Summer’s Story

We were excited to have Summer join us for the first time this year! She was able to jump in on our Tidal Days trips and was so fun to get to know. Thank you for sharing your experience, Summer! We hope you stick around. “This summer I applied to join High Tide on one of their summer expeditions. I applied late and didn’t really expect to be chosen, but a couple of weeks later I got an email about joining them for their indoor rock climbing trip. On our trip to Nashville, we first went to The…

Julianna’s Story

Julianna was one of the first teens in our program to believe in what we were trying to do. She has participated on our trips, flipped pancakes at our fundraiser, and donated her babysitting money to help support High Tide. We think she’s pretty amazing. Check out what High Tide means to her, in her own words. “I am beyond grateful that I get to be involved with High Tide!! Life is messy and this program gives you a way to escape and break out of your comfort zone. I got involved because I knew Bethany and…

Carter’s Story

I remember the first time we met Carter. He was quiet, reserved, and observant. We were approaching our first High Tide trip, and Carter was a willing participant ready to try something new but still a bit nervous to step out of his comfort zone. My favorite mental image of him is watching him jump into a lake for the first time- cannonball and all. I wish there were enough words to describe the growth and transformation that we’ve seen in Carter throughout the past year. He’s thoughtful, ambitious, and has an incredible future ahead of…