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Adventure is not in the guidebooks and beauty is not on the maps

Calleva’s mission is to get people of all ages outdoors, promoting personal growth, group cooperation & environmental stewardship through educational & challenging experiences on the river, trail & farm.

The first ever SENECA SHOWDOWN race!

Calleva River School is excited to present the Seneca Showdown 2015! Paddlers from all over the DC area are invited to compete in this race in both attainment and down river racing. This family friendly event will take place on April 26th at Riley's Lock.

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Calleva leaders understand the essential connections between past, present & future. We emphasize tradition and strong community connections in everything we do, from sustainable farming to teambuilding.

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Resource conservation is an essential component in Calleva programs. We build Leave No Trace ethics into every wilderness program and practice environmental sustainability in our farming, equestrian & green building programs.

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Adventure & exploration are at the heart of our work. Every day, Calleva introduces people to new places & new experiences, encourages risk taking, empowers leaders, and teaches new skills.

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Calleva Garden Cakes Recipe

Ever wonder what to do with all those garden veggies you have laying around? No worries - Ana, our agricultural education director and farmer, is here with a recipe that is sure to be delicious AND use all your CSA leftovers. The secret is simple - everything is better fried! Whip up...

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Get Outside this Spring!

Spring is in the air! Do you feel it? The days are longer, the sunshine is warmer, and the snow is slowly phasing itself out. We are so excited to start this season because it means finally being able to thoroughly enjoy all sorts of outdoor adventures. There are infinite opportunities to get...

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