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Seen 'n Heard - Oct, 1991 Issue (page 1).

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Wilderness Crossroads June & July Courses Successful
Wilderness Crossroads, headquartered in Midlothian, Virginia, felt their June and July courses were very successful. As of August, they decided the "best option is to re-group and re-evaluate our marketing efforts. With this in mind, we have decided not to hold the courses scheduled for August, September and October. We will use this time to refine our marketing efforts and to evaluate the prospects for a program in 1992."

Hyde School Announces Development of Outpost Program
Gary Kent, formerly Dean of Students and faculty at Hyde School in Bath, Maine, announced the development of the Outpost Program as part of Wolfcreek Wilderness School. Mr. Kent, Executive Director of the Wolfcreek Wilderness School, which was founded in 1972 and headquartered in Blairsville, Georgia (404) 745-5553, says the Outpost Program is a 28-day wilderness experience designed for students to successfully complete and be re-admitted to their schools. It is designed for students (ages 14-18) who are about to be suspended or dismissed from their public and private schools.

DeSisto School Has Active Year
The last year has been very active for The DeSisto School in Massachusetts. The 12 step dorm went to several meetings and social events off campus, and the Culinary Dorm renovated Cherry's, the school-owned restaurant, getting ready for their Tanglewood friends for the summer. Students were involved in Dinner Theatre presentations of "Broadway In Love" and "New York, New York/And All That Jazz." Also, "Last Resort," a made-for-television movie filmed on location at DeSisto was broadcast last January on PBS/WMHX in Albany, New York.

Eagle Mountain Outpost Featured in One-Page Article
Eagle Mountain Outpost, in Sandpoint Idaho, was featured in a one-page article in the Lifestyle section of the North Idaho News Network, Sunday, September 15, 1991.

Wilderness Treatment Center Hosts Visit by Multi-Regional Group
Pete Anderson, Clinical Director of Wilderness Treatment Center in Western Montana tells me they hosted a visit by the 18 member MULTI-REGIONAL GROUP FOR NARCOTICS PREVENTION AND EDUCATION this August. This group includes members from Afghanistan, Antigua, Denmark, Egypt, Haiti, India, Israel, Jamaica, Malta, Nigeria, The Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, Sweden, Canada, and the Vatican, and were invited to the United States under the auspices of the INTERNATIONAL VISITOR PROGRAM of the U.S. INFORMATION AGENCY (USIA). Pete adds, "I personally enjoyed having this group visit and I'm sure we will see them again."

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