With frequent guest speakers and special programming, seniors’ classes are often enlivened by outside experts who come to Moses Brown to share their knowledge with the next generation of scholars, artists, athletes, learners, and leaders.
Over spring break, they can work side by side with scientists and ecologists from the conservationist organization Para La Naturaleza in Puerto Rico, exploring mangrove, reef, and blue water ecosystems and the ruins of the Spanish empire and U.S. Cold War installations. They can help staff a series of medical clinics in the Dominican Republic, bringing much-needed services to underserved populations, or spend a week living in the Providence Friends Meeting House, learning what it’s like to live on minimum wage (if they don’t already know). Students of different class backgrounds often find themselves in profound discussions, and developing a cherished sense of community with other kids from different backgrounds.Inquire