Vermont Wilderness School builds long-term mentoring relationships rooted in community, nature connection, and earth living skills. We are a non-profit 501(c)3, based in Brattleboro, VT and founded in 2000.  Explore our work and contact us to learn more.

News and Upcoming Events

March 28: Cultural Restoration – A Workshop with Barry Moses 

Barry Moses was raised between worlds across Washington State, in Spokane, Seattle, and the Spokane Indian Reservation.  A poet, photographer, historian, and educator, Barry will share stories and teachings on cultural restoration that are relevant to native and non-native communities. Barry’s unique teaching approach bridges across differences and addresses recognizing spiritual experiences in the natural world, creating a deeper sense of place, and acknowledging the role of elders in community. Learn more and register here.

Essentials of Resilient Community – Mentoring and Nature Connection: March, April, & May 2015

You’ve heard it takes a village to raise a child. What does it take to raise a village? Join Amy Hyatt to learn practices and teachings of the Art of Mentoring that will support you to grow as a mentor, leader and designer of regenerative, resilient community – whether on a family, neighborhood, or regional scale.  Can be attended as a 7-month series or as individual topical weekends.   Learn more about this powerful new program here.

Full Moon Girls Saturday Program

The long-running Full Moon Girls program, led by program founder Dhyana Miller, has expanded to offer a 1 Saturday/month option for girls ages 7-15! Come experience your wild nature with us at Brook’s Bend Farm in Montague, MA.  The full Saturday program is running January-June 2015 (6 Saturdays).
Learn more about the new Saturday Full Moon Girls here.

Adult Programs

Essentials of Resilient Community Training Series - 7 Weekends Nov - May. Come for individual weekends or the whole series!

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Family Programs

Family Nature Days Coming Up! Natural Cordage Nov 15th, Tracks & Sign Dec 6th

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Community News

Cultural Restoration - A Community Workshop with Barry Moses on March 28


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