Vermont Humanities

How to Apply

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Humanities Camps

The application deadline for the current year’s Humanities Camp grants is Friday, March 31. We will make our decisions and inform recipients about the Camp grants by April 7.

We have modified the application form to make it much easier to complete than in previous years.

Be prepared to answer the following

  • Describe your proposed camp or project
  • What excites you about offering this opportunity to young people in your area?
  • What makes it a humanities project?
  • How will it provide a non-traditional model of learning?
  • List one or two books you’d like to use as supplemental material for the program

Sample Humanities Camp budget ($4500 total)

  • Camp directors’ stipend: $3000 (split between two directors)
  • Field trips and/or guest speakers: $750
  • Supplies: $450
  • Books: $300


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I don’t think I ever smiled that much in my whole life!

Humanities Camper


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Humanities Camp Videos

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Jonny Flood on East Corinth Humanities Camp

From our 2021 year-end highlights video, Literacy Programs Manager Jonny Flood describes attending the “Indigenous Peoples and the Environment” Humanities Camp hosted by the Blake Memorial Library in East Corinth, Vermont.

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2018 Humanities Camps

We visited humanities camps in Plainfield and Richmond to speak with directors and students about what they learned during their summer camps.

Vermont Humanities*** January 22, 2016