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.
Did you know?
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

MAY. 18, 2019

Parent Perspectives: Parent Orientation Series

Sending your child to summer camp can be hard for you as a parent! We appreciate you putting your trust in the staff at Eagle’s Nest Camp to care for your camper. You may be thinking: Will my camper make friends? Will they be homesick? What will they eat? Will the remember where their extra […]

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MAY. 8, 2019

Spring Banquet

It is hard to believe that we are in our final days of Semester 48. Exams, final projects, and honors presentations are in the books, and we are now in the midst of what we call Transition Week. Final work crews have spent the past couple of mornings cleaning up campus, and students have participated […]

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MAY. 17, 2019

Gearing up for Hante

Summer is approaching and that means Hante Adventures are just around the corner! You have received some paperwork from the amazing Molly, and in that paperwork you can find a packing list. Eagle’s Nest has worked hard over the years to develop a list that includes all of the essentials that you will need on […]

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