Skyterra is a wellness retreat that helps young adults reset

Our team of experts specialize in helping young adults  achieve independence and  navigate life’s transitions 

How to Help Young Adults Experiencing Failure to Launch

Skyterra is a program designed for young adults who have failed to transition to adulthood.  Typically ages 18 to 29, these young men and women often live with their parents and can struggle with anxiety associated with leaving home. Parents who are concerned about their young adult child and desire that they leave home desperately want the child to experience successful independent living. Young people who are struggling with depression or anxiety often are fearful and lack communication skills. They are unable to be productive and actively avoid responsibilities including knowing how to:

  • Budget
  • Do laundry
  • Work
  • Manage their time
  • Be hygienic 
  • Have healthy relationships
  • Participate in society
  • Cook healthy meals
  • Have coping skills
  • Balance their needs and wants
  • Be physically active
  • Respond appropriately
  • Care for their overall health.
  • Maintain a good sleep schedule

Nutrition and fitness emphasis

Skyterra helps men and women ages 18 to 29 understand all areas of wellness. Young adults who have not been able to transition into independent living and lack independent living skills are able to find supportive services and skills training through the Skyterra Failure to Launch program. We offer a chef-guided dining experience, which allows for nutrition and food preparation independence from day 1. The dining experience includes a teaching kitchen where guests will develop culinary skills and create meals for themselves and others. We want the our guests to move well, eat nourishing foods and embrace adulthood with a healthy mind, body and spirit. The Skyterra Young Adult program offers a wide array of yoga, fitness, recreation and education classes to bolster the health and wellness journey of our guests.

Adventure in nature

Located in Western North Carolina and nestled deep in the mountains, Skyterra connects young adults with nature, helping them to unplug and reconnect with the outdoors. Expert-guided fitness, mindfulness and recreational activities and opportunities include daily fitness and mobility classes as well as recreation and adventure excursions like hiking, mountain biking, fly fishing, archery, horseback riding, kayaking, tubing, stand-up paddle boarding, nature education, gardening, and more. Adventure will help them thrive, bringing excitement and teaching young adults how much they are capable of achieving. The natural wonder of fresh air and sunlight can heal the soul through mindfulness and reflection. 

Pillars of our therapeutic program

As parents try to teach their emerging adult how to perform important life tasks, they often experience push back and parents do not know how to help. That’s when parents often turn to Skyterra Young Adult for help. Important factors related to young adults living independently include career and academics, personal growth, interpersonal relationships, physical health, nutrition and overall wellness. These factors are intimately interconnected, causing many guests to have difficulty in all areas. Skyterra is a therapeutic program that uses the latest research in nutrition, fitness, life skills and mental health. No matter where young adults are on their journey, they will be well supported and never judged. The pillars of the Skyterra program include:

Launch into a fulfilling life

Family members know that young adults lack the motivation to participate in the real world, hindering them from becoming successful, independent individuals. Skyterra guests learn how to thrive in their own skin. They discover their true self and are able to launch into a fulfilling life. They are secure, connected, have direction, and are able to be accountable for their actions. Skyterra guests see themselves as important members of society, are responsible, and are able to have a purposeful life. 

Individual attention from experts

The professionals at Skyterra Young Adult have more than 30 years of therapeutic program experience, specializing in the transition to adulthood. Before a young adult attends Skyterra, our experts will meet with them to determine their personal goals and needs, then create a personalized schedule just for them. The Skyterra program teaches young adults how to plan for and live out the vision for their future, creating a smooth transition from Skyterra to everyday life.

Outcomes for young adults

An important outcome of the Skyterra Young Adult program is that guests can demonstrate self-sufficiency and freedom in applying tools to process, manage and experience life’s complexities. Another important outcome is that guests learn the resilience and determination to stand back up when life knocks them down. Skyterra guests cultivate resiliency by learning the most nourishing and enjoyable ways to cook, eat, move, and take care of themselves. This empowers and prepares young adults to take on all of life’s responsibilities.

Program information

The confusion that comes with experiencing life can be combated. Skyterra guests undergo diligent and purposeful education and coaching where they are allowed the freedom to create their own future. Personalized programming includes private and group therapy with our licensed therapists. Throughout the program, guests learn how to combat the stress of life that everyone experiences. They understand that they are not the only ones who feel discomfort due to the weight of life. Together with their peers, guests grow together in our structured, supported and guiding environment that allows exploration of thoughts, emotions and behaviors. Skyterra Young Adult includes daily discussions and therapeutic groups filled with opportunities to explore with peers and collaborate with other young men and women that are also seeking opportunities to be successful and lead a purpose-driven life. Navigating life can be a daunting experience, but guests are worth every step taken to improve their situation. Help your young adult become the hero of their story at Skyterra. 

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Is it finally time to put yourself first?

  • Does life feel overwhelming?
  • Are you uncertain about college and career?
  • Do you want to feel more confident?
  • Have you stopped taking care of yourself?
  • Do you need new coping skills?
  • Is it time to reclaim your life?

At Skyterra Young Adult  we know that you want to be independent. In order to do that, you need to reset. The problem is life is overwhelming,  which makes you feel stuck. We believe everyone deserves to feel confident.  We understand it can be hard to find direction, which is why we have an expert team with more than 30 years of therapeutic program experience specializing in the transition to adulthood. 

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  • Instructor-led yoga class
  • Guided meditation
  • Culinary education videos
  • Workout routines.