lines up Stanley summer classes
At the Sawtooth
groups, Scout troops and other youth organizations invade the Sawtooth
Valley and the city of Stanley each summer for unforgettable experiences
in one of the country’s most scenic places.
shouldn’t Albertson College of Idaho offer a series of summer classes
and courses in Stanley as well?
indeed, especially since Idaho’s only four-year private liberal arts
college has acquired the rustic, 70-year-old Sawtooth Hotel. It was gifted
to the college in Jan. 2001 by Steve and Kathy Cole of Sun Valley.
is a first-year program, a trial year, so we’re very excited to offer
Albertson’s first Sawtooth Summer program," said 1997 Wood River
High School graduate Frances Nagashima, the program coordinator.
Sawtooth Center is now located on Stanley’s Main St., in the Sawtooth
Hotel and Café. The hotel has become a research and retreat center, and a
base for a new academic program for high schoolers.
is excited about the following programs that still have openings:
Sawtooth High Altitude Running Camps for high school students and
adults, both priced at $350.
The coed high school running camp for ages 14-18 is July 14-19. It
provides an educational experience and also features hiking, canoeing
and other opportunities unique to Stanley.
Adults 18-and-older can join the adult coed high altitude camp Aug.
23-25. Runners of all abilities are welcome.
remain for the Sawtooth Writers’ Conference for Adults June
23-29. Writers of all genres will practice their skills under the
tutelage of published authors, poets and novelists.
Sawtooth Teen Camp overseen by the Boise Family YMCA is July
22-27, for ages 12-17. Cost is $394. Teen campers start their week at
the Albertson campus in Caldwell then head to Stanley to stay in the
historic hotel for six days.
classroom studies are combined with summer camp activities and outdoor fun
for a great week.
Writing and Walking in the Wilderness for ages 15-22 during the
session of Aug. 12-22, for $750; the French immersion experience July
6-13, for primarily adult learners; and the Sawtooth Cello Festival
Aug. 2-9 for high school and college students.
with Nagashima at 208-459-5303 or 1-800-224-3246 or register on-line at
include room, board and tuition and, in some cases, transportation.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, first-come, first-served.