Accomplishments

Since being founded in 2004, the Alzar School has achieved a great deal. Some highlights of our accomplishments:

  • Successfully raised $2.3 million towards the Alzar School Campus Buildout Campaign which nearly doubled our residential and program capacity
  • Over $600,000 in financial aid distributed to students from across the world
  • Almost 37,000 hours on programs
  • Over 1,150 hours of service learning projects during courses
  • Estimated that Alzar School alumni have completed more than 3,000 hours of community service projects outside of our courses
  • Featured on the Nantahala Outdoor Center blog as River Leaders of the Month
  • Featured in the Boise Weekly
  • Executive Director Kristin Bierle published in the July/August 2009 issue of the Journal of American Whitewater
  • Head of School Sean Bierle published in September 2010 issue of the Journal of American Whitewater
  • Winner of the 2010 Sanctioned Event of the Year from the American Canoe Association for the Camp Cup Challenge
  • Creation of a one-of-a-kind campus in Cascade, Idaho funded by supporters
  • Successfully brought together alumni families and supporters to Raise the Yurt, building additional student housing on campus with more to come