Wilderness Weekly

Every week we post notes and updates from the field so parents can follow along and know what their teen experienced during the previous week. Click below to read our most recent update, or dive into previous reports to get a sense of what life is like at Outback.

Wilderness Weekly 9.24.21

Goannas: The Goannas departed their therapy site and began the expedition portion of the week with some challenging uphill hikes. Each hike was both uphill

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Wilderness Weekly 9.18.21

Goannas: The Goannas started off the week with a goodbye ceremony, reminiscing and sharing hopes for their futures for two of the elder group members.

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Wilderness therapy in the spring, green hills and flowers on a trail

Wilderness Weekly 5.19.17

Brumbies: We were able to do a night hike and the boys appreciated the sunset and had a great nightly gathering/group on resilience. Multiple students

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COVID-19 Update

Outback Therapeutic Expeditions is continuing to support families through this unprecedented time. We are closely monitoring information related to COVID-19, adhering to recommendations set forth by CDC, and have implemented additional safety precautions to mitigate risks. To learn more, contact us at 800-817-1899.