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Academics

Troubled teens enrolled in RedCliff Ascent wilderness therapy may earn up to one half credit. These half credits could be in physical education, foods, interpersonal communication, health and fitness, English (elective credit only), and outdoor education. Academic oversight is administered by our sister program, Discovery Academy.

The Northwest Accreditation Commission authorizes Discovery Academy. Also, it is under the direction of the Utah State Office of Education. RedCliff Ascent students will receive an official academic transcript. This means they can earn credits through a nationally accredited institution.dited institution.

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Students acquire credits at an individual pace. This pace is based on their level of involvement in the wilderness therapy program. The flexibility also provides more motive for teens working to achieve specific progress markers along their developmental journey.

Academic offerings are not the primary reason why families choose RedCliff Ascent wilderness therapy. However, the chance to earn school credit is an added value to teens and their parents. RedCliff students can typically earn as much as three credits in 60 days.

With this in mind, please explore our website or call an admissions counselor at 801-921-8488 for additional information about how RedCliff Ascent can help your family.

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