Step outside. Take a risk. Join us for the semester of a lifetime. The Outdoor Academy is a residential Semester School for Sophomore and select Freshmen and Juniors. Spend 4 months living, learning and growing in a small community of your peers.
The Outdoor Academy is not just a semester school. It is a community of engaged learners eager to discuss environmental philosophy or a moving passage from Cold Mountain. It is a classroom of students who have chosen adventure over routine and challenge over comfort. It is a 180-acre learning lab in one of the most bio-diverse regions in the country. It is a team of faculty dedicated to helping you learn and grow into your best self. It is a family of life-long friends and traditions much larger than any of us alone. The Outdoor Academy is not just a semester school. It may be the best semester of your life.