our schoolhouse is the universe. To attend chiefly to the desk or schoolhouse while we neglect the scenery in which it is placed is absurd.