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People and families are the building blocks of Vermont communities. UVM Extension works with local and state agencies to promote and support family wellness, and to strengthen family relationships and parenting skills through education and training.


Outdoor Family Weekend 2024

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The 26th annual Outdoor Family Weekend, Sept. 6-8, offers hands-on basic outdoor skills and experiences for the whole family. Registration opens June 17.

Community First Responder

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Become a Community First Responder (CFR) and learn how to reverse an overdose with our ten-minute certification module.  More about CFR.

Coping with Separation & Divorce: COPE


A parenting seminar to equip parents with insights and practical tools to help children successfully adjust to changes in their family life. More about COPE.

School-Community-University Partnerships: PROSPER

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University research informs partnerships with schools and the community to promote youth development and strong families. More about PROSPER.

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