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Circus Smirkus World Headquarters Circus Barn is nestled in the mountains of Vermont’s glorious Northeast Kingdom. We make our home in a 150 year old farmhouse in Greensboro where our full time staff works year round to bring you the programs that you love. Drop us a line – we’d love to hear from you: info@smirkus.org

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Directions to Circus Smirkus

Whether you want to come out and visit us in person or just impress friends with your knowledge of Vermont country roads, here are the directions that’ll get a person to where it all started — and where it all still happens.

The Circus Barn is 4.5 miles Northwest of the center of Greensboro, Vermont 05841.

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Here’s a printable PDF!

From Interstate 91 & 93, St Johnsbury area
The Circus Barn is 30 miles northwest of I-91 Exit 21. Follow I-93 to I-91 North. On I-91, coming from north or south, take Exit 21 (St. Johnsbury), then follow Route 2 west for 9.5 miles through Danville to West Danville and the intersection with Route 15. Turn right onto Route 15 and go 10 miles. Just past the Moose Horn Cafe turn right onto Route 16. A mile and a half later turn left onto Main Street, which descends a hill, crosses a bridge and curves sharply to the right as it turns into E. Church Street, and then into Hardwick Street. After going less than 4 miles on Hardwick Street there is a stop sign near an athletic field, at the intersection of Hardwick St, Center Road, Lake Shore Road, and Breezy Ave. (Firehouse on your right.) Turn right and descend a gradual hill into the center of Greensboro, with its familiar landmarks of Miller’s Thumb and Willey’s Store.

Two-tenths of a mile past the stores is Greensboro Town Hall. Bear left in front of the Town Hall and continue out of the town center, past the Highland Lodge (on the right, 1.5 miles past Town Hall) to Circus Road on the left (4.3 miles past Town Hall). Turn sharp left onto Circus Road and go a half mile to the Circus Barn…and the Big Top!

From I-89 North, Montpelier area 
From I-89 Exit 8 (Montpelier), follow Route 2 East for 9 miles to East Montpelier, then follow Route 14 North 28 miles to Craftsbury. Turn right onto South Craftsbury Road, go one mile, turn right onto East Craftsbury Road and go 3.2 miles to Circus Road, on the right. Go a half mile to the Circus Barn…and the Big Top!

From I-89 South, Burlington area 
From I-89 Exit 10 (Waterbury), go north on Route 100 for 19 miles to Morrisville. Take Route 15a for 1.5 miles, then turn right onto Route 15 East for 12 miles to Hardwick. Turn left onto Route 14 North, and go 7 miles to Craftsbury. Turn right onto South Craftsbury Road, go one mile, turn right onto East Craftsbury Road and go 3.2 miles to Circus Road, on the right. Go a half mile to the Circus Barn…and the Big Top!

From the Newport VT area 
Follow US 5 South to Coventry VT, then turn right onto Route 14 South. Go 16.1 miles through Irasburg and Albany to North Craftsbury. Turn left onto North Craftsbury Road and go 4.6 miles through Craftsbury Common and Craftsbury village. Turn left onto East Craftsbury Road and go 3.2 miles to Circus Road, on the right. Go a half mile to the Circus Barn…and the Big Top!

See you at the circus!

Directions to Circus Smirkus Camp

Smirkus Camp’s brand new permanent home! Come visit our 135 year old farmhouse and barn (and beautiful new Smirkus Camp dorms!) on 30 idyllic rural acres in Greensboro, VT!

Smirkus Camp is .4 miles South of the center of Greensboro, Vermont 05841.

Here’s a map.

Here’s a printable PDF!

From Interstate 91 & 93, St Johnsbury area 
Smirkus Camp is 26.5 miles northwest of I-91 Exit 21. Follow I-93 to I-91 North. On I-91, coming from north or south, take Exit 21 (St. Johnsbury), then follow Route 2 west for 9.5 miles through Danville to West Danville and the intersection with Route 15. Turn right onto Route 15 and go 10 miles. Just past the Moose Horn Cafe turn right onto Route 16. A mile and a half later turn left onto Main Street, which descends a hill, crosses a bridge and curves sharply to the right as it turns into E. Church Street, and then into Hardwick Street. After going less than 4 miles on Hardwick Street there is a stop sign near an athletic field, at the intersection of Hardwick St, Center Road, Lake Shore Road, and Breezy Ave. (Firehouse on your right.) Turn right onto Breezy Ave and descend a gradual hill towards the center of Greensboro. Immediately on your right, on Breezy Ave,, past the intersection with Country Club Road, you will see Smirkus Camp on the right (look for a big Smirkus sign, and dorms just past the trees.)

From I-89 North, Montpelier area
From I-89 Exit 8 (Montpelier), follow Route 2 East for 9 miles to East Montpelier, then follow Route 14 North until you get to Hardwick. Go through the blinking light, and then take the first left at the Hardwick Inn, a big yellow building on your left, onto Main St. Take your first right onto Church St, which curves around and turns into Slapp Hill, which turns into Center Road. Take Center Road approx 5.5 miles until the intersection with Breezy Ave, Hardwick St and Lake Shore Road. (Ball field will be on your northwest corner, firehouse on your north east corner.) Continue on Breezy Ave and descend a gradual hill towards the center of Greensboro. Immediately on your right, on Breezy Ave, past the intersection with Country Club Road, you will see Smirkus Camp (look for a big Smirkus sign, and dorms just past the trees.)

From I-89 South, Burlington area
From I-89 Exit 10 (Waterbury), go north on Route 100 for 19 miles to Morrisville. Take Route 15a for 1.5 miles, then turn right onto Route 15 East for 12 miles to Hardwick. Continue on 15 through Hardwick, turning left at the blinking light (intersection with Route 14.) Then take the first left at the Hardwick Inn, a big yellow building on your left, onto Main St. Take your first right onto Church St, which curves around and turns into Slapp Hill, which turns into Center Road. Take Center Road approx 5.5 miles until the intersection with Breezy Ave, Hardwick St and Lake Shore Road. (Ball field will be on your left north corner.) Continue on Breezy Ave and descend a gradual hill towards the center of Greensboro. Immediately on your right, on Breezy Ave, past the intersection with Country Club Road, you will see Smirkus Camp (look for a big Smirkus sign, and dorms just past the trees.)

Or Continue on 15 out of Hardwick for 2.4 miles. At the Moose Horn Cafe turn left onto Route 16. A mile and a half later turn left onto Main Street, which descends a hill, crosses a bridge and curves sharply to the right as it turns into E. Church Street, and then into Hardwick Street. After going less than 4 miles on Hardwick Street there is a stop sign near an athletic field, at the intersection of Hardwick St, Center Road, Lake Shore Road, and Breezy Ave. (Firehouse on your right.) Turn right onto Breezy Ave and descend a gradual hill towards the center of Greensboro. Immediately on your right, on Breezy Ave, past the intersection with Country Club Road, you will see Smirkus Camp on the right (look for a big Smirkus sign, and dorms just past the trees.)

See you at camp!

Henrietta