Common Ground Center launches Wilderness Winter Vacation Camp

Common Ground Center launches Wilderness Winter Vacation Camp

Common Ground Center is offering a wilderness-based winter vacation camp on its 700-acre site in Starksboro during school vacation weeks for both Addison and Chittenden counties. The two-day program is open to students in grades three through six and will include activities such as snowshoeing, animal tracking, snow shelter building, sledding, nature crafts and, of […]

Women’s Ski Discovery Camp returns to Sugarbush

The first of two Sugarbush Women’s Ski Discovery Camps finished up last weekend. The next is scheduled for Monday, March 7 through Wednesday, March 9. Sugarbush’s camp has been offered for a number of years, and takes advantage of the resort’s excellent veteran coaches. The resort offers incentives to assist working women and mothers to […]

Year-round retreats for adventurous souls with Vermont Outdoors Woman

Year-round retreats for adventurous souls with Vermont Outdoors Woman

Vermont Outdoors Woman has begun accepting registrations for its Annual Winter Doe Camp to be held at the Hulbert Outdoor Center in Fairlee March 11 through 13. Winter Doe Camp is a women’s weekend retreat for outdoor skill development, adventure, education and just plain fun. Learn about Vermont’s wildlife and how to work, play and […]

Channel 17 offers kids’ summer camp options

Channel 17/Town Meeting TV will offer two programs, Community TV Summer Camp and Video for Change, for youth and teens this summer at 294 North Winooski Avenue in Burlington. The Channel 17/Town Meeting TV Summer Camp program offers a wonderful video making opportunity for the middle school crowd. The camp focuses on short projects and […]

Conservation camps still have openings

Conservation camps still have openings

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department says there are still openings in its Green Mountain Conservation Camp summer camp program for 12 to 14 year olds that want to learn about Vermont’s wildlife and gain outdoor skills. The one-week camp program is held at two locations—Lake Bomoseen in Castleton and Buck Lake in Woodbury. Campers […]

Discover the outdoors at Family Camping Weekend

Discover the outdoors at Family Camping Weekend

Outdoor Family Weekend, May 29-31, offers campers a chance to learn basic outdoor skills, sample various recreational activities, and spend time together as a family. The annual event, which will be held at Stillwater State Park in Groton, is organized by University of Vermont (UVM) Extension and the Vermont Departments of Fish and Wildlife and […]

Sun-drenched summer: a children’s poetry camp

Published poet and Waldorf School teacher Malisa Garlieb will host a poetry camp for 9-11 year old kids this summer. Participants will actively play with words and with each other, moving and creating poems that capture the essence of summer. No set proficiency of reading or writing required, only enthusiasm for the craft. The camp […]

Runner Autumn Eastman offers running camp for kids this summer

Champlain Valley Union graduate and Georgetown University D-I runner Autumn Eastman of Hinesburg will offer a running program at the Hinesburg Community School this summer. The two-week running camp for aspiring runners in fourth through eighth will improve physical fitness while participants have a blast outside. The camp is offered Monday, Wednesday, and Friday June […]

Shelburne Craft School releases summer camp schedule

Shelburne Craft School releases summer camp schedule

This season, younger children (ages 5-7) can enter the world of music, dance, and dress by making their own instruments, dance moves, and costumes, or visit outer space by making spaceships, mobiles, and 3-dimensional stars. Juniors (ages 8-10) can “Design It! Build It! Light It Up!” learn sculpture and silk painting to dream about flight, […]

GIV summer 2015 registration deadline approaches

This summer, the Governor’s Institutes of Vermont (GIV) is offering eight residential learning Institutes for Vermont high school students. These hands-on intensive learning opportunities include six to fifteen days of immersive academic and creative exploration on Vermont college campuses with professors and leading experts in their fields. 2015 Governor’s Institutes include Arts, Asian Cultures, Current […]