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Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Shahara Davis Joins the Open Sky Admissions Team

Please join us in welcoming Shahara Davis to the Open Sky Admissions Team! During her fifteen-year career in admissions, Shahara has earned the respect of parents, professionals, and colleagues for her compassionate and supportive approach and her unique ability to partner with parents as they navigate the various layers involved in short term placement. Shahara […]


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 […]


Friday, November 18th, 2016

Winter Meditation Intensive

Friends of Open Sky: As we have had the great pleasure of working together in the past, through Open Sky’s Wellness Weekends, graduations and/or the Family Quest experience, I wanted to reach out and invite you to a special meditation winter retreat experience in Crestone, Colorado. As many of you know, the practice of meditation […]



Thursday, July 21st, 2016

Transition Services Adds 48-hour On-Call Service

The transition from Open Sky to aftercare can be a very delicate and vulnerable time. Over the years, Open Sky has implemented many transition services to guide students and family members through difficult moments most effectively. The purpose of this is to have a structured space to check in and practice the skills learned throughout […]


Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Presentations, Papers and Publications; Open Sky Advances Wilderness Therapy

Committed to advancing the wilderness therapy industry and leading integration of the entire family system into our therapeutic process, Open Sky Wilderness Therapy has been busy this year presenting our expertise and enriching our knowledge at international and national conferences and publishing our work in peer-reviewed journals. Below is a snapshot of what we have […]