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Outdoor Education


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Rock Point serves as the central home for the Episcopal Dioceses of Vermont and is home to the diocesan offices. 

The Diocese of Vermont includes 46 congregations and more than 5,000 Episcopalians across the Green Mountain state. Led by Bishop Shannon MacVean-Brown, we draw our inspiration from the story of the apostle Peter, who stepped out of his boat and followed Jesus into the midst of a storm. Together we are putting our trust in God and finding new ways to serve, worship, and care for creation. 

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Crow's Path mission is to use a relationship-centered approach to promote, foster, create and support direct, hands-on opportunities for people of all ages to reconnect to the natural world; and in doing so, foster a multi-generational community in the Chittenden County dedicated to building relationships to human and more than human ecosystems.

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Burlington School District's OnTop Alternative high school, serves the youth of Burlington that need a smaller school setting with more supports. OnTop provides a student-centered curriculum with special attention to the emotional wellness of our students and the development of deep relationships to foster a safe learning environment.

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Rock Point has a several-hundred-year history of farming, logging and gardening and today is no exception. Although there are personal and pocket gardens located throughout the property, the most noticeable are the series of specific gardens that appear as one drives down the entrance road between the Rock Point School and the Diocesan Office Building.  Learn more about our garden partners here.


It is Spoonful Herbal's mission to share joyful, hands-on education and wellness through plant medicine while honoring all herbal traditions. Our approach is rooted in sharing a sense of place, nurturing curiosity and creativity, inspiring ecological stewardship and growing wellness sovereignty for individuals and communities. We foster community action to enhance equitable access to the abundance of seasonal, local plant medicine, to build resilience, and to promote the practice of the honorable harvest. Spoonful offers a 6-month apprenticeship, Herbal products and Seasonal CSA shares, classes and workshops, volunteer and internship opportunities.

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CRAG-VT a not-for-profit (501(c)(3)) organization dedicated to preserving access and conservation of Vermont’s climbing resources.  CRAG-VT built a relationship with the Episcopal Diocese of Vermont at Rock Point to open this cliff to climbing in 2017. Ongoing access is contingent on the climbing community’s adherence to the access agreement, outlined in the Access Beta & Closures. CRAG-VT pays an annual donation to the diocese in support of their stewardship of the property and their willingness to collaborate with climbers.


Y Adventure Camp at Rock Point is a co-ed summer day camp for kids who have completed 2nd grade through age 13. Campers spend most of the day outside, and have a chance to tend the gardens, use the outdoor pizza oven, swim, kayak, paddleboard, play games, create arts and crafts, do STEM activities, hike, and much more! This is a traditional outdoor camp full of fun and adventure.


Founded in 2014, The Rock Point Intentional Community (RPIC) is a spiritual community serving the vision for Rock Point. We offer a shared way to work, give, volunteer, and come together in purposeful unity with others to honor ourselves, each other, and creation.


Rock Point School is an intentionally small, independent, co-ed boarding high school in Burlington, Vermont on the shores of Lake Champlain. We are proud to have been founded in 1928 with a mission to serve young people that remains strong to this day.

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