Summit for Soldiers has recognized The Pathfinder School as a Wilderness & Adventure Therapy provider for veteran's suffering from PTSD. Summit for Soldiers is a 501(c)3 organization with a focus on providing PTSD/Suicide Awareness, Adventure Therapy and Community Awareness to Veteran's and their families. Summit for Soldiers and The Pathfinder School have ranked courses based upon their perceived level of physical, mental and emotional stress which will better aid Veteran's with PTSD in choosing a course to best fit their therapeutic needs.
The Pathfinder School specializes in teaching Wilderness Survival, Bushcraft and Wilderness First Aid specific to the Eastern Woodlands. The Ohio based school is owned by Army Veteran, Dave Canterbury, New York Times Best Selling Author of Bushcraft 101 and is lead by Jason Hunt, a certified counselor and author of Bushcraft First Aid.
Courses are ranked with a star symbol with the Summit for Soldiers logo ranging from ½ star to 5 stars. Courses with ½ star ratings will be relatively stress free and will focus more on crafting in a friendly, relaxed environment with minimal physical exertion whereas courses with a 3 or more star rating will include multi-day hikes carrying loads of 35lb or more, timed projects, and imposed stress by food, water and time manipulation to better prepare an individual for an emergency scenario.To Learn more about Summit for Soldiers visit www.summitforsoldiers.org