december 2017

The Walden Project has been transforming lives for high school students in Vermont since 2000. In the fall of 2018, a second Walden Project is opening in Naples, New York.

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November 2017

For close to a decade, participants in the Monkton Wood Bank have been putting their shoulders to the ax — splitting, hauling, delivering, stacking — to warm homes and hearts.

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october 2017

Spearheaded by Willowell founder and director Matt Schlein, the park has been in the works for many years. One new work has been added roughly every year since 2012. The five installations stand peppered along a mown path that winds through the Willowell campus.

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July 2017

For kids in Vermont, The Lord of the Rings Camp allows them to step inside the story, exploring their imagination, the world around them - and their inner elf.

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For the last two summers, the Vermont Sail Freight Project (VSFP) has sailed a boat named Ceres down the Hudson River, carrying all manner of small-scale, artisanal farm products to eager consumers in New York City and at river towns along the way.

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With the Walden Project we’ve been emphatic about bringing the curriculum into the natural world. Nature shouldn’t be an abstraction for the students but rather a master teacher, instructing all the time.


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The Walden Project helps students see the forest for the trees. In the muddy Vermont woods, teens discover science, community, and a newfound love of learning.


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