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  • Title: Project Adventure
    Descriptive info: .. Project Adventure.. Programs.. Current Events, Offers and Promotions.. Health Wellness.. Physical Education Fitness.. Adventure Curriculum for PE (Grades K-12).. Movement Concepts Motor Skills.. Personal Social Behavior.. Interpersonal Skills.. Decision-Making Skills.. Participating in Adventure Activities.. Understanding and Respecting Differences.. Achieving Fitness (Grades 6-12).. Building Respectful Learning Communities.. Program Implementation.. Basic Modules.. Additional Modules for Large System Adoptions.. Licensure and Certifictaion.. Behavior Management Through Adventure.. Bullying Prevention.. Adventure in the Classroom.. Out-of-School Time Camps.. Out-of-School Time.. Services for Camps.. Teambuilding Programs for Youth Adults.. Organizational and Team Development.. Our Methodology.. Testimonials and Profiles of Recent Clients.. Youth and College Programs.. School and Youth Organization Programs.. College and University Programs.. 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Flying Squirrel.. High Swinging Beam.. Inclined Log.. Islands-in-the-Sky.. Jeebie Lunge.. Lilly Pads..  ...   Training Consulting.. Challenge Course Design and Installation.. Affiliates Partners.. Community Outreach.. Employment Opportunities.. Internships.. Professional Opportunities.. Moraine Farm.. News Room.. PA In The News.. Donor Information.. Contact Us.. Directions: Moraine Farm.. Events.. 40th Anniversary.. 40th Anniversary Sponsors.. Award Recipients.. Video.. Workshop Descriptions.. An Autumn Evening.. Evening Event Schedule.. Moraine Farm Open House.. Funding Your Program.. Sources for funding.. Research and Articles Supporting Adventure.. Glossary of Terms.. PA Connect.. Registration.. Publications.. Archives.. Ziplines.. Others.. Geographic Site Map.. Adventure Toolbox.. Foundational Concepts.. Activities.. Physical Education / Health Fitness.. Technical Skills.. Risk Management.. Counseling Therapeutic.. Leadership / Teambuilding.. Webstore.. Shop our Webstore!.. The Hundredth Monkey.. Youth College Programs.. Green Scholars.. NREPP Certification.. The Behavior Management Through Adventure (BMTA) program is a Project Adventure licensed program that falls under the Building Respectful Learning Communities (BRLC) umbrella.. Read More.. Introducing PA Connect! Project Adventure’s online Adventure Resource! Our goal is to provide you with the latest industry information at your fingertips.. We are excited to offer the following with your subscription.. Donate Today.. As a non-profit organization, we rely on the generosity of individuals, foundations and businesses to fund the services that our program fees do not, including ongoing research and development to deliver high quality and innovative Adventure programming.. Donations to PA allow us to provide Youth and College Programming, Building Respectful Learning Communities Programming, trainings and workshops to more communities and students.. Please consider a gift to PA to support our valuable work with young people.. 978.. 524.. 4500.. info@pa.. org.. Stay Connected.. E-Newsletter.. Click here to sign up.. Our Mission.. PA seeks to expand Adventure-based experiential programming, with the goal of developing responsible individuals, productive.. organizations and sustainable communities.. - We provide individuals with the tools necessary to challenge themselves to grow by overcoming perceived limitations.. - We offer a safe environment and excellent instructors to encourage this growth.. - We meet the needs of a variety of age groups and organizations.. Copyright 2012 All Rights Reserved Project Adventure.. The.. Natural Theme v2.. by.. Organic Themes.. WordPress Hosting.. RSS Feed.. Log in.. Never see this message again..

