Rebecca Wratkowski, B.S.
Rebecca’s love for nature began early, with family trips to a YMCA family camp, the Boundary Waters, and various National Parks. Her beliefs in the healing powers of the wilderness and her passion for helping others is what led her here to New Vision Wilderness. She finds the ability to help our students and unlock…Read More
Ryan Treuthardt, B.S.
Ryan is a born and raised Wisconsinite with a myriad of interests who loves engaging the kids in their own hobbies and learning alongside them. Before joining New Vision, Ryan fueled a strong interest in game development. Whether it was hosting ‘Humans vs Zombies’ tag in the park or composing music with friends for indie…Read More
Ben Berthiaume, B.S.
Ben is a Field Specialist here at New Vision and has personally experienced the change that positive role models and outdoor adventures can have on an individual’s path in life. Ben has made it his mission to model healthy living and personal growth to our students here. He is continually inspired by the strides that…Read More
Luke Mohar, B.S.
Luke works for New Vision because of his love for guiding kids into a future full of success. He finds joy in developing healthy relationships with the students at this camp and being able to entertain them with all the goofiness of his personality. Luke’s love for helping kids didn’t start with New Vision, however.…Read More
Eric Simon, B.S.
Eric works at NVW because he is passionate about empathy and the outdoors. Nothing excites him more than transparent, authentic, and compassionate communication—and all of that while living in the forest! Eric finds purpose and meaning in supporting others in their healing journey and always sees the best in every person. He revels in those…Read More
Having healed in the San Bernardino National Forest myself, I learned how important of a tool mother nature can be. I acquired a B.S. in Outdoor Adventure Leadership and a minor in Counseling to pair my passions of helping individuals grow and getting them outside. I personally enjoy climbing mountains, swimming in varying bodies of…Read More
Mac escaped from the suburbs of Pennsylvania to seek out experiences in the wider world, creating a love of travel and desire to intimately understand diverse ways of living. This can be seen in her admittedly multifarious professional activities – which include stints at Bridgewater Associates, the CIA, and Backpacker magazine – and international interludes…Read More
Maddi hails from Seattle, Washington. She grew up traipsing through Olympic rainforests and swimming in the high alpine lakes of the North Cascades. Eventually she ventured east for four years to study Psychology and Spanish at Wheaton College in Massachusetts. During her college career Maddi ran for the cross country and track & field teams,…Read More
Mason is from Maine. He makes the most of his mornings. Mason doesn’t count minutes, he maintains in the magic of the moment.Read More
Born and raised in coastal Mobile, Alabama, Reece grew up exploring the warm gulf waters and dense forests of the southeast. From a young age, Reece was a wild boy with a tender heart. In adolescence he could usually be found romping around outside or diving into some fantastical world in the form of a…Read More