Student Retreats and Trips

Becoming ethical, responsible, and engaged members of ever wider communities.

Retreats

Menlo Middle School 6th grade retreat in the Santa Cruz mountains. Photo by Marisa LaValette.Menlo Middle School 6th grade retreat in the Santa Cruz mountains. Photo by Marisa LaValette.Creating bonding experiences for our students is central to create life-long friendships. Students in  sixth and seventh grade attend two-day class retreats.  Eighth graders spend an unforgettable week-long trip to Washington, DC. 

 

 

 

 

Freshmen orientation with the seniors class at Menlo School. Photo by Pete Zivkov.Freshmen orientation with the seniors class at Menlo School. Photo by Pete Zivkov.

Upper School Freshman attend a special day-long orientation before school begins. 

 

 

 

 

Ropes course at the Senior Retreat.Ropes course at the Senior Retreat.


Seniors participate in a two-day off-campus retreat, where they work on an advanced ropes course and take part in an emotional and uplifting “web” activity.

 

 

 
Trips

We want our students to experience the world.  Our
Global Studies program is designed to give our students maximum opportunities to travel.