Community Campus

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Our groundbreaking community campus model is part of what makes Education without Walls so special. We augment our standard curriculum with enrichment classes at a wide variety of area specialty schools within walking distance of our main facility. Downtown New Milford is home to award-winning arts programs, youth groups, nature preserves, and more. By partnering with these independent businesses, we make the whole of Downtown New Milford part of the campus for our students. Scroll to learn more about our partner schools, and other specialty schools to which our students have access.

Our Partner Schools

Villiage Center for the Arts


Our mission is to provide a nurturing environment for artistic creativity and development through educational fine art programs and events for all ages.


Pratt Nature Center

The Pratt Nature Center is a 205-acre wildlife preserve and environmental education center in Litchfield County, CT. Pratt Nature Center offers hiking, bird-watching, community garden plots and nature education for all ages including programs tailor-made for the classroom or scout troop as well as for family or community enjoyment and learning.




EVOLVE is dedicated to serving our community, providing a genuine and sustainable yoga practice, and healthy lifestyle integration that will continue to evolve the physical and emotional health of our students.

InnerAct Theater

Through the use of theatre arts integration, we are able to build imaginative and creative students, engaging and impactful businesses, as well as productive, motivated leaders.


Specialty Schools

Fineline Theater Arts


Fineline Theatre Arts educates all students, recreational or pre-professional, in all aspects of the performing arts. Our community is inclusive, welcoming all students without exception.

Studio D

Studio D, under the artistic direction of Rebecca Anderson Darling, is excited to share with you a talented, knowledgeable, and compassionate staff. Our teaching artists are active in their fields and will guide students toward the style of dancing where they can flourish.

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Bearclaw's Academy of Music


Bearclaw’s Academy of Music holds a high standard for music education with each of our talented staff members possessing degrees in education and performance. Our mission is to guide our student body in fulfilling their desire to comprehend the language of music, and yearn for more study after each lesson every week.

GMS Rowing Center

GMS Rowing Center offers programs for all abilities from beginners (middle and high school students, college students and adults) through to competitive rowers and scullers. 


John J. McCarthy Observatory


The John J. McCarthy Observatory is a world-class astronomical observatory on the campus of the New Milford High School. It is open to all: students, community groups, the general public, educators, and researchers with no charge for its use. 

Twin Star

Twin Star Herbal Education offers community classes, workshops and certificate trainings on Herbalism, Flower Essences, Plant Spirit Healing, Primitive Skills, Ancestral Healing as well as Goddess & Herbal Witch Programs.

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The Brookfield Craft Center


Brookfield Craft Center is recognized as one of the finest professional schools for creative study in America, dedicated to teaching traditional and contemporary craft skills, and fostering the appreciation of fine craftsmanship.

The New Milford Youth Agency

The New Milford Youth Agency creates, coordinates, and fosters programs that promote protection, welfare, and well-being of the youth of the Town of New Milford consistent with the needs of local youth and families and the Charter of the Town of New Milford.

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Robotics and Beyond


We inspire talent and futures in Science, Technology, Engineering and Design. We open pathways to education and careers and foster multi-generational benefit to individuals, families and society.