Green Mountain College: Poultney, Vermont
Set among the lakes and mountains of central Vermont, Green Mountain College is the longest running of the Academy’s sites and enjoys a very close working affiliation with Middlebury College. With bucolic athletic fields and a collection of classic New England college facilities, the Green Mountain 155-acre campus is the perfect place for students to build upon their in-class lessons, all while enjoying a safe, fun, and engaging summer in Vermont. Whether you want to learn Arabic, German or Spanish, it’s the ideal spot to immerse yourself in language. Tour Green Mountain College’s campus and the town of Poultney, Vermont, virtually now!
Poultney, once home to early settlers and Ethan Allen’s Green Mountain Boys, was chartered in 1761 and Green Mountain College was founded in 1834. During its history the college has taught a diverse liberal arts education, now focusing especially on environmental studies and finding itself on the forefront of a sustainability movement. An energetic institution in the most scenic of states, this college has been placed at the top of Sierra’s “Cool School” rankings and recently recognized by the Princeton Review for going environmentally green.