The Kombucha Craze at Common Ground

Thursday January 16th, 2014 4:32PM

By Neily Jennings

As someone who has been enjoying and brewing kombucha for 8 years, I am glad to see it’s been catching on and growing in popularity! Many of our campers are into it, and some of our staff even brew it in their free time at camp.

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Morning Yawn Revisited

Tuesday December 17th, 2013 6:01PM
Thursday November 7th, 2013 3:55PM

We are extraordinarily pleased to welcome the recently elected members of Common Ground Center’s board of directors, including two who are renewing terms and three new folks!

Drumroll, please…

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A Montrealer’s “Ode to Camp Common Ground”

Friday October 25th, 2013 10:52AM

We had a lot of great poems and stories come out of camp this year...here's one of our favorites!

A Montrealer’s “Ode to Camp Common Ground”

By Suzy Hanna, August 2013

‘Twas the day before vacation
And our family couldn’t wait
To cross that Canadian border
And enter Vermont state!

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Common Ground Board of Directors Accepting Nominations!

Thursday October 24th, 2013 11:59AM

Common Ground Board and StaffWe are accepting nominations for Common Ground Center's board of directors. Elections will be held at the Annual Meeting, to be held Sunday, November 3 from 9:30 am to Noon, followed by lunch.

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Fall Foliage at Common Ground Center!

Monday October 7th, 2013 11:52AM

October is a gorgeous time to be at Common Ground Center! As you view these photos, try to imagine the sound of crunching leaves and the smell of crisp autumn air!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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A Common Ground Celebration

Wednesday September 18th, 2013 3:01PM

By Elizabeth Lorris Ritter
Reposted from Manhattan Times, August 21, 2013

(español abajo)

For more than a decade, I’ve been going to a family camp in Vermont called Camp Common Ground. It’s not just a fun place, it’s an important place.

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Letter from Camp

Friday September 6th, 2013 2:46PM

by Philip Fine

Philip attended Camp Common Ground with his lovely partner Stephanie and their two daughters.
He read his "Letter from Camp" at the Big Show on July 25, 2013.

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A Little Bit of Everything

Tuesday April 16th, 2013 2:25PM

People often ask us, "What do you do at CGC when we're not doing camp?". Perhaps a more appropriate question would be, "What don't we do?". For one, we've been busy all winter working with groups that want to host programs on our site. 

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Who's Who at Common Ground: Calia Marshall

Friday January 18th, 2013 5:42PM

This post is the first in a series highlighting Common Ground Center community members--many of whom you can get to know better at family camp! Carole Blane recently had the opportunity to catch up with the busy-bee Calia Marshall. Enjoy!

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Happy New Year!

Wednesday January 2nd, 2013 6:58PM

Well, we've made it through the solstice, the hectic holidays, and the end of 2012! In the last few weeks of December, our gorgeous site transformed from a grassy meadow complete with a rainbow to a snowy winter wonderland! We've been sledding, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing since the snow started flying.

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Camp Common Ground Early Bird Registration

Wednesday November 28th, 2012 3:30PM

 

The deadline for early registration for Camp Common Ground is December 12, 2012. Click for more information on fees & registration. It's never soon to start planning for next summer!

 

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Ways of the Wild and Wren's Nest and Teens, Oh My!

Monday October 1st, 2012 5:06PM

To say that Common Ground Center had a busy year in the rental department would be putting it mildly. We’ve had unprecedented traffic from such varied groups of people, and by the looks of it, 2013 will be even busier! Twenty-four different groups came to see the beauty of our site, some of them for multiple trips!

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School's Out!

Tuesday June 12th, 2012 2:28PM

Common Ground Center has recently had the pleasure of hosting two of our favorite school groups: The Schoolhouse in South Burlington and Robinson Elementary in Starksboro. Energetic students from The Schoolhouse spent the day playing on the playground, blowing bubbles, and using the tennis courts, basketball courts, and ping pong table.

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Energy Independence in Vermont & Beyond: Is it Possible?

Friday April 13th, 2012 4:36PM

Energy independence has been a topic of conversation a lot lately in Vermont because of news that a federal judge blo

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Join us May 19 for a Family Fun Volunteer Day!

Tuesday April 3rd, 2012 5:15PM

This May 19 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Common Ground Center is hosting a Family Fun Volunteer Day! Volunteers of all ages will help out with trail maintenance, plant our vegetable garden, and play on our 700 acres of protected wilderness. We'll also be giving tours, so this is a great opportunity for new families to explore all that our site has to offer.

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Spring Newsletter

Monday March 26th, 2012 3:42PM

Happy Spring! Click here to download our Spring newsletter!

 

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Jack Jumping: A Potential CGC Activity?

Thursday March 15th, 2012 4:43PM

Common Ground Center's Kiesha Richardson is an avid Jack Jumper. We think the winter sport has great potential to become a favorite CGC pastime!

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Women's Weekend: Looking Back & Ahead

Friday February 10th, 2012 12:52PM
The Women’s Weekend is scheduled for Friday, May 18th – Sunday, May 20th. This year's retreat will feature more Fun, Chocolate and Rummikub! This program began at the behest of several of our community members, all at separate times and from other programs. Our founding mothers include Read More...

My Winter Weekend at the Lodge

Thursday February 2nd, 2012 5:01PM

When my daughter MollyRose was three or four, a group of moms from her preschool decided to go on a hiking trip to the Adirondacks. Over the past 16 years, this fall outing has become an annual event.

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