School and Youth Groups

We offer year-round programming to school groups at Common Ground Center. Contact us regarding:

  • Day-long programs
  • Overnight Mini-Camps (two-day to week-long options)
  • Trail days, hiking only
  • Staff Retreats

A large group of high school students hike in the pine forest at Common Ground Center on a spring day.

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Over the years since our founding in 1994, we’ve developed and refined enriching programs that emphasize nature, arts, music, wellness, movement, and community-building for young people and adults. We would be delighted to create programs catered to the specific needs of your students!

We have had the pleasure of hosting students from the following schools and afterschool programs:

  • Ferrisburgh Central School (Ferrisburgh, VT)
  • The Schoolhouse (S. Burlington, VT)
  • Beeman Elementary (New Haven, VT)
  • Mount Abe (Bristol, VT)
  • Champlain Valley Union (Hinesburg, VT)
  • Monkton Central School (Monkton, VT)
  • Putney School (Putney, VT)
  • Robinson Elementary School (Starksboro, VT)
  • Bellwether School (Williston, VT)
  • The Riverside School (Lyndonville, VT)
  • Part Two After School Program (Richmond, VT)
  • Shelburne Imagine (Shelburne, VT)
  • Hinesburg Imagine (Hinesburg, VT)
  • Hinesburg Summer School (Hinesburg, VT)
  • South Burlington School's Out (South Burlington, VT)
  • Addison Central School (Addison, VT)
  • F.H. Tuttle Middle School (South Burlington, VT)
  • Vergennes Elementary School (Vergennes, VT)
  • Hinesburg Community School (Hinesburg, VT)