Listen to Travis Scheele, Field Director for Blue Fire Wilderness Therapy in southern Idaho, explain to Lon on March 2, 2018 why and how learning to survive in the wilderness gives the student a sense of accomplishment and self-confidence. The student is empowered through succeeding in a different and difficult environment. These skills translate back home very well as confidence, consideration and team work . [Our thanks to Rich Simpson, owner of Pathways Abroad for providing our intro music].
This is one of a series of short interviews about developments in the network of private, parent-choice residential schools and programs helping struggling teens and young adults. The guests are innovative leaders in this network.