Fall Family Weekend

Fall Family Weekend

September 2-4, 2022 • Ages 5-adult • $199/adult (age 18+) $175/child (under 18)

Run away to the circus and bring your whole family!

Join Circus Smirkus for fun, frolicking, and relaxation in Greensboro, deep in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom at the height of fall foliage season.

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Families will tumble, juggle, and laugh together in circus classes on our green Vermont hillside. Relax in the peaceful Northeast Kingdom to close out the summer season.

Rooms, meals and all activities are included.

Questions? Email camp@smirkus.org

Scroll below for 2022 COVID-19 requirements.




The 2022 Weekend Schedule


Friday, September 2 

7-8 PM: Meet & Greet. Check into to Smirkus Camp and meet the other campers and Smirkus staff in the dining hall. Light refreshments (and lots of laughs) will be served.

 Saturday, September 3 

8-9:30 AM: Breakfast at Smirkus Camp

10-12 AM: Balancing & Aerial Classes: Circus classes start for the everyone either on our aerial rig or in our Balance Barn. Everyone will try rola bola, wire walking, rolling globe and aerial apparatus.

12-1 PM: Lunch! A fun lunch in our circus-themed dining room.

1-2 PM: Kick your heels up or lay in the sun for a bit of downtime before afternoon activities.

2-3 PM: Juggling & Acrobatics Classes: Everyone have their hands full as they try juggling different props. You’ll also learn to tumble on our mats in acrobatics class.

3-4 PM: Crafting time, circus style!

4-5 PM: Come together for Building a Pyramid Circus Style. And, so you can prove your circus abilities, we’ll have a family photo shoot so you can share the memories.

6:00 PM: Dinner

8 PM: Camp Fire! Don’t worry, we won’t forget the S’mores!

 Sunday, September 4 

Bunk Beds

Dorm Building

8-9 AM: Breakfast at Smirkus Camp

9-10 AM: Serious Clowning Around! This workshop is all funny business. Coach Josh Shack leads parents and kids through a clowning workshop sure to induce fits of giggles.

10-12 PM: More circus programming – details to come!

12:00 PM: Check Out Time. See you down the road in 2023! A bag lunch for the road is provided.

Want to stay an extra night? Let us know and we can arrange for an extra night’s stay.

Questions? Contact camp@smirkus.org or call 802-533-7443



Circus Smirkus requires proof of full vaccination (including boosters as recommended by CDC) against Covid-19 with a CDC or WHO authorized vaccine for all staff, campers, and troupers. Additional Covid-19 protocols will be updated in the upcoming months based on current public health guidelines, and are subject to change following state and/or local ordinance, guidance from the CDC, and at the discretion of Circus Smirkus for the health and safety of our participants and staff. You may want to use our 2021 guidelines for reference as you plan for this coming summer. Our current vaccination requirement supersedes any previous policy.

Refund Policy:

If Circus Smirkus must cancel at any point, campers will be refunded 100%. If campers must cancel before August 1, 2022, you will be refunded in full. Camper cancellations are non-refundable after August 1, 2022; exceptions will be determined by the Camp Director (symptoms, etc.).

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