Outdoor Education

Dear TA Families, Re-Cap: Half-Day on Friday As I shared with students yesterday, we designed the December half day to pause our daily routines and create time for a range of 'big picture' activities, together as a school community - in our small group advisories, as a whole school of 300+, and...

Throughout the semester, students in TA’s environmental studies and outdoor education course work toward an important milestone - the overnight solo experience. The experience at TA is similar to solos in programs like Outward Bound, and challenges students to spend time alone, connecting with nature and practicing self-reliance. Like the protagonist...



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