Please note: Conserve School faculty is not prepared to work with students with severe physical, emotional, psychological or learning disabilities.
Physical fitness requirements include the following:
The ability to walk or snowshoe up to five miles per day
The ability to paddle a canoe up to four hours per day
The ability to carry on student’s back a pack weighing up to 25% of their body weight, for up to 1/2 mile
The ability to bike on hard-pack trails at any given point
*The ability to sleep on the ground (on a portable sleeping pad) for up to five consecutive nights
Conserve School is not designed specifically for students with learning difficulties or disabilities like ADD, ADHD, or dyslexia. Our staff members do not have specialized training, experience, or responsibilities related to learning difficulties or disabilities. However, it is possible that students who compensate well for learning issues may be able to succeed here. Prospective students may contact the admissions office for more information about accommodations for special learning needs, or go to our website for more detailed information. Click here for more information regarding accommodations at Conserve School.