Academy at Sisters Boarding School Builds Accessible Trail

The students at the Academy at Sisters Boarding School recently completed an ADA Accessible trail at Rosland Campground, La Pine, Oregon
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Sept. 29, 2009 - PRLog -- The students at the Academy at Sisters Boarding School recently completed an ADA Accessible trail for local residents. They accomplished this task while learning “outside the box” with hands on experiences, and lots of off-campus adventures.
   
Rosland Campground, in La Pine Oregon, is part of the La Pine Park and Recreation Department and has been unfunded until four months ago.  The students built a trail, in hopes that it would be accessible to all who visit the park.  The trail is about a mile long, is wheel-chair accessible, and has five access points.  For six weeks the students dug up Manzanita, pruned trees, and created a level surface for the trail.  The trail is a beautiful, peaceful place where anyone can enjoy a nature walk.  

“The most inspirational thing for me was when I was out in the community, the LaPine residents would come up and tell me how excited they were for the opening of the trail, and that they had a place for their families to walk and be together,”  noted Maia, one of the student trail builders.

The Academy at Sisters offers a comprehensive personal growth program that focuses on changing at-risk behaviors. http://www.academyatsisters.org/girls-boarding-school-phi...

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About the Academy at Sisters
The Academy at Sisters is the northwest’s premier therapeutic boarding school for at-risk girls between the ages of 13-19, located in beautiful Bend, Oregon. The Academy utilizes evidenced based programming, is licensed by the State of Oregon, accredited with the Northwest Association of Accredited Schools, and registered with the Oregon Department of Education. The Academy is also certified to accept girls from other countries through United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The Academy teaches girls to “think about how they think”, and take responsibility for the choices they make. For more information on the Academy please contact Chesley or Denise at 1.800.910.0412. http://www.academyatsisters.org/
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