Green Mountain Club’s 112th Annual Meeting
Friday-Saturday, June 10-11, 2022
GMC Headquarters, Waterbury Center
Join GMC for its 112th Annual Meeting and celebrations, to resume in-person this year at its Waterbury Center headquarters. We’ll celebrate the year’s accomplishments, award star volunteers, and share club news over a catered meal. View the agenda and reports here.
Schedule of Events
Friday, June 10
7-8 PM: Join Melody Walker Mackin for her virtual talk, The Art of Race and Leadership. Register online for access.
Melody will discuss leadership from an indigenous perspective. How might indigenous concepts of leadership differ from Western concepts? She will touch upon what it means to live in relationship as a way to lead, community and representation, and the humility to learn from intelligences other than our human community.
Melody Mackin is the assistant director of the Atowi Project and a member of the VT Abenaki Artists Association. She has worked as an adjunct professor in the past and taught Native American History, Native American Spirituality, and other topics in history. She is a citizen of the Elnu Band in Vermont.
Saturday, June 11
8-9 AM: Registration. Enjoy morning beverages and light breakfast items. Sign up for afternoon activities.
9-11:45 AM: Annual Meeting. Review agenda and reports here.
12-1 PM: Board of Directors meeting.
12-1 PM: Lunch buffet, catered by Le Petit Gourmet. Bag lunches available for early hikes.
1-5 PM: Afternoon outings begin. Arrive at GMC’s Waterbury Headquarters by 1 PM to meet your hike leader and depart for the trailhead. Sign up for an outings near the registration tables. All outings leave at 1:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Look for your outing leader in the parking lot. Distances noted are roundtrip. Participants should bring their own backpack with drinking water and appropriate clothing and gear for the hike.
- Duxbury Window: a 3.2-mile, difficult hike.
- Taft Lodge: a 4.4-mile difficult hike.
- Stowe Pinnacle: a 3.6-mile, moderate-difficult hike.
- Barnes Camp Board Walk: a 1.3-mile, moderate hike.
- Sterling Pond Trail: a 2.8-mile moderate-difficult hike.
- Taylor Lodge: a 3.2-mile, moderate hike.
- Trail Maintenance Workshop: learn basic trail maintenance techniques along Mt. Hunger with GMC staffer Lorne Currier. This includes a 1.0-mile, difficult hike.
- Watercolor Workshop: paint your own image of the Stratton Mountain Fire Tower with the instructor of artist Kati Christoffel. Max: 15 participants.
- Bog Plant ID: explore a bog and its vegetation with state botanist Bob Popp. Max: 8 participants.