Men’s Basketball League 5 games this May!

By |April 7th, 2017|

Open registration for Men’s Basketball League, to run 5weeks in May.  All games on Tuesday night, 6pm, 7pm, or 8pm. Teams will play each other once, an adult will run a clock, call your own fouls. Cost $100/team, includes 5 games.  Email or call Paul or Annie to register, programs@siskinea.org or 802-673-5638.

Volunteer Work Day at Camp! April 29th 9-3pm

By |April 7th, 2017|

Join Siskin/Coutts staff and Board Members April 29th for a day of greening up our grounds.  We need help with waterfront clean-up, trail maintenance, seeding and mulching new grass, painting and staining, and more.  All ages and abilities welcome, snacks and lunch served.  9am-3pm.

Rec center closed for open gym today!

By |March 14th, 2017|

Due to snow storm the Rec will not open Tuesday, March 14th.

Thanks, watch for updates concerning open gym for Wednesday!

The Rec Grand Opening!

By |January 3rd, 2017|

Grand opening of the Rec, a 5,200 square foot multi-purpose indoor recreational facility on Lake Salem, in Derby, VT. We will host an Open House Saturday, January 21st from 1-4pm. The Rec will be open to try out some of our activities. Our Main Lodge will be open with a FREE […]

Long Paddle 2016

By |July 31st, 2016|

Our second Long Paddle began Saturday July 30 with 6 boys and 2 trip leaders heading out on a 243 mile adventure down the CT River. As they paddle the length of VT they will shoot through rapids, portage around 10 dams, swim, fish, see countless eagles, and make amazing memories and lasting friendships. Follow […]

Pirates of Lake Memphremagog Camp

By |July 31st, 2016|

For our first ever Pirate camp, ten aspiring pirates piled into our Big Canoe and plied the waters of Lake Memphremagog and camped on secluded beaches and their own deserted island. Swords were carved, stories shared, bad jokes told, and memories made. Unfortunately, no buried treasure was found.

VT Community Foundation Grant Connects Student Scientists to Wildlife Refuge

By |May 10th, 2016|

Thanks to a grant from the VT Community Foundation, Charleston 4/5th Graders visited NWR Biologist Rachel Cliche and learned about her use of winter track transects to study the Refuge’s endangered Canada Lynx population. Students then worked with Siskin to collect their own data using winter track transects on school grounds. Students then analyzed their […]

2nd Annual Long Paddle Camp Dates Announced

By |December 21st, 2015|

Last summer’s first ever Long Paddle Camp saw 6 amazing campers paddle the length of VT on the CT River. If 243 miles, 11 portages, 99,000 paddle strokes, 17 rope swings. 35 paddle eagles, and countless river memories sounds like sounds like a great way to spend two weeks, contact us for more details about […]

Adventures in Ecology

By |December 21st, 2015|

Cabot students carve spoons as part of Siskin’s Leadership in Ecology program. The program began with Cabot’s 7th and 8th grade students using dichotomous keys to identify tree species in the forest behind their school. Next, students used annotated field notebooks to recorded human and wildlife uses for each tree species. The lesson then culminated […]