Of course, the first hikes are shorter and easier, but working at it every day soon increases everyone’s skills and fitness—yours, too. It’s perfect: after a week of great classwork and fun afternoon hikes, we’ll be ready for a change, for more.
So we’ll organize the camping gear, pack up and head for the hills.
As an individual writer, you will explore your voice and improve your skills.
The class meets in the morning (when everyone is fresh) and works hard for three hours—a significant, sustained engagement with the coursework.
Writing & Hiking New England offers an ideal learning environment: morning in small classes with inspiring teachers and a proven curriculum.
And then, every afternoon—and on the weekend—you'll hike and explore.
We’ll apply skills learned during our first week of class as we write an expository essay inspired by National Public Radio’s .
We’ll brainstorm, outline, write a first draft, read out loud, edit, revise and produce a final product in a supportive and encouraging environment.
We can’t write all day, so in the afternoon, it’s time to get outside.
And what an outside it is: the Berkshires and Vermont’s Green Mountains are ideal for hikes.