August 8, 2019

Can you help us meet our goal of raising $25,000 by September 15?

This summer our Repair Fund gave out over $20,000 in aid 

MOSTLY to Native Youth.

Link below for donations:

Summer 2019 Fundraiser

David and Saskia Vand...

May 14, 2018

David and I are doing a huge spring cleaning on the land. Yay!
But really, what took us so long? 
If you ever roamed the woods of Aquinnah, you know that “old stuff’ is everywhere. Cars, boats, trailers, fishing gear, appliances, wood stoves, mowers, and lots of it h...

April 28, 2018

SASSAFRAS loves our island's wild places!

TODAY, Saturday Youth meets at the Blackwater Pond Preserve off Lamberts Cove Rd in W-Tis from 10am - 4pm. Walk-ins are welcome. 

Summer Camp update:

We still have a few spaces in the following programs:

- Week 1: Teen Skills & Lea...

April 26, 2018

Sassafras staff is looking forward to a great, adventurous, and connected summer. We have a few spots left, including in our Teen Skills Week, and in Family Camp (one morning a week). We would love to hear from your family.

April 12, 2018

Friends, we would love to see you and your kids this summer. We have Family Camp for young ones with a parent, and 4 weeks for kids ages 5 and up that (still) have openings (Week 2 and 3 are now filled up). Re-connect with nature,  people that love nature, and create a...

March 9, 2018

Dear Families and Friends,

Spring time, my grandmother used to sing songs to us in Frysian about her most beloved time of year, the "maitiid'.  I recall wandering and picking flowers in the fields that stretched as far as my imagination. Looking for lapwings nests, in t...

February 2, 2018

Sassafras had our first fundraising season, and I am so happy and filled with gratitude to the outpouring of support. We raised $18,000. Wow! If you have not had a chance to donate, you can still make us even happier and continue to donate here or put a check in t...

January 30, 2018

Summer 2018 Programs are open for registration! We have similar themes as last year, and have added a Family Camp on six Thursday mornings in July and August by popular demand. We look forward to seeing old and new friends this summer! 

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