Outdoor Journal
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Deer Camp

Come mid-November, thousands of Vermonter's head out to deer camp. For many it's a home away from home. Every camp is a little different. But they all have their traditions, stories and wonderful characters that make them special places. It can be rite of passage for a young person, a way to reconnect with old friends or the perfect place to have a big family Thanksgiving dinner. Whatever you come to camp for, the door's always open and there's always a place for you in front of the fire. Host Lawrence Pyne visits a few camps in Vermont to get a taste of deer camp culture.

Extra Info: 
  • Deer Camp: Last Light in the Northeast
    by John M. Miller, Meg Ostrum (Editor), Howard Frank Mosher
    The MIT Press
    Cambridge, MA 02142
    ISBN: 0262-13283-4

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