As Proctor’s Mountain Classroom program enters its fourth week of living and learning on the road in the American Southwest, students reflect on life without a phone and expeditions in the backcountry in today’s blog.
Mountain Classroom: Life Without a Phone and Expedition PreparationsApr 16, 2023 8:33:29 PM
Mountain Classroom: Stretching Comfort ZonesApr 2, 2023 10:55:22 AM
Proctor’s spring Mountain Classroom program is underway with a recent trip down the Black Canyon just below the Hoover Dam. The group’s nine week adventure throughout the American Southwest, and eventually back to Andover, NH will be life changing for all involved. Read more from Cass ‘23 and Lily ‘23 in their first post of the term.
Mountain Classroom: Expeditions and Down TimeFeb 16, 2023 7:30:00 AM
Proctor’s Mountain Classroom program enters the second half of their term-long adventure in the American Southwest. As the group continues to learn how to live in community with one another, they also take increased responsibility for the planning of their expeditions. Read more in today’s post from Emma ‘23 and Dante ‘24.
Mountain Classroom: Advice from StudentsJan 31, 2023 7:15:06 PM
After nearly two weeks in the backcountry with little to no service, Mountain Classroom checks in from Santa Fe, New Mexico where adjunct weekend allowed for a bit of down time and a check-in from Mountain Classroom Director Patty Pond and Academic Dean Derek Nussbaum Wagler. Maya ‘23 and Charlie ‘25 share a window into Mountain Classroom Winter 2023 in this week’s blog post.
Mountain Classroom: A Guidebook to the Mountain ExperienceJan 18, 2023 8:09:27 AM
Mountain Classroom: Winter 2022-2023 Hits the RoadDec 15, 2022 12:16:25 PM
For the 52nd year, Proctor's Mountain Classroom program immerses a group of ten students alongside two faculty members in the backcountry around the United States. The first three weeks of winter Mountain Classroom saw the group explore Florida before taking a two-week break and returning for the remainder of term in the American Southwest. Read reflections from Yamni '24 and Will '24 below!
Mountain Classroom: The Circles That Shape UsMay 23, 2022 7:50:42 AM
Mountain Classroom: Solo Reflections and the Golden TrowelMay 15, 2022 7:11:17 PM
Proctor Academy's Mountain Classroom program enters its final two weeks of the Spring Term. After winding their way across the Northern Plains, students embarked on a three day solo in the Vedauwoo National Forest. Lucy '22 and Maura '22 share beautiful reflections - each in their own style - of their time on solo. Enjoy this window into perhaps the most powerful experience Proctor students can have in the entries below.