Point School Puerto Rico Hires Program Director
We are thrilled to welcome Robert Baldassari as the newest member of the team in Puerto Rico. Robert joins us on the island as our Program Director. Robert brings a wealth of knowledge from his previous role as the Risk and Compliance Manager at Aspiro Adventure.
Robert is a highly skilled professional who brings a wide range of experience and mastery to this role. With an extensive background spanning over seven years working with participants in program settings, Robert has held various positions, including guide, staff development specialist, program developer, risk and compliance officer, and leader. Currently, he serves as the Program Director at Point School, where he plays a crucial role in contributing to the program’s development and success.
“Over the many years of working alongside Robert, I have witnessed his ability to build rapport, connect and guide young adults. Robert is passionate about finding adventure and purpose in his life and has brought this enthusiasm to the participants and team at Point School,” says Caitlin Galt, Director of Well-Being.
Before his career in wilderness therapy, Robert accumulated over 15 years of experience in ski instructing, earning notable certifications such as PSIA Level 2, AASI Level 1, and Children Specialist 1. Outside of work, Robert embraces his adventurous spirit by engaging in activities like skiing, hiking, backpacking, rock climbing, and ice climbing. He has taken on remarkable expeditions, including solo climbs of peaks like Mt. Gannett, Mt. Shasta, Mt. Rainier, and Mt. Hood. Currently residing in Puerto Rico, Robert enjoys the beaches, jungle, and culture of the island.
About Point School Puerto Rico
Point School Puerto Rico is a hybrid gap year program in Isabela, Puerto Rico, integrating traditional gap year components such as cultural immersion, experiential learning, and volunteer experience with well-being support so young men can build self-identity through career, interest, and personal exploration based on individualized strengths.