This trip combines science learning with outdoor adventure and has everything you would want in a summertime excursion: backpacking, biking, kayaking, and traveling on snow and ice. We’ll start at close to 8,000 feet on Mt. Hood and make our way downstream to the...Read More
In this 14-day summer science course, students will conduct meaningful ecological research while hiking, backpacking, and camping near Mt. Adams in the Pacific Northwest. Students will spend time exploring the Gifford Pinchot National Forest, investigating the alpine meadows,...Read More
This year we’re offering three different Farm to Table Camps: Sustainable Agriculture Course: 2 weeks for science credit, high school students only And 2 sessions of our 1 week Farm to Table Bike Camp (middle school and high school) Farm to Table Bike Camps Session 1:...Read More
At Cascade Mountain School we believe students should be given a real-world context for their learning and be pushed to analyze and synthesize information to understand the world around them. Too often, traditional academic environments can seem irrelevant, boring, and meaningless to students. At Cascade Mountain School, we offer a dynamic learning environment, one in which senses are enlivened and academics become relevant to daily life.
Cascade Mountain School is a residential STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) program for middle and high school students located in the Columbia River Gorge (an hour drive from Portland, Oregon). Cascade Mountain School is dedicated to cultivating individual responsibility and personal growth; fostering creation of community and understanding of the natural world; and excelling in scientific inquiry, systems thinking, and sustainability studies.