The Craftsbury Green Racing Project (GRP) will accept applications beginning in February for the following training year. Applications are due by April 3, with decisions made mid-April.

The GRP is a program of the Craftsbury Outdoor Center, a non-profit organization whose mission is:

  1. to support and promote participation and excellence in lifelong sports with a special focus on rowing, running, biathlon and Nordic skiing;
  2. to use and teach sustainable practices; and
  3. to protect and manage the surrounding land, lake and trails.

In exchange for coaching, travel support, room & board, GRP skiers are asked to take on projects that contribute to work of the Center (see the projects). If this sounds like work you would enjoy, while taking your skiing to the next level, then you may be a good fit for the GRP. You can read more about the team at their website: You can download a PDF of our application and check our FAQs page. Any remaining questions may be addressed to

Athletes applying, or thinking of applying are encouraged to talk to coach Pepa Miloucheva at one of the late season ski races, or contact her via the address, or call 802-586-7767 ext 33. Biathletes with questions should reach out to coach Sam Dougherty,

Are you an elite college skier? Check out our Collegiate Summer Training Team, a summer program for U23 athletes currently pursuing a college degree while competing at a high level in Division 1 or 2 NCAA nordic skiing. The goal of the program is to provide an elite-level summer training experience in concert with the Craftsbury Green Racing Project. Read more.