Upcoming Fall Programs for Youth

Wild Turkeys

  • When: Monthly on Saturdays, 9:30am – 3:30pm,
  • Ages:  8 – 15
  • Where: the woods of Putney, VT.

Wild Turkeys is a three-season nature connection program for adventurous kids with a passion for the arts of wilderness living.

Great Blue Heron Community School (formerly Oyase)

  • When: 9am-3pm, up to four days per week (Mon/Tue/Wed/Thur) – currently accepting registrations for THURSDAYS. Program runs from September – May.
  • Ages:  7 – 15
  • Where:  Mondays – Marlboro, Tuesdays – Putney, Wednesdays – Dummerston, Thursdays – Dummerston.

Vermont Wilderness School programs inspire young people to deepen their relationships with the natural world and each other. Youth gain life skills and confidence, guided by an experienced team of instructors. Our approach to nature connection emphasizes outdoor living skills, naturalist knowledge, dedication to community service and social equity, and social/emotional development.


SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE FOR ALL VWS PROGRAMS.  Thank you to our many donors for their support of VWS’s Great Blue Heron Fund for scholarships.


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