Pacific Quest Wilderness program is marketed as a short term wilderness program. Is is suspected to be a behavior modification program.
One of the employees speak of the program to be a residential therapeutic center with organic gardens<Ref>letting go., hummingbird words - blog</ref>.
It is located along the north side of Kaalaiki Road, approximately 6,500 feet mauka of State Highway 11 and Honuapo Park (Whittington Park), Honuapo, Ka'u, Hawaii <Ref>The area in which the facility is located</Ref><Ref>MINUTES OCTOBER 22, 2004 </Ref><Ref>A regularly advertised hearing on the application</Ref>
They are able to detain 16 teenagers aged between 13 and 17.
The average length of the program is 60 days.
The program basically consist of maintaining the primitive farm, therapy, outings to the beach as reward and a solo experience for 1-2 days alone as it is used in wilderness therapy programs.
The parents are expected to follow the instructions in the Parents manual<ref name=p/> and if possible to participate in a two-day workshop parent workshop<ref name=p/> and weekly phonesessions with the therapists <ref name="p">TO PARENTS, homepage of the program</ref>.
The teenagers are using material from Blueprint Education which is an online curriculum <ref>ACADEMICS, homepage of the program</ref>
The teenagers sleep in a cabinlike dormitory <ref>EXERCISE AND SLEEP, homepage of the program</ref>
- Info: Program homepage
- Forum: Pacific Quest, a thread on the Fornits Home for Wayward Web Fora