“Our children are stronger because of the amazing adventures they’ve had with Apogee over the last 8 summers!”

– Maria Stanton, Stamford, CT

“Annie feels as though she is now part of the Apogee “family.” She stepped outside of her comfort zone and had a great time!”

– Julie Politi, Columbus, OH

“We are so impressed with Apogee. You are talented, passionate, hardworking folks with a clear vision!”

– Margaret Beeler, Westport, CT

“Both leaders were exceptional: brilliant, sincere, and dedicated to making the world a better place. I am grateful Julian had them as leaders and role models.”

– Lesley Siegel, Port Washington, NY

“Lane raved about the whole experience – it was truly positive in every way!”

– Margo Garrison, Glen Ridge, NJ

“Two years running – the experience and opportunity has been great for our son!”

– Rebecca Champey, Lincoln, MA

“Matt’s leaders were awesome and a great mix of traits; they were responsible, friendly, encouraging, and cool!”

– Lisa Sommer, Larchmont, NY

“Rachel has talked about how much she grew personally. You guys hit it out of the park!”

– Laura Altman, San Marino, CA

“My Apogee trip was amazing! The experience made me a more positive, patient, and passionate person.”

– Lawton Ives, Chapel Hill, NC

“My Apogee leaders always made me feel safe – and they never failed to make me laugh. They were the best I could have ever asked for!”

– Julia Golfo, Pelham, NY

“The directors and staff at Apogee are amazing – unbelievably responsive and always willing to go the extra mile!”

– Jodi Wasserstein, Middlebury, CT

“As a family we felt cared for and well informed from beginning to end.”

– Jennifer Brant, Guiford, CT

“My ECC trip was the greatest experience of my life!”

– Jacob Grover, Quebec, Canada

“My leaders, Emily and Thomas, are some of the greatest people I have ever met!”

– Emily King, Huntersville, NC

“We love that Allyson developed a deep sense of community, friendship, and family on her trip.”

– Ellen Rychlak, Warrington, PA

“Fantastic! This was Hannah’s first experience like this and she loved it!”

– Elizabeth Darby, Palo Alto, CA

“My trip was challenging, beautiful, and genuinely fun – I admired my peers and my leaders were kind, supportive, and caring.”

– Eliot Mangeolle, Acton, MA

“My leaders were so skilled at keeping us safe and taking care of us both physically and emotionally!”

– Elaine Thut, Birmingham, MI

“This was the best week of my summer! I don’t think I could have had better leaders.”

– Drew Weinstock, Davidson, NC

“Claire loved her experience from start to finish. She came home proud and full of happy, funny stores – just what we hoped for!”

– Dana Foley, Baltimore, MD

“I enjoyed my trip more than I could have ever hoped. I loved the activities, I loved my leaders, and I loved the people!”

– Annelise Van Den Akker, Highland Park, IL

“My son came back happy and energized: he made great new friends and experienced new people, places and things!”

– Kathy Biberstein, Freeport, ME

“Emma had a phenomenal experience! As high as her expectations were at the outset, every one was met and even exceeded.”

– Randi Goetzinger, Weston, FL

“Alexa had a fabulous trip! She loved the leaders, the adventure, and the challenge each day held.”

– Rachel Greenfeld, Atlanta, GA

“Henry’s trip was everything we’d hoped for. He came home brimming with confidence – the sense of physical accomplishment was huge, but more importantly, he went off on his own for the first time, and came home with a tight community of friends.”

– Eloise Patterson, Lincoln, MA

“Jake’s Apogee experience was fabulous! He loved the challenge, the group social interactions, and service work. He clearly carries a little Apogee with him each day.”

– Tracy Ringgold Seem, Ridgefield, CT

“This was Ajed’s third Apogee trip and each time he returned more mature, independent, articulate, and happy!”

– Linda Hanway, Larchmont, NY

“From start to finish, our Apogee experience was top notch from the communication and responsiveness of the office, to the quality of the program and leaders. We couldn’t be happier!”