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  • Title: Programs : Project Adventure
    Descriptive info: Home.. A Variety of Programs to Meet Your Needs.. Project Adventure’s program models are designed to compliment your existing program, while adding research-based content to enhance.. outcomes.. Each model is appropriate for a wide variety of audiences, and supported by products, publications and training opportunities.. We offer the following to support your organization:.. A wide variety of training options, either at our site or yours.. Products and publications.. to serve as resources for your staff.. A full array of.. services.. Consultation with.. recognized leaders.. in  ...   budgetary needs.. How to get started:.. Browse the many program offerings we provide.. Keep in mind that our models can be customized and combined to meet your needs.. Email.. or call one of our consultants at 978-524-4554 who can help you figure out the best approach to incorporating Adventure into your program.. Interesting in bringing a group of youth or adults to a Teambuilding Program at Project Adventure s headquarters in Massachusetts?.. Click here.. to find out how, call us at 978-524-4558 or email us at..

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  • Title: Current Events, Offers and Promotions : Project Adventure
    Descriptive info: Project Adventure Workshops.. Register One, Get One Tuition.. Free for any workshop taking place now through December 31st.. Register two people from the same organization, and get one tuition free of charge! Call 978-524-4555 to take advantage of this offer.. Association for Experiential Education members always get 10% off any workshop tuition.. Visit a complete listing of.. upcoming workshops.. Remember, most workshops  ...   email.. with questions or to.. register.. for a workshop.. Discounts on Inspection Services for ACA camps.. Project Adventure is happy to offer current ACA accredited camps 10% off.. Challenge Course inspection.. services (discount does not apply to travel expenses).. Be sure to call and arrange your inspection early! Call our office at 978-524-4500 or email.. to receive a quote on inspection services.. Navigation..

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  • Title: Health & Wellness : Project Adventure
    Descriptive info: Creating Healthy Habits – an Action Based Health and Wellness Approach.. If you want to implement a new health and wellness program or infuse your existing curriculum with experience-based learning, consider Project Adventure’s model.. PA’s approach to health and wellness education was piloted in Tuba City, Arizona, in response to the Navajo community’s life-threatening health and wellness issues, such as poor nutrition, lack of physical activity, substance abuse and chemical dependency, and a lack of knowledge of stress management techniques.. Community leaders desired an activity-learning approach instead of a worksheet or paper/pencil approach.. The success of this pilot model led to the Creating Healthy Habits program.. Creating Healthy Habits helps you to:.. Use Adventure-based activities that are aligned to state and federal standards and are intended to be used in conjunction with approved school Health and Wellness curricula.. Focus on nutrition, fitness, cultural awareness, substance abuse prevention, stress/energy management and community building.. Have access to comprehensive training for using the activities.. Teach to all learning styles.. Access.. Project Adventure’s Physical Education.. and.. Achieving Fitness.. models.. Be able to bring an active learning component to your Coordinated School Health initiative.. Provide a tool for residential treatment staff and others to.. teach prevention-based life skills.. Bring a health and wellness component to your recreation, out-of-school time or camp program.. Steps to Implementation.. Individual educators or practitioners who are interested in using Creating Healthy Habits in their work can attend.. an open enrollment workshop at one of our sites.. Educators or practitioners with prior Adventure teaching and facilitation experience can purchase.. Creating Healthy Habits: An Adventure Activity Guide.. and the supporting.. Creating Healthy Habits Portable Adventure Kit.. Schools or agencies who are interested in infusing active learning and an Adventure-based approach within their coordinated school health initiative can call (978) 524-4554 or email.. to discuss curriculum mapping, consultation and professional development.. Supporting Publications, Props and Workshops.. Adventure Curriculum for Physical Education Workshop.. (for elementary, middle high schools).. Portable Adventure Challenge Kit for Physical Education.. Achieving Fitness Workshop.. Achieving Fitness: An Adventure Activity Guide.. and the accompanying.. student fitness journals.. Achieving Fitness Packs.. comes with hundreds of props and initiatives for implementing the program..  ...   treat each other.. ”.. Rich Steigerwald.. Bayport-Blue Point HS.. Long Island, NY.. “As many of us are all too aware, the environment in which today’s children are growing up poses enormous challenges to their healthy development and learning.. … It is becoming increasingly urgent for educators to begin to confront the special challenges that these “socially toxic” times create for children, and schools.. And, despite the heavy burden it places upon us and the absence of simple fool-proof solutions, we need to put our energy into trying to counter-act the negative effects and promote healthy and effective learning.. ”.. Diane Levin,.. Zip Lines No.. 28.. FAQs.. How is Creating Healthy Habits used in places other than schools?.. Residential staff and child care workers can be trained to facilitate the activities as part of a life skills or prevention program.. Camps or after school programs use Creating Healthy Habits to engage and interest middle school students … who are frequently harder to engage.. Do I need a challenge course to implement Creating Healthy Habits?.. No.. You can find all the props and equipment needed in the.. If you would like to incorporate challenge course elements, we recommend using low challenge course elements focusing on problem solving and team work.. Does this program take the place of a comprehensive health curriculum?.. Creating Healthy Habits is designed to enhance your health curriculum with Adventure activities and experiential learning.. Health Wellness Case Study.. Successfully Impacting the Obesity Crisis.. The problem of obesity is widespread among the Native American population.. Traditional interventions in Native American communities have used classroom-type methods to try to address the problem.. Several years ago, Navajo leaders in Tuba City, Arizona, felt that these methods were not working in their community.. They asked Project Adventure for help.. Using our Health and Wellness model, we added Adventure components to the curriculum.. As a result of the class, students reported that they ate more healthfully, walked almost everywhere, and, most importantly, were learning to help one another.. Specific skills developed included: problem-solving as a group, refusing drugs and withstanding negative peer pressure, making healthier choices overall, listening better and respecting other people’s views..

