Wilderness programs are any therapeutic or recreational program offering activities in a wilderness environment. These programs could be something like Outward Bound or more therapeutic, such as wilderness therapy. Wilderness programs utilize the outdoors as a tool to help clients have some sort of beneficial experience. This may be through a healing process, or just for the sake of a fun, recreational activity. The majority of wilderness programs use experienced staff as a guide for clients throughout the process.
Examples of wilderness programs include: