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WHAT CAMPERS SAY ABOUT AIM HIGH

“This is one of the best things that ever happened to me!” D.H., Buffalo, NY

“Aim High has again united me with some of the best people I may ever meet. Thank you Jen & Dave. I’ll not forget you.” K.H., Homer, NY

“At first I was nervous because I came alone but I made so many great friends that I felt right at home. Aim High was the most fun I had all summer.” M.K., Cortland, NY

“I can't believe it’s been 5 whole years! You two have been amazing. You're camp has made such an impact not only on my running, but on my life. And I know that I'm not the only one because I see it in everyone who walks away from Aim High. The girls on my team can't stop talking about it. All year we talk about how we can't wait to go back to Aim High. Your staff is so helpful. Everyone there makes themselves available to give each camper individual attention. It's like you've got your own private group of some of the best coaches available. And I just wanted to tell you that your camp has been a huge success. I have so many great memories that I am taking away from my 5 years at Aim High. I don't think I'll ever run out of things to smile about. So thanks...for 5 amazing years! I love you guys!” M.S., Snyder, NY

“I LOVE YOU GUYS!” M.H., Homer, NY

“Thanks for a great week. You really went out of your way to make sure everyone had fun and learned lots!” S.F., Pittsford, NY

“You guys are the two most likable people I have ever met. I may not take running further than high school or college but I feel that the time I spent at Aim High was an experience I will remember forever.” S.S., Dewitt, NY

“This was the most amazing camp ever. I made so many new friends who also love running.” E.E., Marietta, NY

“I was scared to coming here but it turned out to be so much fun and everyone was nice. Thanks for the great week!” M.E., Newfield, NY

“This was my third year and let me just say that camp keeps getting better and better each year. I really cannot even begin to thank you guys enough for all that you’ve done. My experiences have been unforgettable. Dave and Jen, you two are probably the most kind-hearted, genuine people I have ever met in my entire life and you are so perfect together. You guys do an incredible job running this camp. Keep it up and I love you!!!” N.J., Cicero, NY

“Aim High is more of a running family than a running camp.” C.M., Homer, NY

“We love you Jen and Dave! Thanks for another awesome week at camp!” S.S., Skaneateles, NY

“Aim High was the most fun I’d had in a while. ROCK ON!” M.H., Marcellus, NY

“Thanks so much for a great week. I can’t wait until next year! Runners love Aim High.” A.H., Pittsford, NY

“Wow, another year! Each year is better than the last. I don’t know what I would do without this camp. Dave and Jen, I don’t know how you do it but I am soooooo glad you do!” H.W., Homer, NY

“I can’t wait for next year.” A.W., Skaneateles, NY

“No camp is any better than Aim High. You could never compare. It’s like a second home.” A.K., Barneveld, NY

“This place taught me discipline and how to have fun at the same time. I’ll never forget it Thank you. I love you guys!” S.M., Cortland, NY

“I had the absolute best time. I only wish I had come sooner! Thank you so much Jen and Dave!” R.V., Skaneateles, NY

“I can’t even describe how much fun I had this week. Aim High made running have a purpose for me. I can’t thank the staff enough. This is the best week of everyone’s summer!” A.S., Clay, NY

“This is the one week I look forward to every year. I enjoy everyday of this camp.” N.M., Boonville, NY

“Camp was awesome. It was my first year and I had the best time ever. I will definitely come again.” C.B., Skaneateles, NY

“Our counselors sat us all down and we didn’t get up until we all knew each others names.” A.R., Clay, NY

“I love camp! Dave & Jen are amazing! The fact that Jen takes the time to learn everyone’s name it makes you seem important to the camp. I am so excited for XC now.” K.D., Brewerton, NY

“Aim High is very inspirational.” S.L., Moravia, NY

“There is no other running camp that could compare to a week at Aim High.” H.C., Marcellus, NY

“This was my last year at Aim High and I am going to miss this week next August and every August for a long time. Everyone is encouraging and I know I am a better runner because of my experiences at Aim High. Thank you so much. I cannot tell you how much fun I have had these three years. THANK YOU!” K.E., Moravia, NY