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  • Title: Physical Education & Fitness : Project Adventure
    Descriptive info: K-12 Physical Education Program.. Adventure is a critical component of a comprehensive Physical Education curriculum.. Project Adventure’s program is the product of many years of experience.. working with schools to infuse Adventure into their PE programs.. The sequential K-12 Adventure Curriculum for Physical Education is  ...   of an experience-based learning component into an existing physical education program.. Developed by Jane Panicucci and a team of physical education and Adventure education experts, the curriculum is aligned with national and state physical education standards.. Overview of Project Adventure s Comprehensive Program for Physical Education..

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  • Title: Adventure Curriculum for PE (Grades K-12) : Project Adventure
    Descriptive info: Project Adventure s K-12 Physical Education program is a curricula that not only meets.. National Standards for Physical Education.. , but infuses positive risk-taking, social emotional learning and group development skills.. Project Adventure’s Physical Education Program :.. Captivates the traditionally disinterested physical education student.. Engages teachers.. Positively impacts school climate.. Increases the relevance of physical education as a tool for academic success.. It s.. easy to get started:.. Attend.. Project Adventure s 2-Day.. Adventure Curriculum for Physical Education workshop.. or contact us to hold a workshop at your school or agency.. (Please note that Project Adventure workshops are eligible for.. CEU.. s).. Purchase Project Adventure s.. ,.. Elementary, Middle or High School Edition.. Start with a.. Portable Adventure Challenge Kit for Physical Education.. or consider if a challenge course installation is appropriate for your site or school.. Call (978) 524-4554 to speak with a specialist on how to infuse Adventure into your program.. Our Comprehensive Physical Education Program also includes:.. “Project Adventure has been instrumental in guiding us through the process of making (our) vision a reality by providing expert consulting, K-12 standards based curriculum, site design recommendations, and most importantly, in-depth on or off site professional development and training.. PA  ...   things we were able to gain through the PEP Grant process, I would say Project Adventure would rate as one of our best purchases by far!.. Julia Vanelli.. Roy Allen Elementary.. Brevard Public Schools, Melbourne, Florida.. Do I need a challenge course to implement the Adventure Curriculum for Physical Education in my PE curriculum?.. A challenge course is a great tool and can help to enhance your outcomes for middle and high school age participants.. However, many programs run excellent Adventure classes and units using only the games and activities presented in the.. books.. Our recommendations are.. Elementary: No challenge course.. Middle School: Low challenge course optional.. High School: Low and high challenge course optional.. Should Adventure be my entire PE curriculum?.. We support and value the many different aspects of a quality PE program.. We see Adventure as one component of your curriculum; however, the style of teaching and the social/emotional skills that students learn in Adventure will have a positive impact on the rest of your units.. I don’t teach PE.. Can I still use the Adventure curriculum?.. Yes, many programs use this curriculum as their social/emotional learning curriculum.. How do I get started?.. for our easy steps to implementation..

