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
Emily Hartke, B.S.
Emily is an Illinois native that has always had a love for the outdoors. She graduated from University with a degree in Recreation and Sport Management with a concentration in Outdoor Recreation and a minor in Leadership Studies. However, Emily’s love for the outside world started way before her college years. Emily fell in love…Read More
Lauren Lingenfelter B.A.
Lauren grew up in Hudson, Wisconsin where she spent time exploring the many forests and rivers in the area with family and friends. Lauren initially attended College for Biology and quickly realized she was more passionate about understanding and working with people leading her to switch her focus to Psychology. Lauren graduated with a Bachelors of Arts degree…Read More
Winona Hapgood B.S.
Winona has always been passionate about helping others in the outdoors. She grew up camping and hiking with her family in her home state of Maine before leaving the state to pursue a bachelor of science degree in Exercise Physiology and a bachelor of arts in Hispanic Studies at University. During her time in college, Winona spent a semester abroad in Ecuador where she…Read More