Each year, students complete a Boojum Institute outdoor adventure. When asked about their favorite experiences, Chandler alumni often cite Boojum trips among their very best memories.
Typically, sixth grade goes to Joshua Tree National Park. There, students hike, rock climb, learn to camp outdoors, and get to know one another better. The experience always unifies the class.
Seventh grade traditionally enjoys a five-day canoe trip along the Colorado River. The river here is wide and slow moving, providing a leisurely paddle with opportunities to beach canoes and explore the terrain.
The eighth grade class participates in a six-day backpack trip in the Sierras. The wilderness adventure provides a special way for students to start their final year at Chandler amidst beautiful mountain views, alpine lakes and starry skies.
Chandler regards Boojum Institute trips as an essential part of developing good character, self-reliance and a commitment to community.