Student Life


Homecoming at The Out-of-Door Academy is an exciting weekend full of events for students, families, and alumni! The entire school community comes together for the festivities, which include a family picnic, football game, golf tournament, and the Homecoming Dance.

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  • All-School Family Picnic

    Friday, October 12, 5:00 - 7:00 pm
    Petrik Thunderdome & the Quad, Uihlein Campus
    Complimentary dinner and activities for the entire family. Families can enjoy a delicious catered meal, face painting, bounce houses, and great company! Vegetarian meal option will also available.
  • Varsity Football Game

    Friday, October 12, 7:00 pm
    Thunder Stadium, Uihlein Campus
    Cheer the Thunder on to victory as  they face off against Kennedy Catholic High School. Admission for adults is $5 and non-ODA students is $3. ODA students and alumni are FREE! Wear white to support the "white out." Order the official Homecoming T-shirt by Friday, September 21.

    We anticipate a large crowd will be on hand to cheer on the Thunder. Additional parking will be available at Lakewood Ranch Baptist Church, across the street from Thunder Stadium, with ODA shuttles continuously running to and from the game.
  • Thunder Golf Tournament

    Saturday, October 13, 7:30 am
    Esplanade Golf & Country Club, 12825 Malachite Drive, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34211
    The Thunder Athletic Club is hosting its annual Thunder Golf Tournament on October 13 at Esplanade Golf & Country Club. Your donation to our golf tournament helps supplement Out-of-Door's athletics programs. Learn more and register to play today at
  • Homecoming Dance

    Saturday, October 13
    Black Box Theater, Uihlein Campus
    Students in Grades 9-12, Semi-formal 
    Details coming soon.

The Out-of-Door Academy

LOWER SCHOOL |  Historic Siesta Key Campus  |  Pre-K – Grade 5
444 Reid Street, Sarasota, FL 34242  |  941-349-3223  |  Fax: 941-349-8133

  |  Uihlein Campus in Lakewood Ranch  |  Grades 6 – 8 |  Grades 9 – 12
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