This course introduces students to a variety of program models and modalities in the field of adventure therapy. The course will also explore the philosophies and missions that distinguish different programs as well as the challenges and successes in meeting program objectives. In addition to program and facility visits, we will also spend time experiencing state and national parks throughout the region as we examine the intersectionality of the natural environment and human health and wellness. This course is ideal for students interested in pursuing a career in adventure therapy, wilderness therapy, ecotherapy, ecopsychology, or related therapeutic adventure practice. A tentative field experience is planned for Week 3 of the block (pending a risk management assessment) to provide students an opportunity to apply course principles in a field setting.