Guiding Principles

The Rolling Academy is guided by six principles:

Community — to live in respectful harmony with others

Environmental Awareness — to appreciate, value, and protect the natural world

Communication — to increase learning capacity by being present, reflecting and actively listening

Service — to grow in compassion, understanding, and value for others

Craftsmanship – to develop self-discipline and a standard of excellence.

Leadership — to grow confidence and courage


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    Each expedition concludes with a dinner and presentation for parents, community members and friends. Students work in small groups during the Rolling Academy to complete a photography slide show, video documentary and as individuals deliver speeches documenting their personal learning. The symposium is completely student directed and organized.
    Students reflecting on their last morning. Assateague National Seashore, Maryland


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