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Franklin County Conservation District

Franklin County Conservation District

50 South Main St.
St. Albans, VT 05478

Two “Locals’ Nature Guides” open up the natural world in your backyard and inspire your family to make your own drawings and observations. Produced by the Franklin County Conservation District in partnership with local day camps in Richford and St. Albans, the 32-page and 16-page guides combine professional expertise with local campers’ creative insights. Learn all about catching crayfish, identifying poison ivy, and getting up close with jewelweed, minnows, burdock, leeches and more. Available as a pdf you can print at home from franklincountynrcd.org/nature-guides, or by emailing info@franklincountynrcd.org.

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Billings Farm & Museum

Billings Farm & Museum

Woodstock, VT

Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a farmer? Kids will discover for themselves by stepping into a farmer's shoes for a week. Hands-on activities include the feeding and care of the farm's cows, horses, chickens, and sheep, learning to milk a cow, building a scarecrow for the…(more)

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Farm and Wilderness Summer Camps

Farm and Wilderness Summer Camps

Plymouth, VT

At Farm & Wilderness, campers have the woods, lakes, and fields of central Vermont as their playground, classroom, and home. Our camps use more than 4,800 secluded acres where we live together in simple, wooden cabins and canvas structures tucked in the woods or along the lakes. There is no…(more)

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