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  • Title: Movement Concepts & Motor Skills : Project Adventure
    Descriptive info: Demonstrate an Understanding of Movement Concepts and the Use of Motor Skills.. Grades K-2.. Establish a beginning movement vocabulary as it applies to Adventure activities.. Acquire basic skills to be applied to activities and games.. Explore and adapt fundamental movement skills to meet a variety of challenges.. Use a variety of manipulative, locomotor, and non-locomotor skills as individuals and in teams.. Use concepts of space awareness and movement control with a variety of basic skills while interacting with others during Adventure activities.. Use feedback to improve performance.. Grades 3-5.. Adapt a skill to the demands of a dynamic, unpredictable environment.. Combine movement skills in applied settings.. Recognize and apply concepts that impact the quality of increasingly complex movement performance.. Use information from a variety of internal and external sources to improve  ...   to develop movement sequences and patterns, both individually and with others.. Identify the critical elements of more advanced movement skills.. Grades 9-12.. Demonstrate competence in an increasing number of more complex versions of movement forms and motor skills as they relate to Adventure activities.. Use more specialized knowledge to develop movement competence or proficiency.. Identify and apply critical elements to enable the development of movement competence/proficiency.. Understand and independently apply discipline specific information to performance.. Understand how sport psychology affects the performance of physical activities (e.. g.. , the effect of anxiety on performance).. Exhibit a level of competency, advancing to a level of proficiency in a particular skill (e.. , belaying, knot tying).. Perform basic skills with consistency in the Adventure setting.. Back to Curriculum Structure and Connection to Standards..

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  • Title: Personal & Social Behavior : Project Adventure
    Descriptive info: Demonstrate Responsible Personal and Social Behavior.. Understand the purpose of rules in games.. Apply, with teacher reinforcement, classroom rules and procedures and safe practices.. Share space and equipment safely and with others.. Work cooperatively with another to complete an assigned task.. Follow, with few reminders, activity-specific rules, procedures and etiquette.. Utilize safety principles in activity situations.. Work cooperatively with a partner or small group.. Work independently and on-task for short periods of time.. Identify the various feelings that most people experience and describe the physical and emotional reactions of the body to intense positive and negative feelings.. Know behaviors that communicate care, consideration, and respect of self and others.. Understand how one responds to the  ...   in both cooperative and competitive activities.. Make conscious decisions about applying rules, procedures, and etiquette.. Utilize time effectively to complete assigned tasks.. Understand the physical and environmental dangers associated with particular activities and demonstrate proper procedures for safe participation in Adventure activities.. Identify and describe the experience of different feelings and how feelings affect daily functioning.. Understand proper attitudes toward both winning and losing.. Apply safe practices, rules, procedures, and etiquette in all Adventure activities.. Act independently of peer pressure.. Keep the importance of winning and losing in perspective relative to other established goals of participation.. Initiate independent and responsible personal behavior in Adventure settings.. Anticipate potentially dangerous consequences and outcomes of participation in Adventure activities..

