Join Talisman Semesters

Talisman Semesters serves a limited number of students who meet our Student Profile .  It is important to ensure the right fit and community size in order to best help our students.
This can be an incredible, powerful, life-changing experience for our students and their families back home, and we work hard to build a positive learning environment for all.

StudentsCopy of PAGE 11 HIKE are encouraged to enroll at the beginning of the semester to benefit from the full curriculum and earn full academic credit.  Many students stay for two semesters in order to complete a school year and better integrate their many improved social skills.


Admission Dates:

Fall 2015: August 31 – December 18, 2015

Spring 2015:  January 11 – April 30, 2016

Spring Expedition:  May 1 – 14, 2016


Steps to Admission

  1. Contact Robiyn Mims, Admissions Director, at 1-828-697-6313 to ensure your child is a good match and that we have openings available.
  2. We welcome you to come for a visit and meet our students and staff.
  3. Complete an Application.
  4. Submit a deposit and set arrival dates.    Please contact us for additional information about tuition and reimbursement possibilities.