Category Archives: Outdoor Education

Spotlight: Whitewater Kayaking

One of our talented Seniors, who is now an alum, EJ Rimerman '19, shared this snapshot of his experience Whitewater Kayaking during the Spring 2019 term. Visit us online at to learn more about this and other student life programs at The White Mountain School!  
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Fun in the Sun – White Mountain Beach Day!

Connecting with nature, laughs with friends and moments of relaxation and fun can be just as crucial to academic success as hitting the books. It's another reason that makes #TheWhiteMountainSchool's annual surprise #BeachDay an essential part of our students' experience. You can see some Read More
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Summer at White Mountain

This summer we are excited to have the Frost Place Conference on Poetry, Creative Edge Dance Studio, and White Mountain Climbing Camp back to campus. Frost Place Conference on Poetry Each year, White Mountain is thrilled to host the Frost Place Conference on Poetry. During this Read More
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#Education beyond the classroom

Social justice in the Dominican Republic, multimedia journalism in New Hampshire, sustainability in Montreal, the community of the North Country. This year students at White Mountain studied subjects in places across the world. At White Mountain, we don't think the classroom is the only Read More
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Teaching Outdoor Education and Leadership

White Mountain students experience the boundless beauty of our mountainous backyard on a daily basis. Through our Outdoor Education program, we take advantage of our unique location in a number of ways.   One course that honors student curiosity in our exceptional setting is a spring Read More
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Fall 2016 Field Courses Announced

Director of Outdoor Education Ted Teegarden and Dean of Academics Shane MacElhiney have announced this fall's Field Course offerings and returning WMS students have already started to sign up of for Field Courses with help from their faculty advisors. In October of 2016 students and Read More
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Spring Field Course Travel

What better way to kick off the arrival of spring than by traveling to a new place to explore a topic of interest with a small group of invested students and teachers? Spring Field Course provides a compelling opportunity for all WMS students to do just that! During the second week of Read More
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Winter Wonderland on Campus

The snowfall may be a little lighter this winter than last, but campus is still looking beautiful this season. Enjoy these frosty photos from your favorite school.  
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Ice Climbing Team in the News

The White Mountain School ice climbing program is making headlines in the papers! Top: Colin '18 reaches up during an ascent in Franconia Notch, Bottom right: WMS Director of Outdoor Education Ted Teegarden, Bottom left: Banner Cole '18, Ted Teegarden, and Dodge Garfield '16. Photos from Read More
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