Thanksgiving at Chrysalis

By chry_admin / November 29, 2011 / Comments Off on Thanksgiving at Chrysalis

Thanksgiving is one of the most festive times of the year at Chrysalis. Food, family, football, games and music all contribute to this fun weekend. The holiday provides families the opportunity to spend precious time with their daughters, as well as meet with their daughter’s teachers and the clinical staff. This year, the weekend officially…

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Arts Opportunities at Chrysalis

By chry_admin / November 14, 2011 / Comments Off on Arts Opportunities at Chrysalis

This fall, Chrysalis has been offering multiple arts opportunities for students, including dance and music classes. These classes provide space, time, and instruction for girls to learn new skills or further develop existing skills. Music opportunities include piano lessons and guitar lessons, as well as a general class that gives students time to practice any…

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2011 Chrysalis Soccer Season

By chry_admin / November 9, 2011 / Comments Off on 2011 Chrysalis Soccer Season

Guest post from Chrysalis Soccer Coach Carrie Peters: The 2011 Chrysalis Soccer season was a season of growth and improvement. With 24 players on the team, we had a wide variety of experience and skill. Our team captains were all experienced Chrysalis soccer players who lead the team on and off the field. We had…

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Adventure travel

By chry_admin / October 11, 2011 / Comments Off on Adventure travel

Over the years, groups from Chrysalis have taken international adventure trips to locations across the globe. These optional trips help our girls develop a greater awareness and appreciation of other cultures as they perform service work in places like schools, orphanages and parks. Students have the option of earning academic credit for participating in these…

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Association for Experiential Education

By chry_admin / October 4, 2011 / Comments Off on Association for Experiential Education

Chrysalis is a member of the Association for Experiential Education, a nonprofit professional organization that works to further experiential education. AEE was founded in the seventies and now has more than 1,500 members in 35 countries worldwide, according to AEE. AEE has eight regions in North America and Chrysalis is part of the Northwest Region.…

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Soccer at Chrysalis

By chry_admin / October 3, 2011 / Comments Off on Soccer at Chrysalis

Athletics are an important part of the Chrysalis experience. Our team travels to play other female teams in places like Whitefish, Montana. Soccer teaches Chrysalis students important lessons like the value of teamwork and the value of getting better at something through practice. The sport helps the girls bond and stimulates their communication skills as…

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Chrysalis presence on social networks

By chry_admin / September 29, 2011 / Comments Off on Chrysalis presence on social networks

Keep up with the latest developments at Chrysalis School by connecting with us on social networks. Our Facebook page includes photos albums of the Chrysalis campus, adventures trips and international service work. We encourage you to post comments on our wall about your Chrysalis experience. We use our Twitter feed to tweet about things like…

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Family style living

By chry_admin / September 27, 2011 / Comments Off on Family style living

Students at Chrysalis School live family style in one of three buildings on our campus. Living with a dozen other teens, the students learn responsibility by performing daily chores, completing home work in different academic subjects and keeping physically fit. Each student confronts their personal obstacles that have made it difficult for them to excel…

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NATSAP membership

By chry_admin / September 20, 2011 / Comments Off on NATSAP membership

Our school is a full member of the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NATSAP). NATSAP was founded in 1999 to serve as a nationwide resource to assist programs that work with young people who are facing emotional and behavioral challenges, according to NATSAP. The organizations is governed by a volunteer board of directors that’s…

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A Simpler Life

By chry_admin / September 15, 2011 / Comments Off on A Simpler Life

Students at Chrysalis School experience a simpler lifestyle without some of the technologies that can often distract them at home. The beautiful, remote setting ofnorthwestern Montana is a far cry from the large cities where many of the students have been raised. Instead of talking on cellphones or playing video games, Chrysalis students spend their…

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