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TDBank surprised The Tutorial Center Staff with beautiful flowers in appreciation for the work we do! Thank you TDBank!

Warm surprises: TDBank’s Acts of Kindness

The Tutorial Center in Bennington received a surprise visit last week by Michelle Peabody and Julianna Burnley of TD Bank, who handed out flowers to TTC teachers as a way to celebrate The Tutorial Center’s role in the community. TDBank […]

Winning the achievement race

Running with The Triplets

  We teach all of our students that success is rarely reached by a sprint, it’s more of a cross-country run. That’s why we introduce them to three supportive running companions: Pace, Perseverance, and Patience. By training with this important trio students learn how to […]


Flowers and Compost Bins

Hot, hazy, and humid… that didn’t slow down our Danby crew in its second week.  With only two days of work this week because of the 4th of July, the YAP crew weeded (everything!), transplanted (flowers by the Smokey House […]

Dilcia cutting vegetables in The Bennington Tutorial Center's kitchen

Farewell to Dilcia, A Wonderful Intern

Today we say good-bye to Dilcia Gutierrez who has been working with us in the Bennington center as part of the Southern Vermont College Intern Program. We were impressed with how much Dilcia was able to tackle in such an […]

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Wilderness First Aid at Smokey House

YouthWork & Learn students have been studying  survival skills this season, from fire and shelter building to emergency first aid.  This culminated in the official SOLO Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course, a two-day event resulting in certificates of completion for […]