Best Rock Climbing Boarding Schools (2021)

For the 2021 school year, there are 67 boarding schools offering Rock Climbing as an interscholastic sport, serving 22,917 students.
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Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart Photo - Situated on 19 acres, the Forest Ridge campus is home to 9 different buildings, including the Lee Theatre and Performing Arts Center and Shumway Field. In 2006, the school added a new High School building and Sacred Heart Center.
Branksome Hall Photo
North Country School Photo - North Country School offers students an opportunity to be outside every day. On-campus activities include soccer, skiing, horseback riding, rock climbing, mountain biking and basketball, among others.
St. Michaels University School Photo - Learning is hands on, with students often leaving campus to experience real-world examples of what they are studying. An example is this AP Environmental Science field trip to the Bamfield Marine Centre.
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.
Forman School Photo - Forman has a total of 13 dormitories on campus. The majority (85%) of students are boarders, but day students are invited to participate fully in evening study halls, meals, social events and other campus activities.
Nancy Campbell Academy Photo
Hebron Academy Photo - Albert Le Page Fitness Center and The Sommer Family Squash Courts
The Academy at SOAR Photo - The Academy at SOAR is an accredited private boarding school. Students will graduate with a high school diploma.
Leysin American School in Switzerland (LAS) Photo - Belle Epoque Campus
Northwood School Photo - Northwood School is set on an 88 acre campus, walking distance from the village of Lake Placid, NY and based in the 6 million acre Adirondack Park.
Gould Academy Photo - Gould Academy offers the only Ski Patrol Program recognized by the National Ski Patrol. Once our students earn their 'jackets,' they are certified to work for the National Ski Patrol at any mountain in the U.S.
Christ School Photo
Sandy Spring Friends School Photo - Close knit community
Rumsey Hall School Photo
Missouri Military Academy Photo - Established in 1889, Missouri Military Academy has transformed young men into leaders who are well-educated, prepared gentlemen of character. Our long history and distinct traditions inspire a sense of pride and duty among the young men who seek to fulfill their potential at MMA.
New Hampton School Photo - Athletics that prepare student-athletes for college.
Cardigan Mountain School Photo - Digital Arts Media Lab
Steamboat Mountain School Photo
The Madeira School Photo - Madeira's 376-acre campus in McLean, Virginia, overlooks the Potomac River from a perch just 12 miles northwest of Washington, D.C.

Top Rock Climbing Boarding Schools (2021)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • PO Box 388
    BalsamNC 28707
    (828) 456-3435

    Grades: 7-12 | 32 students
  • 362 Mariposa Avenue
    OttawaCanada K1M 0T3
    (613) 749-9630

    Grades: 9-12 | 4-12 (day) | 715 students
  • 360 Asheville School Rd.
    AshevilleNC 28806
    (828) 254-6345

    Grades: 9-12 | 294 students
  • 245 North Undermountain Road
    SheffieldMA 01257
    (413) 229-1003

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 409 students
  • 8585 Ojai Santa Paula Road
    OjaiCA 93023
    (805) 646-4343

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 100 students
  • 80 chemin Moulton Hill
    Sherbrooke, QuebecCanada J1M 1Z8
    (819) 566-0238

    Grades: 7-12 | 260 students
  • Blue Ridge School
    Blue Ridge School Photo - Our lake offers students a chance to relax, fish, canoe - in the center of campus.
    All-boys  (Episcopal)
    273 Mayo Drive
    St. GeorgeVA 22935
    (434) 985-2811

    Grades: 9-12 | 170 students
  • Branksome Hall
    Branksome Hall Photo
    All-girls 
    10 Elm Avenue
    TorontoCanada m4w 1n4
    (416) 920-9741

    Grades: 7-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 900 students
  • 2735 Mt. Baker Road
    Mill Bay, BC V0R 2P1Canada 1
    (250) 743-5521

