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Seen 'n Heard -  May 2001 Issue (page 2)

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OPENINGS AT ELK RIDGE HOME
(April 12, 2001) Kevin J. Bernatz, Administrator of the Elk Ridge Home, Sweet, Idaho, 208-584-3439, kevnatz@juno.com, a home-style secure ranch environment for up to 18 boys ages 12 through 17, announced several spaces will be opening up in the near future for boys needing a change through a structure that teaches responsibility and insight.

WILDERNESS OPPORTUNITIES
(April 12, 2001) David Green, President and Founder of Wilderness Opportunities, Crested Butte, Colorado, 970-349-2590, http: //www.wildernessopp.com/2001_wo_Wilderness
_therapy_program.html,
wildernessopportunities@hotmail.com, announced their 21-day Wilderness Therapy Program will start July 30 and go through August 19. This low cost wilderness program is designed for 8 youth ages 14-18, and is for “youth struggling in their home, school, or community.”

RELOCATION
(April 13, 2001) Ann Sloan, Avery Sloan, Laurie Bosin, and Lisa Reid announced they have moved to a new office, with the following new address and phone number: Triange Educational Planners, 851 Washington St., Raleigh, North Carolina 27605, 919- 828-2828, asloan@mindspring.com.

KING GEORGE SCHOOL SUMMER PROGRAM
(April 17, 2001) Heather Roeder, Admissions Counselor for King George School, Sutton Vermont, 800-218-5122, www.kinggeorgeschool.com, announced their summer adventure program for boys will start June 24 and will conclude August 5. It will consist of a one week preparation on the campus, followed by a five week, 807 mile bike ride through Newfoundland.

BLUE HILLS ACADEMY GRADUATION
(April 18, 2001) Sonja Fullwood, Ex. Dir. of Blue Hills Academy, Dewey, Arizona, 520-632-0858, www.teenacademy.org, rhino@teenacademy.org, a school for boys graduated their first student who had been at the school for 18 months. This all boys school is 1 ½ hours north of Phoenix, and serves boys ages 12-17. The upper level boys are preparing a hike with their fathers at Havasupi Falls (Grand Canyon) in July.

VISIT THE MONTCALM SCHOOL VIRTUALLY
(April 20, 2001) Sue Stuever Battel, Public Relations Coordinator for The Montcalm School, Albion, Michigan, (517) 629-5591 x 429, announced that professionals, parents and children can now visit The Montcalm School without actually traveling to Albion, Michigan. The program’s web site offers a full virtual tour at www.montcalmschool.org, complete with photographs. On the site, you’ll also find information about The School’s therapeutic milieu, its core values, an online student/family handbook, admissions information and much more. For more, contact Harry Wilson, Dean of Students, at wilsonh@montcalmschool.org, (866) 244-4321.

JOHN PADGETT HONORED
(April 20, 2001) Rosemary McKinnon, Admissions for Montana Academy, Marion Montana, 406-858-2339, announced their new lodge was dedicated to honor John Padgett, an early CEDU School founder who passed away July 19, 2000 (Woodbury Reports, August 2000, Issue # 72, Seen ‘N Heard p. 32).

NWB ADVENTURES OFFERS SUMMER CAMPING/HIKING TRIP
(April 26, 2001) NWB ADVENTURES East Burke, Vermont (802-723-4202 janehamil@hotmail.com), announced Nathan W. Boston and Carla Nomaiia, founding faculty of King George School, will be taking 8 young people on an adventure in northern New England. This hiking camping trip for adolescents ages 14-18 in the White Mountains and Acadia National Park will run from June 30, 2001 to August 4, 2001.

LARRY WELLS CELEBRATES 30 YEARS OF WILDERNESS EDUCATION
(April 30, 2001) Anngela Ritter, daughter of Larry Wells, founder of Wilderness Quest, Monticello, Utah, 435-587-2801, www.wildernessquest.com, announced May 16, 2001 as the 30th anniversary of Larry Wells’ activities “conducting outdoor survival treatment programs and counseling individuals.” A section of Woodbury Reports, Inc. web site, Strugglingteens.com http://www.strugglingteens.com has been set aside for tributes from his daughter and people who have been touched by Larry’s work in the wilderness in honor of this anniversary.

CORRECTION
(April 16, 2001) Chuck Selent, (picture in April 2001 Seen n’Heard, #80) reminded us he is the Coordinator of North Idaho Transports for CEDU.

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