NYA Kauffmann Program Hosts “The Land We Share” Authors

Yarmouth, Maine, March 18, 2024: Alaskan outdoor writers Christine Cunningham and Steve Meyer will be at North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) on March 29 at 6:00 p.m. in the Middle School Community Room (172 Main St., Yarmouth). This event is part of NYA’s Kauffmann Program and in collaboration with Maine Backcountry Hunters and Anglers. The public is welcome to attend this ...
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The Kauffmann Program

The Kauffmann Program at NYA front row to the possibilities out there Hands-on learning and real-world application are a pillar of North Yarmouth Academy’s curriculum, and the Kauffmann Program is an exemplary program of adventure-based learning. The program is intended to teach awareness of wilderness conservation and environmental issues, while providing educational forums for advocacy and acknowledgment, such as writing, ...

NYA Students Bound for Oaxaca

Yarmouth, Maine, February 29, 2024: Director of the Kauffmann Program at North Yarmouth Academy (NYA), Ian Ramsey and NYA Middle School Spanish Teacher Jessica Smith are taking ten NYA Upper School students to Oaxaca, Mexico, a region in the southern part of the country, for 12 days over March Break. They will spend five days hiking the Pueblo Mancomunados (Commonwealth ...

Alaska Bound

Yarmouth, Maine, June 21, 2021: This summer, North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) students are returning to the wilds of Glacier Bay, Alaska. As the culmination of the Literature of Glacier Bay course, members of the class venture into Glacier Bay National Park on sea kayaks to experience the vast wilderness they spent a semester reading about, studying, and preparing to visit. …

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The Kauffmann Program

The Kauffmann Program The Kauffmann Program is an exemplary study in adventure-based learning. With a focus on environmental thinking, writing, conservation, and wilderness travel, the program is intended to create opportunities for students to acknowledge the importance of wilderness conservation and environmental issues. The Kauffmann Program is aligned with NYA’s mission to develop a “concern for the larger community and ...