PEAK ~ Adventure Therapy at Outback

A Focus on Transition Through Adventure Therapy

A culminating experience designed to bring Purpose-Driven Adventure Therapy to
Outback. PEAK is a week of high adventure activities specifically for students
approaching transition from wilderness. Adventure Therapy is introduced to fuel critical
analysis of acquired skills and identify continued areas of growth and focus moving forward.
During PEAK, students will have the opportunity to REapply acquired skills/tools, REassess
progress made, and REalign focus for sustained success.  This PEAK experience provides
students and families with the most comprehensive and up-to-date road map for adventures
beyond Outback.

REapply

APPLICATION OF WHAT HAS BEEN LEARNED

Students will take what they have gained throughout
their stay into a new student group. Together, they will be placed
into a new environment to apply learned skill sets
during a week of high adventure activities.

REassess

ASSESSMENT OF WHERE THEY ARE NOW

Staff, as well as students, have a unique opportunity to
re-evaluate various levels of growth and success
focused on measuring aptitude level for transition and
transferring skill sets beyond wilderness.

REalign

ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND ADJUSTMENTS

Students engage in a process where they see first hand
how they CAN continue their successes. Through this
practice, they understand where they have learned to
let go of old habits and fears while simultaneously
recognizing areas that may require further growth.

 

WHAT WILL THEY DO?

Each PEAK will consist of a week long adventured based programming. High-adventure activities may include:

  • Rock Climbing
  • Rafting
  • Snow Shoeing
  • Rappelling
  • Caving
  • Canyoneering
  • Hot Springs
  • Low Ropes Initiatives

HOW DOES IT WORK?

Upon confirmation of clinical readiness by the Primary Therapist,
students are brought together into a new group, new environment, and given new
challenges.  Equipped with specific therapeutic goals and intentions, our students progress
into a week long Adventures-Based expedition with certified Adventure Specialists and Field
Guides.

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