Email Samantha Tymchyn for student organizations or Andrew Wu for athletic clubs
There are more than 40 groups on campus with a range of interests. Students, with support from the Office of Student Life, take primary responsibility for the life of both new organizations and continuing ones. Not finding one you're looking for? Start your own. Once the new term is fully underway, check the online calendar and College Week for days, times, and contacts.
A group that explores anime through film drawing and discussion of art and culture.
This is Bennington's student-run newspaper. Each issue contains information about what's happening on campus, student experiences, and recipes.
For all who want to learn to beatbox, perform, or collaborate with others.
A group to support and deepen student engagement in the creation and investigation of new dance works and processes.
A group interested in creating traditions and rituals for Bennington.
Committed to transforming Bennington College into a sustainable campus. Visit the Garden Blog.
Designed to prepare for the "invasion," the group will also serve as an open forum for people to discuss zombie-related topics and host zombie specific activities. Your weapons: squirting water bottles and socks. How long will you survive in the zombie apocalypse?
Broadway @ Bennington aims to bring musical theatre to the students of Bennington, creating a forum where musicals can be discovered, discussed, performed, and enjoyed.
A group for students interested in playing and learning the game of chess.
You can learn to juggle, tumble, or walk the tension rope at Circus Club. Come clown around! This non-competitive environment is a great place to train and physically challenge yourself.
A Vermont youth-mentoring organization. Through DREAM, students can empower children from affordable housing neighborhoods to recognize their options, make informed decisions, and achieve their dreams.
The French Club provides Bennington students the opportunity to learn and practice speaking French and further explore French culture through film, cooking, and conversation.
Dedicated to the appreciation and enjoyment of video games and gaming culture.
For students interested in hip-hop dance of all ability levels.
A group that cultivates community through conversations exploring and sharing in one another's diverse experiences of spirituality, faith, religion, and meaning-making.
A group committed to learning and performing traditional Korean rhythm and spreading appreciation for the art. Listen to some of the club's recordings here.
Meaning "all of us," Kulanu is a group designed to support Jewish students at Bennington, facilitate group celebrations, and be a forum for discussion. All are welcome.
To promote public speaking and further explore topics in international relations, the art of diplomacy, and current events in a global context.
A group of people who participate in the annual National Novel Writing Month challenge to independently write a 50,000 word novel in the month of November.
PAC is a student board in charge of booking all the entertainment on campus. If it's a visiting band, open mic night, movies in Tishman, a poetry slam, Rollerama, or anything of the sort, then PAC has planned it.
Students committed to creating dynamic queer-themed events on campus in order to build links between the Bennington student community and the local community.
A group for students interested in learning to sing and, through music, bring joy to both themselves and the community.
The SEA financially supports and educates the artists of Bennington College while strengthening the role of arts within the entire community.
Dedicated to promoting the use of, interest in, and maintenance of the Stickney Observatory through research objectives.
The Silo, Bennington’s student-edited journal of arts and letters released the first volume of its sixty-seventh issue in the fall of 2010. Volume 2 will be released in spring 2011. The Silo highlights the best of student work in writing, visual arts, music, and video. Read the latest issue.
To teach those who want to learn how to dance in the classic styles of Lindy Hop, the Charleston Boogie, and East Coast Swing.
An opportunity for music enthusiasts to gather weekly, enjoy listening to and sharing records with one another.
Never picked up a bow? Scouted by the Olympic team? Somewhere in between? Here is a place to try something new or polish existing skills.
Join a group of enthusiasts, play some ball, compete against other schools, keep fit, and have fun. All skill levels welcome.
Teams of Frisbee enthusiasts who meet weekly—inside or out, depending on the weather—to hone their disk throwing skills and compete against other schools, our Ultimate rivals.
Unites fellow climbers of all interest and experience levels through regular on-campus climbing nights and off-campus trips.
The Cycling Club brings cycling, road biking, bike tours, and pleasure cruising to Bennington College!
A group established to introduce interested students to the sport and to utilize a space on campus to engage in and improve fencing skills, while also taking part in off-campus fencing events.
The Bennington soccer team plays other college teams from the region throughout the fall months in both home and away games.
Whether you use the dog-paddle or the butterfly, jump in and start splashing. All skill levels welcome.
Come join a game on Commons Lawn. Jump in when you can and play as long as you want. Lots of fun and all skill levels welcome.
A group dedicated to gaining a better understanding of fitness and nutrition and its effects on our bodies.