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WHAT CAMPERS SAY ABOUT AIM HIGH
"Thank you so much for making it feel like home."
R. H., Mottville, NY
"I owe you two so much. You don't have a camp, but instead what you have made is a family. You're like my parents away from home. I trust, believe and most of all respect you. Thank you for giving me something I will hold forever in my heart. I am able to say Aim High is my home away from home. It was the most amazing year ever. You guys always find a way to make camp better even when we think it couldn't get any better."
B. S., Snyder, NY
"Words cannot express how grateful I am for the last three years of camp. This place inspires me so much. I want to thank you so much for giving up so much to do this for all of us. The memories, lessons, friends and experiences I have gotten here will stay with me for the rest of my life. Both of you have inspired my running so much. It's hard to believe that just two years ago I was hoping to break 23 minutes for 5K and now I am running under 19! Aim High gave me confidence and helped me to believe in my abilities which I never had before that. I do not believe I would be the same runner I am today if I did not attend Aim High! Both of you are amazing people and thank you so much for all you did at camp. It takes a lot for me to cry, but leaving this place and thinking about how this is my last year always brings tears to my eyes."
K. F., Lockport, NY
"I would like to thank Dave and Jen for everything in all my years at Aim High. This camp has not only been helpful for me as a runner but a character building experience and there is no doubt in my mind I've become a better person by coming to this camp. I've met wonderful people along the way and I hope these friendships and memories will be remembered years down the road from here. LONG LIVE AIM HIGH!"
C. G., Baldwinsville, NY
"The atmosphere is the best."
A. G., Locke, NY
"I look forward to this one week more than anything else in the summer. Aim High is amazing and so are the people that work here."
M. S., East Syracuse, NY
"Aim High has been one of the best experiences of my life. I feel like I grew up here and the positive and caring setting really helped mold me into the person I am today. Dave and Jen, I value you two so much. You have been just as encouraging and caring as my own parents and I cannot even put into words how thankful I am. I am so grateful for these years at camp."
D. H., Amherst, NY
"The counselors here are awesome. They made me feel less nervous the second I stepped into the cabin."
C. K., Sherrill, NY
"Not only have you two made me a better runner, but also a better person. I truly mean that from the bottom of my heart. You are both amazing people who give so much simply because you care about the sport and all the campers. You have always been there to encourage me as a runner and a person when I have felt depressed or disappointed with a performance, and you have always cheered me on. I just want to sincerely thank you for everything you have done for me."
H. W., Homer, NY
"I love this camp sooo much! I look forward to this camp all year. I love Jen and Dave - you're so energetic and welcoming. You make camp feel like a huge running family not just a camp."
K. D., Boonville, NY
"I love Aim High!"
K. M., Syracuse, NY
"I was very nervous about coming because I'd never been to an overnight camp before and I didn't know anyone who was going. I am so glad I came. I had a blast. I've made so many good friends."
A. K., Pennellville, NY
"Aim High is the best week of my life."
M. V., Cicero, NY
"I was worried I would be with people I didn't like. It was the exact opposite. I loved them all!
L. M., Sherrill, NY
"I tell all my friends all about camp non-stop and I don't think they believe you can have this much fun at a running camp."
B. A., Oswego, NY
"I love this camp. I'll miss it greatly. It was one of the greatest experiences of my life. I look forward to seeing Dave and Jen at races."
N. M., Clay, NY
"Aim High is an amazing experience that I will treasure for many years to come….I would recommend this camp to anyone who has a passion for running."
D. H., Buffalo, NY
"Aim High is the greatest camp ever. I met some great people and learned a lot."
A. P., Snyder, NY
"This camp is what I look forward to all year round. As soon as I leave I can't wait to come back. I have been to this camp three years and these three weeks I have spent here are the best time of my life. Jen and Dave are the most amazing people I have ever met. I am so glad I was introduced to this camp and met Jen and Dave and all of the great running friends. I would recommend this camp to everyone and anyone. Thank you Jen and Dave so much for making this camp so wonderful and fun. I will miss you two so much! Thank you!"
K. D., Memphis, NY
"I had a wonderful time and loved camp."
S. C., Nedrow, NY
"It's been almost a full two weeks since camp and I STILL can't stop thinking about it! In all honesty, I had my doubts at first and immediately started comparing Aim High to the other camps I've been to. I was afraid that I wouldn't be able to keep up with my running group and that my cabin would be to "cliquey." By the end of the week, however, I was doing really well in my group and became close to my nine other AMAZING cabin mates as well as my counselors. Thank you SO much for everything."
D. C., Pittsford, NY
"This is the best camp ever and I am really going to miss you!"
K. R., Skaneateles, NY
"I heard about this camp from my friend who made it sound like something I couldn't miss out on. Truth!"
K. S., Weedsport, NY
"Jen and Dave really took the time to get to know us. The minute I stepped out of the car on the first day Dave was standing there smiling and joking with my friend and me."
C. M., Pittsford, NY
"Thank you so much Jen and Dave. It was only three weeks of my life but it felt like a lifetime. This week was one of the best I've ever had."
S. T., New Windsor, NY
"The camp was so much fun. At first I didn't want to stay. But my cabinmates and counselors convinced me to stay and I am glad they did. I had an awesome time here and will never forget what I learned and the fun memories I had here. The counselors were awesome, nice and helpful. Thanks Dave & Jen!!"
R. M., Cornwall, NY
"I had the greatest three years of my life at Aim High. I will leave camp with a lot of great memories. Thank you, Jen and Dave, for all of your support and all of the great memories.
A. O., Liverpool, NY
"It was so sweet to be around so many talented, hard working runners. I had an awesome time. Thanks so much for putting this camp together."
