Green Mountain College offers many opportunities to get involved outside of the classroom. There are dozens of student clubs and organizations, including an International Awareness Club, a Slow Foods Chapter, a Karate Club, and many more. GMC encourages students to pursue their interests: If you don’t find a club that suits your interests, start one up!
Philosophical discussion outside the classroom, for all interested members of the GMC community.
Animal Studies Club
Open to anyone interested in animals, together we will seek to understand both human-animal relations now and in the past as well as animals as beings-in-themselves separate from our knowledge of them. On top of much discussion, we will pursue opportunities for hands-on learning experience.
The campus poetry club!
Bike and Ski Shop
The Bike Shop is a volunteer run organization that performs maintenance on bicycles around campus. They will soon convert to offering ski repair and maintenance services as well. Follow us on Facebook!
A strong force for environmental action on campus, including raising awareness of issues and implementing solutions for change. Follow us on Facebook!
Black Culture Club
Engages the campus and surrounding communities in activities that promote multiculturalism, provides academic and social support to black students.
Business and Economics Club
We support and organize sustainable business activities and events, such as an annual student/faculty forum (faculty forums, student presentations, etc). The club also promotes the awareness of sustainable businesses and entrepreneurship within the GMC community.
The CAMP Club creates a leadership an networking opportunity for students interested in Camps. We participate in service work with youth, create campy events for campus, and open networking possibilities within the camping field.
Furthers students and community members' knowledge of equines and the various sports which involve them.
Center of the Plate Club
The COTPC is a club focused on getting more local food into the Chartwells Dining Hall. Through donations, bartering or purchases, local farms give food to the Center of the Plate Club to process in the Solar Harvest Center weekly. The goal is to provide service opportunities for students, create relationships with local farms and enhance the food quality at the Dining Hall.
Promotes awareness of local and global issues educational documentaries, non-violent direct actions and other events.
Dance Party Club
Hosts and consults fun and safe dance party events on campus for all of the student body to enjoy!
Open to all students with an interest in forestry, ecology, botany, wildlife management, outdoor recreation, conservation and other aspects of natural resources management.
GMC Outdoor Recreation Alliance
Supports student development in the fields of adventure recreation and education. Visit us online by clicking here!
Go Club (圍棋俱樂部)
Also known as weiqi or baduk, go is an ancient Chinese strategy board game. Go Club provides a venue where all members of the community can learn the game, play casually or competitively, and make new friends.
Green Mountain Otaku: Anime Club
A venue for entertainment and cultural exploration through the story-telling art forms of anime, manga, and videogames.
Helps educate the community about the health benefits of herbal remedies.
Sponsors seminars, study groups and supplemental activities, like movie nights and speaker sessions, to expand interest in the study of history.
International Awareness Club
Part of the U.S. fund for UNICEF, the Student Campaign for Child Survival this club focuses on fundraising to help children from around the world and engaging the community in international issues. Follow us on Facebook!
Model United Nations
This club seeks to improve understanding of global politics through experiential learning. Students attend the National Model United Nations conference in New York City every spring, where we represent an assigned country and work with 5,000 other interested students from around the world, and spend the rest of the academic year preparing though research, skills building workshops, and paper-writing. Green Mountain College typically does very well at this level of conference. Follow us on Facebook!
PANTS (People Are Not Their Sex)
By providing a safe space to talk about issues relating to gender and sexuality, PANTS attempts to combat the hypocritical dichotomy that exists in American culture simultaneously promoting graphic sexuality and censoring alternative sexual or gender expression.
A working group of peers dedicated to providing the campus community with relevant information regarding local, regional, and national issues.
Provides information to students, faculty and the community with respect to medicine and veterinary science.
Raises awareness of GLBTQQIA issues and provides educational resources, social services, activism, and supportive services.
This club seeks to improve students' understanding of psychology through conducting original research designed by the club, touring relevant facilities, and sharing interesting information from the field. It is a positive learning environment for all students interested in the field.
Renewable Energy & Ecological Design (REED) Club
REED Club acts as a platform for interdisciplinary collaboration. We are committed to bringing together students from all different backgrounds, skill levels, and disciplines in order to deliver sustainable design and fabrication solutions to campus and the greater community.
Rotaract is a group of people who enjoy doing things for their community, we like to be involved and helping out is also good for developing professional skills. Our collaboration with Rotary connects to their campaigns such as the fight to end polio. Follow us on Facebook!
The purpose of Crew is to involve committed students in the activity of rowing, specifically sculling, on the waters of Lake St. Catherine, or other bodies of water, as well as indoor rowing on ergs. We have two double sculls and one single, and two ergs (with slides) in the fitness center for open use. Students learn how to row, as well as how to maintain a healthy lifestyle by physical exercise and the utilization of techniques that challenge one’s balance. The objective of crew above all is to have fun! We plan to expand the club and compete with other teams in future regattas, in an effort to interact and learn from other crews. No previous experience necessary!
Contact us: Bianca Zanella, President/Captain (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Shakti Tribal Dance Troupe
Provides an outlet for creative self-expression that in turn promotes genuine self-esteem and true community building.
Slow Food is committed to its beliefs in local food, food activism, and community building! We work through workshops, skill sharing, potlucks, catering community events, and much more to bring back a strong sense of culture and community through food. This can mean supporting local farms or our very own Cerridwen Farm. In order to fulfill our mission of creating stronger communities, we love and thrive off collaboration with other on-campus organizations!
Committed to discovering, exploring and expressing beliefs, ideals, and questions of the spiritual or aspiritual life.
Ultimate Frisbee Club
GMC's Media Cooperative
The Mountaineer (GMC's student newspaper)
Intercultural Center (ICC)