Links to our friends and collaborators...
We are an accredited camp with the Association for Experiential Education. This organization connects a global community of educators and practitioners and expand their capacity to enrich lives through Experiential Education.
Kroka Programs are sponsored by W.S. Badger Company, Inc., a family business that makes certified organic and truly natural skin care products and more.
The Catamount Trail Association manages and maintains the Catamount Trail, a 300 mile cross-country ski trail traversing the state of Vermont, that forms the path for part of our NH-VT Semester expedition each year.
We are members of the Connecticut River Watershed Council, a group which advocates for the environmental well-being of the entire Connecticut River.
The mission of the Green Mountain Club is to make the Vermont Mountains play a larger part in the life of the people by protecting and maintaining the Long Trail System and fostering, through education, the stewardship of Vermont's hiking trails and mountains.
Farm & Wilderness in Plymouth, VT is a summer camp that hosts Kroka Vermont semester students along their journey.
The Heartbeet Lifesharing Community in Hardwick, VT is a lifesharing community that includes adults with developmental disabilities and interweaves the social and agricultural realms for the healing and renewing of our society and the earth. Our Vermont Semester students visit Heartbeet each year for a rest from the trail and renewal of their spirits.
Koviashuvik, an Inuit word meaning 'a time and place of joy in the present moment' in Temple, ME is a small school that teaches practical and inexpensive ways for people to live with and use their local land. Through a blend of traditional folk arts, wilderness travel, organic gardening, sustainable technologies, primitive skills and permaculture, Koviashuvik hopes to connect people to the land, each other, and to the joys of providing for oneself right from the earth. Classes range from one-hour long off-site workshops, to residential weekend programs, to extended apprenticeships. Koviashuvik is tenderly and lovingly run by our dear friends, Chris and Ashirah, who live there with their children Owen and Bonnie B.
The Lake Champlain Committee is dedicated to protecting Lake Champlain’s environmental integrity and recreational resources for this and future generations through science-based advocacy, education and collaborative action.
We are so excited to be partnering with the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum of Vergennes, VT. They area non-profit museum dedicated to preserving and sharing the history of Lake Champlain. Our students will visit their campus and use their fleet of rowing longboats to explore and traverse the lake.
The Mahoosuc Guide Service is located in the Bear River Valley just north of Bethel, Maine, and offers a wide variety of wilderness activities for all seasons and levels of experience.
We are a member of the Maine Island Trail Association, a group creating opportunities for people to connect with and care for the coast of Maine and its many wild islands.
See Kroka Expeditions featured in Mother Nature's Child , a powerful new documentary film that explores nature's powerful role in children's health and development through the experience of toddlers, children in middle childhood and adolescents. The film marks a moment in time when a living generation can still recall childhoods of free play outdoors.
Nahual Expeditions of Quito, Ecuador has a long-term relationship with Kroka, founded on our mutual interests in the areas of international outdoor education and sustainable small-scale community development. Kroka and Nahual exchange staff and students each year in a variety of programs, including the NH-Ecuador Semester Program each September through December.
The Northwoods Stewardship Center in East Charleston, VT hosts our Vermont Semester Program for 3 weeks each spring while they rest and transition from skiing to canoeing.
Northstar is a center for community-based education in Hadley, MA that serves teenagers who prefer to pursue their educations outside of traditional schooling.
The Orchard School in Alstead, NH are our friends and neighbors who collaborate with us each year to offer day programs for young children. Orchard Hill Breadworks provides us with beautiful local freshly baked bread and community pizza dinners each week!
ReTribe offers a wide range of programs that help guide youth and adults through the many transformations of life. ReTribe is hosted at the Vermont Semester's Northern Base Camp of Sky Meadow Retreat Center (see below).
The Sky Meadow Retreat Center is a small, independent, family run retreat center and organic homestead offering small group retreats and workshops in an exceptionally quiet and private setting.
We are a member of the Vermont Cavers Association, an organization composed of cavers and other individuals interested in locating, exploring and researching caves in Vermont.
The Vermont Outdoor Guide Association offers Vermont's most complete directory of outdoor services and adventure travel resources. Kroka programs are sponsored by Zelgear, maker of high-quality frameless catarafts.