Did you know?
Eagle’s Nest Camp was established in 1927 by educators. Today more than a third of our counselors study or work as educators.
Did you know?
Many of our Outdoor Academy students return home after their semester ahead of their peers academically.
Did you know?
Hante has traveled to many places: Australia, New Zealand, Ecuador, Mexico, Costa Rica, Spain, France, Iceland, Canada, and Ghana.
Did you know?
Our campers enjoy sitting with table families, making bread, and eating veggies fresh from the garden.
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Outdoor Academy students spend ¼ of their semester paddling, climbing, and backpacking in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Did you know?
Eagle's Nest is home to several rare plants. We are working with the Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy to provide protected space for them.

“Experiential education for young people, promoting the natural world and the betterment of human character.”

L ocated in Western North Carolina our summer camp and academic semester school provide transformative wilderness and cultural adventures. For over 85 years the Foundation has focused on fostering profound individual development, connection to the natural world and responsible action to our local and global communities. Eagle’s Nest Foundation is a non-profit educational organization whose programs are designed for young people ages 6-18.

EAGLE'S NEST PROGRAM BLOGS
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DEC. 18, 2014

A Call to Action on Pisgah and Nantahala National Forests

Dear Friends The US Forest Service is in the midst of revising the plan of how our local national forests will be managed.  As someone who has hiked these trails, swum in these waterfalls and camped on these  grassy  balds, Eagle’s Nest thought you would be interested in voicing your opinion about how these public […]

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DEC. 18, 2014

A Call to Action on Pisgah and Nantahala National Forests

Dear Friends The US Forest Service is in the midst of revising the plan of how our local national forests will be managed.  As someone who has hiked these trails, swum in these waterfalls and camped on these  grassy  balds, Eagle’s Nest thought you would be interested in voicing your opinion about how these public […]

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Logging pic

DEC. 18, 2014

A Call to Action on Pisgah and Nantahala National Forests

Dear Friends The US Forest Service is in the midst of revising the plan of how our local national forests will be managed.  As someone who has hiked these trails, swum in these waterfalls and camped on these  grassy  balds, Eagle’s Nest thought you would be interested in voicing your opinion about how these public […]

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