WinGate Wilderness Therapy is located in Kanab, UT, and currently does not have a facility located in McMinnville, OR. Students from McMinnville, who wish to enroll in our program, will be required to travel and temporarily relocate to Utah.

Wilderness Therapy Camp McMinnville, OR

Wilderness Therapy Camp McMinnville, OR

WinGate's industry-leading wilderness therapy camp provides the highest level of care for at-risk youth from the McMinnville, OR area. Our highly trained and experienced clinicians can provide teenagers with the support needed to experience optimal growth and success during their enrollment in WinGate's wilderness camp program.

In addition, our team of expert practitioners and mental health counselors can offer the critical care and guidance adolescents from the McMinnville, OR area need to heal past trauma and find the path that will lead them to their most fulfilled life. Whether related to process addiction (gaming), adoption/attachment disorders or even sexual promiscuity, our critical care and help can help.

WinGate Wilderness Therapy uses the most effective clinical approaches and modalities, including Group therapy, Experiential therapy, and Relational therapy, in order to deliver the best support for our teen participants in need of care and guidance for optimal change.

As a result, WinGate's wilderness therapy camp has been supporting teen boys and girls from the McMinnville, OR area reach their fullest potential since 2008. Our synergistic approach combines the life-changing elements of a wilderness experience with the best of proven therapeutic practices. We are here to say to all families in crisis, that "there is hope," and you will find it once again through the life changing experience at WinGate Wilderness Therapy.

Where to Send a Defiant Teenager?

Wilderness therapy camp McMinnville, OR

Finding support for defiant teenagers can be a daunting task, especially when any help delivered provides one more thing they can push back against. WinGate's wilderness therapy camp employs the most caring and clinically savvy staff of clinicians in the industry, ensuring that McMinnville, OR youth experience the safest and most effective therapeutic environment and progress in their therapeutic journey.

With years of experience and expertise, our practitioners know how to reach even the most defiant adolescents. WinGate Wilderness Therapy camp offers an environment free from screens and other distracting stimuli, allowing our most defiant teenage clients the space to explore what is underneath, and at the base of their destructive behaviors and maladaptive coping skills.

WinGate teaches our troubled teen participants to push forward instead of pushing against. At WinGate, defiant adolescent wilderness clients learn to focus and channel their energy into productive avenues of growth and change. In addition, WinGate's wilderness therapy camp creates opportunities for success instead of obstacles to rebel against or resist.

Finally, WinGate believes that a personal and relational approach to resistant behavior is the optimal way to get defiant teen boys and girls to see their real potential. Our life changing outdoor therapy delivers a safe, nurturing, and supportive environment that provides hope and healing to families.

Wilderness Camp for Troubled Youth from McMinnville, OR

Wilderness camp for troubled youth from McMinnville, OR

Wilderness camp for troubled youth offers a viable option for teenagers from the McMinnville, OR area to find the help and support they need to reach their goals and achieve continued success. At WinGate, we treat every teenage clients as an individual, focusing on what each emotionally challenged teenager needs to heal and succeed on a more personal level.

Each teen participant has a personalized treatment plan designed to meet their individual needs while delivering the guidance required to help them thrive in their therapeutic journey. Our purpose is to lead the family back to a pathway of harmony and balance, replacing resistance with responsiveness.

Accredited Wilderness Therapy Program

Accredited wilderness therapy program

The WinGate Wilderness Therapy program is a fully licensed treatment facility and therapeutic outdoor program. WinGate participates in evidence-based studies and programs and is accredited by AEE. WinGate is a member of NATSAP, and meets the highest standards set by the state of Utah for long-term residential rehab programs. WinGate Wilderness Therapy programs ensure that it maintains best care practices beyond what is required to deliver the best level of care for each teenage client.

WinGate creates an environment built to help at-risk adolescents with finding a new direction and purpose in life. This synergistic program combines the life-changing elements of a wilderness experience with the best of proven therapeutic practices. This combination creates distance from the turmoil and distractions, and provides a profound environment for change. With challenge, tranquility and professional help, adolescent wilderness clients and parents receive a much needed road map for the future.

WinGate is one of the premier therapeutic wilderness rehab centers in the U.S. Our owner-operated wilderness camp program is for troubled youth ages 13 to 17. Call a WinGate admissions specialist today, so we can help lead your emotionally challenged adolescent and family back to a pathway of harmony and balance.

Summer Camps for Hurting Teens from McMinnville, OR

You may be the parent of a troubled teen in McMinnville, OR. If so, you are likely experiencing the stress and anxiety of having a teenager in a situation you know is dangerous, but don't know what to do about it.


Your troubled teen might be able to be helped at Merkle Counseling Associates, but that might not be the best answer for your son or daughter.

You may be in the same kind of denial that you’ve noticed in your teenage son or daughter. Perhaps you don’t see that the problems are creating a real stress in your family. The hard truth remains; the behavior and difficulties of one family member almost always create equally serious difficulties in other family members.

Equally critical to the successful restoration of your troubled teen is the support and cooperation of the rest of the family.

That can be a tough road to follow. The loved one who has caused such hurt and pain now needs your total and genuine support. Call WinGate Wilderness Therapy at (800) 560-1599 to get help today.

We Help Troubled Teens Gain Life Skills from McMinnville, OR

At Wingate Wilderness Therapy we know how hard it is to admit you need help from someone beside yourself. It isn't easy to reach that point. We know, and we can help you through that first step. Once that first action is taken, you will marvel at how rewarding and safe the remaining process is.

Call WinGate Wilderness Therapy right now at (800) 560-1599 to get the help your troubled teen needs. It might be hard to start the process, but the results will help your son or daughter get back on track for living a worthwhile and rewarding life.

“Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away from you like the leaves of Autumn.”
- John Muir