Contact Info

Shannon Palentchar, Admissions Director

Admissions and Main Office:

Admissions Director: Shannon Palentchar

Admissions Phone:(207) 447-9450

Office Phone: (207) 697-2020

Fax: (207) 697-2021


Mailing Address:
69 Deer Hill Road
Stow, ME 04037

Our Admissions Director, Shannon Palentchar, is standing by to take your call.

Being a small company, it is possible that you will get her voicemail.  Please do not be deterred!  Leave a message and she will call you back shortly.  Or, you can fill out the contact information below and she will reach out at her earliest convenience.

We feel it is important that you can put a face to the kind voice you will hear over the phone as she guides you through the admissions process.

Shannon has been working with families for over 15 years and we are confident that you will feel supported and validated during this challenging process. Shannon received her Bachelor’s degree from Appalachian State University. She has been working with adolescents and their families for over 15 years in a variety of settings including adventure guiding, wilderness therapy, therapeutic boarding, and residential treatment.

Shannon has facilitated the role of admissions for a therapeutic program working with adolescent boys and also a residential treatment facility for young adult women. Shannon loves the outdoors and associated adventure sports and enjoys teaching her young daughter about the joys of nature.

Some of her favorite hobbies include hiking, camping, kayaking, skiing, snowboarding, and making jewelry.  You can read a blog she wrote about moving to New England to work for Summit here.

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