Past Teachers' Comments!!
On Student Learning:
"They will leave with a strong sense of their environment... and greater value of teamwork."
"Probably the most memorable activity is climbing the Tower."
"I saw some of my kids succeed on the Tower and other activities I would never have guessed they would have done so weel in before Camp Highland."
"Great hands on activities and new experiences for the kids"
"Your program was a hands on version that supplemented our science curriculum and I think every experience they had will stick."
"Students had good opportunities to explore and discover on their own."
"[Our students will take away] a greater understanding and appreciation of nature, greater strength of self-esteem, closer relationships."
"We were pleased with all of the activities viewed because the students achieved goals they set for themselves and had to work as a team."
On Our Instructors:
"I appreciated their enthusiasm and caring."
"[The staff had] a good time yet always professional. It's a great communication to the student: having fun and being responsible simultaneously."
"Great, friendly, fun, motivated, organized staff members."
"The staff was fantastic! We really appreciated the enthusiasm of all involved."
"I think the Instructors did a great job this week. The children have a greater respect for the environment and themselves."
"Trail guides were very knowledgeable, funny, and easy for students to relate with."
"Cabin Instructors were very concerned and caring! They were sensitive to student needs and aware of personalities."
On the Camp Highland Experience:
"Students learn how and why they should care about the environment."
"Excellent experience, discipline and lessons for students. Wonderful experience for teachers, too!"
"Excellent experience. Students and myself learned a lot. Had much fun. Thank you for a great time."
"I think the teamwork of putting skits together is terrific. I appreciate the atmosphere I saw in the cabins."
"From delicious food, team building activities, and hikes - an awesome experience for these kids."
"The cabins had a homey atmosphere."
"The trails and trail lessons were great. The challenge course was really nice!! The snakes were amazing!!"
"The only thing that could have made it better was if it was warmer!"
"They LOVED IT!!!"