Blue Ridge is only a boarding school. In the FLC, strategies are designed around a boy's individual strengths and offer tailored classroom and study approaches. Why Blue Ridge School A team from day one is a team for life. Stephen Migden, PhD, ABPP is a psychologist and educational consultant who works with behavior disordered, emotionally disturbed and learning disabled students of all ages. Phoenix Outdoor is a wilderness therapy program located near Asheville, North Carolina.
Will youth with a history of violence be part of the group your child will be camping with?. Let the good times begin! Debriefings or guided processes are used afterward to enhance the therapeutic process. Campers are allowed few personal possessions or luxuries, like TV, and are limited on visits from friends or relatives. True North Students go on 4 day 3 night expeditions each week. Also, removing distractions and detaching from problematic situations is what helps to make possible break destructive patterns of behavior.
Ridgecrest Summer Camps: The Honor Code at Blue Ridge helps a boy to not lie, cheat, or steal. Located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Camp Horizons is an American Camp Association ACA accredited, coed sleep-away summer camp in Virginia that is consistently ranked as one of the best residential summer camps in Virginia for campers ages years old. The school also has a Code of Conduct for everyone. The mission however, has never changed. Another factor is that in most cases, insurance will not cover the costs of a wilderness therapy camp.
Performed a minimum of three times per day; more if any concerns are noted. Student receive hot water bottles nightly to help them stay warm at night. Winter Shelters Insulated wall tents with pot-bellied stoves that are located throughout the field. Students are provided with winter gear designed for temperatures below zero; average low temperatures in the field in the teens. They came from a variety of states, mostly in the South and Southwest, and they all agreed that Eckerd Academy of the Blue Ridge had been helpful to them.