Objectives at Seasons

Seasons offers a treatment curriculum designed to support the growth of each student. Each level of the curriculum carries a specific intention, measurable objectives, and the flexibility to be individualized for each student’s needs.

Each level of the Seasons curriculum is listed below:


Mouse is the first level for Seasons students, and is focused on personal responsibility and awareness. Mouse provides time for students to reflect on what brought them to Seasons, and to develop an awareness of their surroundings. Students will practice social skills and experience success with fire building techniques.


Raccoon is the second level for Seasons students, and is focused on respect and cooporation. Raccoon provides a time to work hard and become proficient in the day to day emotional and physical skills of the program. These skills include communicating feelings, completing group and individual chores, and opening up to peers and staff.


Frog is the third level for Seasons students, and is focused on determination and confidence. Frog provides a time to practice perseverance and success. Student experience success through building primitive traps which require hard work, patience and asking for help.


Buffalo is the fourth level for Seasons students, and is focused on patience and responsibility. Buffalo provides opportunities to show leadership within the group, balancing personal and group needs.


Wolf is the next level for Seasons students, and is focused on trust and relationship strategies. Wolf provides time for students to explore how they want to present themselves to their family, school and peers.


Eagle is Seasons’ highest level, and is focused on commitment and maturity. Eagle provides opportunities to build on the student’s leadership style, lead hikes through map and compass skills, and prepare for transition/graduation.

I went into this program scared out of my mind. At SUWS, I learned the tools I needed to work through my issues and I'm forever grateful.

– Anonymous Patient