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The following are excerpts from our 2012 evaluations filled out by Overland parents and students at the conclusion of the summer. Please don't hesitate to contact our office at 413-458-9672 for local or trip-specific references.

"Harmon loves Overland—great leaders and good, positive challenges. You never have a worry that your kid isn't being challenged, cared for, heard or generally having a good time."–Mariet Westerman, New York, New York

“After 11 programs taken by our three children, Overland somehow still manages to exceed all our expectations.”–Pam Stone, Summit, New Jersey

“Overland is the best part of every summer.”–Sophie Krakoff, New York, New York

“I don't know what magic you brew, but it's potent. Great organization, top to bottom!”–Phyllis Fulton, Charlotte, North Carolina

“You do an excellent job of finding smart, fun, funny, interesting leaders. They are wonderful role models and are trained to make each trip memorable.”–Lisa Zimble, Venice, California 

"Going on Overland trips is what I look forward to during the school year. The leaders are incredible, the sites are beautiful, and it is just so much fun!"–Carolyn Osborne, Carmel, Indiana

“We are convinced that Overland provides the best organized trips to challenge our girls in a positive way.”–Michael and Monique Turco, Grosse Pointe, Michigan

“After a total of eight Overland trips by our two boys, we remain thrilled by each and every experience. Each time our sons have come back changed in the best possible way.”–Lauren Glant, New York, New York

“My leaders were amazing! They definitely know how to keep the group laughing and having fun while working hard at the same time.”–Sophie Gerry, Williamstown, Massachusetts

“Both of our boys have enjoyed Overland programs tremendously. We like the small groups, the fabulous office support and the wonderful sense of confidence and accomplishment with which the kids return.”–Ellen McAllister, McLean, Virginia

“Thank you for giving me the best summer of my life!”–Nina Church, New Canaan, Connecticut

“This is clearly a first-rate outfit, staffed by quality people, from the leaders to the office staff. Everyone helped make Nicholas’ first time away from home a happy, memorable, growth experience. Thank you to everyone at Overland, and we will be back next summer!”–Amy Van Buren, Fairfield, Connecticut

“My expectations were exceeded, especially with the communication before, during and after the trips.”–Shirra Stone, New Paltz, New York

“From the office staff to the trip leaders, Overland is just an exceptional, highly professional and extremely personalized experience. Sophia loved it.”–Suzanna Weintraub, Ardmore, Pennsylvania

"I have made lifelong friends with my Overland peers.”–Melanie Andrews, Dallas, Texas

“Leaders were outstanding. Staff support when I called with questions was excellent. A wonderful experience from beginning to end. Thank you!”–Mary Ittelson, Chicago, Illinois

“Overland is the right blend of great leaders, fun, challenging and rewarding trips.”–Parke Cooper, Atlanta, Georgia

“Overland was a tremendous confidence booster for both of our daughters.”–Carolyne Wass, Princeton, New Jersey

“Overland has presented me with the greatest challenges of my life, but also the best groups of people and leaders to conquer them.” –Josie Persson, Summit, New Jersey

"Your programs are fantastic! Our children talk about them with such enthusiasm and excitement for months after. We look forward to many more Overland adventures!”–Terry Estes, Moose Pass, Alaska

“We chose Overland for the outstanding adventurous programs which build independence, self-awareness and leadership.”–Sheryl Ebert, Chaska, Minnesota

“You exceeded our expectations. Everyone connected to the program was available, helpful, patient, understanding and tolerant. Andy had an outstanding time and will definitely be back next year. Thank you!”–Michelle Pass, Winnetka, Illinois

“Overland is a top notch organization with caring leaders and office staff. I appreciate the sense of community created within each individual trip.”–Lisa Gershenfeld, Voorhees, New Jersey

“Overland offers exceptional teen programs with such high quality trips and high standards.”–Kris and Judy Strohbehn, Norwich, Vermont

"Thank you Overland team for giving Griffin great summer experiences over the past several years. He always has such an amazing time."–Susan Tinevez, Burlington, Ontario

“Both of my children have returned from Overland trips more confident, mature and self-assured. The leaders are excellent, fun, professional and understanding.”–Jodi Lerner, Cold Spring Harbor, New York

“Overland is the high point of our daughters’ summers every year!”–Helen Hamel, Wellesley, Massachusetts

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