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The WILD Program

Further Information: 

The WILD Program is designed for young people 12 to 25 years of ago who may be experiencing some hardship in their lives and who are ready to make some positive change. The WILD Program offers a safe environment, in which the young people can experience individual and group challenges to enrich their lives.


WILD Program Update



Young people must demonstrate a readiness for some change in their lives

WILD Program Outcomes

o Discovering and enhancing personal strengths, confidence and wellbeing

o Developing trusting relationships with self, family and their communities

o An appreciation of the outdoors, physical capabilities and new experiences

o Improving coping strategies in challenging and unfamiliar situations

o Strengthening pathways into Education, Training and Employment


Some comments from past participants:

"Improved Self-esteem"

"Helped to express myself"

"Helped my overall trust with people"

"I didn’t know I could do that, and now I did, I am happy I did it"

I’m actually stronger than I thought"


Young people tend to get more from the experience when supported by

significant others in their life


Referrals can be made by any agency or school by contacting Brophy