Mountain Classroom: The Grand Canyon and Arizona Climbing

Jan 22, 2020 8:52:03 AM

Proctor Academy's Mountain Classroom program has reconvened for the remainder of the Winter Term with back-to-back excursions hiking in the Grand Canyon and climbing at Mt. Lemmon. Read reflections from Lila '20 and Ben '20 below as Mountain Classroom provides a window into life on the road. 

Mountain Classroom: Okefenokee Reflections

Jan 8, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Proctor's Mountain Classroom has reunited following winter break and has begun their westward adventure after reconvening in Albuquerque, New Mexico. As the group heads out on their next adventure, we journey with Sophie '21 and the group back to the Okefenokee Swamp during their mid-December camping trip. Enjoy and check back soon for another update from Mountain Classroom Winter 2020! 

Mountain Classroom: From New Hampshire to the Okefenokee

Dec 19, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Proctor Academy's Mountain Classroom program began their ten-week cross country immersion learning experience in New Hampshire. After three days of driving, four days backpacking on Cumberland Island, and three days canoeing and camping in the Okefenokee Swamp, the group departs for winter break. Read more about the group's first three weeks on the road below. 

The Off-Campus Experience

Dec 12, 2019 10:30:00 AM

Proximate learning does not occur without risk, but it is in those moments where students are living their education alongside the issues they are studying where world views are transformed. Tomorrow at noon, more than a third of Proctor's student body will submit applications to study abroad on one of our five term-long off-campus programs next year. Many will apply to study off-campus for the first time, while others will look to cap their Proctor experience with a second or third trimester abroad. So why is it that more than 80% of our students choose to study off-campus?

Mountain Classroom: A Day in the Life

May 12, 2019 9:44:25 PM

Proctor's Spring 2019 Mountain Classroom group is nearing the end of their nine-week road trip across America, and share a window into the daily operations and roles that allow the group to function on the road. Read Maura's '20 description of a day in the life of Mountain Classroom and Bella's '20 Top 10 gear necessities for future Mountain students. 

Mountain Classroom: Solos in Springtime

May 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM
Proctor Academy's Mountain Classroom program continues to wind its way east as the Spring Term progresses. After a four-day solo in Colorado, the ten students reflected on their time alone. Read Tommy's profound description of the isolation he experienced and insights he gained on his own life, both at Proctor and beyond. 

Mountain Classroom: Great Sand Dunes and Moab

Apr 23, 2019 11:48:32 AM
Proctor's Mountain Classroom program continues to wind their way through the American southwest with recent stops in Moab, Utah and Great Sand Dunes National Park. Read reflections from Audrey '19 and Bella '20 in this week's Mountain Classroom blog. 

Mountain Classroom: Capitol Reef Exploration

Apr 14, 2019 9:00:00 AM

The adventure of a lifetime continues for Proctor's Mountain Classroom spring group, as the ten students and two instructors explore the American Southwest and begin their journey back to New Hampshire. Asher '19 shares this week's blog post on the group's exploration of Capitol Reef National Park. 

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