If we look honestly at the research that is out there about experiential education—specifically with regards to our beloved challenge courses, zip lines and related activities, there is really not a lot of concrete evidence and research that … Continued
Using a big canoe to retrieve necessary resources during an activity I found out about the increasingly popular commercial adventure concept of Escape Room Adventure activities a couple of years ago. I was intrigued and did a fair amount of research on … Continued
Over the last couple of posts we have covered two other key activities that have lots of applications and variations. I want to end this series with an activity first saw run with the name “The Road of Life.” I … Continued
Top 3 Experiential Activities Every Facilitator Needs to Know (Activity #2: Blind Polygon) Another incredibly adaptable, low prop activity with great built in metaphor potential is Blind Polygon or rope shapes. I have seen facilitators use this activity, and it’s variations, … Continued
101st Year of Camp Manito-wish YMCA – Bring it on!
Rudy Valadez, Executive Chef Snow is still falling and the cold will not leave; a sleeping giant is starting to stir with thoughts of sunshine, laughter, and the warmth from the stove, ovens, and the clanking of pots and pans. … Continued
Pat Soldan, Operations Director With each passing day in my new role as Operations Director, I learn more and more about what makes the Manito-wish experience so unique. I am excited to step into our 100th camping season and to … Continued
Camp Director, Tracy Watson I can’t wait to celebrate 100 years of Camp. I am anxiously awaiting Opening Days when I can welcome all of our returning and new campers during our 100th year of providing innovative leadership experiences for … Continued