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Universal access ropes course launch in Australian first - YMCA Victoria

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Universal access ropes course launch in Australian first - YMCA Victoria http://t.co/VBsfs9V1oP via @sharethis
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Check out this article on universal access to ropes courses.  Have you thought to add universal access to your ropes course?  If you have universal access at your course please share photos or links in the comments.

 

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Adventure Iowa: Writer takes on an ice silo climb outside of Cedar Falls

Adventure Iowa: Writer takes on an ice silo climb outside of Cedar Falls | Xperiential Stuff | Scoop.it
As I stood in front of an 80-foot silo with a wall of ice cascading down the north side on a farm outside of Cedar Falls, the words of Don Briggs echoed through my head: “Only one in 12 make it to the top their first time.”
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Cool Video.  Anyone else concerned at the 18 second mark?

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Trinity Forest Adventure Park Tests Out the Theory That Only the Good Die Young

Trinity Forest Adventure Park Tests Out the Theory That Only the Good Die Young | Xperiential Stuff | Scoop.it
First of all right off the bat and here at the top, let me say that the Trinity Forest Adventure...
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This appears to be a self guided tour.  No Facilitator in sight.  Pros, Cons of a guy swearing under his breath on each step and no facilitator there.

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Does 'discovery learning' prepare Alberta students for the 21st century or ... - National Post

Does 'discovery learning' prepare Alberta students for the 21st century or ... - National Post | Xperiential Stuff | Scoop.it
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Beyond STEM to STEAM - MIT News

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Beyond STEM to STEAM
MIT News
Hundreds of students from 25 schools came together to participate in a series of experiential “design thinking bootcamps” at the first annual a2ru Emerging Student Creatives conference.
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thesellers.net » Blog Archive » Valentine's adventure - Home of Jen ...

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I'm especially proud of her for going, as she was not looking forward to being out in the snow and cold. Valentine's adventure. And here we go. Jen's up on the first level of the High Ropes Course, ready to go.
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Organization Development : Team Building : Leadership : Create-Learning » Blog Archive » Hard Skill, Soft Skill–Team Building Activity

Organization Development : Team Building : Leadership : Create-Learning » Blog Archive » Hard Skill, Soft Skill–Team Building Activity | Xperiential Stuff | Scoop.it
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Strong Beginnings: Find a Hook to Engage Your Groups! | Experiential Tools

Strong Beginnings: Find a Hook to Engage Your Groups! | Experiential Tools | Xperiential Stuff | Scoop.it
This evening as I sit cutting out quotes with "new year" and "new beginnings" themes in preparation for some upcoming workshops, I have been reflecting on the
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Jen explores how we build the foundations of our experiences.  How do we hook our gruops?

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Louisville Zoo opens some new attractions - WDRB

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Louisville Zoo opens some new attractions
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"We have a high adventure ropes course which opened today and there was a lot of folks enjoying it, it is a really safe way to exercise and test your abilities," Zoo Director John Walczak told WDRB News.
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You know what would make a zoo more exciting, no not cool animals, a #RopesCourse and Beer!

 

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York Revolution begins construction on new group deck

York Revolution begins construction on new group deck | Xperiential Stuff | Scoop.it
Another improvement to Santander Stadium, home of the York Revolution (independent; Atlantic League), for 2014: Construction of the Dietz & Bluett Insurance Diamond Deck.
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Ball park with a Ropes Course/Zip Line in Center field.  Good idea?  Curious to see pics when it is done.

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Teaching for Tomorrow: Experiential Education with Outward Bound

Imagine trusting your survival to a group of strangers. Could you do it? This is what students at the experiential education school Outward Bound face when t...
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AS to vote on portable low-ropes course for Western - Western Front

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AS to vote on portable low-ropes course for Western
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Instead of walking on the bricks after classes, Western students may be able to balance on the ropes and obstacles of a low-ropes course.
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Sukabumi: High Ropes | Just Go.

Sukabumi: High Ropes | Just Go. | Xperiential Stuff | Scoop.it
One of the five main activities in which the kids participate is the high ropes course. This particular course has a series of six challenges strung 20 meters above the forest floor. The afternoon that we went, the whole area was ...
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Cruise ships onboard, too - NorthJersey.com

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NorthJersey.com Cruise ships onboard, too NorthJersey.com Ships now offer everything from skydive simulators (Royal Caribbean's new Quantum of the Seas), the first ropes course at sea (in Carnival Magic's SportSquare), scuba diving and diving...
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What I Learned About Leadership from a Low Ropes Course

What I Learned About Leadership from a Low Ropes Course | Xperiential Stuff | Scoop.it
I love reading books on leadership. But as helpful as these are, they are not the same as doing something together with a team. Here are seven lessons I learned about leadership from a low ropes course.

Via CharleeHanna, Mary Thompson
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Heathwood Press » Turning Experiential Education and Critical Pedagogy Theory into Praxis‏

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"The educational theories of experiential education and critical pedagogy intersect in a number of ways. "

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Common Core and Adventure Education

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I ran across a recent Edutopia  sponsored Social and Emotional Learning blog post from Maurice Elias (a Psychology Professor at Rutgers) entitled “How Are Social-Emotional Learning and the Common...
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Dr. Cavert draws connections between Adventure Education and Common Core.

 

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