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Open Sky is an ideal and appropriate fit for a wide range of teens, ages 13 to 17. There is no “typical” teenager in the Open Sky program because adolescents express themselves in such a variety of behaviors. However, there is often one common theme that runs through the lives of our teen students: difficulty coping with life’s challenges in a healthy and effective manner. With an individualized and strengths-based approach, we can effectively address a wide diversity of issues for teenagers to assist them in becoming healthy young men and women.


Teen students at Open Sky are struggling with any of a variety of issues including:
  • Self-Esteem Issues
  • Mild Eating Disorders
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Entitlement
  • Drug Abuse
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Bi-Polar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Anger Management
  • ADD & ADHD
  • Learning Differences
  • Social Skills Deficits
  • Identity Issues
  • Self Harm
  • Chemical Dependency
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Problems
  • Grief & Loss
  • Family Problems
  • Promiscuity
  • Attachment Issues
  • School & Work Problems
  • Negative Life Patterns
  • Gaming Addiction
  • Adjustment Issues

Research-Proven Results

Open Sky’s holistic wilderness therapy program provides the most sophisticated and comprehensive treatment available for teens.  Open Sky teens depart as healthy, high-functioning, and vibrant people and our university-led empirical research results proves it.  Learn More