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Dedham, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Women's weekend always happens in May. it's a GREAT time to enjoy the company of other women, sit by the campfire making s'mores and singing, swimming in the pond or walking in the stream, reading a book in the hammock, eating lots and lots of fresh, locally grown, homemade food, enjoy the beautiful scenery of Vermont, and relax. This was...

Thank jetact
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 12 February 2016

We've gone to family camp for the last two summers. The kids (11,9 & 6) absolutely love it. The setting is beautiful with lots of room for the kids to run around. The cabin we stayed in was adequate for our family of five, but we really only slept there. During the day there are so many activities keep the...

1Thank Kelly D
Reviewed 24 August 2014

Great experience for family bonding and a fun, peaceful, relaxing time. Do as much or as little as you like, learn new things, meet warm, friendly new people. Option if staying in the ecolodge lets you "go to camp" even if you're not the type who is up for "camping". Kids can roam with new friends and have freedom within...

Thank Laura H
Lebanon, New Hampshire, United States
Reviewed 18 August 2014

I've been going to Camp Common Ground since 2000 and I'd highly recommend it to anyone, especially families with children and/or teens. The site is beautiful and the people are warm and welcoming. The food is excellent and the programs are fun, inspirational, creative and healing!

Thank David K
Reviewed 16 May 2014 via mobile

We've gone for the family camp twice and we were there this weekend for their twentieth anniversary weekend. We are returning again this July. My kids talk about camp all year long and it has become an important part of our lives. We all love it. It's my piece of heaven on earth. We stay in the cabins. There were...

2Thank Liz9647
Canaan, New Hampshire
Reviewed 2 September 2013

REMEMBER: THIS IS A CAMP, NOT A HOTEL!! There is no room service, and guests are expected to clean up after selves! If you can deal with that, you re in for a treat! My son & daughter-in-law chose Common Ground for their wedding celebration. Family & friends began arriving on Friday afternoon, for a welcoming cook out and visiting....

3Thank Canaanite01
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Reviewed 22 May 2013

We have gone to Camp Common Ground for 3 years and will be going back this summer. The food is delicious and plentiful, the land is breathtaking, and the people are so nice, friendly, and supportive. You can breath deeper when you are there and everyone is looking out for everyone else's kids ....who run around with a freedom they...

Thank rgunther
Burlington, Vermont
Reviewed 14 September 2012

We just came home from our first Lost Arts camp and it was Wonderful. A truly enriching experience for my children and myself. My boys (10,7, and 5) had such a fantastic experience that they already want to know when we are going back. The activities keep everyone occupied but not at a hare's pace, its really incredibly relaxing. I...

Thank 71christine
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Reviewed 12 September 2012

Situated in a beautiful part of Vermont, this was a perfect vacation for our family. The adults loved having the morning free to dabble in all kinds of classes and activities, from dance to hikes to a volleyball game to glass blowing. The kids felt free and safe and loved being at camp with their parents. It was a chance...

Thank Maureen M
Montclair, New Jersey
Reviewed 12 September 2012

We went to Camp Common Ground for the second week of the summer. We were nervous. The last family camp we went to exhausted and drained us. We adore our kids, but hey- it's still a job right? I was risking a lot when I booked this vacation, but I still had a dream that family camp could feel like...

Thank Rachaelegan

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Common Ground Center is an education and retreat center on gorgeous 700 acres in the heart of Vermont. Our signature program is Camp Common Ground, a week long all-inclusive family vacation. Unplug and reconnect with your family through arts, good food, nature exploration, and community. Our site is also available for rentals to weddings, family reunions, and corporate groups. We can accommodate up to 150 overnight guests in May through October and up to 30 overnight guests between November and April. Call us to register or schedule a tour today! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Common Ground Center

Address: 473 Tatro Rd, Starksboro, VT 05487-4404
Region: United States > Vermont > Starksboro
Number of rooms: 35
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“It's all good. Pick your style- cabin, tent, or fancy eco lodge. You spend most of your time outside, or in one of the beautiful communal rooms, or in a hammock somewhere....”
Rachaelegan, 11 Sep 2012 | Read review
“The Ecolodge is the best quarters, though the most expensive.”
drabiner, 11 Sep 2012 | Read review
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