Fall Registration Now Open!
The opening terms of 2016 will serve a limited number of students, ages 14 to 24. Students accepted for the opening term will experience all that the academy has to offer, including:
- Social activities & peer partnerships
- Sports & exercise
- Vocational training & job opportunities
- Full-day speech therapy
- The best academic program for Down syndrome students in the country.
The eight members of Boy Scout Troop 140 of Torrance know what it’s like to sleep on a sheet of ice in the cruel wilderness. They’ve experienced the nausea, headaches and dizziness that come with altitude sickness. They’ve encountered rattlesnakes, bighorn sheep and other exotic and potentially dangerous creatures of the mountains.
So they feel adequately prepared to depart today for an eight-day hike on the John Muir Trail that includes a trek to the summit of Mount Whitney, the tallest peak in the contiguous United States.
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