Rock Climbing At Boarding Schools
- There are 9 boarding schools offering rock climbing as an extracurricular activity.
The Greenwood School Photo - "Makers of Vermont" is a signature program at The Greenwood School in VT, where students learn to craft metal objects and tools in our blacksmith's forge.
Steward Outdoor School Photo - Come visit our beautiful 740 acre campus located in coastal Connecticut.
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.
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.
North Country School Photo - North Country School's 220-acre campus is located in the Adirondack Mountains near Lake Placid, New York, a popular resort town and the site of two Winter Olympic Games. Many of our buildings use solar energy and biomass heating to help reduce the school's carbon footprint and to teach and model responsible and sustainable living practices.
Rock Climbing Boarding Schools
- School Location Grades Students
- 14 Greenwood Lane
Putney, VT 05346
Grades: 6-12 | 55 students
- 404 Robin Hill Street
Marlborough, MA 01752
Grades: 4-9 | 165 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
- 3400 Richmond Road
Victoria, Canada V8P 4P5
Grades: 8-12 | K-12 (day) | 1000 students
- 253 Bushy Hill Road
Ivoryton, CT 06442
Grades: 6-9 | 14 students
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