How can you get involved?
Collect building materials
Travel with Smugglers' program representatives to pick up materials of value to the construction process.
Build Gateway to Nature learning facilities
Assist Smugglers' program representatives with construction of a 16 x 16 foot pavilion, an 8 x 20 foot tool shed and a treehouse. The pavilion will be used for workshops and as a spot for hikers to stop and rest or eat a meal.
Cut and debark trees and saplings
Assist Smugglers' program representatives with efforts to fell trees for roof sheathing and building frames, and for rustic furniture for building and trail placement.
Build rustic furniture
Assist Smugglers’ program representatives with construction of rustic furniture for use in the Pavilion and along trails.
Financial donations are very much appreciated and may be sent to:
Gateway to Nature
c/o Peter Ingvoldstad
Smugglers' Notch Resort
4323 Vermont Route 108 South
Jeffersonville, VT 05464
Stripping the bark and shaping the log for use in construction of the treehouse.