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Drama in Real Life – Loon Rescue!

When Eric Hanson, who wears many hats at Craftsbury but who is also the Vermont Loon Recovery Project Coordinator, asked for help with a loon rescue at lunch today, he got a fast response from GRP scullers Sarah and Ben, … Continue reading

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Henley on Hosmer Racing

The second annual homegrown Henley on Hosmer was held under perfect regatta conditions on Big Hosmer’s flat water with mild temperatures and fierce racing. The Steward’s Enclosure was limited to those sporting flannel, camo or cut-offs and the homemade leader … Continue reading

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A day (or so) in Craftsbury

We sometimes work at projects to try and capture the breadth of activity in and around Craftsbury on a daily basis. There’s always lots going on, and it’s a real trick to try and catalog it. Well, here’s one cool … Continue reading

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January Leap!

For 20 straight months Director of Hosmer Point Jon Hammond has taken a dip in Big Hosmer. ¬†An easy task during our ripe summer months becomes that much more daunting in the winter but Jon always finds a way. Today … Continue reading

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Philosopher Runners Finish With Style

The FGCU crew finished their week as strongly as they started with summer biathlon, Big Hosmer paddling and a beautiful Saturday morning Ridge Run 10 miler. Coach Lisa put the runners through their paces with a fast and furious circuit … Continue reading

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CA Student Athletes Learn and Play

For five weeks this autumn a motivated group of 12 student athletes from Craftsbury Academy have been at the Center each Thursday afternoon for a two hour special activity block. In the process of building a new gym, the school … Continue reading

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Acquiring Sculling Skills: Turning!

Prepping for the Head of the Charles includes honing the important skill of how to turn on a dime. The famed 3 mile course has plenty of turns, not to mention 5 triple-arch bridges to negotiate. My precision turning skills … Continue reading

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Cove Community

From my vantage point in the Duck Blind, the Cove is teeming with life and activity.The bullfrogs croak late into the night, the peepers are a continuous backdrop to the bass of the bullfrogs and the loons let loose with … Continue reading

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