“I love Aim High.” B.A., Oswego, NY

“Dave & Jen I owe you so much. The three weeks I’ve spent at Aim High have enriched me with memories that will stay with me for the rest of my life. I can’t thank you two enough.” J.M., Oswego, NY

“My friends said it was awesome and they were right.” K.W., Tully, NY

“I love how Jen learns everyone’s name.” K.L., Lafayette, NY

“I really had a great time at Aim High this year. It was even better than last year (which is very hard to top). I enjoy having all the different speakers come to talk about everything. Every year on the last day I just wish it wasn't over yet and I can't wait until the next year. Aim High is the highlight of my year. It really motivates me to get more mileage in and to eat and train properly. All the counselors are very inspirational. I can't wait to see you two again!” B.L., Cicero, NY

“Aim High was one of the best experiences of my life. I didn’t think running could get any better but it did at this camp. Everyone was great and I had tons of fun while learning and running.” C.W., Jordan, NY

“This camp was awesome!!” B.B., Watertown, NY

“The counselors are one of the best parts.” N.S., Liverpool, NY

“This was really a great week. I believe this was the best year yet.” S.H., Liverpool, NY

“Thanks for a great last year.” B.W., Liverpool

“Thank you for the most amazing week of my life, and for allowing me to arrive with three other friends, but leave with 13 sisters. I loved camp. I don't understand how you two can create such an amazing experience.” A.J., Amherst

“This camp is awesome! There is no alternative for summer fun! And Aim High doesn’t stop at fun. The trails, facility and people make this camp irresistible!” When I leave Aim High I feel motivated, stronger and a better person. Thanks to everyone who makes Aim High great! See you next year.” S.S., Norwich, NY

“I wish I had become involved in running earlier and heard of this camp earlier so I could have spent more time here.” K.W., Lancaster, NY

“Usually I get homesick but not this week. I love this camp. Dave & Jen you were great. Tom Proctor was the best. He was always there for us. So was group four leader Annie.” C.W., Pittsford, NY

“I never thought a running camp would be fun but this is the most fun I’ve had in a while and I thank you from the bottom of my heart for making it that way.” L.S., Cicero, NY

“Aim High was great this year. I can’t believe how fast it went by. I can’t wait until next year!” A.R., North Syracuse, NY

“This year’s camp experience was just as special to me as the one last year, if not even more. I loved every single moment of camp, right down to the final few minutes before my parents arrived. I feel like I have become very close with the girls in my cabin and though most of them were strangers at the beginning of the week, I feel like they are as close as sisters. I know that we wouldn't have become this close without the caring and comfortable setting you provided. Aim High has helped me become a better runner, and a better person all around. I wanted you to know that you both have a very special place in my heart and I can't wait to see you at races as well as next year at Aim High!” D.H., Buffalo, NY

“Great job!” T.H., Syracuse, NY

“Aim High was one of the highlights of my summer and will be on my list of things to do next summer.” A.M., Cicero, NY

“I just have to say this camp was sooo much fun. It helped me so much and I’ve met a lot of people. I love you guys. Thanks so much.” B.N., Syracuse, NY

“This was the most fun week of my whole summer. It helped with our team unity and helps our team to form into a competitive family! I just want you to know that this camp makes me push myself. I love Aim High. I love Jen and Dave.” L.R., North Syracuse, NY

“Aim High was amazing! I realized this year that I can improve. It is a reality. Thank you all.” E.D., Weedsport, NY

“The week I come to Aim High is definitely the best week out of the year! This has made me a better runner than I thought I could be and it gave me lots of confidence and showed me how much fun running is. I’ve made awesome friends here and I’ve made memories that will last a lifetime. Thank you guys for everything you do to make Aim High the best place ever and the week I look forward to all year long. Thank you for supporting everybody in their races. I remember last year you were at Sectionals and you cheered for me and I was like, “Oh my gosh! They remembered my name!” It was so cool! Thanks so much for all you guys do for us!” E.D., Boonville, NY

“Incredible! You guys dominate.” C.M., Liverpool, NY

“I love you guys.” B.P., Liverpool, NY

“This camp has been the greatest week of my summer.” C.G., Baldwinsville, NY

“Once again I has an awesome time! I can’t wait until next year to see everyone again!” S.M., New Hartford, NY

