Well. Rounded.

With 28 clubs to choose from, there is something for everyone.

Joining a club allows you to pursue your nascent interests and budding passions, surrounded by likeminded people who care about the same things that you do, without all the pressure.

Ambassadors Club

A group of students who work with the Office of Advancement in supporting outreach to Pomfret alumni. Through phone calls, helping with mailings and greeting guests on campus, they are a valuable asset to the work the office does in bridging the gap between the Hilltop and Pomfret alumni. The Ambassadors connect with the Alumni Association Executive Council during campus visits which often provides for internship and mentoring opportunities.

Amnesty International

Amnesty International seeks to raise awareness about global issues.

Book Club

Book Club meets once a month to converse literature and discuss chosen books.

Classic Film Club

Classic Film Club is an informal club that screens “classic” films and then shows select movies to the school community on most Sunday afternoons throughout the year.

Gender and Sexuality Alliance

"GSA" stands for Gender and Sexuality Alliance. We are an open door, open minded, open hearted LGBTQ awareness group on campus. We seek to create a safe environment and prevent bullying of LGBTQ members within the Pomfret community. We seek to educate the community about the rights and perspectives of LGBTQ people. All students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend our bi weekly meetings and seasonal events throughout the year. In the words of Bayard Rustin, we seek to be "angelic trouble makers" in the name of social justice. Visit us on the web.


Hillel

Hillel is the Jewish organization on campus, open to all community members of all faiths. Hillel aims to foster Judaism, Jewish culture and heritage and engage the larger Pomfret community in reflection and learning. The group celebrates the major holidays, and hosts events and meals. It aims to make all Jewish students feel welcome on campus however they observe Judaism.

Hillel operates with the support of the Diversity Council, Student Activities, the Chaplain’s office, and Dining Services. Students wishing to keep kosher are encouraged to coordinate with our accommodating Dining Services to plan meals.


Investment Club

Open to all students who are interested in learning about the stock market and other sorts of investments, either for a future career or personal knowledge. The group meets monthly to learn about various investment related topics such as P/E ratios, dividends, penny stocks, compounding, and dollar cost averaging. It also runs a yearlong stock market simulation game on an Internet website.


Key Club

Key Club, the largest club on campus – over 100 students strong – a club and community service project rolled into one big opportunity. Key Club members give tours of Pomfret to prospective students and their parents. Ordinarily, Pomfret students give about one tour per week to families.


Math Team

Invites all students to compete against 12 other Eastern Connecticut schools in the New London County Math League. Each of the six competitions consists of five written rounds of three math questions each and one team round, which take approximately one and a half hours. Teams that do well in the local league are invited to compete at the State and New England Competitions held in April and May. The most talented individuals are also eligible to join the Connecticut All-State team that competes at Penn State in May. Members meet with the faculty advisor one hour per week, or as arranged, to prepare for the contests. Teams have also competed in the American Math Competitions, the Worcester Polytechnical Institute meet, and the Harvard-MIT meet.

Relay for Life

Relay for Life is a non-profit club run by students to help raise money for The American Cancer Society to help find a cure for cancer. Our members host several events such as Relay Rejuvenation, the Krispy Kreme sale, and a luminaria. We also attend the overnight Relay for Life at the Woodstock Fairgrounds (along with many other Relay groups and high schools) in order to help participants celebrate the lives of those who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against the disease.


Ski Club

Ski Club meets six Sundays in January and February. In the past we have skied in Stratton Mountain, Mt. Snow, Bromley, and Magic Mountain. Students sign up in December for the series, or they may sign up by the week. Rentals are available at the various mountains, as are lessons. Faculty members go with the group.


The Page Turners

The Page Turners meet once a month. Students choose a book, read it on their own, and meet to discuss it. The club utilizes the book club features on www.goodreads.com to facilitate discussions and dialog during the course of reading the book. At the discussion meeting, the group usually chooses the book for the following month. It's not necessary to have read the book to attend the discussion - it's open for anyone who is up for a conversation about the topic of the book.


WBVC Radio

WBVC 91.9 FM is Pomfret's electic student radio channel.

VOICE

A student organization that was created to lend support to all students of the Pomfret community who consider themselves a minority and to educate culturally the School community. VOICE enables students to discuss opinions in matters of concern to them. VOICE does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, nationality or creed. All Pomfret students are welcome to join.


Chinese Club

The Chinese Club focuses on a variety of activities that introduce students to the culture, music, art, movie, literature, and history of China.

Cooking Club

The Cooking Club meets several times each trimester in faculty homes or in the dining hall to prepare and share a themed menu.

Focus In

Focus In is a student run group that creates online video magazines on the School website that “focus in” on a certain parts of Pomfret life.

Pomfret Girls Connect

Pomfret Girls Connect is an initiative designed to create opportunities for female students and faculty to strengthen bonds through programs that address topics related to the roles of young women on the Pomfret School campus and in society as a whole.

Pontefract

Pontefract is the Pomfret School newspaper that is written, edited and designed by students and reports on all news that affects the school community.

Robotics Club

Robotics Club is a student run club interested in the design, engineering and creation of robotic systems The club’s main goal is to build a robot for competition in the Trinity College Firefighting Competition.

Young Republicans & Campus Democrats

Young Republicans & Campus Democrats: The Young Republicans Club & Campus Democrats meet throughout the school year to discuss and debate political topics and other current events. They are open to any students or faculty members interested in discussing or learning more about these subjects.

Manuscripts Club

Manuscripts Club is the student literary publication club that produces Manuscripts, which is edited and published by a senior editor who works with a volunteer staff of student assistants.

Environmental Club

The Environmental Club exists to perpetuate good environmental practices at Pomfret School. In addition to planning Earth Day, the club sponsors several recycling efforts, promotes good environmental practices, and raises money to support environmental causes.

National Junior Classical League

The National Junior Classical League (NJCL) is an organization of junior and senior high school students sponsored by the American Classical League.

International Students Club

International Students Club provides fun activities both on campus and off for all students. Activities include dances, dinners using favorite meals from home, and events such as Chinese New Year.




Start Your Own

When Gordie Croce ’20 arrived on the Hilltop, he wanted to put on a TEDx event. When he realized no one was working to make that happen, he pitched the idea.

then this Happened

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