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The King’s Academy ECO-Classroom

ECO-Classroom (Experiential Curriculum for the Outdoor Classroom) is an integrated program that involves the learning of outdoor skills in an interdisciplinary curriculum.

The goals of this program include the development of:

  • an appreciation for God’s creation
  • physical skills
  • willingness to try new activities
  • self-esteem and confidence
  • acceptance of temporary failure
  • trust in others
  • the ability to overcome fears and biases
  • a cooperative attitude
  • a sense of belonging to a group
  • an ability to resolve conflict
  • the ability to apply lessons learned to one’s spiritual life

The students will have an opportunity to learn outdoor skills, such as:

  • Rappelling
  • Climbing
  • Hiking
  • Backpacking
  • Camping
  • Canoeing