Wellspring Academy of California

 

Overview

Wellspring, which enrolls boys and girls who have had weight problems for two years or more and who are at least 30 pounds overweight, combines intensive diet and activity management with an emphasis on behavioral change. Instructors attempt to permanently change thinking and behavior regarding diet and physical activity. A classroom component includes compulsory nutrition and culinary arts course work and traditional academics; all students select two core classes that lead to transferable high school credit.

General Info

Name Wellspring Academy of California
Location Reedley, CA
Year-round Contacts 866-786-3029
Program Focuses & Features Aquatics, Baseball, Basketball, Bicycle Tours, Business/Finance, Canoeing, Cooking, Crafts, Creative Writing, Cross-country, Equestrian, Expository Writing, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Government, Health/Weight Reduction, Hiking, Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Mountain Trips, Mountaineering, Paintball, Photography, Riding, Rock Climbing, Soccer, Social Services, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Theater, Volleyball, Watersports, White-water Rafting, Wilderness Camping
Age Range Residential — Coed Ages 14-19
Application Deadline Rolling
Director Michaela Clinton, Executive Director
Residential Fee $13,450-18,500, 10-13 weeks.
Year Established 2004
Sponsor Wellspring Academies
Dates & Sessions June-Aug; 2 sessions, 10-13 weeks long

Contact

Michaela Clinton, Executive Director
866-786-3029