Project Adventure, Inc. - Adventure Programming
pre-requisite for PA’s Level 1, Level 2 and CCM exams
Adventure Programming is Project Adventure’s comprehensive foundational workshop designed for any individual who is excited to learn the basics of adventure and experiential education. During this workshop, the techniques needed to begin programming using games, initiatives; low and high elements are introduced and explored. Participants will: Experience the spirit of adventure programming through an activity-based, hands-on workshop that covers a broad spectrum of portable games, initiatives, and low and high challenge course elements; Learn how Project Adventure’s cornerstones of Challenge By Choice, Full Value Contract, and Experiential Learning cycle are key foundations of an effective adventure program; Experience the power of adventure education as an effective tool for teaching social and emotional learning skills and promoting change in individuals and groups in various educational settings; Be introduced to basic facilitation skills such as sequencing, framing, and debriefing techniques for a variety of activity types, including initiatives, lows, and highs; Learn the Standard Operating Procedures (safety guidelines) for a variety of low elements and traditional traversing and ascending high elements; Learn to tie necessary knots, practice belay skills, and learn appropriate use and care of essential gear for high challenge course operations.