8th Grade


  • Focus on Informal Relationship Building: 1:1 mentoring to help build strong bonds before the transition into High School.  “Sparks” building to determine individual interests to help inform future programming.
  • Adventure Education and Leadership
  • Community Engagement
  • Cultural Exchange

Core Trips/Experiences (tentative):

  • Fall Overnight Camping Trip two-three days
  • Fun Day Trip-Group Choice
  • Winter or Spring Volunteer Experience
  • April Vacation Outdoor Adventure
  • Tour of New England four to six day expedition
  • Nine-ten Cohort program meetings September-July
  • Two Family meetings

Optional Experiences (tentative):

  • Wobble Gobble Thanksgiving Day Race
  • Sunday River Community Days: Skiing or Snowboarding
  • Spring Sea Dogs Baseball Game
  • Various Other Community Events as they arise