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    Steward Outdoor Day School

    Steward Outdoor Day School

    Details

    • Listing Type: Private Schools
    • Residency: Day
    • Type: Private
    • Grades Offered: Below 6th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
    • Country: United States
    • High School Admission Test: Not Required
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    Overview

    Steward is a day school for high achieving K-8th graders located in coastal Connecticut. Our rigorous, thematic curriculum aligns with traditional courses while particularly focusing on hands-on environmental science and ethics. Students spend four weeks of each semester on outdoor adventure expeditions.

    Steward offers a unique opportunity for high achieving middle school students to learn and live away from their regular school for a semester or a year. Similar to existing high school semester schools, Steward fulfills and enhances required academic courses, allowing students to remain on-track academically. Steward??s rigorous curriculum aligns with traditional academic courses while particularly focusing on hands-on environmental science and ethics.

    Students will spend at least four weeks of each semester on outdoor adventure expeditions. Learning how to live in intentional community with a focus on sustainable practices is at the core of this program. Students will leave Steward with a stronger sense of self and be prepared to think critically, communicate effectively, organize themselves independently, and be the leaders and stewards of tomorrow.

    Attending Steward Can:

    ?? Give students a head start on developing independence, organization, good judgement, risk-taking and other life skills necessary for success in high school, college and beyond.

    ?? Nurture a student??s motivation for and interest in learning.

    ?? Complement a student??s education with experiences that are not available at their home school.

    ?? Provide students from public and day schools a boarding school experience without the cost or time commitment of attending a four-year school.

    ?? Provide students considering boarding schools with the experience of living and learning in a residential setting.

    ?? Provide students with unique, eye-catching experience that sets them apart from other applicants in the high school and college admission processes.

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