The Highlights Foundation Experience: Writers Weigh In

Oct 11, 2016 | Testimonials, The Highlights Foundation Experience

Just what IS the Highlights Foundation experience?

We could try and tell you about:

  • The nurturing environment where artists are encouraged to be free and take chances, to spend the time they need working on their craft.
  • The special property that allows the camaraderie of peers as well as the privacy to get work done.
  • The surrounding 1,300 acres of woods and the nourishing food, both surrounding and sustaining visitors.

But we’d rather share what some of our visiting writers have written about us!

"It’s the ultimate safe place where writers can explore and take chances."—Sarah Aronson

"It opened a floodgate of creativity right when I desperately needed it."—Jamie Beth Cohen

"How to sum up my first visit to the Highlights Foundation? In one word: magical."—Joanne R. Fritz

Read more in this blog post, and come see us soon!

A spa for writers

Visiting Our Campus

Our campus (The Barn at Boyds Mills) is tucked away in the foothills of the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania.  It's a few hours from both New York City and Philadelphia, but worlds away from everyday life.

Line drawing of the Barn at Boyds Mills

Our Mission in Action

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Equity & Inclusion in Kidlit
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The Highlights Foundation positively impacts children by amplifying the voices of storytellers who inform, educate, and inspire children to become their best selves.  Learn more about our impact.

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