The Great Blue Heron Community School

Ages: 7 – 15

When & Where: the program meets weekly from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm.

In 2021-2022 there will be two Blue Heron programs:

  • Thursdays in Dummerston (starts 9/30/2021). Enrollment status:
    • Full, accepting additions to the waitlist.
    • Complete this form to be notified if any new spots open or to receive information about getting on the 2022-2023 waitlist.
  • Tuesdays in Putney (starts 9/28/2021). Enrollment status:
    • a few spots open for youth age 9-13! Apply ASAP!!! Applications for children between 7-8 are welcome; they will go on the – currently short – waitlist.
    • Complete the form on this webpage.

Cost: $1,575 – $2,500 (sliding scale) for 27 Sessions.  Actual per-student cost is $1,950 (or $70 per day). Scholarship funds are available.

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.