– Lenore Baker, Huntington, NY

“Alps Explorer was Daniel’s best Apogee trip to date! The physical challenge was exciting and rewarding, and he made such great connections with the kids in the group. He came home full of fun, exciting stories to share!”

– Doug Kramer, Concord, MA

“Once again, Apogee has proven to be by far the BEST organization that we have ever known!! Thanks for giving my children the best summers of their lives!!”

– Tali Kwatcher, Dover, MA

“Thank you, Apogee, for our third summer of the most uplifting, bonding, and supportive growth experiences we could imagine. Pure joy!!!”

– Alison Fife and Mario Teixiera, Wellesley, MA

“Katie had the best time! The teamwork, the food, the organization, and especially your leaders were all so impressive!”

– Jane Bernstein, Larchmont, NY

“We had high hopes – and the trip far surpassed our expectations. The best part was that Simon was able to bring his true self and find joy in every moment of the trip!”

– Alyssa Bigay, Concord, MA

“MCJ was a perfect introduction to a “sleep away” camp for Thomas. He came home more grown up and aware of his capabilities to do things for himself.”

– Elizabeth Sykes, Sewickley, PA

“Brilliant leaders, great fun, achievable but real challenge level. Samantha came away with a real sense of people, value, and mutual team achievement.”

– Alison Cowley, Sewickley, PA

“My leaders were enthusiastic, fun, and inclusive. They pushed us to do our best while being supportive and helpful. We all adored them!”

– Basil Frost, Somerville, MA

“You’ve set up a program that clearly instills confidence and independence in kids in a comfortable, respectful, and nurturing environment.”

– Jessica Travelstead, Litchfield, CT

“Both of Jenna’s Apogee trips have been unique, fun, exciting, and challenging. Thank you for giving her wonderful life experiences!

– Diane Lincoln, Indian Rocks Beach, FL

“Eli has had many summer group experiences, but Apogee was, by far, the most positive, challenging, and fun. He returned from his trip not only happy and strong, but with a confidence and awareness that has stayed with him. Keep up the great work!”

– Liz Knapp, Boulder, CO

“Apogee did an amazing job developing a sense of community and challenging my son physically and mentally. His experience was life changing!”

– Sharon Hindes, Westfield, NJ

“We are always so impressed with Jackson’s enthusiasm and excitement about everything he accomplishes with Apogee. He consistently comes back a better version of himself!”

– Madeleine Chasen, Mechanicsville, VA

“Gretchen’s leaders for the last two summers have been amazing. They have helped her to feel included and taught her valuable life skills and lessons.”

– Beth Langenbahn, Cincinnati, OH

“Very simply put – Apogee is the BEST!”

– Marci Frankenthaler, Scarsdale, NY

“We wouldn’t change a thing about Abigail’s experience! I think that as she reflects over the years about her summers growing up, this trip will be a real highlight.”

– Margaret Young, Pelham, NY

“Rachel had a fabulous time! What a great experience for her – to be away from the comforts of home, to realize that she could live well with so much less, to gain confidence, and to make new friends. She really, really enjoyed it! Thank you!”

– Lisa Blatt, Washington DC

“I absolutely loved my leaders, and I can’t think of two better role models. They were responsible, fun, and all around amazing people!”

– Jessie Kravet, Larchmont, NY

“John and Izzy were not just wonderful leaders, but they were fun and fantastic friends!”

– Rob Saburn, Basking Ridge, NJ

“Our entire experience with Apogee was great from start to finish. Every detail of the trip was so well thought out and accomplished.”

– Randi Goetzinger, Weston, FL

“The personal growth Ellie experienced, and the things she discovered about herself during her ACC trip are priceless. It’s amazing what can happen when life is stripped down to the basics and the noise of the media is silenced! A perfect environment for a child, or anyone, to blossom.”

– Laura Towle, St. Louis, MO

“Abby and Reuben were both amazing leaders. They were fun and entertaining and made us all feel like we were one big happy family!”

– Nova Ambrose, Freeport, Me