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 525 students
  • 62 Alumni Drive
    CanaanNH 03741
    (603) 523-3548

    Grades: 6-9 | 225 students
  • 425 South Lindbergh Blvd.
    St. LouisMO 63131
    (314) 692-6645

    Grades: 6-12 | 800 students
  • 785 Beaver Street
    WalthamMA 02452
    (781) 314-0806

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 180 students
  • Christ School
    Christ School Photo
    All-boys  (Episcopal)
    500 Christ School Road
    AshevilleNC 28704
    (828) 684-6232

    Grades: 8-12 | 293 students
  • Route de Sauverny 74
    GenevaSwitzerland 1290
    +41 22 775 56 56

    Grades: 6-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 1900 students
  • Route de Belfort 10
    PorrentruySwitzerland 2900
    41324661157

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 3-12, PG (day) | 160 students
  • 500 Holden Way
    CarbondaleCO 81623
    (970) 963-2562

    Grades: 9-12 | 165 students
  • 454 Academy Drive
    DurangoCO 81301
    (970) 247-5898

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 46 students
  • Dana Hall School
    Dana Hall School Photo - The Dana Hall Dragons are ready to roar.
    All-girls 
    45 Dana Road
    WellesleyMA 02482
    (781) 489-1331

    Grades: 9-12 | 5-12 (day) | 468 students
  • 271 Pine Nook Road, P.O. Box 7
    DeerfieldMA 01342
    (413) 774-9111

    Grades: 6-9 | 250 students
  • Dorfstrasse
    6085 Hasliberg GoldernSwitzerland 6085
    41339729292

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 120 students
  • 1200 N. Quaker Lane
    AlexandriaVA 22302
    (877) 933-4347

    Grades: 9-12 | 440 students
  • 4800 139th Avenue SE
    BellevueWA 98006
    (425) 641-0700

    Grades: 8-12 | 5-12 (day) | 300 students
  • 12 Norfolk Road, P.O. Box 80
    LitchfieldCT 06759
    (860) 567-1802

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 219 students
  • 6155 Fountain Valley School Road
    Colorado SpringsCO 80911
    (719) 391-5251

    Grades: 9-12 | 240 students
  • PO Box 860
    BethelME 04217
    (207) 824-7777

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 214 students
  • 14 Greenwood Lane
    PutneyVT 05346
    (802) 387-4545

    Grades: 6-12 | 55 students
  • 339 Paris Road PO Box 309
    HebronME 04238
    (207) 966-5225

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 256 students
  • Holderness School
    Holderness School Photo - In the Holderness classroom, each student is literally in the front row, with an average class size of 12. We offer AP courses spanning multiple disciplines and encourage students to pursue an intellectual passion of their own in their twelfth-grade year as part of the Senior Thesis program.
    (Episcopal)
    PO Box 1879
    PlymouthNH 03264
    (603) 536-1747

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 280 students
  • 52500 Temecula Road
    IdyllwildCA 92549
    (951) 468-7223

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 320 students
  • 211 Indian Mountain Road
    LakevilleCT 06039
    (435) 480-0871

    Grades: 5-9 | Pre-K-9 (day) | 300 students
  • 255 Squaw Valley Road | P.O. Box 2180
    Olympic ValleyCA 96146
    (530) 583-8665

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 70 students
  • 4391 County Rd. 29
    LakefieldCanada K0L2H0
    (705) 652-3324

    Grades: 9-12 | 365 students
  • Chemin de la Source
    LeysinSwitzerland 1854
    0041244934888

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 340 students
  • The Madeira School
    The Madeira School Photo - Capitol Hill internships in the offices of senators and representatives are a hallmark of the junior year at Madeira
    All-girls 
    8328 Georgetown Pike
    McLeanVA 22102-1200
    (703) 556-8273

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 324 students
  • 476 Skiff Mountain Road
    KentCT 06757
    (860) 927-0047

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 120 students
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