Top Climbing Boarding Schools
- For the 2020 school year, there are 53 top boarding schools offering Climbing as an interscholastic sport, serving 16,720 students.
Wasatch Academy Photo - Wasatch Academy is located in Mount Pleasant, Utah, a quiet, mountain-valley town boasting a reputation for clean air, stary night skies, and safety. The campus is a 90-minute scenic drive from Salt Lake City International airport.
Steward Outdoor School Photo - Come visit our beautiful 740 acre campus located in coastal Connecticut.
Idyllwild Arts Academy Photo - Idyllwild Arts Academy is home to 310 students from 35 countries and 26 US states, all devoted to intensive study of the arts. Located 2 hours from Los Angeles, 2 hours from San Diego, and 1 hour from Palm Springs, the Academy is an artistic crossroads for Southern California.
Brentwood College School Photo - Crooks Hall, our oceanfront dining room and student services centre, is designed to be a warm, welcoming, west coast style facility, which is student friendly and environmentally responsible.For students, it is a one-stop social experience and the heart of campus where everyone can eat, relax, socialize, buy school supplies, pick up laundry, and host meetings.
Sun Valley Community School Photo - Our location allows students to enjoy a wide range of mountain activities that span four seasons. Students participate in alpine, big mountain, cross-country, freeski, and backcountry skiing, hiking, whitewater kayaking, mountain biking, fly-fishing, figure skating, hockey, and more.
Squaw Valley Academy Photo - Lake Tahoe is a premier world-renown resort destination year-round. The blue skies, clear water, dense forests, and deep snow make it a haven for for everyone - from outdoor enthusiasts to authors and explorers.
Robert Land Academy Photo - A strong focus on foundational skills applied in academic courses provides students with opportunities for Canadian, US and world-wide university and college entrance. The Academy also offers foundational courses in English and Math for grades 5-10. These remedial courses allow boys who are behind in core subjects to make significant gains and catch up academically.
Colorado Rocky Mountain School Photo - With 165 students, relationships are at the core of the Colorado Rocky Mountain School experience. This close-knit community resides on a 320-acre historic ranch, at the confluence of two rivers and base of Mount Sopris, providing not only an outdoor learning laboratory but a launch point for boundless outdoor adventure.
Suffield Academy Photo - The Bell on Suffield's Bell Hill is a central school symbol. All students ring it after receiving their Suffield diplomas at Commencement, and victorious athletic teams ring it throughout the year.
The Woodhall School Photo - The Woodhall School is located in rural Bethlehem, CT on approximately twenty-five acres of woodlands and trails for hiking and biking. The campus is designed to enhance The Woodhall School`s individual approach. The academic and residential areas are architecturally conceived as a small village.
Top Climbing Boarding Schools (2020)
- School Location Grades Students
- PO Box 388
Balsam, NC 28707
Grades: 7-12 | 32 students
- 80 chemin Moulton Hill
Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada J1M 1Z8
Grades: 7-12 | 263 students
- via Cavour 13
Lanciano (CH), Italy 66034
Grades: 9-12, PG | 60 students
- Slovenska 477/5
Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic 36001
Grades: 9-12 | 55 students
- P.O. Box 98, 2555 W. Highway 154
Los Olivos, CA 93441
Grades: 8-12 | 6-12 (day) | 249 students
6085 Hasliberg Goldern, Switzerland 6085
Grades: 8-12, PG | 120 students
- 4800 139th Avenue SE
Bellevue, WA 98006
Grades: 9-12, PG | 5-12, PG (day) | 300 students
- 14 Greenwood Lane
Putney, VT 05346
Grades: 6-12 | 55 students
- 211 Indian Mountain Road
Lakeville, CT 06039
Grades: 5-9 | Pre-K-9 (day) | 250 students
- No.11, Anfu Street, Houshayu, Shunyi District
Beijing, China 101318
Grades: 7-12 | K-8 (day) | 950 students
- Chemin de la Source
Leysin, Switzerland 1854
Grades: 7-12, PG | 340 students
- 476 Skiff Mountain Road
Kent, CT 06757
Grades: 9-12, PG | 120 students
- 4382 Cascade Road
Lake Placid, NY 12946
Grades: 4-9 | 70 students
- 2635 Oak Hill Road
Mouth of Wilson, VA 24363
Grades: 8-12 | 140 students
- 6727 South Chippawa Rd
Wellandport, Ontario, Canada 12345
Grades: 5-12 | 125 students
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