The Arete Project offers innovative, affordable educational programs designed to prepare young people for lives of thoughtful leadership and dedicated service.

The Blue Ridge Session

The Blue Ridge Session is an eight-week long program for college-aged women held each summer in Celo, North Carolina. The 2017 program will be held between June 18th and August 12th, 2017.

The Arete Project creates a close-knit educational community embedded in the natural world. Structured around the three pillars of academics, labor and self-governance, our programs prepare students for lives of service to humanity and the world.