This alternative school develops and sponsors field experiences for rising high school seniors and college students in remote wilderness areas around the world. The program helps train students to address environmental issues through scientific research and fieldwork. Scuba diving, hiking, gardening and snorkeling present opportunities for learning and exploration. Programs operate in Costa Rica, the Turks and Caicos Islands, Kenya, Tanzania, Bhutan, Australia and New Zealand.
|Name||The School for Field Studies|
|Program Focuses & Features||Adventure Travel, Aquatics, Community Service, Conservation, Ecology, Environmental Science, Farming, Hiking, Marine Biology/Studies, Peace/Cross-cultural Studies, Scuba Diving, Swimming, Wilderness Camping|
|Grade Range (rising grades)||12-Col|
|Age Range||Residential — Coed Ages 18-21|
|Director||James A. Cramer, President|
|Residential Fee||$5400-9425, 5-6 weeks. College credit.|
|Dates & Sessions||June-Aug; 5 sessions, 5-6 weeks long|