Fresh air, warm sun, and a matchless view—that’s what makes an outdoor adventure seeker come alive. Not all experiences are quite the same as the potential outdoor adventures in Utah that await students who choose this location for their future boarding school experience. Here are just a few of the experiences that they can look forward to when they choose a Utah outdoor adventure program over any other.
There are facilities across the country that provide a simulated experience, but there’s nothing quite like crawling up the side of red desert rock with the plateaued landscape of Zion National Park just over your shoulder. This type of experience pales in comparison to what you get in a facility. Wasatch Academy provides students opportunities to travel to unique, beautiful places to experience rock climbing adventure in a fresh way. Students here also have access to popular rock climbing destinations just ten minutes from campus. They also can get in regular practice at the school’s indoor bouldering gym and expansive indoor climbing wall, containing all levels of difficulty.
What’s it like to be able to hit the slopes any day of the week? Students at Wasatch Academy know the answer. This Utah outdoor adventure program allows students quick access to the school’s private slopes for regular practice in skiing and snowboarding. Plus each winter weekend the school takes students to one of Utah’s famous ski resorts. Whether you are highly competitive and looking to stay sharp for your next competition, or you enjoy a more casual trip down the slopes with friends, access to winter sports in the heart of the Wasatch Mountain Range makes the outdoor adventure program at Wasatch Academy a cut above.
Hiking and Mountain Biking
When you love unplugging to be immersed in the natural world, hiking or mountain biking can be an exhilarating, peaceful refuge. For students who are balancing rigorous demands in their academic lives and personal responsibilities, the ability to have quick access to serene mountain trails or challenging rocky paths can provide the perfect escape. Trails abound near the Wasatch campus, making it easy to get away and unwind.
One of the greatest benefits of choosing outdoor adventures in Utah over anywhere else is that it provides relatively quick and easy access to so many gorgeous National Parks and wonders across the state. Students can take a group trip to Zion National Park, to learn about teamwork and marvel at the thousands of naturally occurring sandstone arches at Arches National Park. Or perhaps you’d enjoy taking a rafting trip for a week with your fellow students down the Colorado River? Bryce Canyon National Park, Canyonland National Park, and beyond, Wasatch Academy provides prime access to exhilarating views and physically challenging opportunities, whether your passion is rock climbing or nature hiking. International adventure trips are also available through the Wasatch Program.
Easy Access to Gorgeous National Parks
If Utah has one thing to offer, it’s some of the most breathtaking desert, plateau, rock, mountain and forest landscapes in the great United States. Everything you could want is accessible, and regular trips for class or recreation are available to students at Wasatch Academy to the different National Parks and geographical wonders that decorate the landscape. Our outdoor adventure program safely and effectively enables students to see more of the region, regularly. These outdoor adventures are an opportunity for kids to try something new, to push their limits in a healthy and safe environment, and enrich their appreciation for the natural world.
Wasatch Academy Has It All
There are so many reasons to consider Wasatch Academy for outdoor adventures in Utah for your child. It’s the perfect location for a boarding school: National Parks and mountains are everywhere, and the school is in an area where crime is practically nonexistent. This rural Utah location gives quick access to nature trails and rock climbing, but is within a reasonable distance of the metropolitan offerings of Salt Lake City, providing well-balanced opportunities for kids to explore and experience their world.
Contact Us Today
If you are interested in a private boarding school opportunity for your child that effectively incorporates outdoor adventures in Utah into their campus culture, then Wasatch Academy would love to hear from you. Feel free to contact us today to learn more about our campus and academic programs, and to schedule a visit to meet with us. We’re convinced that as soon as you walk onto our campus, you’ll see why what Wasatch Academy has to offer is unlike anywhere else.