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BURKE AREA EVENTS

Farmers' Markets, the Strawberry Festival, VT Children's Theater performances, The Annual Burke Fall Festival, WinterBike.... events of all sorts happen in and around Burke.  Moonlit snowshoe treks, live music performances, seasonal parades, craft fairs, Open Studios weekend, snowmobile drag races...it's all here!   To keep up to date on local happenings and special deals, sign up for the monthly Burke enewsletter.

 

From October - March, enjoy ice skating at Chester Arena - check their website for Public Skate times and other events.

 

The Catamount Arts Center in St. Johnsbury also features a range of events every week including independent film showings, classic films, theater, opera performances, live music as well as classes and workshops for all ages.  Check out their Events Calendar to see what's going on.

 

For events in neighboring towns of Lyndonville and St. Johnsbury, please visit www.lyndonvermont.com and www.discoverstjvt.com.   For event listings in other Northeast Kingdom towns, visit www.nekchamber.com.

 

 


 

Kit and Cubs Day Camp

August 14, 2023 - August 18, 2023






Ages: 3-6

Join us in our brand new Kits and Cubs Day Camp for kids ages 3-6! In this camp, kids will be encouraged to explore the wonders of nature through stories, games, crafts, and activities that will get them outdoors and moving. Everyday will introduce a new topic to the campers while building on the knowledge from the day before with fun and informative lessons created by NorthWoods staff, Growing Up WILD, and the National Wildlife Federation. Our first day of camp jumps right into it with Forest Skills, where campers will get to know one another and the NorthWoods forest with a sensory walk along one of our trails, a few games, and an investigation of art and music using different parts of trees. On Tuesday, we have Playing in the Pond day where our focus will be on exploring the NorthWoods pond – splashing around, catching the insects that call the water home, and learning about their life cycles. Next we’ll have Wildlife Wednesday, centered around all the cool animals that call Vermont home. Through bug catching, birding, and plenty of games campers will learn more about the animals they share their world with. Then on Thursday, our day will be filled with stories and songs by special guests from the Abenaki Nation. And finally on Friday we will have an end-of-camp celebration featuring a short hike through Brighton State Park and a beach day at Island Pond! All participants must be potty-trained.


Location: NorthWoods Stewardship Center, 154 Leadership Dr, West Charleston, VT Map it

Website: https://www.northwoodscenter.org/wordpress/outdoor-education/camps-expeditions


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