BASE CAMP MODEL
Students are based on our 250-acre winter campus, participating in a variety of indoor and outdoor activities and sleeping every night in a heated indoor space including canvas wall tents, yurts, and rustic cabins.
DAY TRIPS AND ACTIVITIES
Students participate in day hikes, snowshoe treks, cross-country skiing, disc golf, and cooking classes. They also participate in a variety of indoor activities in our field house and other facilities, including pickle ball, soccer, basketball, yard games, and weekly yoga and movie nights.
Backpacking, hiking, snowshoeing, and other expeditions are planned by young adult students and occur every two weeks. During expeditions students typically sleep in heated yurts or cabins.
OUTDOOR SKILLS AND DAILY TASKS
Students learn and master a variety of outdoor living skills including building fires using both flint and steel and bow-drilling methods, knot tying, orienteering, shelter building, and working together to make meals and plan excursions and activities.