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.
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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.
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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

JUN. 18, 2019

Session 1 Update: Campout!

We are excited to introduce a new addition to our nature based programming at Eagle’s Nest this summer! This year, every cabin will be spending a full 24 hours on their campout. Older cabins are encouraged to head off campus to explore Pisgah National Forest. Groups will be headed to John’s Rock, Black Balsam, Mt. […]

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JUN. 18, 2019

Ethics and Heros

Over Spring Break this past semester, my wife Jane and I zipped up to Annapolis, MD to visit Dudley Herbert and his butler Dr. Roger Herbert and Chef Gretchen. For those of you who know and love The Duds as we do, I’m pleased to report that he is in excellent hands and still fascinated […]

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JUN. 18, 2019

Alumni Spotlight: Edee Waite Robinson

Since her first summer at Eagle’s Nest Camp (in 1972) all the way to this summer, Edee Waite Robinson is a regular face around camp! Edee and her sisters (Nina and MM) have been travelling to 43 Hart Road since they were kids. In fact, Nina and MM were on the very first Hante Adventure! […]

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