Elevation

Not your ordinary outdoor camp.

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Why Elevation

A great outdoor adventure is one of the most invigorating experiences your student can have—and one of the most challenging. You want your student to experience adventures with the guidance of mentors who keep them safe and the support of peers who help them expand their comfort zone. Elevation is the place where this all comes together.

At Elevation, students connect face-to-face with their Williamsburg mentors and peers in the beautiful mountains and canyons of the Southwest. They support each other in activities that bring out their natural leadership skills, including rock climbing, rappelling, ascending, canyoneering, survival, archery, astronomy, and yoga. As a result, students:

  • Learn the importance of physical and mental preparation and develop the ability to adapt to change quickly.
  • Learn to be responsible for the food, water, physical safety, and emotional health of themselves and others.
  • Get used to high-risk situations and learn to perform under pressure.
  • Test and enhance their endurance, physical and mental strength, balance, and agility.
  • Gain insight into their lives and relationships during guided solo-time in nature—away from other students and far away from the distractions of ordinary life.

By participating in Elevation, students transform their relationships with themselves and others. They experience a sense of belonging that is rarely felt elsewhere, become more aware of the role they want to play in the world, and increase their respect for nature and life itself.

Camp Details

Location: Veyo, Utah

Upcoming Dates for 2022: 

  • June 6–10
  • June 13–17
  • June 20–24
  • June 27–July 1

Cost: $500* (does not include travel to and from destination)

Credits: 0.5

Ages: 14-18

Note: See below for additional information.

Refund Policy

Refunds for Elevation are available 45 days prior to the first day of each Elevation session. No refunds will be given for cancellations inside 45 days. This is because we incur the costs for Elevation several weeks ahead, and are not able to recoup these costs inside the 45 day window. Refunds will not be issued after these dates for each session:

  • Session 1 APRIL 23rd
  • Session 2 APRIL 30th
  • Session 3 MAY 7th
  • Session 4 MAY 14th

*We are unable to offer volume discounts for families with multiple students attending. 

If your student is enrolled with LAU, visit this page for additional Elevation requirements. If your student is enrolled at Williamsburg Academy or one of our other non-LAU partner schools, here’s what you need to know:

  • Students must be enrolled in a minimum of two Winter semester HS-level courses during the current school year in order to attend Elevation.
  • As of 2019, students must complete 9th grade before attending an Elevation session.
  • Students who have only completed 8th grade are not eligible to attend.