Experience NYA

Experience NYA

An Informal Morning For Prospective NYA
Parents Making Education Choices
For Their Families

Friday, January 12, 2024
Friday, March 29, 2024

9:30-11:00 a.m.


With Parents In Mind

From toddler through grade 12 and postgraduate, there are a variety of education options available for prospective families who make learning a priority.  EXPERIENCE NYA aims to help parents of rising middle and upper school-aged children make informed decisions by experiencing first hand what’s special about North Yarmouth Academy. The event takes place while school is in session, so you’ll feel the tempo of our school day and the spirit of our people. By morning’s end, perhaps you’ll walk away with a little panther fever, too!

Join Us on Campus for a Morning of Insight

  • Meet with our Head of School
  • Attend a school-wide community meeting
  • Hear senior speeches
  • Ask about financial assistance opportunities
  • Experience what makes NYA unique
  • Learn about first steps to admission


9:30 a.m.  Check-in at Curtis BuildingCurtis Hall Summer NYA

Check in with admission representatives in Curtis Building (148 Main Street) in Yarmouth, Maine.  Curtis Building is the large academic building with a cupola.

Ben Jackson, Head of School, NYA 20199:35 a.m.  Meet NYA’s Head of School, Ben Jackson

Join a small gathering of prospective parents for a roundtable with Ben Jackson. Bring your questions! Ben is eager to meet you and learn about your family’s educational goals. He will be happy to answer questions about your education options and NYA.

NYA Senior Speech 201910:15 a.m.  Attend Friday Forum
The color and vibrancy of NYA emerge during our school-wide community meeting. Be a part of the audience and hear about all the current happenings at NYA. This is a rare opportunity to really get to know what we’re like by seeing our faculty, staff, and students in action. Highlighted in the forum are a few select senior speeches. These speeches are a longstanding tradition at NYA and considered a culmination of the hard work these students have done over the years.

Drone Photo Oct 2019 NYA11:00 a.m.  Optional Campus Tour

After the Friday Forum, we’re happy to show you around our beautiful campus with a guided tour (approximately 30 minutes).

Experience NYA in Action