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Monica Fryska, MS

Senior Guide

Monica studied biology and Germanic studies at Indiana University and has also received an MS in secondary education. She taught science for 10 years in public schools and worked at a faith-based summer camp. Monica has through hiked the Appalachian Trail!

Monica was drawn to Open Sky because of the program’s holistic approach to treatment. She has a desire to integrate outdoor adventure with purposeful growth opportunities for youth.

As a field guide, Monica values the deep connection with students and the feeling that the work she’s doing is truly making a difference in the lives of others.

When not guiding, Monica like to trail run, backpack, mountain bike, climb, canyoneer, and explore.

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.