RESIDENTIAL BASE CAMP MODEL
Students are based on our 250-acre winter campus, participating in a variety of indoor and outdoor activities. They live in heated indoor cabins, where they sleep in cozy beds and have dedicated spaces for eating, sleeping, and socializing.
DAY TRIPS AND ACTIVITIES
Students participate in day hikes, snowshoe treks, cross-country skiing, disc golf, art, 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, yoga, and movie and game nights.
Backpacking, hiking, snowshoeing, and other expeditions may be planned by young adult students as indicated. During expeditions students typically sleep in heated yurts, canvas wall tents, 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. They learn to cook over propane stoves and have access to regular showers and hygiene practicies.