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Alloy Education Announces the Launch of summerprogramsearch.com, a Wealth of Summer Camp Data From the Porter Sargent Handbook Series

March 15, 2011

Westford, MA, March 15, 2011 – What did you do on your summer vacation?

For students hoping for a more interesting answer to this question than "Watched a lot of Jersey Shore marathons, the debut of Summerprogramsearch.com comes at the perfect time. The new online database of summer camp information makes it easier than ever for families, educators, and advisors to match kids and teens with fun and enriching summer activities.

SummerProgramSearch.com makes data from the Porter Sargent Handbook Series' Guide to Summer Camps and Summer Schools fully accessible online. First published in 1924, the Guide is a printed database of regularly updated summer camp facts. The site now allows users to search its wide-ranging program listings for a camp that fits nearly any desired location, budget, or area of interest.

"Our team's combined experience within the summer camp sector is extensive," said Alloy Education's President and CEO, Joe Moore. "As a result, the Guide's wealth of information and the site's ease of use make this like no other resource. Users can easily compare camps based on our independently compiled data, allowing for an appropriate program choice for each child."

More than 1600 day and overnight summer camps are profiled, from traditional recreational camps to intensive academic summer programs, special-needs camps, and study abroad trips – even paid internships. The detailed search function allows users to narrow their search by program type, location, gender, and residential or day options. Featured programs are enhanced with photos, a detailed description, and in-depth profile covering enrollment and staff figures, application info, financial aid, and contact information.

Porter Sargent Handbooks also publishes The Handbook of Private Schools, the Guide to Private Special Education, and Schools Abroad of Interest to Americans. In 2007, Porter Sargent Handbooks was acquired by Alloy Education and is now part of Wintergreen Orchard House, a division of Alloy Education and the leading provider of college, graduate, and scholarship data.

Camp and program administrators looking to update their Summer Program Search listing, or to add their program to our database, email info@wintergreenorchardhouse.com.

For information on advertising opportunities on Summer Program Search, contact Christine Distasio at info@wintergreenorchardhouse.com.

About Wintergreen Orchard House and Carnegie Communications

Wintergreen Orchard House, a division of Carnegie Communications, is a major educational resource publisher, specializing in the private K-12, two- and four-year college, summer program, and scholarship fields. For nearly 30 years, Carnegie Communications has been the leader in integrated marketing and enrollment services for education. Partnering with over 500 schools nationwide and internationally, Carnegie offers proven recruitment and lead generation services for K-12, undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education enrollment. Through response-oriented publications, a student database that is unmatched in the industry, and a cutting-edge digital marketing team, its capabilities combine to deliver customized, goal-oriented solutions for clients.