Snow Delay Thursday

Common Ground High School and NatureYear will both open at 10am this morning, Thursday, March 22nd.

Learn About the High School

If you or someone you know is ready to prepare for college with dedicated, motivating teachers who want every student to succeed, check out Common Ground. Questions? Schedule an 8th grader shadow day to see us in person! Email or call Brian Kelahan: bkelahan@commongroundct.org / (203) 389-4333 x1281


Registration for Summer Camp is now open! From cooking to learning to care for farm animals- check out our individual camp pages to see what session is best for your young adventurer. Our days are spent almost 100% outside – this is the perfect camp for kids who want to play, get dirty, and have fun.

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Common Ground is a safe space

Common Ground stands in solidarity with all those working to promote justice, equity, and inclusiveness by opposing oppression in all its forms. Common Ground is committed to performing its work with humanity, and with love for all of our community members regardless of where they come from, what religion they practice, or what their immigration status is.  

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Upcoming Events

Maple Syrup Festival

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Vacation Day Program

March 30 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Recent Blog Posts

Welcome to NatureYear!

By Rebecca Holcombe Director of Community Programs Each weekday in the woods at Common Ground, you can find children ages 5 - 13 playing, learning, problem solving, sawing, tending fires, climbing, engaging in and resolving

Farming for farmers by farmers

By Kimball Cartwright, Director of Development Mark Palladino - Irrigation Systems for Small Farms Training (at Common Ground in 2017) “After air and water, our relationship with food is the most important relationship