How Can Adirondack Peak Experience Transform Lives?

Our mission is to heal, inspire and prepare—to unlock the potential of each of our students…to spark an interest in the world around them…and to prepare them for their journey into adulthood.


Our Student Profile

Adirondack Peak Experience is a short-term (8-12 weeks) adventure and wilderness treatment program for adolescent males. We carefully screen each prospective student to ensure he is a good fit for our program.

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Our Clinical Approach

Our approach is based on the Transtheoretical Model of Change (TTM), better known as the “Stages of Change,” developed by James Prochaska, Ph.D., of the University of Rhode Island—an evidence-based, well-researched model of facilitating the process of change.

Learn about The Stages of Change


Our Adirondack Property

Adirondack Peak Experience is located in the heart of the Olympic region near Lake Placid, New York, and consists of two properties close to each other, including a base of operations on 650 acres of pristine wilderness.

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Our Experienced Team

We specialize in helping students and their families get through the most difficult period in the their lives by using our years of experience and a deep commitment to heal, inspire and prepare.

Meet our Team