“I loved it here. It was a great week. I learned a ton and met great people. Thanks a lot!” C.B., Marcellus, NY

“Words can’t even come close to explaining how amazing you are! You two are the nicest people I’ve ever met!!!! You have helped me in so many ways. I have a countdown to coming here. This honestly is the best week of my life. I love you two so much! You’re so amazing. I’ll miss you. 364 days until Aim High ’06. “ K.B., Lockport, NY

“Jen is the nicest person in the universe.” G.P., Cortland, NY

“Aim High has helped me learn so much and meet so many new people. I was also introduced to Olympic runners. Thank you so much!” J.A., Rome, NY

“I love Aim High. It always ends up being one of the best weeks of the year.” B.C., Cohoes, NY

"After five years I realize that I had five standout weeks which were my best week of my year every year. Those weeks were my weeks at Aim High. Thank you. I only wish I had a few more days.” M.P., Cortland, NY

“I love you guys and Aim High! See you next year.” K.F., Lockport, NY

“I had the most amazing week. I couldn’t have asked for a more fun and informative experience.” K.D., Cicero, NY

“Aim High was so much fun. It was one of the best weeks of my life.” K.L., Cicero, NY

“This week was rad and the running workouts were amazingly awesome.” S.S., Mottville, NY

“Thank you so much for a great week!” L.S., Clay, NY

“Aim High has set the standard for any camp in my book.” G.H., Baldwinsville, NY

“Whew, another week of Aim High gone by and I feel the same way after this week as I do all the other years: It's gone by so fast and there's no way I want to leave this place. It was another magical year that I will never forget. The experiences made possible for me at Aim High will stay with me for the rest of my life.” C.K., Preble, NY


WHAT PARENTS SAY ABOUT AIM HIGH

“When I picked up my son on Saturday morning they couldn't stop talking about the great time they had!” M.T., Mottville, NY

“We are extremely grateful for the quality experience you once again provided for our daughter and all the other campers. We appreciate your dedication to these athletes and offer our full support for your continuation of the program in the future.” J.T., Pittsford, NY

“Thank you so much for taking such good care of my daughter!!” K.D., Brewerton, NY

“I just wanted to let you know that my daughter had the time of her life last week. I wasn't sure how she'd handle being so far away from home for the first time. Well, she wasn't gone for 2 days and she knew she wanted to go again next year!! She loved everything about the camp….the speakers, the training, the counselors and the new people/friends she met. She was especially impressed by how Jen worked so hard to memorize everyone's names!! That cannot be easy!! She hasn't stopped talking about it since I picked her up Saturday morning. The confidence and desire to improve is what I believe she needed to get the most of and I truly believe she has. R.H., Memphis, NY

“My daughter had an outstanding week and that would not have been possible without planning on your part. Both years I have dropped off and picked up my daughter and I was so impressed with the mood and atmosphere at the camp. You can’t turn on and off this type of enthusiasm, respect and goodwill for the sake of the parents. It’s a wonderful environment for young athletes to be able to grow and learn in. Thank you for your dedication to running and youth.” L.D., Boonville, NY


WHAT STAFF SAY ABOUT AIM HIGH

“I just want to thank you for giving me the opportunity to come back every year and to have as much as I do with all the campers!! I love every minute I spend at Aim High!!! I know that next year, no matter what happens with my approach to the "real world" I know I can count on you guys for always being great friends and role models.” Katie Luker, New Hartford

“I want to thank you so much for allowing me to be a counselor. This past week was great. You guys have put in so much work and it really paid off!! It truly amazes me how much you care about each and every one of the kids and it really shows.” Alison Lesher, Sherrill, NY

“I just want to thank you for letting me be part of your amazing staff this year at Aim High. The camp was so much fun, and the rest of the staff was great too. I wish I had known about this camp when I was in high school. I am already looking forward to the camp next year, it was such a great time. Have a good year and I will be sure to keep in touch throughout the year. Thanks again.” Jeff Beck, Fairport, NY


Contact: Jennifer & David Patruno
aimhighrc@aol.com
Jennifer: 315-303-7286
David at work: 315-472-0744

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