WILDERNESS PROGRAMS

Wilderness programs are for the first step for teens in many cases.  Most programs serve adolescents and young adults 18+.

After a wilderness program, it is often recommended that the teen attends a therapeutic boarding school or a residential treatment center (RTC).

Aspiro Adventure

Teens and young adults

Utah

www.aspiroadventure.com

Elements Wilderness Therapy*

Includes teens/YA, transgender

Huntington, UT

www.elementswilderness.com

 

Evoke Therapy Programs

(formerly Second Nature)

Teens and young adults

Bend, OR and 

Santa Clara, UT

www.evoketherapy.com

 

Legacy Outdoor Adventure

Young men 18-35

Loa, UT

www.legacyoutdooradventures.com

Open Sky

Teens and young adults

Durango, CO

www.openskywilderness.com

Pacific Quest

Teens and young adults

Big Island Hawaii

www.pacificquest.org

WinGate Wilderness Therapy

Teens and young adults

Kanab, UT 

wingatewildernesctherapy.com

Disclaimer:

 

If a program, school or other resource appears on this site, it is not a recommendation.  Conversely, if a program, school or resource is omitted, it does not mean it is not a good program. What is a fine program for one child/family, may not work for another child/family and the opposite is true as well.  

The information contained on this site is provided by parents, not professionals, and is meant as a starting point for parents with struggling children.  We recommend consulting therapists, psychiatrists, and other professionals to guide you in the placement of your child.