It's that time of year again: Family Weekend 2017!
Join us on September 22–24Register Today!
Come to campus and experience Champlain up close!
There's no place like Vermont in autumn. Our Family Weekend is at the beginning of peak foliage season in New England. What better excuse for a quick trip to one of the most beautiful locations in the country this time of year than to join us for our annual Family Weekend event? All that, plus getting some primo family time in. It's a win-win-win.
Starting with a reception on Friday night, you'll meet with other families and hear our faculty and staff speak about the developments in our Champlain classrooms and beyond. The opening reception is always an exciting kickoff to a great weekend.See the Weekend Schedule
Great family weekend events and our Spirit Week carnival as well!
Saturday leads off with a family breakfast and an address from President Don Laackman. In the afternoon, you’ll join the entire community of students and Student and Residential Life staff for the Family Weekend & Spirit Week Carnival! It’s always super fun and an epic photo op for the fam on campus!
But wait! There’s more: Enjoy an Improv Show performed by students at the Grind Open-Mic Coffee House event, and take an easy (paved, even) hike up Mt. Philo with its spectacular views of this glorious state your student calls home! Again, there's a serious photo opportunity at the top of Mt. Philo that you won’t want to miss.
Plus, you’ll have plenty of time to explore Burlington's downtown, the waterfront, galleries, farmers' markets, shops, restaurants and more.
Order your Champlain Family Weekend T-shirt now...
A few years ago, a student had the brilliant idea of combining our annual Champlain Spirit Week with Family Weekend. So we did just that and created a whole new tradition.
On Saturday, you’ll be able to see the campus in full fun swing. All of the students will be receiving special Spirit Week/Family Weekend T-Shirts. By popular request, we are also making them available to family members to purchase in advance of the event.
You can purchase a T-shirt for $15 if you order it in advance when you register for the event. Otherwise, we will have a limited number available during the weekend for $20.
Ready to register?
Great! The per-person cost for Family Weekend is $25 (not including your Champlain student) for adults and $10 for each child.
The button below will take you to our secure form and payment site.Register Today!
Get a room, fam!
Be sure to book your hotel room early. Click here for information about area accommodations.