Plucking a Masterpiece out of Thin Air: Nicholas Diaz

“Making singing so central,” says Nicholas Diaz, Kinhaven’s choral director, “reminds kids that they’re already artists before they even pick up their instrument, and they’re capable of plucking a masterpiece out of thin air. Singing can be one… Read More

A Huge Gift to Us as Teachers: Mary Watt

Mary Watt second from the left, Eury Alvarez third from right Kinhavenites have enjoyed oboe teacher Mary Watt’s wonderful qualities every summer since 1982. Over her almost 40 years at camp, she has come to embody Kinhaven’s noncompetitive… Read More

Everybody Gives Day 2020

Everybody Gives Day Is Monday, September 14. Let’s Protect the Legacy: Kinhaven Will and Must Endure! Kinhaven made the difficult and heartbreaking decision to close camp for the summer of 2020 due to COVID-19 – the first time… Read More

An Urgent Request

Apologies for the long silence. As you know, we made the difficult and heartbreaking decision to close camp for the summer. We expect, however, to open as planned in 2021 for a full slate of programs and to… Read More

A Very Important Message Regarding Summer 2020, May 29, 2020

We are heartbroken to announce we will not be able to hold Kinhaven Senior and Junior Sessions for 2020.  Even though the state of Vermont, the CDC, and our own rigorous planning presented a possible path forward, there… Read More

An Update about Junior and Senior Sessions from our Co-Executive Directors, May 9, 2020

Dear Kinhaven Community: We hope you and your families are well. We want to thank everyone who has joined our Kinhaven viewing parties and who contributed to our “virtual choir” project over the past few weeks. Your response… Read More


Dear Kinhaven Community: After what seemed like a very long April, we wish all of you a happy May 1st! We hope you and your families are well. As our Kinhaven team follows the ever-changing COVID-19 situation, we… Read More

Kinhaven Pianos for Sale

Steinway Square Grand Piano $4000 This 1884 7′ x 3.5′ Square  Grand, with its gorgeous Braziliam Rosewood case is in excellent condition, considering its vintage, and offers a unique historical experience for the pianist. It has had admirable… Read More