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Monthly Archives: May 2012

Home Improvements, Craftsbury Style

Both Davis and Keith were busy last week putting the finishing touches on various projects. The furnace room shed was put on skids, moved behind the Dining Hall and is now the epicenter for the Center’s freezers. I caught Davis … Continue reading

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Craftsbury in the News: “Grown-up Time”

Did you see us in The Daily on Tuesday? Check it out.

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Susan – “Build a Biathlete”

Former GRP skier Chelsea Little, now of Fasterskier.com, has been writing a series on biathlon development questions, especially as they relate to the decision by athletes to attend college or go straight to national teams. Part two of this series … Continue reading

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Two in the hand

                      Came across these new annual members during some work on our Internet project, nesting on the Cabin A wireless radio antenna. Glad they made it through yesterday’s storms.

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All the way to purple

                      We were hit with some atypical weather yesterday afternoon:  thunder, lightning, hail, high winds, tornado watches – all phenomena more familiar in the great plains than New England. At … Continue reading

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The Cutler Academy Story

As many of you know, Cutler Academy was the school from the late 50s to 1975 or ’76  that created much of the physical infrastructure that was to eventually become the Craftsbury Outdoor Center Campus. Read more about the Center’s … Continue reading

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Snowmaking Pro-tips

Sometimes it gets late when you’re making snow. Often, you’re working in inclement weather, and may not have the window for making white gold that you’d like – you may be stressed out. That’s why it’s very important to prepare … Continue reading

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Corporate Cup 2012

Last Thursday, a gang of runners and walkers headed south to the Vermont Corporate Cup and State Agency race. Lots of fun was had by all, but there was some unanticipated drama. After some injuries/schedule snafus, one of the Center’s … Continue reading

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New season, new gardens

One of the best shortcuts to take through the Center is the garden path. There’s something different to see each day in the ever-expanding kitchen garden. This year we’re lucky to have two master gardeners working their magic: Amy and … Continue reading

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Round Robin

It’s nesting season here as it is all over and we’ve got no shortage of phoebes, robins and other winged creatures nesting in nooks and crannies all over the Center. I came out of the Duck Blind yesterday to find … Continue reading

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