The Footsteps Program at Blue Ridge Therapeutic Wilderness is a licensed, clinically-driven wilderness therapy program designed to meet the specific needs of boys and girls, ages 10 – 14.
The play is the foundation of Wilderness Therapy with preteens and is incorporated in all activities of the Footsteps Program. The staff thoughtfully engages, challenge, and motivate these students to gain stronger physical, mental, social, and emotional resiliency.
The ultimate goal for the Footsteps student is that they:
- develop social skills and healthy interactions
- build interpersonal relationships
- improve emotional regulation
- increase levels of self-esteem and self-confidence
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