FIELD & FOREST CAMP: Rising 4th, 5th, 6th Graders (7/11)

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

For children entering Grades 4, 5 & 6. Limited to 10 campers. July 11 – July 15, 9am – 3pm. Tuition: $250 Join us as we explore and experience the highlights of MFFC: from ponds and streams, to pastures and berry patches, to trails and woods. We’ll spend time on creative crafting projects, daily hikes …

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$250

Volunteer Work Party

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck staff as we tackle projects around the landscape. From stacking wood and weeding to trail maintenence and tending our blueberries and raspberries, we'll dig in and get our hands dirty together.   Click HERE to register for the fun.

Free

Growing the Next Generation of Environmental Stewards: Celebrating the SCA

Arlington, VT, Common 3938 VT Route 7a, Arlington, VT

Growing the Next Generation of Environmental Stewards: A Celebration of The Student Conservation Association The Bennington Garden Club has partnered with the SCA to host a special event to be held at the Arlington Common on Wednesday, September 28th at 2:00pm. The event is free and open to the public. The event will highlight the …

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Free

Wreath Making Workshop

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

One of our favorite holiday events! Join Merck Forest elves in creating a holiday wreath from greens sourced at Merck Forest. Ribbons for bows and a limited amount of natural materials for decorating are provided. Bring along your own decorations to embellish your wreath. Register for morning session (10am-12n) or afternoon session (1pm-3). This is an …

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$25

Wreath Making Workshop

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

One of our favorite holiday events! Join Merck Forest elves in creating a holiday wreath from greens sourced at Merck Forest. Ribbons for bows and natural materials for decorating are provided. Bring along your own decorations to embellish your wreath. Register for afternoon session (12pm-3). This is an indoor activity with limited registrations; masks and COVID …

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$25

Full Moon Hike

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

The moon will be rising in the east tonight, and hopefully skies will be clear! Join us for a guided moon-lit hike on our trails on a wintery evening. Meet up at the Visitor Center on Wednesday, December 7. The hike will run from 5:30p until 7:00p. Bring a headlamp and dress warmly, with proper …

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$10

Full Moon Hike – January 6, 2023

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

The moon will be rising in the east tonight, and hopefully skies will be clear! Join us for a guided moon-lit hike on our trails on a wintery evening. Meet up at the Visitor Center on Friday, January 6, from 5:30p until 7:00p. Bring a headlamp and dress warmly, with proper footwear, including Microspikes or …

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$10

Children’s Tracking Workshop

Mettawee Campus 5788 VT-Route 153, West Pawlet, VT

Join us for a family-friendly tracking workshop, as we see who’s been out and about at our Mettawee Community School campus located at 5788 VT-Route 153 in West Pawlet, on Saturday, January 14, from 1:00p to 3p. We'll meet up at the Mettawee Community School northern parking lot. Be sure to dress in layers, with …

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$10

Kits and Cubs Program for Toddlers and Pre-Schoolers

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck Forest’s education team for Kits and Cubs, a new preschool/toddler and parent meet-up group, on Wednesday mornings in December and January, from 10:00a to 11:30a. Meet at the Visitor Center for a themed outdoor nature exploration, songs, story time, and take-home craft or project. Warm, water-proof or water-resistant clothing is strongly recommended. Drop …

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$10

Adult Tracking Workshop

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

We’ll hike out into the snowfields and woods in search of … whatever has come before us! We'll look for signs of wildlife that are active in our fields and woods during the winter. Join us at our main campus, located at 3270 Route 315 in Rupert on Saturday, January 28, from 10:00a to noon. …

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$10