It’s not too late to take advantage of this summer for treatment for your teen

With summer coming to a close, many families might be worried about the start of the school year. Especially for those teens who struggle with school – whether it be for academic or social/emotional reasons – this time of year can be especially challenging. It might feel for some like it is too late to […]

Why Traverse: A short-term, therapeutic boarding school

Summit Achievement was started in 1996 as a one-of-a-kind, therapeutic program offering a hybrid model. Students go to an accredited, highly individualized school for three days, and then head out into our vast field area for weekly, adventure therapy -style “expos.”  After a decade of Summit Achievement, we realized there was something missing from the […]

Why today’s teens need more support than ever

Why Today’s Teens Need More Support Than Ever  Current High school students (13-18 years old), were approximately 4th-8th graders when the COVID Pandemic broke out in 2020. At the time, these students were making the critical jump from Elementary schools to Middle and High Schools. At that pivotal stage of development, school is the focal […]

Adventure Therapy and Anxiety

Since 1996 Summit Achievement has helped young people and their families address the challenges of mental health issues. In the last decade of our operations, Summit has seen a surge in requests for help for young people struggling with anxiety and other related disorders. Summit continues to craft our treatment program to meet the ongoing […]