Marlboro College

Admissions Home School Programming

This program ran April 21 - 23, 2013 at Marlboro College. 

Watch this page beginning in January for details about spring '14 homeschool programming!

Join other home- and un-schooled teens (age 14-19) on a college campus for three days of bonding, fun and talking about sustainability and the environment.


Cost: $150 includes food, lodging and all activities. Sliding scale fee available on request. 

To Register: Fill out the online registration form. Once you have completed the form, you will be sent additional enrollment paperwork and instructions about submitting payment. 

Application Deadline for Intensive: Monday, April 15, 2013

Getting Here: Marlboro College is located in southeastern Vermont, about 2.5 hours from Boston and 3 hours from New York City. We will have limited housing for parents / chaperones driving from a distance, and encourage carpooling as much as possible! Nearby Brattleboro (~ 20 minutes away) is also accessible by train

Note: The train arrives in downtown Brattleboro from points south at approximately 5:10pm and departs at 12:30pm daily. Students wishing to take the train can be picked up by program staff in time for dinner Sunday night and dropped back off Tuesday for departure. Please notify Ariel in advance if you plan to take this option. 

Questions: Contact Program Director Ariel Brooks (abrooks@marlboro.edu, 802-451-7118)


Updated Tentative Schedule - Sunday April 21

11:30-12:30 - Optional Brunch

12:30 -2:00pm – Nature Walk with Bonnyvale Environmental Education Center

2:30 - 3:30pm - Check in at Marlboro North

3:30 – 6:30pm – Orientation, Teambuilding and Dinner

7:00-9:00pm - Wild and Scenic Film Festival on Tour Part I

9:30 – 10: 30pm – Games and Activities at Marlboro North

10:30 – 11:00pm – To Dorm Rooms and Lights Out

Monday, April 22 -- Earth Day!

8:00 – 9:00am – Breakfast in the Dining Hall

9:00 – 12:30 – Interactive Sustainability Workshop with Professor Bob Engel

12:30 - 1:30pm – Lunch in the Dining Hall

1:30 – 2:50pm – Attend a College Class! For example...

2:50 – 4:00pm – Therapy Goats! 

4:00-5:30pm – Wild and Scenic Film Festival on Tour Part 2

5:30 -6:30pm – Dinner

6:30 – 8:00pm – Environmental Philosophy Presentations

8:00 – 10:00pm – Games and Activities at Marlboro North

10:00 – 10:30pm – To Dorm Rooms and Lights Out 

Tuesday, April 23

8:00 – 9:00am – Breakfast in the Dining Hall

9:00 – 11:00am – Working on the Marlboro Farm

11:00 – 12:00 – Closing Activities and Goodbye

12:00 -1:00 – Optional Lunch in the Dining Hall and Departure


 

 



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