Wake, Personal Hygiene, Breakfast
Black Mountain Academy students learn age appropriate self-care routine as a means of starting their day poised to succeed.
An opportunity to learn in ways that accentuate each student’s strengths in order to build self-efficacy, confidence, and a passion for learning.
Group Therapy or Individual Therapy
A chance to work toward personal goals and make deeper, more meaningful connections with peers.
Healthy nutrition with a chance to connect socially, enjoy respite mid-day, and refuel for the remainder of the afternoon.
Small classrooms and a variety of learning models support each students needs.
Accessing all that Black Mountain has to offer within walking distance from school. Students will have structured exercise routines combined with other options that include trail running, walking, disc golf, tennis, soccer, basketball, and calisthenics.
Healthy meals with an emphasis on locally sourced produce and time spent in community around a common table.
Student Directed Time
This is a time where our students can call parents, relax, do homework, participate in social groups, yoga, and other on-campus activities.
Community service projects provide opportunities to practice empathy, social skills, and to give back to the local community. Staff and students work together to identify sites that are fun, engaging, and expand one’s education.
Students will have the chance to help plan and prepare some of the meals. This life skill will help build self-confidence and encourage healthy eating habits.
Each week students will have a chance to participate in both structured and unstructured recreation. Some of these experiences will be adventure trips that expand upon student’s educational and vocational interests.
Chores and Housework
Maintaining a clean and ordered space is another means of self-care we teach our students while developing routine, life skills, responsibility, and organization.
Music and Art
Staff and students will jointly plan arts and music outings. These may range from a walk to the local Center for the Arts for a pottery class, attending local theatre productions, or touring art exhibits throughout the Asheville area.
A time for self-care, fun, and reconnection with peers. Students will have supportive staff available 24 hours a day.