Nestled in a valley, surrounded by forest, Common Ground Center is an ideal setting to hold a . . .
Workshop or Class
Camp or Program
Here at Common Ground we offer a unique setting that stands out from other venues with breathtaking scenery, green business practices, and distinctive buildings and cabins. Eight solar panels provide 100% of our electrical needs. Come hold a discussion with a colleague while enjoying nature, come with your family and discover our beautiful Vermont landscape, or begin your life together by holding your wedding in our cathedral-like Hay Barn. We guarantee that you and yours will find common ground here!
Vermont weather makes retreat facility rentals possible from May-October. Our new Eco-Lodge is available to rent year round and can house up to 31 people overnight, read more here. We are conveniently located between Burlington and Middlebury, Vermont, just off Route 116. Please call our office at 1-800-430-2667 for more information and to schedule a tour. Our site speaks for itself so we hope to hear from you soon!
"Common Ground Center symbolizes a lot of what we value in life, like community, sustainability, and Vermont. Combined with the fact that all my family and friends could come and spend a weekend here together in celebration meant the world to us!"
Dave ~ Vermont
Learn more about what our facility has to offer. . .
Our Hay Barn, a 1000 sq. ft. space with a cathedral ceiling, is ideal for weddings, business meetings, dance, and yoga.
The Creekside Barn, this 2550 sq. ft. space features a small basketball court, teen room, and activity rooms for extra space if you need it. A divided screened porch faces Lewis Creek.Our new Eco-Lodge is a heated space and has seven guestrooms, each with electricity and a bathroom. The 1,000 sq. ft. community room is a great space for meetings or group gatherings. This space also features a kitchenette and function as a seperate dining facility for groups who choose to rent the Eco-Lodge for their exclusive use. To learn more, click here.
The Hogback Mountains border our property and offer miles of trails for hiking and snowshoeing.
Our Two-Acre Pond looks out over the Green Mountains and a wetland. Come enjoy the sandy beach, beautiful birds, and cool waters.
The Castle Playground is made from recycled playground parts and offers hours of play for your younger (and older!) guests.
Lewis Creek, meanders for a miles along the property and has plenty of nooks and crannies to explore.
Common Ground Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. All contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law.