Family Weekend

Look what the fall blew in!

This year, we are holding Family Weekend on Saturday, October 30This fun-filled tradition will give you and your family the opportunity to meet, mingle, and make memories with other members of the Pomfret community. Every year, Pomfret presents an exciting schedule of activities, and this year is no exception. To learn about the weekend, keep scrolling.

Register for Family Weekend

Register Today

Online registration closes Monday, October 18.

Game Day BBQ

Enjoy a delicious meal with your family on the Quad. After lunch, stick around for a full afternoon of home games.

Program Fair


Drop in and learn about a few of our signature programs, including our certificate tracks, wellbeing, arts immersion, and global studies programs.


Catch your favorite Griffin in action. During Family Weekend, every game is a home game.

Carey Speaker

The W.P. Carey lecture series brings students and parents face-to-face with prominent college admissions officers from around the country. Logan Powell, dean of admissions at Brown University, is this year's speaker.


State of the School

Get the latest news and information directly from Head of School Tim Richards.

College Workshop

All parents are invited and encouraged to attend this in-depth workshop on the college process, led by our College Counseling team.

Vaccine requirement

Family Weekend participants will need to produce documentation of a valid Covid-19 vaccination card or a recent negative Covid test result secured between 3–5 days of your arrival on campus. Please make certain to have this essential documentation ready when you check in. You will also be required to wear a mask inside campus buildings or when crowding makes outdoor social distancing impossible.

Event Schedule »

Saturday is jam-packed with campus activities for you and your family to enjoy.

Conferences »

Conferences are virtual this year. These Zoom Meetings will take place on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, in the lead up to Family Weekend.

Long Fall Weekend »

OCT. 30–Nov. 2, 2021

Students may depart after their last commitment on Saturday, October 30. Students must return by 7:30 PM on Tuesday, November 2. Classes resume on Wednesday, November 3. During this long weekend, dorms will remain open and students may stay on campus.


Contact Kathy Mitchell, director of events, at (860) 963-6130.