Which Model Works Best? Over the past few decades, Wilderness Therapy has grown from a fringe personal growth experience to a nationally recognized treatment modality. In the early days, it was provided by wilderness enthusiasts to develop character and self-esteem in their clientele. Now, licensed clinicians engage the prescriptive use of Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare Programs…

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Gearing Up for Success: The Right Man for the Job by Trenna Ahlstrom     Milt Hatt’s job is to select the right gear for students’ outdoor adventures. Gear is an essential part of outdoor therapy. Without the proper gear, students would not be able to succeed. After five minutes of talking to Milt, it…

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Congratulations to the winner of our Wilderness Staff Photo Contest!  No big surprise here – the wedding of Cedar Heart and Meadow Lark captured the heart and votes of many!  (Get in touch with Alison 1-800-898-1244 or 1-801-921-8488 to claim your Chaco prize.)     And since we realized that it is nearly impossible for…

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We had so much fun with the Student Photo Contest we decided to hold a Staff Photo Contest! Thanks to all those who jumped at the chance to share a moment from their digital memories, we have 15 picts to choose from! (Voting ends APRIL 4th!)   Instructions for Staff Photo Contest: Choose your favorite…

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By: Noonday Orange Blossom, 2011, Firehawks Working a holiday at RedCliff is something no staff member is likely to forget, especially a Christmas shift. Being in the middle of the snowy desert without your family is not an anticipated event for most so there are many mixed emotions among us all. I volunteered to work…

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