Adventure Programming (Indoor)

Adventure Programming (Indoor)

This training is our comprehensive foundational workshop focusing on the use and operations of indoor challenge courses. It is designed for physical education teachers, counselors, after-school professionals and other school staff excited to learn the basics of adventure and experiential education. During this workshop, participants will be exposed to the techniques needed to begin programming using games, initiatives, and low and high elements installed in indoor setting such as gymnasiums. How you teach and what you teach will forever be changed after taking this dynamic workshop.

Note: Comparable to PA’s Adventure Programming workshop.

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 the 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 ascending high elements.
  • Learn to tie necessary knots, practice belay skills, and learn appropriate use and care of essential gear for indoor high challenge course operations.

Workshop Information: 

  • $650 – Includes registration, workshop manual and lunch during workshop.
  • Number of days: 4
  • Workshop hours: 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Graduate credit: 2 or 4
  • CEUs:4.0
  • Please register more than two weeks in advance to ensure the workshop will have enough participants to run as scheduled.
  • Workshop  registration cancellation policies:  Cancellations less than 2 weeks prior to a workshop start date will result in 50% refund of tuition cost.  No shows without cancellation notice will forfeit all tuition cost paid.

Upcoming dates to be announced

  • Purchase Orders:  If your school or organization will be using a Purchase Order, please email registration@pa.org to register.  A copy of the Purchase Order will need to be submitted to that same email address to finalize the registration.
  • Please email registration@pa.org or call 978-524-4555 if you have any questions.
  • Are you waiting for approval to attend or can’t commit with a payment at this time? No worries, we still want to hear from you! Email registration@pa.org to be put you on the waiting list.

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