Summer Term Blog

July 25, 2018

Summer Term 2018: Life on Campus

Upon arrival back to HMI, it has been non-stop fun. Reuniting as 28 students again was seamless despite being on our own adventures for ten days. We were all eager to share our experiences and hear stories from other groups.... « read more
July 18, 2018

Summer Term 2018: First Expedition

Group A: Angie, Cede, Lauren, Kevin, Shaq, Aiden, Hannah, Hope, Josh, and Sarah On our first night we refueled with cheesy mac and cheese, ready for our second day of hiking through gorgeous aspen groves. Grace saved the day by... « read more
November 30, 2017

Evening Events in New York & Connecticut

Join us in for an evening event! Larchmont, NY: Monday, December 4th Brooklyn, NY: Tuesday, December 5th Manhattan, NY: Monday, January 29th Fairfield, CT: Tuesday, January 30th These events are hosted in the homes of recent HMI alumni families and are an opportunity for students... « read more
August 7, 2017

Summer Term 2017: Second Expedition

Group A Second expedition was truly extraordinary. After an easy first day we hiked to our second (even more beautiful) location on day two. The trail leading up to our campsite was covered with overgrown wildflowers and the spot itself... « read more
July 24, 2017

Summer Term 2017: Life on Campus

This week at HMI started off strong with projects in our science and humanities classes. The humanities classes went to downtown Leadville in groups to interview   residents about their perspectives on the town. The project was called “Humans of Leadville,”... « read more
July 18, 2017

Summer Term 2017: “Another amazing week at HMI”

This week at HMI we studied Leadville’s comprehensive mining history and the effects that this had on the the town's culture. For humanities we visited the mining museum and an abandoned mine in preparation for a debate surrounding Leadville’s mining... « read more
May 26, 2017

Three Lake County High School Sophomores Receive Full Scholarships to HMI

Benney, Gonzales, & Reigel Receive HMI Merit Scholarships Lake County High School sophomores Ariel Benney and Bianca Gonzalez, and Abigail Reigel are the recipients of this year’s High Mountain Institute (HMI) merit scholarships. Benney, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Charles & Suzi Benney, will attend HMI this summer, Gonzales, daughter of Mr. & Mrs.... « read more
August 3, 2016

Summer Term 2016: 2nd Expedition

Expedition Group A On July 24th, Expedition Group A embarked on our final expedition of the HMI Summer Term 2016. Our group of nine had a heightened sense of confidence and excitement while preparing for the adventure. Things such as packing food... « read more
July 25, 2016

Summer Term 2016: “Moments of joy are everywhere”

Our feet were gradually turning white as we stood in the Arkansas River, picking our way carefully through the rushing stream and the slick rocks beneath the water. As we had learned in our Sense of Place science class, this... « read more