Alta school is perfectly located for all outdoor activities, under pine forests at the foot of mount Skoddevarre, and walking distance of the Alta river. There are lakes, climbing areas, and ski terrain. Click into skis right out the dorm door. Alta river runs north from Sautso, northern Europe's biggest river canyon. There are lush valleys, long fjords, steep peaks, and glaciers between the southern Finnmark tundra and northern Finnmark alps.
Good food and fellowship! Nothing like coming home to great food prepared by passionate cooks after outdoor activities! The dorms with shared kitchen and living spaces. This fellowship is like glue center of social interaction and lifelong friendship.
- Main course is about 85 days, 2 to 7 days per week, mostly outdoors.
- Electives are divided over 4 periods. You choose electives on arrival in august. With electives, you can try new activities or go deeper into things that interest you most..
- Group activities and excursions: Get to know Alta school/area. First aid course, solidarity project, skiing, Sami seminar, Easter activities and other school excursions complete the school year.
You'll get a lot of outdoor time, test your limits, and learn to love nature. Around the fire, we're all equal, and can exchange ideas and beliefs with respect for each other. We are a christian school with an open and including fellowship with room for everyone regardless beliefs.