Upcoming Programs for Adults

Essentials of Resilient Community: Mentoring and Nature Connection

  • One weekend a month for seven months starting in November 2019. Sign up for all seven weekends or just the ones that call to you.
  • Adults
  • Brattleboro, VT

You’ve heard how it takes a village to raise a child. What does it take to raise a village? This seven weekend series of workshops will go deep and explore mentoring and nature connection topics designed to help you raise a village.

Winter Tracking Day

  • Near Buckland, MA
  • 9am-3pm, February 15th, 2020
  • Ages: Adults and motivated teenagers.

Join skilled tracker Kathy Dean for an all-experiences-welcome day of tracking lessons. Let’s see what the animal marks are telling us about what’s happening in the forest!

Lynx Tracking Expedition

  • Near Jackman, ME (carpooling to be organized prior to the workshop).
  • February 20-23rd, 2020
  • Ages: Adults and motivated teenagers.

Join Vermont Wilderness School for a long weekend on the trail of one of the most elusive carnivores of the Northeast!

Upcoming Programs for Youth

April 3-Day Break Camp

  • Ages: 7 – 12 (youth outside of this range considered on a case-by-case basis)
  • 9am – 3pm, April 21st – 23rd (Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday), 2020
  • Dummerston, VT

Join the Vermont Wilderness School as spring springs for a special April Break 3-day Camp. If you love other Vermont Wilderness School programs — like Otter Camp, Oyase, Shambhala Camp, or Foxwalk— you’ll love this one! (And if you’ve never done one of our programs, this is a great opportunity to try us out…)


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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