A Perfect Day for Oysters

If one had to choose a day for having an Oyster Tasting, then the first Sunday of November would be the day of choice. The weather was just right (not too hot, and not too cold), the location was lovely (oysters served right on the banks of the York River),…

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Reflections on Camp

The words below are from our Executive Director, Dr. David Niebuhr. This was his first camp experience, and one that he will not soon forget – as anyone know who works with Jacob’s Ladder for any length of time, the experience is unlike any other. It’s 8:30 on the last…

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Teachers and RA’s … … for the 2021 Jacob’s Ladder Summer Enrichment Camp. We need teachers for this summer’s camp. Who are our teachers? They are the people who pour their knowledge, wisdom, and insights from years of experience into the Climbers of Jacob’s Ladder. Where do our teachers come…

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28th Annual Golf Tourney Draws Big Numbers

The 28th Annual Jacob’s Ladder Golf tournament arrived out of COVID like a smooth swing hitting the sweet spot for a long drive to the tee. With a shotgun start at noon on May 17th, a field of 18 teams (the largest in memory) filled the Irvington, Virginia, Golden Eagle…

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Giving Tuesday

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Summer Camp at Jacob’s Ladder, Inc. creates an opportunity to meet the needs of gifted children by providing a chance to immerse themselves in highly enriching learning experiences to feed their creative minds. In addition to advanced academic and creative classes, Summer Camp also provides students with opportunities to explore…

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Our Response to COVID-19

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At Jacob’s Ladder, we are committed to fostering the greatest possible environment for our Climbers and their families, but we believe that public health and safety should be everyone’s top priority. At this time, Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), is a global crisis affecting more than 100 countries. A growing number…

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