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A Next-Generation Learning Community in Ogden Valley

A Next-Generation Learning Community in Ogden Valley

A Next-Generation Learning Community in Ogden Valley

Harmony Ranch

Harmony Ranch

Harmony Ranch

Wilderland at Harmony Ranch is a self-directed, nature-based, and achievement-oriented educational environment for K-6 learners.

Wilderland at Harmony Ranch is a self-directed, nature-based, and achievement-oriented educational environment for K-6 learners.

Wilderland at Harmony Ranch is a self-directed, nature-based, and achievement-oriented educational environment for K-6 learners.

Support Your Child's Unique Journey in Life

Support Your Child's Unique Journey in Life

Learn how our daily schedule helps students develop their strengths, discover their callings, and build the skills to fulfill them

Learn how our daily schedule helps students develop their strengths, discover their callings, and build the skills to fulfill them

Prepare Your Child for the Evolving World

Prepare Your Child for the Evolving World

Learn how our creativity-oriented, tech-supported educational experience is a modern update to traditional learning

Learn how our creativity-oriented, tech-supported educational experience is a modern update to traditional learning

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“When a flower doesn’t bloom, you fix the environment, not the flower.” - Alexander Den Heijer

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“When a flower doesn’t bloom, you fix the environment, not the flower.” - Alexander Den Heijer

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“When a flower doesn’t bloom, you fix the environment, not the flower.” - Alexander Den Heijer

Sandhill Creek, Harmony Ranch

Sandhill Creek, Harmony Ranch

Sandhill Creek, Harmony Ranch

Fortify Your Child's Well-Being Through Nature

Fortify Your Child's Well-Being Through Nature

Harmony Ranch provides an immersive and pristine landscape to engage our students, contribute to their holistic well-being, and enrich their education

Harmony Ranch provides an immersive and pristine landscape to engage our students, contribute to their holistic well-being, and enrich their education

Deepen Your Child's Connection to Their Community

Deepen Your Child's Connection to Their Community

Connect your child to their real-world environs, their neighborhood, and the cycle and seasons of nature

Connect your child to their real-world environs, their neighborhood, and the cycle and seasons of nature

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FAQ

Day-to-Day Experience

What does learner-driven or student-led learning mean?

How much access will kids have to the farm?

Will there be homework?

Will there be standardized testing?

How much time will students spend on tech?

Why is play such a large part of your daily schedule?

Concerns

I don’t know if I want my child to be experimented upon. Should I wait a year or two before enrolling?

Will my child regress if they are not forced to study in a group environment like at a traditional school?

If we don’t standardize test, how will we know if Wilderland is working for my child?

How will teachers address controversial political or religious topics?

Will my child choose to study hard things if I give them the freedom?

How will teachers respond to behavioral problems?

Will a nature-based experience be safe for my child?

Will my child have enough friends at such a small learning community?

Vision

Is Wilderland an “alternative” or a “special needs” learning community?

What kinds of students would be most likely to succeed at Wilderland?

How many students is Wilderland hoping to enroll for the second year? Is there a maximum number of students?

Logistics

How much time will the kids spend outside in the winter or during inclement weather?

What scholarship options are available?

When can we tour the campus?

Will Wilderland have early-out on Wednesday like the local public school?

If Wilderland doesn't seem to be working out for my child, what happens?

When should I start applying for scholarships?

Can parents visit Wilderland while it is in session? Or volunteer once in a while as a teacher’s aide?

How do parents get involved as volunteers?

Our Non-Discrimination Policy

Our Non-Discrimination Policy

Wilderland believes strongly in diversity, inclusion, equality and improving our community’s capitalization rate, and:

(1) admits students of any race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, orientation, religion, and neuropsychological profile, to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally made available to students of the school; and

(2) does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, orientation, religion, and neuropsychological profile in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

Wilderland believes strongly in diversity, inclusion, equality and improving our community’s capitalization rate, and:

(1) admits students of any race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, orientation, religion, and neuropsychological profile, to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally made available to students of the school; and

(2) does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, orientation, religion, and neuropsychological profile in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.