Turning Winds Academic Institute

Are you a parent looking for the best teen wilderness program for your teenager? These programs vary from each other in terms of style, execution and what resources that are occurring naturally in the location, but all generally share the common goal of distancing campers from distractions and fostering discipline within the camp. If you are looking for a good teen wilderness camp, you should try Turning Winds.

Turning Winds Academic Institute’s campus can be found in Troy, MT. TWAI is situated on a beautiful location that is scenic and idyllic. Away from worldly distractions, your teenager can find peace and growth at Turning Winds.

TWAI provides a life enriching program that can be enjoyed practically by anyone. There are lots of outdoor activities and recreation designed to teach students the value of important life skills such as leadership, perseverance, decision-making, and teamwork to achieve goals. Turning Winds’ primary role is helping troubled teenagers and youth at risk to recover from the problems that have been pulling them down and which have led them there in the first place. There are regular therapy sessions and individual activities aimed at helping teens recover from their problems, strengthen their mental resilience against stress, and help them discover and develop healthy coping mechanisms that work best for them in managing and tolerating pressure.

Therapy is a major component in the program. TWAI provides sufficient individual and group therapy that is designed to help young people with their specific challenges. The school understands that no single approach will fit the needs of all students because each student is unique. That’s why Turning Winds is highly successful in treating teenagers suffering from any of these issues:


  • Anger and defiance
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Bipolar
  • Low self-esteem and lack of motivation
  • Poor academic performance
  • Rebelliousness
  • Poor family relationships
  • Negative/harmful peer relationships
  • Alcohol and drug abuse
  • Trauma related issues


To find out more about how Turning Winds can help your family, and to learn about the school’s financing options, call 1-800-845-1380 to speak to a professional counselor.


Turning Winds Academic Institute

PO Box 768
Troy, Montana 59935
United States

Phone: 1-800-845-1380
– outside the U.S.: +1-208-267-1500
Fax: (208) 267-1600
email: info@fsni.org