Summit Quest was a behavior modification program using a combination of wilderness therapy and Boot camp techniques as tools.
It was founded by Gayle Palmer Degraff - a former employee from Challenger Foundation.
In the news
May 9, 1990 15 year old Michelle Sutton lost her life only 7 days after entering the program  . The program was shut down in Utah and moved to Nevada just to close due to bad publicity. No charges were filed. The manager are now working as referral consulent.
- Info: Boot Camp Brutes America’s Children’s Gulag, Pierre Tristam / Candide’s Notebooks, October 11, 2007
- Forum: Gayle Palmer DeGraff, a tread on Fornits Webforum
- Forum: The Teen Help Industry a subforum on the message board of Community Alliance For the Ethical Treatment of Youth (CAFETY)
- Forum: The Troubled Teen Industry a subforum on the message board of Fight Institutional Child Abuse Network (FICAN)