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EXPLORE THE WORLD with physical challenges designed to foster competence, leadership, and an appreciation of the natural environment and the communities in which we live. Amazing adventures start here!

Questions on Adventure Programs? Email Sal at sgregory@newheightsonline.org. or Nat at nmorgan@newheightsonline.org.

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2017-18 School Year

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 endlesssummer

Endless Summer - PMS & CMS
$175.00
Join us to keep the summer fun rolling on during this 4-week program! Depending on how cooperative mother nature is, we will surf, rock climb, slackline, enjoy a famous New Heights' Grill & Chill day, or find other local fun. No experience necessary, and all equipment and instruction provided.
Afterschool until 5:00pm. Tuesdays, September 27, October 4, 11, 18.
Transportation from CMS to New Heights is available for Exeter students. Program pickup at New Heights.


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5th Grade Endless Summer
$125.00
Join us to keep the summer fun rolling on during this 3-week program! Depending on how cooperative mother nature is, we will boogie board, rock climb, slackline, enjoy a famous New Heights' Grill & Chill day, or find other local fun. No experience necessary, and all equipment and instruction provided.
Afterschool until 5:30pm. Wednesdays, September 28, October 5, 12.
The PEAK bus will bring participants from the elementary school to New Heights.


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Mountain Biking - PMS & CMS
$50.00
What better way to explore the miles of local trails than on 2 wheels? Regardless of experience, everyone will have a blast as we cruise nearby trail systems, weaving through forests, meadows, and estuaries! No experience necessary, all gear and instruction provided.
Afterschool until 5:00pm. Mondays, October 3 & 17.
Transportation from CMS to New Heights is available for Exeter students. Program pickup at New Heights.


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Early Release Rock Climbing - Portsmouth Middle School (PMS)
$80.00
Beginners and seasoned climbers are welcome to join us for some fun conquering our fear of heights and building self-confidence! We will challenge climbers on the amazing vertical walls of Metro Rock in Newburyport. All instruction and gear are provided.
Early release until 4:00pm. Wednesday, October 19.


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PMS Archery
$100.00
Calling all budding archers! Join us as we head to a local archery shop to learn from their experienced instructors and get some practice shots in at their indoor range. Friendly competitions can provide a fun and challenging atmosphere, as we all work through the beginner phase of this sweet new skill together. No experience necessary, and all equipment and instruction are provided.
Afterschool until 5:30pm. Wednesdays, November 9 & 16.


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5th Grade Rock Climbing Club (Fall)
$125.00
Our newly-extended fall rock climbing club will help climbers of all abilities (including first-timers!) grow into more seasoned climbers. We will tackle the top-rope routes at New Heights, become comfortable with harnesses and tying the relevant knots, and have a blast for three weeks. All skill levels are welcome, and all gear and instruction are provided.
Afterschool until 5:00pm. Tuesdays, November 15, 22, 29.
The PEAK bus will bring participants from the elementary school to New Heights.


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PMS Climbing Club (fall)
$275.00
Our popular fall rock climbing club will help climbers of all abilities (including first-timers!) grow into more seasoned climbers. Designed to build skills and self-confidence, we will tackle Dover Indoor Ascent’s vast toproping walls and bouldering room and MetroRock North’s intensely fun and tempting routes in Newburyport (among other locations), and will become comfortable with harnesses and tying the relevant knots. All skill levels are welcome, and all gear and instruction are provided.
Afterschool until 5:00pm. Thursdays, November 17, December 1, 8, 15, 22, and January 5. 


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5th Grade Build a Snurfer
$100.00
Looking to have some fun this winter on a snow tool that you made yourself? Every participant will turn an old snowboard into a new snow surfer (modelled after the old school Snurfers) of their own unique design. Then we’ll take them all outside for a few ripping runs, before everyone takes their board home for future fun. No experience necessary, and all equipment and instruction are provided.
Afterschool until 5:00pm. Tuesdays, December 6 & 13.
The PEAK bus will bring participants from the elementary school to New Heights.


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5th Grade Ski & Snowboard Club
$225.00
As the only local ski/snowboard program for 5th graders, we've changed our club's format to allow for even more fun on the snow at Gunstock Mountain Resort!! Whether you’re ripping black diamonds or have never seen snow, come take advantage of the benefits of a New England winter! There are only 18 spaces in this program, and students must commit to attending the pre-winter meeting early in January! Space may be limited by school.
Afterschool until 7:30pm on January 11 and February 8, and afterschool until 8:30pm on February 22. March 8 is the makeup date. Pre-winter meeting will be scheduled for early January.
The New Heights van will pick participants up after school and evening pick-up for parents will be at New Heights.


