Children, Youth, Teens and Families

Karmê Chöling offers a variety of programs for children, youth, teenagers and families. Our mission is to support families in raising children in an awakened way and to help families deepen their connection to meditation practice and the Shambhala Buddhist tradition.

In addition to the programs listed below, periodically throughout the year, the Aloka Children’s Program is available to support families while their parents are in another program.


August 1 - 9

Family Camp

Family Camp is a magical week for parents and children to spend together with old friends and new in the beautiful rolling green hills of Vermont's Northeast Kingdom at Karmê Chöling.

August 1 - 9

Earth Warriors

A program for young adults held within the rich and lively container of Family Camp!! Young adults, ages 18-23, are invited to come together to engage in lively discussions, meditation, and exploration of Earths wisdom lineages.