J. K., Jamesville, NY
"I will miss you guys."
M. S., Tully, NY
"This is the best way to get in shape for XC….Great camp."
A. M., Fabius, NY
"The camp directors really know all the campers. They are awesome."
K. S., West Long Beach, NJ
"I had a great time. I had a lot of fun and got a lot better at running. The counselors were helpful and entertaining and I made a lot of new friends."
I. H., Syracuse, NY
"I really love this running camp. I met so many people. This was the best three years."
P. F., Syracuse, NY
"My first year was a great learning experience. I met a lot of new people and new friends. I am definitely coming back next year. I wish I came before. Thanks Dave and Jen!”
T. H., Syracuse, NY
"It was a great camp. I loved every minute of it.
J. S., Cornwall on Hudson, NY
"You really have no idea how awesome you guys are. This camp is really incredible and I'll remember you, the friends I've made and this camp for the rest of my life."
K. B., Chadwicks, NY
"Year after year Aim High has been the highlight of my summer and has made me the person and runner that I've wanted to be."
C. M., Cortland, NY
"The counselors and other campers are amazing. I have the best memories here."
J. W., Utica, NY
"Jen and Dave I love you two so much. I know that I have only spent a solid three weeks with each of you throughout my life, but you have made the greatest impression on my life…..it means so much to me to hear your voices cheering for me when I race. Usually I don't hear anyone, but for some reason I hear you….I want to thank you for the best week of my summer three years in a row….The people I had the opportunity to meet are some of the nicest and the kindest people I have EVER met….Thank you so much for everything that you have done for me. I love both of you like family. I will miss you both terribly."
K. D., Brewerton, NY
"Dave and Jen pour their heart into this camp. I loved it."
C. P., Baldwinsville, NY
"This camp gets better and better. Each year I learn something new and I always come out with amazing new friendships that I couldn't find anywhere else."
M. E., Newfield, NY
"The people that I met here will be my friends for a long time."
A. F., Cornwall, NY
"Each year you guys give me the confidence and knowledge to help me become a better runner. I can never thank you enough for everything you've done for me even if you didn't realize it."
E. D., Weedsport, NY
"When I got here I wasn't used to all of the running. At the end though, I became a more dedicated, determined and ready for a lot more running. This couldn't have happened without Aim High."
E. F., West Long Branch, NJ
"I love this camp! I can't wait to come back for my 5th year! The staff and campers are amazing!”
S. S., Norwich, NY
"You have been probably the two most influential people in my life."
B. P., Liverpool, NY
"I have met one of my best friends here."
L. H., Cohoes, NY
"Aim High has taught me so much the past three years about everything - friendships, running and how to be a good person. I wish I could come back every year for the rest of my life."
M. M., Johnsonville, NY
"This was a great week….thank you for a week that I will remember for my entire life!"
B. W., Baldwinsville
"I love you Jen & Dave."
K. S., Baldwinsville, NY
"I loved Aim High and will be back next year."
E. C., Baldwinsville, NY
"I didn't want to leave. Aim High Rocks!"
M. K., Baldwinsville, NY
"Every year is fun and helps me get ready for my season. I love all the stuff."
L. R., North Syracuse, NY
"I absolutely love this camp! This camp is absolutely the best ever. I have so much fun here and it helps me to become a better runner at the same time. The staff is amazing. I love Aim High."
A. R., Camillus, NY
"Aim High is so much fun and not only just about running. I love you Dave and Jen!!"
T. W., North Syracuse, NY
"This camp has helped me to become a better runner. I know now a lot more than I did before I came here. There are many things I will use to help me before, during and after a race. Thank you!"
J. A., North Syracuse, NY
"I'm going to miss you guys. See you next year!"
S. G., Cicero, NY
"Aim High is the one week of the summer where I can focus on running and have fun. I look forward to coming next year and seeing you at upcoming races."
A. G., Liverpool, NY
"I love you two!"
M. R., Lockport, NY
"The counselors never let us quit, even when we wanted to. Aim High was by far the highlight of my summer!!! I will definitely be back in the future!!"
M. M., Jordan, NY
"This camp is amazing. Both years have been great. I'm so glad I decided to come here. You've helped me a lot. Thank you!!
D. D., Jordan, NY
"Thank you guys so much for everything. You guys are truly amazing and I appreciate everything you do. You made this camp enjoyable to someone who isn't a distance runner. I love you guys."
K. E., Skaneateles, NY
"I can't wait to come back next year."
C. B., Auburn, NY
"Aim High is not only a learning experience but a place of bonding where lifelong friendships are created. It's the best week of the summer."
G. H., Tully, NY
"This is the greatest week of the year. Thanks for making a camp where I can run, laugh and make new friends. I cannot wait for next year!"
M. B., Rochester, NY
"I have had amazing times at camp and I am going to miss it. Thank you so much for putting together the greatest camp ever. This is the highlight of my year."
G. B., Watertown, NY
"I love you guys and this is a great week!"
D. P., Baldwinsville, NY
"I'm going to miss Aim High so much. I've been here for four years and I always looked forward to this one week."
A. R., Brewerton, NY
"Aim High Rocks!"
K. D., Deerfield, NY
"This is the best camp ever and I can't wait to come back next year!"
C. S., Syracuse, NY
"I'm so glad that I found this camp three years ago. I have made lifelong friendships and memories. The people here are great!”
J. A., Rome, NY
"You guys are amazing! I miss you already!"
O. W., Sauquoit, NY
"I love Aim High and everyone here. "
K. P., Utica, NY
WHAT PARENTS SAY ABOUT AIM HIGH
Contact: Jennifer & David Patruno
David at work: 315-472-0744