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Campus Map and Facilities

Highlights of Our Facilities

Our 250-acre campus is set in the beautiful White Mountains of New Hampshire. We are just over two hours from Boston, in an area that has historically attracted tourists and outdoor enthusiasts. Highlights of White Mountain's campus includes a brand new dorm constructed and opened in 2020, the Catherine Houghton Arts Center, the Fred Steele Science Center, an impressive fitness center with a 3,500-square-foot climbing wall, a "black box"-style theater, a quad of four dormitories, a small farm, and the hub of campus: McLane Building.

Our campus also includes trails for hiking, mountain biking, and running, a swimming hole, and Hood's Hill—the perfect place for sledding, skiing, or snowboarding in the winter and lounging, garden games, or studying in warmer seasons.

Students playing soccer on Edge Field.
Solar Field and Edge Field (located near the west and east entrances of West Farm Road, respectively) are where students spend time practicing or playing soccer, lacrosse, baseball, or softball. Edge Field is home to our new archery course, and both fields are two of the best spaces for stargazing throughout the year due to their isolation from the street and building lights on campus—you can even make out the Milky Way!

The Beverly Selinger Buder Climbing Wall and bouldering cave.

Our 3,000-square-foot, 38-foot tall Beverly Selinger Buder Climbing Wall has a rope climbing section with 13 toprope anchors with an average of 32 climbing routes, ranging in difficulty from 5.2-5.12d. The Buder Climbing Wall also features a 500-square-foot bouldering area, which includes a seamless ground pad system and an average of 32 boulder problems for more skill-building and fun.

Black Box Theater.

The Black Box Theater is home to theatrical productions, including student-written and directed plays.

Art studio in the Catherine Houghton Arts Center.

The Catherine Houghton Arts Center, opened in 2014, houses our dance, music, and visual arts studios. The building is designed to have net-zero energy use through a geothermal heating and cooling system and a rooftop solar array.

A student practicing in Creative Edge Dance Studio.
White Mountain owns and operates a full-scale dance studio—Creative Edge—which is open to the public and teaches more than 100 dancers. There are performance opportunities in two full-length ballets, an annual recital, and regular competitions for company members. Creative Edge is located on the first floor of the Catherine Houghton Arts Center.

Entrance to our organic farm.

Our organic farm produces multiple varieties of vegetables, fruits, and berries and includes two additional indoor growing spaces. We also have a Sugar Shack, and each spring, we tap the maple trees on campus to turn into some of the best maple syrup around. In spring 2019 alone, 200 gallons of sap was collected! Syrup and other produce from The Farm are shared with the community or even featured at our Harvest Dinner during Fall Family and Alumnae/i Weekend.

Community members using the exercise machines in the gym.

The fitness center includes a basketball court, various cardio and strength machines, an Olympic-grade trampoline, and our 3,500-square-foot Beverly Selinger Buder Climbing Wall.

A science class in the Fred Steele Science Center.

The Fred Steele Science Center, opened in 2006, was designed as a net-zero energy use facility. It is outfitted with four well-equipped classroom laboratories, science faculty offices, a solar energy system, and composting toilets.

A student using a 3D printer in the I^3 Lab.
Opened in the fall of 2019 in collaboration with the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth, the I^3 Lab is home of Northern Horizons, our FIRST Robotics team, and space for all students to build and explore with our digital fabrication tools and woodshop.

Morning Meeting in Lovejoy Chapel.

Depending on the season, we gather in one of these two places for Morning Meetings, presentations, community events, and performances. Lovejoy Chapel is connected to the McLane Building via a glass hallway, while the Ruhl Family Amphitheater is on the exterior of the Catherine Houghton Arts Center.

Students studying in McGoldrick Library and Research Center.

An open, airy, and vibrant learning commons with space for research, independent study, and small group discussion that supports our academic focus on student-driven inquiry.

Students walking out of McLane Building in fall.

McLane Building—often colloquially referred to as "the Main Building"—is the heart of campus. Here you will find classroom space; the Inquiry, Innovation, and Impact Lab (I^3 Lab); McGoldrick Library and Research Center; the Dining Hall; the student lounge; and faculty, staff, and administrative offices.

A group of students hiking up to Hill House, the first dorm in the Residential Quad from the eastern entrance of West Farm Road.

Home to our four dormitories: Burroughs, Carter, Hill House (pictured above), and the New Dorm. Faculty residences are located within or adjacent to each dormitory, and the first floor of Hill House contains the Office of Admission.

Meet the Facilities Management and Operations Leadership and Support Team