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  • Title: Interpersonal Skills : Project Adventure
    Descriptive info: Demonstrate the Ability to Use Effective Interpersonal Skills.. Understand the elements of socially acceptable conflict resolution in Adventure settings (e.. , cooperation, sharing, and consideration).. Identify different types of communication (e.. , verbal and non-verbal).. Identify why communication is essential in human relationships.. Describe some of the ways that young children can be intentionally helpful and intentionally hurtful to one another.. Apply both verbal and non-verbal communication skills to develop positive relationships.. Demonstrate self-control and the ability to cope with success and failure.. Work constructively with others to accomplish a variety of goals and tasks.. Develop skills needed for peacefully resolving conflicts in socially acceptable ways.. Know the difference between positive and negative behaviors used in conflict situations.. Explain factors that could escalate and reduce conflict.. Identify the effects of leadership skills on the promotion of teamwork.. Describe the concept of friendship and contrast qualities that strengthen or weaken a friendship.. Know strategies for resisting negative peer pressure.. Apply attentive listening, feedback, and assertiveness skills to enhance positive interpersonal  ...   develop and sharpen leadership.. Analyze the possible causes of conflict among youth in schools and communities.. Explain how peer pressure influences choices and apply strategies for managing negative and positive peer pressure.. Demonstrate effective communication, negotiation, and conflict resolution for resolving potentially violent conflicts.. Know appropriate ways to build and maintain positive relationships with peers, parents, and other adults.. Know techniques for seeking help and support through appropriate resources.. Define the functions of leadership in Adventure activities.. Apply conflict resolution skills appropriately.. Use leadership and follower roles, when appropriate, in accomplishing group goals in Adventure activities.. Identify techniques for handling anger and resolving conflicts in the family, friendships, and the workplace.. Explain the purpose of friendship and describe how friends can support one another in making healthy decisions.. Identify those character traits that are connected with peaceful living in society, such as respectfulness, tolerance, honesty, self-discipline, kindness, and empathy.. Apply skills used to communicate effectively with family, friends, and others, and understand the effects of open and honest communication..

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  • Title: Decision-Making Skills : Project Adventure
    Descriptive info: Demonstrate the Ability to Use the Decision-Making Skills of Appropriate Goal Setting, Risk Taking, and Problem Solving.. Know ways to seek assistance when needed.. Identify behaviors that are safe or risky.. Demonstrate the steps of decision-making and refusal skills.. Explain and practice a model for decision-making that includes gathering information, predicting outcomes, listing advantages and disadvantages, identifying moral complications, and evaluating decisions.. Know methods used to recognize and avoid threatening situations and ways to get assistance.. Know behaviors that are safe, risky, or harmful to self and others.. Utilize decision-making, refusal skill and goal setting in an Adventure setting.. Analyze potential  ...   between safe and risky or harmful behaviors in relationships.. Implement decision-making skills, refusal skills and goal setting to avoid risky situations.. Solve problems by analyzing causes and potential solutions.. Anticipate and avoid potentially dangerous situations in Adventure settings.. Develop and practice effective coping skills for managing stress to prevent self-destructive behaviors.. Identify ways in which decision-making is influenced by sound character, family, and personal beliefs.. Explain positive techniques for handling difficult decisions.. Demonstrate skills for refusal, negotiation, and collaboration to avoid potentially harmful situations in personal, work, and community relationships.. Understand the short- and long-term consequences of safe, risky, and harmful behaviors..

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  • Title: Participating in Adventure Activities : Project Adventure
    Descriptive info: Understand the Potential Outcomes for Participating in Adventure Activities, Including Challenge, Enjoyment, Self-Expression and Social Interaction.. Engage in physical activities.. Gain competence to provide increased enjoyment in movement.. Associate positive feelings with participation in Adventure activities.. Try new movement activities and skills.. Identify and share feelings in appropriate ways.. Express feelings about and during Adventure activities.. Enjoy interaction with friends through Adventure activities.. Experience enjoyment while participating in Adventure activities.. Enjoy practicing activities to increase skill competence.. Interact with friends while participating in group activities.. Use Adventure activities as a means of self-expression.. Understand that Adventure activities provide personal challenge.. Apply methods to accommodate a variety of feelings in a constructive manner in order to promote well-being..  ...   positive self-image (e.. , accepting responsibility; respect for self, authority and others; self-discipline, self-control and the right to be assertive).. Understand long-term psychological benefits of regular participation in Adventure activities.. Exhibit openness to try new and different types of activities.. Enjoy participating in a variety of Adventure activities.. Pursue new activities both alone and with others.. Enjoy working with others in an Adventure activity to achieve a common goal.. Recognize that Adventure activities can provide a positive social environment for activities with others.. Display heightened self-confidence through participation in Adventure activities.. Identify and display factors that promote a positive self-image (e.. Understand that Adventure activities can provide the opportunity in which to demonstrate leadership and problem-solving skills..

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