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Cumming Nature Center > Walden Project

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The Walden Project seeks students who are curious, care about our world, and want to engage in learning through individual exploration and group collaboration. Apply today to become a part of the Walden community during your year of discovery!

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To apply for admission to The Walden Project, please fill out the application via the link below.

Once your application is submitted, you will be notified by program staff to set up an interview. Accepted students will receive access to enrollment documents and the financial aid application upon acceptance into the program. A non-refundable $250 deposit will be due upon enrollment.

Please email Andy Webster at awebster@rmsc.org with inquiries.

Important dates: 

April 15: Early Bird Deadline
Applicants who have submitted complete enrollment documents and the $250 desposit by April 15, 2022 will receive an Early Bird Discount of $200.

July 1: Financial Aid Applications Due
Financial Aid Applications must be submitted by July 1, 2022 to be considered for the 2022-2023 school year. Financial Aid announcements will be made by July 15, 2022.

August 1: Enrollment Deadline
Final day to submit Walden enrollment documents and a desposit for the 2022-2023 school year.

TUITION INFORMATION & FINANCIAL AID

Tuition for one year of The Walden Project – NY is $7,200. Tuition payments are split into monthly payments of approximately $720 (monthly payment amounts may vary based on discounts and/or financial aid).

Discounts
Early Bird Discount (April 15, 2022): $200 off
RMSC Members/Pines Pass Members: $50 off 

Financial Aid
Financial Aid is available to reduce the cost of tuition. Scholarship amounts are determined based on need, but all applications and situations will be considered. Scholarships will be awarded based on funds available and may cover a portion of or all program fees.

The financial aid application deadline for the 2022-2023 school year is July 1, 2022. Scholarship applications are made available upon acceptance into the program.

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TRY WALDEN

Walden holds events throughout the year to answer questions and allow prospective students to experience the program. Join us for an Information Session or Open House this spring, or register for a week-long session of the Walden Summer Experience this summer. 

Still have questions? Connect with our Lead Teacher, Andy Webster, at awebster@rmsc.org.