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5th Grade Archery
$100.00
Calling all budding archers! Join us as we head to a local archery shop to learn from their experienced instructors and get some practice shots in at their indoor range. Friendly competitions can provide a fun and challenging atmosphere as we all work through the beginner phase of this sweet new skill together. No experience necessary, and all equipment and instruction are provided.
Afterschool until 5:30pm. Tuesdays, January 3 & 10.
The New Heights van will pick participants up after school.


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Rock Climbing - Cooperative Middle School (CMS)
$100.00
Join us as we climb high on the New Heights rock climbing wall and our indoor high challenge course. We’ll spend a few days conquering our fear of heights, building self-confidence, and just having fun! Seasoned climbers as well as those brand new to vertical challenge are welcome to climb with us. All gear and instruction are provided.
Afterschool until 5:00pm. Tuesdays, January 31 & February 7.
Transportation from CMS to New Heights is available for Exeter students. Program pickup at New Heights.


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Winter Wilderness - PMS & CMS
$60.00
Explore the Seacoast in the winter! Depending on how crazy the weather gets, we might build quinzee snow shelters, check out some local backcountry ski spots, track local critters, learn winter survival skills, eat maple syrup snow, or whatever else strikes our fancy.
Afterschool until 5:00pm. Wednesdays, Febuary 1 & 15.
Transportation from CMS to New Heights is available for Exeter students. Program pickup at New Heights.


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5th Grade February Adventure Camp
$200.00
Make the most of February break! Over these 3 vacation days, we will scale the indoor rock climbing walls and high challenge course at New Heights, and aim for the bullseyes at a local indoor archery range. No experience necessary and all equipment and instruction will be provided!
9:00am until noon each day. March 1, 2, 3.
Parent drop-off and pick-up will be at New Heights.


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Build a Longboard Skateboard- PMS & CMS
$150.00
Participants will design and craft their own signature longboard to spin around the neighborhood on. Everyone will shape, sand, and paint their boards before mounting trucks, wheels, and grip tape, and taking it out for a spin! All materials and tools are included.
Afterschool until 5:00pm. March 21, April 4 & 11.
Transportation from CMS to New Heights is available for Exeter students. Program pickup at New Heights.


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PMS Climbing Club (spring)
$175.00
Our popular rock climbing club moves to the spring! Designed to build skills and self-confidence, we will help climbers of all abilities (including first-timers!) grow into more seasoned climbers as we tackle Dover Indoor Ascent’s vast toproping walls and bouldering room and MetroRock North’s intensely fun and tempting routes in Newburyport, and will become comfortable with harnesses and tying the relevant knots. All skill levels are welcome, and all gear and instruction are provided.
Afterschool until 5:00pm. Wednesdays, March 22, 29, April 5.


 rockclimbing

5th Grade Rock Climbing Club (Spring)
$175.00
Our rock climbing club moves to the spring! Designed to build skills and self-confidence, we will help climbers of all abilities (including first-timers!) grow into more seasoned climbers as we tackle Dover Indoor Ascent’s vast toproping walls and bouldering room and MetroRock North’s intensely fun and tempting routes in Newburyport, and will become comfortable with harnesses and tying the relevant knots. All skill levels are welcome, and all gear and instruction are provided.
Afterschool until 5:30pm. Thursdays, March 23, 30, April 6.
The New Heights van will pick participants up after school.


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High School Channel Islands Trip
$1,600.00
This awesome 6-day trip is for all area high schoolers interested in heading to the beautiful Southern California coast. We’ll fly into the chaos of LA before leaving the mainland for the serenity of the Channel Islands. Seakayaking, sleeping under stars, and playing in the surf are just a few of the activities to look forward to. Trip cost includes all gear, instruction, entrance fees, plane flight, food, campsite, and all accommodations. No experience is necessary.
Prep: April 19, 20, 21. Trip: 6 days during 4/22 - 4/30


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Adult Arches National Park
$2,000.00
This amazing 6-day trip is New Heights' first Adult Adventure trip offering! Designed for local adults always drooling over our high school adventure trips, we’ll get out of our everyday lives and into the amazing landscape Utah offers. Among the fun planned: hiking in Bryce Canyon, checking out Narrows Canyon in Zion, camping under the desert stars, taking in the overwhelming Hoover Dam, and flying in and out of the glitz of Las Vegas! Trip cost includes all gear, instruction, entrance fees, plane flight, food, campsite, and all accommodations.
Prep: May 5, 12. Trip: May 15 - 21

 boogieboarding

5th Grade Boogie Boarding
$25.00
Welcome the oncoming summer with a day in the sand - and warm up with hot cocoa afterwards! We'll pick a local beach and wash away the school day with some boogie boarding fun. No experience necessary. We'll bring the boogie boards, wetsuits, and hot cocoa!
Afterschool until 5:30pm, June 7.
The PEAK bus will bring participants from the elementary school to New Heights.


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