Is the next generation adequately equipped to become engaged members of society? Will the knowledge we impart be absorbed by the most distracted generation in history? Read on to discover how experiential education may be the key to our students’ future.
There are many ways to engage in celebrating our National Parks during National Park Week. Here are our top 5 group and family-friendly activities.
Today’s youth live in a virtual world disconnected from the real world. On average, kids today spend over six hours in front of a screen! Yikes! What do you think the benefits would be if we could get these kids to unplug and get in tune with nature? This is where Outdoor Education comes in. Outdoor […]
Many people are familiar with “The 10 Essentials”: ten items you should carry with you at all times when you are adventuring outdoors. These items are necessary to keep you safe in case of an emergency. This list was established in the 1930s, and has been updated based on modern technology and resources. 1. Navigation […]
Prestigious schools like Clairbourn School have a commitment to excellence that requires offering their students the best outdoor experiences on the market. So when they contacted Positive Adventures for a five day surfing, camping, and community service expedition, group leaders Ryan Shortill, Jason Graham, and Meg Gneiting designed a top quality program with a special […]
The Los Angeles based Pilgrim School pride themselves of providing individual attention to each of their K-12 students. The Head of School, Dr. Mark A. Brooks, explains, “Whether it is guiding a Junior Kindergartener through rhyming sounds, coaching fourth graders in team sports, helping middle school students learn organizational strategies or guiding our high school […]
It doesn’t take a very careful examination of UCC’s Facebook page to discover why Positive Adventures trip leaders Russell Clark, Brian Baez and Megan Gneiting returning from Mission Gorge this October simply loved having the pleasure of the church’s company. Whether it’s building a brand new yellow house in Tijuana or organizing service projects to help […]
It’s rare, but sometimes San Diego winds up and throws a meteorological curve ball, and that can sometimes make outdoor education difficult. But Positive Adventures trip leaders and staff train constantly to be able to quickly improvise new activities and initiatives with the original goal in mind. So when life guards stationed around La Jolla […]