Features and Benefits

November 23, 2018 Off By admin

INDIVIDUALIZED ACADEMICS
Average class size: 7 (compared to 12 in other private, boarding schools)
Teacher/Student ratio is 1:5
Highly skilled teachers who are developed in teaching boys; all are Christians, certified and 90% hold advanced degrees
More structure than other boarding schools
Male only
Discussion-style format
Leaning center tutoring – for focus and study skills
Language lab/library
Chemistry and Biology lab
PRACTICAL LEARNING: TUTORIALS AND CLUBS
CHA provides many engaging, practical and fun learning opportunities called Clubs. In addition to 1:1 academic tutorials by skilled professionals, student may also participate in additional indoor or outdoor clubs in art, athletics and academics such as weightlifting, the CHA Chess Team, computer building, creative writing, film, philosophy, model building, Agriculture and Farming, Chorale, skeet shooting, Drum Corps and the Cavaliers Rifle Drill Team. Don’t see your favorite skill listed? Why not initiate a club!
ADVENTURE: OUTDOOR RECREATION
Where else does school offer a boy the opportunity to spend his free time hunting, fishing, farming, hiking or camping?
Special events planned throughout the year include Luau, Cardboard Canoe Race, Dorm Olympics, Paintball, Alumni Day, Founders Day, Birthday Parties, Movie Night, Bowling Competition etc.
Voluntary participation in the Corps of Cadets
Voluntary Military Training Program (Corps only). The 80-hour Crusader Challenge (designed after the Army Rangers Training)
SOCIAL/SPIRITUAL
Students are assigned to a mentor group lead by Christian faculty
Students attend 4 devotions, 1 chapel and 2 Sunday services each week
Students memorize Scripture verses and the Westminster Shorter Catechism as part of their cumulative GPA
LEADERSHIP TRAINING, DEVELOPMENT AND EXPERIENCE
Christian discipleship
More supervision and accountability
Nearly all students are boarding; fewer interruptions to the structure
Routine helps young men focus and learn self-discipline more quickly
Biblical Correction: comprehensive reward and demerit program
Obedience to policy is tethered to obedience to God
Accountability and Self-Discipline are priority
Limited and highly controlled access to the internet
No cell phones
Limited TV/movies/video games
ADVENTURE SUMMER PROGRAM
Adventure Summer School (rising 7th-12th grades)
Adventure Camp (rising 6th-8th grades)
BENEFITS
70% of the total enrollment are at or above a 3.0 GPA
35% at or above a 3.7
High retention and parent satisfaction
College-bound seniors score 6 points higher than the nation’s average on the ACT (25)
Most CHA graduates attend college or after graduation
Graduates matriculate to the nation’s top colleges, universities and Service Academies
Competitive enrollment fee
PHYSICAL FEATURES:
Chamberlain-Hunt is located 27 miles south of Vicksburg, and 37 miles north of Natchez on U.S. Highway 61 in rural Mississippi. The campus is approximately 200 acres in size. There is a 70-acre wilderness training facility adjacent to campus with two paintball courses, a climbing and rappelling tower, a 30-yard pistol and rifle range, a fitness trail, two confidence courses, and a 4.5-acre fishing pond.

2 obstacle courses
Climbing and rappelling tower
30-yeard pistol and rifle range
4-acre pond
Large in-ground pool
Athletic Pavilion: 3 basketball courts
2 tennis courts
2 beach volleyball courts
Canteen/Game Room for recreation and relaxation
Weight training facility:
Free weights, cardio equipment, pneumatic circuit training equipment
Division A Athletics
Cross Country, 2011, 2012, 2013 State Title
JV and Varsity Basketball, 2009 State Runner-up
Tennis program: 2013 State Title
JV and Varsity Soccer
JV and Varsity Track
Golf