Spring Vacation Days
Spring Vacation Days
Education Programs

Vacation Day Camps

Spend your vacation at Audubon!
Spring Vacation Days at the Green Mountain Audubon Center's beaver ponds. Photo: Audubon Vermont
Spring Vacation Days at the Green Mountain Audubon Center's beaver ponds. Photo: Audubon Vermont
Education Programs

Vacation Day Camps

Spend your vacation at Audubon!

Make plans for Vacation Days at Audubon!

Spend your vacation break with us, outside at Audubon! Our vacation camps invite children to explore the world around them and connect to the plants and animals that call the Green Mountains home. There are moments of magic every day at camp, whether around the bonfire, on a hike to Lookout Rock, or at the pond.

Registration Coming February 1, 2022

February Vacation Camp 2022

We are offering 4 full days of February Vacation Camp this year. Camp will run from 8:30am-3:30pm each day. We hope you can join us at one of these upcoming programs, grades K-5, $60 a day. Save 5% with code: Hawk22

  • Tuesday, February 22, 8:30am-3:30pm: Winter Forts and Shelters: Do you know what LNT means? What about the “Rule of 3's”? Shelter building is an important element of wilderness skills, we will spend our day busily building with snow or other natural forest materials and learning how our local wildlife take refuge during this time of year. 
  • Wednesday, February 23, 8:30am-3:30pm: Fun (and Saftey!) with Fire: Primitive skill-building with a tasty twist! Fire building is a lifelong skill that can keep you warm on a snowy day or save your life in a worst-case scenario. We will learn how to safely make fires several ways and use that fire to make tasty snacks!
  • Thursday, February 24, 8:30am-3:30pm:Bird-friendly Maple: Kick off our sweetest season with a fun-filled, active day that is all about making maple syrup!  We’ll tap trees in the Audubon Center’s 500-tap sugarbush and then collect the sap.  See first-hand how an evaporator works and gather around a campfire to discover how people first turned maple sap into sugar. We'll also discover what it means to practice Bird-friendly Maple Sugaring.  Don’t forget to bring your sweet tooth, since we’ll wrap up this busy day with a syrup taste test!
  • Friday, February 25, 8:30am-3:30pm: Wildlife Tracking: Whether tromping through the woods like a moose or sliding across the snow like an otter, we’ll have a day filled with fun and adventure. We will talk about how animals navigate and prepare for the winter world of Vermont, then head outside to find out who has been awake at Audubon all winter.  

April Vacation Camp 2022

 We are offering 4 full days of April Vacation Camp this year. Camp will run from 8:30am-3:30pm each day. We hope you can join us at one of these upcoming programs, grades K-5, $60 a day. Save 5% with code: Hawk22

  • Monday, April 18, 8:30am-3:30pm: Muddy Monday: What comes after winter but before spring? Celebrate mud season by exploring all things sticky and mucky!  We’ll see which animals use mud to build their homes then build nests, dens, and dams of our own.  We’ll get creative with different styles of earth art, from sculptures to mud paintings.  Be sure to bring your mud boots! 
  • Tuesday, April 19, 8:30am-3:30pm: Toad-ally Awesome Tuesday: April showers bring...amphibians! Whether they are quietly moving through the forest or busy singing by the pond, these amazing creatures are on the move. We too will be moving during this fun day of exploring the Audubon Center’s ponds and forests for signs of our amphibian friends. 
  • Thursday, February 24, 8:30am-3:30pm: On the Wing Wednesday: It’s that time of year when we celebrate the return of our feathered friends. We will get out with our binoculars to explore Audubon's forests, fields, and ponds in search of early avian arrivals. The bird celebration will also include games, crafts, and bird songs to get our flying friends excited about returning home. Get ready to party it up! 
  • Friday, February 25, 8:30am-3:30pm: Through the Woods Thursday: Take a day to trek through the habitats of Audubon and meet the flora and fairies all around. Join us to learn and marvel in the wonder of local plants. Make a seed bomb to go off in your backyard and learn how native plants can help local wildlife too.  

 

Grades: K - 5
$60/day and save 5% with discount Hawk22

Become an Audubon Member online now for Vacation Day discounts! Click here, then choose "Family Membership." 

Questions? 
Education Program Coordinator
Debbie Archer

(802) 434-3068

Things to Bring
Things to Bring
We spend a large portion of each day learning and playing outdoors.  To ensure that your child is comfortable and prepared, please make sure that they wear and/or bring the following, depending on the forcast:
*    Rain/Snow boots!
*    Rain/Snow pants
*    Rain/Winter jacket
*    Extra pair of dry socks
*    Warm hat and gloves
*    Extra layers
*    Change of dry clothes
*    Lunch, snacks, and a water bottle (please use reusable containers to minimize garbage)

Meeting Place and Directions
Each morning, we will meet in the Education Barn at 255 Sherman Hollow Road at 9 am. Pick up is at 4 pm.  
For Google maps and directions, please click on the links below:
From I-89, Exit 11
From Bristol and points south
From Charlotte and points west

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