This is a workshop for university students selected by a CLfT Academic Advisor.
You will be staying at Camp Kehoe, near Castleton, VT. All meals are provided at the camp.
Please bring the following, important items:
- comfortable, outdoor field clothing--not too bulky
- sleeping bag or blankets, camp pad or air mattress, plus pillow
- towel and toiletries
- cap or headband for ear protection;
- waterproof, hiking boots and rain gear
The outdoor field exercises will be conducted even if it is hot, cold, raining or snowing, so come prepared for those possibilities. We recommend that you check the Castleton, VT area weather prior to arrival.
- Spacious 800 square foot conference room
- 1,500 square feet of meeting space equipped with audio visual equipment
- Dining room with seating for 150 people
- Full meal service available from state contracted caterer
The facility’s wrap around deck offers breathtaking views of the lake and surrounding Taconic Mountains. And, only 20 minutes from Rutland makes the Kehoe facility the perfect location for an event or meeting.
Trail system for the public to explore. Kehoe’s trail system winds throughout the property’s 105 acres featuring a mix of grass, meadows, forests, and a stream. Much of the property overlooks Lake Bomoseen and the Taconic Mountains.
Firepit and benches to enjoy a warm summer evening.
Castleton, VT 05735
After graduating from college in Biology, he took a position as the Minnesota "Research Co-coordinator for Scientific and Natural Areas" . After 3 years, he when back to school and became a Chiropractic Physician, moved to Vermont and has been in private practice since 1983. He owns and manages a 50 acre wood lot and spends as much time as possible outdoors.
He has attended the Tom Brown Tracker School, learned to make primitive longbows with John McPherson, is an avid hand loader of ammunition and has spent time as a primitive rendezvous/fur trade era, muzzle loader competitor. Taking the hunt to a deeper level of satisfaction, which includes butchering and caring for ones harvested game, is a year round pursuit.
As an Endowment member of the NRA, he has instructor ratings in pistol and shotgun. After retirement from UPS, he has started Vermont Advanced Shooting Sports (V.A.S.S.), a post hunter education school, to facilitate the new shooter with limited mentoring opportunity.
Michael and his wife, Molly Cook, live on 38 acres in the Northeast Kingdom in Brighton, VT. They spend their time managing their land to sustain wildlife, hunting, fishing, shooting and enjoying the gifts that nature provides. Wild game meat in the freezer is their preferred diet.