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.

 
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EAGLE'S NEST PROGRAM BLOGS

NOV. 20, 2020

Camperships

As the winter season approaches, the prospect of camp and warm summer days always sits at the forefront of my mind.  With the excitement of warmer days, I want to remind everyone about our camp scholarship/campership program.    Every year Eagle’s Nest accepts applications for camp scholarships, which we call “camperships,” for our Camp and […]

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NOV. 16, 2020

Leading Trek

Last week, our 29 fearless student leaders set out in four groups to discover new sides of Pisgah Forest during their five-day “Leading Trek”. Whether charting a completely new-to-OA paddling course down the French Broad or summiting Cold Mountain in the footsteps of countless past semesters, Semester 51 learned about themselves, each other, and what […]

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NOV. 3, 2020

NEW 2021 Hante Spotlight!

We are so excited to announce that we have added TWO additional Hantes for 2021! If you’re wondering what the hype is all about, watch this video first! Hante Adventures offer an opportunity to step out of your comfort zone and experience a new environment; learning new skills, seeing new places, and experiencing it all […]

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