Teachers and Administration
Teachers are an integral part of the Gilmont outdoor program. From classroom pre-trip anticipation-building and phone calls with anxious parents, teachers can weave school goals into curricular instruction while teaching on the trail. Over the years, we have noticed that a high level of teacher participation at Gilmont directly correlates to a much richer educational experience for students.
The teacher's presence and participation throughout the visit not only ensures a smooth trip, but also provides the opportunity to get to know students in a new setting. Even the experiences of community in the cabins, during meals, and each activity block enhances the group's time at Gilmont.
Throughout the week, teachers have a variety of responsibilities: