Winter Adventure Camp 2018

Kris Jarrett Camps Workshops and Expeditions

Feature Image: Winter Adventure Campers in 2018 looking back at their counterparts in the Roost, Camp Marbury, 1926 (historic image courtesy Vermont Historical Society) What a week of Winter Adventures we had! Despite the lack of snow cover for a Vermont February, we spent plenty of time outside exploring the frozen landscape, its plants, animals, weather, and even life under …

image of kids in the snow

FUSION: ‘Winter Stories’

Erin King Education

This month we wrapped up another great FUSION session at Vergennes Union Elementary School. Our topic was ‘Winter Stories’. Each day the group gathered to read a story, book or poem and discuss the content. Then, we ventured out into the chilly temperatures to do an activity based on what we read. We tracked footprints in the snow after reading …

Microscope Field

FUSION: Life Through Lenses

Erin King Education

We’ve just finished up another great Fusion program with Vergennes Elementary School. For the past eight weeks we’ve been joining two small groups of students on Mondays and Wednesdays to take a closer look at various parts of the natural world. Our theme was “Life through Lenses” and our goal was to explore the world on a deeper level than …

AmeriCorps Member Erin King Joins LCMM

lcmm Education

Hello, my name is Erin King and I am one of this year’s AmeriCorps members at the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum. I am from a small town in Missouri right on the Missouri River. I had a pretty amazing introduction to the natural world through family trips and excursions into my home state’s many parks and waterways. From an early …

Girls Only!

lcmm Champlain Longboats

This summer, six Vergennes Middle School Girls teamed up with Vermont Teacher of the Year Jen Lawson and LCMM Champlain Longboats trip leader Jessica Frank on a four-day outdoor rowing adventure on Lake Champlain. They started in pilot gigs (six- and eight-oared boats built by high school students in our Champlain Longboats program) below the site of the Crown Point …