A Leader in Wilderness Therapy

    At Trails Carolina, our wilderness therapy program’s mission is to give your child the confidence, coping mechanisms, and communication skills that will help them become the best version of themselves. Throughout our wilderness program, families restore and rebuild their relationship with their child.

    We believe that by connecting with nature in a wilderness therapy setting, your child can learn to address their problematic behaviors, gain valuable personal insights, and learn important lessons. Free from the distractions and negative influences of everyday life, they can focus on their own personal growth and healing process.

    Our multidisciplinary team of caring, expert staff will be there to guide your child along their unique path to psychological and emotional wellness. This journey can lead to a renewed sense of self and a happier, healthier future brimming with opportunity.

    What Makes Trails Unique

    Trails Carolina is a proven leader in wilderness therapy. When your child enters into our care, they’ll be enrolled in a multidimensional therapy program that combines the best of wilderness therapy with a base camp environment that brings academic rigor and mirrors everyday life. Combined with our focus on family involvement, this helps to produce lasting, positive change that restores strained relationships.

    Repairing Family Relationships

     

    Our dedication to family involvement isn’t just a statement. We have a comprehensive family program including a dedicated family therapist who helps guide parents & siblings through the healing process.

    Education Beyond Academics

     

    Unlike other programs, we don’t make you choose between outdoor coursework and accredited academics in a traditional classroom setting. Students experience multiple academic environments during their time at Trails.

    Proven to Produce Positive Results

     

    In a four-year independent study of families & students, Trails Carolina was proven to have a measurable and lasting positive impact on student behavior, emotional well being and family dynamics.

    Transition Programming

    Unfortunately, many therapy programs fail to create lasting change in students once they return to the home environment. While a remote environment can be great to disconnect from negative behavior triggers, it’s important that we prepare your child to return home.

    That’s why our programming is designed around transitions and healing the entire family. We want your child to practice their newfound skills in a variety of challenging environments, building resilience that will allow them to easily carry these positive behaviors into the real world. At the same time, it’s important that you as a parent are empowered with new approaches to support your child’s success.

    Program Highlights

    Specially Designed Groups to Meet Your Child’s Individual Needs

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