Sunday, December 18th, 2016

A Nourishing Rain: Reflections from Parents and Staff on Open Sky’s Inaugural Parent Wellness Retreat

It has been a few weeks since we gathered with alumni parents at the EarthRise IONS Center in Petaluma, CA. Our inaugural Open Sky Alumni Parent Wellness Retreat was a full, wet, and beautiful weekend. The part that stands out to me today, as I look at the snowy, winter landscape in Durango is the […]


Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Winter Safety: Best Practices Promote Opportunities for Empowerment and Resilience

Winter is a particularly powerful time to enroll at Open Sky. Living amongst the winter elements provides students with unique opportunities to increase competence and resilience. When students complete a winter stay at Open Sky, they leave with a tremendous sense of pride, empowerment, and confidence, attributes which will them serve them well as they […]