New Vision



February 2, 2016 – Bend, Oregon – New Vision Wilderness (NVW) West Coast is pleased to announce that they have been granted accreditation by the Association for Experiential Education (AEE). After a thorough on and off-site assessment process, the AEE Accreditation Council voted unanimously to grant NVW a 3-year accreditation term.

Drew Hornbeck, NVW President and Co-Founder, said, “Being accredited by AEE demonstrates our ongoing commitment to excellence in the field of outdoor behavioral health.”

While NVW has always been committed to offering high quality outdoor behavioral health to the families, children, young adults, and referrals they serve, obtaining AEE’s stamp of approval shows their dedication to increasing their quality of services by meeting AEE’s professionally high standards. Ongoing assessments are a part of being accredited by AEE, which will help NVW monitor, review, and improve their own practices.

Hornbeck commended the NVW team and their efforts by saying, “This is the result of a lot of hard work and collaboration. It was a full team effort, and I’m extremely proud of this achievement.”