Kroka Expeditions

  • Kroka is a wilderness expedition school for young people based on a year-round, organic farm in Marlow, NH. We believe that the consciousness and altruistic will can be brought forward through a living relationship with the natural world and by taking our places within the circle of community.We are committed to making our programs accessible for any student, regardless of ability to pay. Summer expeditions for ages 9-18 offer skills in rock climbing, caving, mountain biking, crafting, white water & open water paddling, and rites of passage.
  • Join us for one, two, or three week programs!.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association for Experiential Education (AEE)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Inquire with school
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1996
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students14 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 16%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size12 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsClimbing, Mountain Biking, Mountaineering, Rock Climbing, Sailing, SwimmingClimbingMountain Biking,
MountaineeringRock Climbing,
SailingSwimming,

School Notes

  • An Authentic Wilderness Experience
  • At Kroka, students take responsibility for the work of daily living. They gather firewood, draw water from the stream, and cook on an open fire. Students learn to tell time by the sun and sleep under the stars at night. Traveling at the pace of the natural world connects students to the earth and gives them greater awareness of their peers and themselves.
  • Rite of Passage and Empowerment through Adventure
  • Students experience quiet contemplation, nature observation, and the exhilaration at the top of a rock face and through the rushing rapids of a river. They learn to take risks, share what is in their hearts in an evening circle around the fire, and deepen relationships within their group. Students return home from their Kroka experience with newfound confidence and maturity.

Nearby Private Schools

  • The nearest high school and elementary school to Kroka Expeditions is Compass School (9.2 miles away)
  • The nearest preschool is Orchard School The (1.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Alstead
    Orchard School The
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS | 53 students
    1.8 miles
    114 Old Settlers Rd
    Alstead, NH 03602
    (603) 835-2495
    1.8 NS
    53
  • Westminster Station
    Grades: 7-12 | 80 students
    9.2 miles
    7892 US Route 5
    Westminster Station, VT 05159
    (802) 463-2525
    9.2 7-12
    80
  • Westminster
    Kurn Hattin Homes
    Alternative School
    Grades: K-8 | 97 students
    11.1 miles
    708 Kurn Hattin Rd
    Westminster, VT 05158
    (802) 721-6932
    11.1 K-8
    97
  • Westmoreland
    Pioneer Junior Academy
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Grades: 1-8 | 9 students
    11.5 miles
    13 Mount Gilboa Rd
    Westmoreland, NH 03467
    (603) 399-4803
    11.5 1-8
    9
  • Putney
    The Greenwood School
    The Greenwood School Photo - Greenwood students don't build their futures on remediated weaknesses, but they do build lives and careers on their strengths and talents. Therefore, Greenwood boys have many opportunities to discover, develop and showcase their creative abilities. For instance, Greenwood offers metal works such as welding and blacksmithing, woodshop classes, and an advanced rock band.
    All-boys  | Special Education School
    Grades: 6-12
    11.6 miles
    14 Greenwood Lane
    Putney, VT 05346
    (802) 387-4545
    11.6 6-12
    n/a

School Reviews

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Absolutely the best experience in my life. I did the 2011 Vermont-New Hampshire Semester Program. The experience was everything you could expect and more. I wrote my college essay about my experience (I''m going to Colorado College). The Semester will challenge you in new and exciting ways and you will never be the same after it. The community we built was, and is, the strongest community I have ever experienced, and I except the strongest I ever will.
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