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July 17th, 2019

From Across the Pond: Checking In With 2014 Alumni Student, Izii T.

I flew out across the ocean from the UK to Open Sky Wilderness Therapy, straight from one rehab to the next. I didn’t really know what I was expecting, but I was trembling with fear as I drove with two guides further and further away from all civilization. Away from all temptation and distraction, I […]

July 9th, 2019

Wilderness Therapist, Chris Moeller, MS, MSW: 2,250 Field Days (and Counting!)

Q: You have been with Open Sky for 12 ½ years! You’ve been a field guide, a program mentor and now…a wilderness therapist. How have these roles shaped your experience at Open Sky?  A: I have accumulated over 2,250 days in the field in my guiding career so far, 1,850 of which have been at Open Sky […]

July 3rd, 2019

Driven by Success: The Important Role of the Open Sky Transporter

Open Sky transporters are the first faces of the company for new students. Transporters are responsible for welcoming new students and walking them through the arrival process until they join their team in the field. We recently sat down with Transport Manager, Evan Higgins, to discuss the student arrival process and how transporters set the […]

June 21st, 2019

Family Matters: What is Wellness Weekend?

Wellness Weekend has been foundational to family programming at Open Sky since the company’s inception in 2006. Guided by a team of Open Sky professionals, families participate in rejuvenating and healing activities that our students participate in each day, including yoga, hiking, meditation, psycho-educational groups, and eating delicious meals made with organic and nutritious whole […]

June 13th, 2019

Open Sky Wilderness Therapy Launches SKYlights Podcast

Open Sky, a wilderness therapy program nestled in the mountains of Colorado and the canyonlands of Utah, is excited to announce the launch of its podcast.