Our school's mission addresses the development of four distinct strengths in our students: Disciplined Minds, Sound Character, Healthy Bodies, and Creative Spirits. Our Outdoor Education program addresses all four of these aims. Experiential programs provide opportunities for individual strengths and weaknesses to come to the fore, allowing individuals and groups to appreciate meaningful differences among people. Experiential education can present unequalled opportunities for teachable moments and new insights into human relationships. It is about what happens inside−the growth and development educators constantly encourage. In short, experiential educational programs provide opportunities for groups to get to know each other on a deeper level and work together with a focus on improving skills. We have built a widely recognized and highly respected Outdoor Education program over the past 15 years.