Outdoors

Sabbath at the Lion’s Den

Our Sabbath afternoon trip to Lion's Den Gorge Nature Preserve near Port Washington on the shores of Lake Michigan was unaffected by light rain and cool temperatures. We enjoyed a short trek down the bluffs to the narrow beach where the waves crashed relentlessly on the shore. Some stacked rocks, dug caves in the [...]

2019-10-04T22:31:51-05:00October 4th, 2019|Outdoors, Sabbath|

Sabbath Afternoon at Horicon Marsh

On Sabbath afternoon, September 14, we visited Horicon Marsh, the largest freshwater cattail marsh in the United States and nesting site for tens of thousands of migrating birds. After a nice walk along the shores of the marsh, we enjoyed a delicious picnic provided by the cafeteria staff and a special Hallowed Moments time [...]

2019-09-20T16:49:27-05:00September 20th, 2019|Outdoors, Sabbath|

5k Fun Run Raises Money for Kosrae

GET MOVING! Nearly 150 students, church members, and friends from the community participated in the Wisconsin Academy's "Run for Kosrae" 5k Fun Run on Sunday, September 15, raising $4,890.00 to help a school and church on the Micronesian island of Kosrae. The Lake Union Conference and its schools have “adopted” the island of Kosrae [...]

2019-09-17T12:07:44-05:00September 17th, 2019|Outdoors, Physical, Service|

Sabbath Afternoon at the Mackenzie Center

While the seniors were away on their campout, the rest of the school enjoyed a relaxing Sabbath afternoon at the Mackenzie Center. We visited the wildlife exhibit housing many species native to Wisconsin, including wolves, a lynx, a bald eagle, deer, a great horned owl, a fox, and more. After climbing an observation tower [...]

2019-09-13T20:19:30-05:00September 13th, 2019|Outdoors, Sabbath|

Charting a Course at Senior Experience

This past weekend, the class of 2019 took some time away to chart a course for the coming year and strengthen friendships during their traditional "Senior Experience." Seventeen seniors and three sponsors camped at High Cliff State Park on the shores of Lake Winnebago.  They slept in tents and cooked some of their food [...]

2018-09-09T21:26:19-05:00September 9th, 2018|Class of 2019, Leadership, Outdoors|