Every year the children in each residential cottage choose a project to support. The Hubbard Cottage children recently got to experience the full circle impact of their support. The children love dogs, so they chose to support The Lucy Mackenzie Humane Society in Windsor, VT which is one of the … [Read more...] about Kurn Hattin Homes’ Children Experience First-Hand Impact of Their Gift
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Kurn Hattin Homes’ children had another fun and educational visit from October Siberians, a Vermont sled dog team and Siberian Husky kennel. The practice of using dogs to pull sleds with loads dates back to early history, and the Kurn Hattin children enjoyed learning about the equipment, … [Read more...] about Siberian Husky Sled Dogs Pull into Kurn Hattin
Earlier this year, the boys in Turrell Cottage at Kurn Hattin Homes learned to make walking sticks. They hiked into the woods, selected and sawed small trees, scraped, sanded, stained and added their personalized designs with a burning tool. Recently these walking sticks came in handy during a … [Read more...] about Kurn Hattin Students Enjoy Outdoor Classroom
Each month the children at Kurn Hattin Homes have a PBiS (Positive Behavioral interventions and Support) challenge to reach a goal and earn prizes by showcasing Kurn Hattin Homes’ expectations: We are kind, We are proud, and We keep trying. In January the students reached their goal of earning … [Read more...] about Sledding and Hot Chocolate
During the month of January, students at Kurn Hattin Homes for Children took on the challenge of trying to reach their goal of 2,022 pushups during P.E. class. They have handily reached that goal. Their next challenge will be a students vs. teachers competition to see which group can do the most … [Read more...] about Kurn Hattin Students Commit to 2,022 Push-Up Challenge
Each year students in grades 6-8 enter the VFW’s Patriot’s Pen youth essay contest, expressing their views on patriotism. The theme for the 2021–2022 contest was: “How Can I Be a Good American?” Gabby Elmore Brown, an 8th grader at New England Kurn Hattin Homes for Children, was selected as … [Read more...] about Kurn Hattin 8th Grader Wins First Place in VFW Patriots Pen Essay Contest
The Kurn Hattin Terrell Cottage boys have been busy over the last few weeks handcrafting walking sticks. Enjoy this slideshow showcasing their work... … [Read more...] about Woodworking in Turrell Cottage