Apply to Brooker for Fall 2017!

Send your completed application to outdoorinterest@middlebury.edu.

Caroline and Hunter stacking wood

Do you like climbing trees? Stargazing? Reading poetry? Mountain biking? Do you want to live in a community that cares for each other, cooks good food and goes on spontaneous adventures? Brooker might be the place for you! 

We’re looking for passionate people with a broad range of interests and skills (outdoor and otherwise) who want to be active participants in a caring community during the Fall of 2017. We also take into consideration your class year, whether you’ve applied before, and your flexibility to live in a double or single.

To apply, please answer the following questions and send your responses to outdoorinterest@middlebury.edu. Applications will be accepted until February 19th, and you will be notified by March 1st whether you are being offered a spot in the house. 

  1. What’s your full name, nickname (if you have one),  and hometown?
  2. What year are you at Middlebury?
  3. Have you applied to Brooker before?
  4. How do you describe your gender?
  5. What are your favorite ways to spend time outside? Anything you'd like to learn or teach?
  6. Do you consider yourself an introvert, extrovert or something in between?
  7. What excites you about living in Brooker?
  8. We know Brooker isn’t perfect, and we’re working towards creating a more inclusive community. What are your suggestions on how we can work together to create this community?
  9. What will you bring to the house? (Literally or figuratively)
  10. Tell us about your last “oh shit” moment.
  11. Tell us about something you care about and how you engage with it.
  12. Anyone in Brooker or applying to Brooker that you’d like to share a room with?

Don't hesitate to email outdoorinterest@middlebury.edu with questions! 

Posted by Krista Karlson on January 20, 2017