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Eckerd Youth Alternatives, Inc.
Camp E-Wen-Akee

at risk youth therapeutic programs


Improving the future, one child at a time


876 Root Pond Road
Benson, VT 05743

Tel: (802) 537-4101
Fax: (802) 537-4104

E-Mail: dpoehlein@eckerd.org

WWW:www.eckerd.org

School for At Risk Teen Boys:
Overview and Client Profile

Camp E-Wen-Akee is a year round residential wilderness therapeutic program, approved as an Independent School by VT DOE, that serves boys ages 12-17 experiencing difficulty in one or more of the following:

  • School performance and/or truancy;
  • Family and peer relationships;
  • Adhering to laws and societal norms;
  • Anger management
  • Substance abuse
  • History of traumatic events


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