Clubs & Activities

 
Sailing Club
The purpose of this club is to teach the fundamentals of sailing to enthusiastic persons with no previous sailing experience.  All participants are required to actively participate in sailing a boat which includes handling lines, raising and lowering sails, trimming sails, and steering the boat.  It is our objective to provide each participant with a positive hands-on sailing experience and participation in the actual operation of the boat is essential.  Upon successful completion of the initial club season, most students will be capable of sailing a boat in light to moderate wind conditions or crewing for others in most wind conditions.
 
 
Fishing Club
 
Target Shooting Club
Students will learn to safely handle, load and shoot firearms under the instruction of a licensed trainer.  The types of firearms to be used include pistols, rifles and shotguns. 
 
Rock Climbing Club
Students will learn the art of rock climbing from certified instructors at a rock climbing center. Rock climbing is open to students of all ability levels. It is a fun and exciting way to engage in an active type of fitness.  Students climb at their own pace, and can choose to take things easy or challenge themselves with harder routes and problems. Two types of climbing are offered: bouldering and top-roping. 
 
Debate Club
Students will improve their ability to research and organize information, think critically, and speak in public.  They will learn the basics of argumentation and debate through regular team practices and competition.
 
Baking Club
Students bake delicious baked goods and sell them to raise money for money for various community needs. 
 
National Honor Society
The National Honor Society recognizes outstanding OCS high school students.  It is more than just an honor roll, NHS honors students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Service and Character.  Membership is by invitation.
 
Book Club
Students select a book that the entire Book Club reads and then discusses. 
 
Bowling Club
This fun, social and challenging club is open to all skill levels. 
 
Culinary Arts Club
Students learn how to cook recipes from countries around the world and learn about  their cultures  and traditions. 
 
Environmental Club
The Environmental club is a group of concerned students that are committed to raising awareness about environmental issues, and to reducing our environmental impact as individuals, a school community, and as citizens of the world.
 
Fitness Club
This club promotes fitness through exercise, nutrition and body building. 
 
International Club
This club was formed to promote global awareness at Orangewood.  Since Orangewood now hosts many international students, this club was created  to develop international cultural experiences as well as social and educational events. 
 
Fine Art Appreciation and Critique Club
The purpose of this club is to enlighten and expand the curious minds of passionate art students on the past and present artistic masterpieces, including but not limited to music, paintings, and sophisticated culture.  
 
Spirit Club
This club promotes school spirit  through advertising and supporting school events.
 
Chess Club
This club offers instruction and competition to challenge each player to become better.  The club consists of practices, matches and tournaments.