The Falmouth Outdoor Learning Project has become a leader for alternative schooling solutions in New England. Located in Falmouth, Massachusetts, the Falmouth Outdoor Learning Committee, a subcommittee of the Rotary Club of Falmouth Cape Cod, formed as an effort between teachers, parents, and community members to provide students with outdoor learning opportunities to keep them engaged and safe throughout the
When Kilted Mermaid needed to expand their covered outdoor seating during the pandemic, they turned to an outdoor dining structure from WeatherPort® Shelter Systems. Kilted Mermaid Kilted Mermaid is a neighborhood craft beer and wine bar in Vero Beach, Florida. After almost a decade in business, Kilted Mermaid has become known for its funky vibe, fun events, and live original
An outdoor dining structure from WeatherPort® Shelter Systems has helped Skylark’s Hidden Cafe keep sales up during the pandemic. Skylark’s Hidden Cafe Skylark’s Hidden Cafe is a local favorite and staple of the Fairhaven community just outside of Bellingham, Washington. Located in a historic brick building, Skylark’s enchants customers with its Victorian decor, homey atmosphere, and delicious classic meals. Of
Lila’s Kitchen turned to WeatherPort® Shelter Systems for help to create a new outdoor dining experience in Port Townsend, Washington. Lila’s Kitchen Lila’s Kitchen is a commercial kitchen space that food vendors without a space of their own can rent and use. With two walk-up windows and the capacity for two vendors to operate simultaneously; Lila’s Kitchen benefits both the
Ocean Pours Taproom needed an outdoor seating structure to protect customers in their beer garden from bad weather and enable social distancing during COVID-19. They found their solution from WeatherPort® Shelter Systems. A Dual-Purpose Building Solution for Weather Protection and Social Distancing Ocean Pours Taproom opened two years ago, becoming the sole taproom in Ocean Shores, Washington. A wide selection
When Hanger Hall needed to set up outdoor classrooms to safely reopen during COVID-19, they turned to engineered fabric structures from WeatherPort® Shelter Systems. Hanger Hall: A School for Girls Hanger Hall was founded in Asheville, North Carolina in 1999 with a mission to create an ideal learning environment for middle school-aged girls. Over two decades later, Hanger Hall remains
When Synapse School realized they’d need to revamp their operations to reopen safely for the 2020-21 school year, they developed a comprehensive plan. Using outdoor classroom structures from WeatherPort® Shelter Systems was a major cause of its success. Synapse School: Education Done Differently Synapse School is a private elementary and middle school located in Menlo Park, California that takes an
You just graduated from high school and are considering your options for what to do next. Do you take a short summer break and bury your head back in the books at college? Do you dive headfirst into the workforce by looking for a job? Or are you like the increasing number of students considering taking a gap year? A
The Best Guides for North America’s Highest Peak Alaska Mountaineering School (AMS) is a mountain guiding and climbing school that leads expeditions throughout the Alaska Range, including Denali, Mount Foraker, and Mount Hunter. Expert guides with ample experience lead all AMS courses, which include mountaineering, backpacking, glacier trek, and custom options as well as skill-intensive workshops. While many guiding companies
Alaska’s Premier Fishing Lodge Angler’s Alibi is an all-inclusive Alaskan fishing lodge that offers world-class fishing, comfortable accommodations, and top-notch dining on one of the top five rivers in Alaska. With a limit of 14 guests per week and a 2-to-1 guest-to-guide ratio, guests are sure to get plenty of personal attention and an Alaskan fishing experience tailored to their
The Setting: One of the Best Spots for Dinosaur Fans in the World Field Station: Dinosaurs is a fun and educational dinosaur-based theme camp designed for families with children, with locations in both New Jersey and Kansas. With full-size, scientifically accurate animatronic dinosaurs, live shows, and interactive exhibits, it’s no wonder that Fodor’s named Field Station: Dinosaurs one of the
Campus by the Sea is a camping ministry for university students and staff as well as a gorgeous retreat destination and rental facility for churches, nonprofit organizations, school programs, and other conferences. When Campus by the Sea needed to replace some of their guest accommodations, they turned to private cabins from WeatherPort®. The Setting: California’s Best Ministry Camp & Retreat
Colorado resident John Sanford was looking for a multipurpose canopy to use in his backyard. He found his solution in WeatherPort® Shelter Systems. The Project Needs: A Canopy Made for Colorado After buying a house about five years ago, John decided to buy some kind of movable structure to put up in his backyard. His main requirements were that it
A Match Made in Colorado: Royal Gorge Rafting and Zip Line Tours Now Offers Guests Luxury Yurt Accommodations
The Setting: Colorado’s Best Rafting and Zip Line Touring Company Royal Gorge Rafting and Zip Line Tours is Colorado’s premier white-water rafting, zip line tour, and vacation rental company for individuals and families seeking a fun-filled and adventurous getaway! They are located in Cañon City, about an hour’s drive from Colorado Springs and two hours from Denver. In addition to
The pastor of Trailhead Church wanted to make a good first impression when guests and parishioners enter the church. Trailhead Church is in Graham, North Carolina with a congregation of about 300 people. Pastor Joshua Gresham uses two WeatherPort canopies outside the entrance of the church for decoration and shelter from the weather. Pastor Gresham shares his experience using our WeatherPort canopies for his church.
The Bible Baptist Church of Puyallup, founded in the 1970s, uses one of our WeatherPort fabric structures for their active church community. In addition to sermons, they host fellowship events and gatherings for the community which the structure hosts. The pastor of the church, Marvin McKenzie, shares his experience building the WeatherPort Jubilee structure. The event structure sits in the courtyard of the church, where they even host wedding receptions. He received customer support when selecting the right structure for the church’s needs and was surprised at the ease it took to build the structure.
The Peninsula Swim School is in the Bay area of California and since 1968 they have provided swim lessons to residents. Peninsula Swim School even offers swimming instruction for children under 2 years of age. The school uses WeatherPort pool enclosures and have been using them for decades. The owner of the school, John Aitken, shares his experience using our pool enclosures and how he maintains the facility. Aitken trusts our brand and would recommend our pool enclosures because of their quality and affordability.
We design WeatherPort structures to be durable, long-lasting, and comfortable with a variety of uses. Our SQ Series building was put to the test on Mount Everest, being used for medical operations for the Himalayan Rescue Association. They manage the Everest Base Camp Medical Clinic (Everest ER) which is a non-profit medical facility that helps climbers. In April 2015 the region suffered a massive earthquake which caused an avalanche that killed people on Mount Everest. The medical facility was up at the time, using one of our SQ Series buildings to hold operations and those inside the building survived. Dr. Luanne Freer shares her experience inside one of our WeatherPort structures on Mount Everest during the avalanche.
While it may be cheaper to buy a shelter off-the-shelf, Our WeatherPort® provide a great return on investment. Ruidoso Winter Park in Alto, New Mexico offers snow tubing, zip lining, and other activities near the Sierra Blanca and Sacramento mountain ranges. The park uses WeatherPort Shelters for their VIP Igloos, which they charge $395 a day. The owner of the park, Tom Dorgan, was very happy with the return he received on his investment. He was also impressed with the performance of the shelters he bought from WeatherPort which he can continue to use for future seasons.
Mercyhurst Archaeological Institute began digging at the Old Vero Man Site in 2014. Archaeologists are hoping to find evidence of early human life in North America. They use a 24-foot-by-60 foot WeatherPort heavy gable building as a base for their operations. The building supports archaeologists, students, equipment, and artifacts. Check out our video of operations on site at Vero Beach.