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Frog Meadow Spring+Fall Work Camp

Work Camp 9 days of camaraderie and fun Gay Retreats and Men's Workshops Frog Meadow New England's Best All Male Gay Resort in Southern Vermont

Join us for our annual Spring or Fall Work Camp… teamwork, camaraderie and fun!

Come join us for our annual Spring or Fall Work Camp…it’s the all-boys sleep-away camp you wished your parents had sent you to! Frog Meadow Work Camp is 14 days of camaraderie and fun mixed in with indoor and outdoor work as we get Frog Meadow Farm ready for Summer Season or put to bed prior to Winter! Choose to stay for a minimum of 4 nights – or more – or for the whole duration!

For $25* a night, we provide accommodations and Dave’s fabulous country breakfast & a hearty lunch each day. In the evenings we coordinate group dinners with shared responsibilities. In return we ask for 6 hours of work for each night you’re with us at Frog Meadow.

There is trail work, yard cleanup, garden work, spring & fall cleaning around the house, painting, setting up the outdoor furniture, wood stacking, light carpentry, etc. In the evening there is the hot tub and good company!

Especially helpful are guests with chain saws, and/or carpentry, painting or electrical skills, gardeners, massage and kitchen skills, cleaning and support help – but all are welcome!

  • Fall 2024 Work Camp dates: Wednesday October 30 through Sunday November 10.
  • Spring 2025 Work Camp dates: Saturday April 5 through Sunday April 20.

Note that Work Camp and Fellowship Programs book up early & priority is given to Work Camp Alumni and longer-term stay applications.

  • Fall 2024 Work Camp: Please use the form below to submit and process your Fall 2024 application by Friday, August 30th to ensure that we can accommodate you. 
  • Spring 2025 Work Camp: Please use the form below to submit and process your Spring 2025 application by Friday, February 7th to ensure that we can accommodate you. 

*Plus 9% Vermont Rooms & Meals Tax, or $27.25 total per night, non-refundable.

Frog Meadow’s Late May Garden Fellowship Program:

Camaraderie+Fun+Garden Work=Lodging for $25* a Night!

Our Garden Mini-Internship is the gay man’s version of the “Fresh Air Fund”.

Our Garden Fellowship Program is the gay man’s version of the “Fresh Air Fund”.

Do you enjoy gardening and the outdoors? Do you live in the city and miss being able to play in the garden? Then our Late May Garden Fellowship may be just the thing for you!

Think of it as the gay man’s version of the “Fresh Air Fund”.

How it works: Join us for three or more consecutive weekdays during the weeks of May 13th and May 20th (subject to availability) and lend a hand in the gardens for six hours each day, helping us with basic garden, landscaping and other assorted Spring Work Camp tasks. In return you’ll earn a stipend worth the value of your lodging stay (less a $25* per-night administrative fee) plus a full country breakfast, as well as lunch each day while you’re enrolled in the program. In the evening there’s the hot tub and the good company of other Frog Meadow guests & of course your hosts, Scott & Dave!

Please use the form below to submit and process your Garden Fellowship application ASAP to ensure that we can accommodate you! 

 *Plus 9% Vermont Rooms & Meals Tax, or $27.25 total per night, non-refundable.

Work-in-Kind Fellowship Programs

Frog Meadow Oasis for Men Vermont Work Camp and Fellowship Programs

We are always interested in hearing from guys with skills like gardening & landscaping, carpentry, electrical, plumbing, painting and other similar talents to help us with ongoing projects at Frog Meadow!

We are always interested in hearing from guys with skills like gardening & landscaping, carpentry, electrical, plumbing, painting and other similar talents to help us with ongoing projects at Frog Meadow.

Based on the time of year and our needs we will create a Work-in-Kind Fellowship Program that allows you to participate in Frog Meadow’s Community while we get the work done on a trade basis.

Use the form below to email us or call 802.365.7242 for additional information & to coordinate your Work-in-Kind Fellowship stay at Frog Meadow.


Use this form to submit your application for Work Camp and Fellowship Programs. Thanks!

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Some of the many 200 year old stone walls at Frog Meadow!
About Us

Frog Meadow Farm Bed & Breakfast and Massage Oasis for Men is a welcoming, non-judgmental place for men of all colors and backgrounds to unwind and shed the trappings of busy modern life.

Frog Meadow frequently hosts men’s gatherings, workshops and retreats. Hosts Dave & Scott are committed to providing a welcoming environment to re-connect with nature and yourself.

The South RoomFrog Meadow is only 4 miles from the popular Rock River swimming hole, 10 miles from Brattleboro, VT and 30 minutes Mount Snow & Stratton Mountain ski resorts.

Relax in our spring-fed swimming pond, soak in our wood-fired hot tub, or enjoy our 4-season recreation trails and extensive perennial gardens and orchard!

Be sure to check out our special events calendarphoto galleriesrooms/lodging pages & lodging specials and discover all that gay-friendly Southern Vermont has to offer!

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Click here to learn why Edge Boston calls Frog Meadow “Vermont’s Gay Oasis”

 
 
 

Guest Reviews

Perfect Early Fall Long Weekend!

My fiancé and I stayed 3 nights and 4 days at Frog Meadow for a Gay-Tantra workshop weekend. Our drive from Syracuse, NY was easy and exciting as we got to drive up the mountains to our accommodations. We were greeted in the driveway by a warm, smiling face (Jay) and he helped us park and get our luggage moved in. The setting was beautiful, lush gardens, beautiful well kept home, smoking wood fired hot tub, tree swing, swimming pond and majestic mountains in the backdrop. Scott, one of the extremely friendly owners, met us at the door, gave us the tour while his husband Dave filled the home with the great smell of dinner to come. We stayed in the largest/nicest room as we booked early, the Frog Meadow Suite. Comfortable king size bed, large closets, plenty of room for our belongings, mini fridge, large bathroom with a walk in-shower and 2-man jaccuzzi tub.

Our Gay-Tantra workshop with Armin Heining from Berlin, Germany was great! It was the perfect workshop to help my fiancé and I reconnect and grow deeper in our relationship. The other participants were friendly and had a wide range of ages. We connected with another couple quickly and really enjoyed our time with them during our workshop. The group exercises and meditations were helpful to connect with everyone and we had time for just my fiancé and I to connect as well. I’d highly recommend Armin’s workshops as he caters to couples and singles alike in a fun group environment.

The accommodations were great, very peaceful, beautiful and serene. The wood-fired hot tub was also great and a good way to relax from the day. The grounds are well kept with plenty of areas to explore: swimming pond, hiking trails, beehives, tree swing, hammock, etc. The meals were very, very good…Dave is the cook and Scott helps him in the kitchen. The other staff were helpful and friendly. All the food is locally sourced and prepared with love. We enjoyed amazing fresh salads, soups, fruit, yogurt, granola, salmon, chicken, turkey chili and the fresh bread and desserts were a highlight. I am on a Keto diet and the owners did everything they could to accommodate my special requests and I never felt like an inconvenience. 

Upon checkout Scott helped us with some local items (honey, cheese, jam) we purchased from their shop. We gave both owners a hug goodbye and a promise to return. We highly recommend visiting!

Kyle H. & Joshua K., Syracuse, NY
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