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Off Campus

70% of Proctor students take part in term-long off-campus programs in Spain, France, Costa Rica, the American Southwest, and aboard a 131-foot schooner in the Atlantic Ocean. Explore these programs to better understand the power of experiential learning at Proctor.

Off-Campus Programs

Proctor is widely recognized for national leadership in experiential education, and our off-campus programs are core to that distinction. To our community, off-campus programs are not separate, but integral to the Proctor experience, providing hands-on learning opportunities that allow students to truly connect to the content they are studying. More than 70% of students take part in Proctor's term-long off-campus programs. 

Every school attempts to create a diverse learning environment on campus. However, no educational program on a home campus can compare to the global education provided by cultural immersion. Experiencing different needs and understanding the complexity of global inter-connectedness prepares Proctor students to participate in, and understand, a layered and shifting world.

Proctor's off-campus trimesters are fully funded for all boarding students including those students receiving financial assistance (day students pay an additional fee for each off-campus program). 




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Additional Off-Campus Programs

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  • Project Period

    Project Period is an in-depth, faculty sponsored experiential learning immersion program that takes place during the first week of the Spring Term each year.

    Learn more about Project Period!
  • Senior Project

    Senior Project provides seniors the opportunity to spend the final three weeks of their Proctor careers completing an in-depth, hands-on experiential learning project.

    Learn more about Senior Project!
  • Service Learning Trips

    Summer service trips offer students the chance to have a rich service immersion experience while providing a unique opportunity for Proctor students to learn and bond together over the summer with members of the faculty outside of the classroom.

    Learn more about Proctor's Summer Service Trips! 
  • Wilderness Orientation

    Since 1971, students have begun their Proctor careers by completing a wilderness orientation trip. We believe that this experience is the best way for new students to begin building relationships, self-awareness, and understanding of Proctor.

    Learn more about Wilderness Orientation!
Located in  Andover, NH,  Proctor Academy is a private coeducational day and boarding school for grades 912. Students benefit from a rigorous academic program, experiential off-campus programs, fine and performing arts, competitive athletics, and a wide selection of extracurricular activities.
204 Main Street  .  PO Box 500  .  Andover, NH 03216
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