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Glenys Hunt, BA

Senior Guide

While attending Grinnell College, Glenys studied Native American spirituality and ritual and intentional communities. She started working in wilderness therapy because she wanted to work outdoors with teenagers doing something meaningful. After working at another wilderness therapy program for one and half years, she came to Open Sky for its integration of yoga and mindfulness, as well as the strong ceremony culture.  

As a field guide, Glenys most values her role as a mentor and appreciates the opportunity to work with mentees one-on-one. She is kind, relational, silly, and strives to nurture authentic relationships with the other guides. Glenys loves gifting snacks with notes to guides as a way to show support from afar. She believes it's important that guides take care of each other in the field, and she prioritizes supporting and creating space for her fellow team members.  

During her time off, Glenys enjoys rock and ice climbing, sea kayaking, backpacking, writing, yoga, meditation, and music. She does as many of these activities as she can with her puppy, Yonder.  

About Open Sky

Since 2006, Open Sky Wilderness Therapy has been providing the premier family-centered wilderness therapy experience. The Open Sky approach transcends traditional wilderness therapy by emphasizing treatment for the whole family not just the adolescent or young adult, and the application of evidence-based clinical modalities with innovative, well-researched holistic healing practices such as yoga, meditation and mindfulness.