Outdoor Clubs

anglers society

The Thornton Academy Anglers' Society recently received a grant to purchase canoes and uses them for open water fishing. The club takes trips throughout New England to find where the fish are biting and participate in activities like Ice Fishing, Open Water Fishing, and Fish Stocking.

Advisor: josh.delcourt@thorntonacademy.org

Cycling club

The TA Cycling Club does community service at various trails throughout the state and hosts weekly road, mountain and BMX rides in and around Saco. They regularly use the Eastern Trail, a multi-use trail behind campus.

Advisor: jon.sylvester@thorntonacademy.org

outdoor adventure club

Hike, kayak, go cross country skiing with a group of friends that share your passion for the great outdoors. This club takes advantage of Thornton Academy's location close to the ocean and near mountains and forests. 

Advisor: alex.mitchell@thorntonacademy.org

ski club

With ski trips on the weekends in the winter, feel the excitement of cruising on downhill skis or a snowboard down the slopes. Open to all interested students, regardless of ability and prior experience. Lessons are available. 

Advisor: TBD

environmental club

Join environmentally-focused students to increase awareness on campus of important environmental topics. The club works on introducing more vegetarian food choices in the cafe, improving recycling, and composting. The club also plants and manages a garden in the spring and harvests in the fall. Club members also participate in community clean-ups, field trips, and conferences related to environmental topics. Be a part of molding TA's culture towards increased sustainable practices.

Advisor: elizabeth.wiles@thorntonacademy.org

The outdoors is our playground

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