Alchemy Revealed

Below is quote from our clinical team, musing about what’s working right in our boarding school: “By and large, the students have shown incredible progress this first session. There are daily struggles – conflicts, fatigue, frustrations, chores – yet...

Boarding School Fun Fun Fun

“Let’s have fun now!” Those words are the death knell of having fun. Trying to orchestrate or otherwise ram gaiety down the throats of a group undermines the essence of fun. I believe fun requires a sort of tension. Maybe fear and anxiety, or some...

Update # 3; Session 4; Na-Na-Na-Na-Boo-Boo

Dear Boundless Families:   The storms keep threatening, but they never quite come. And then the days end in sunshine. The stars emerge on fire. And your kids sleep soundly, or so I am told. Three quarters of the student population are wending and winding their way...

Update # 3, Session #3 – Gosh Darn

Dear Boundless Families: Both outdoor crews set sail long ago. Sat phone silence is a blessing, so I can only conjure what is happening right now with each intrepid crew. The juniors are engaged on the first day of their descent, with a 6:00am wake-up, and breaking...

Update # 1, Session # 4 – Mud Puddles

Dear Boundless Families: Everyone arrived safely today. Early afternoon was sticky, and then the property got hammered by a thunderstorm. The BOLD kids didn’t care and didn’t skip a beat in their rigourous training. They are leaving on Friday and will be...