This program focuses on an Adventure Recreation experience. Participants will get the opportunity to take action in many adventure recreational activities in all departments at Geneva Park. They will also learn the basics to camp out on a ‘Practice Journey’ and then feel the rewards of a2-day ‘Qualifying Journey’ canoe trip. This will qualify them to achieve the Duke of Edinburgh’s Adventurous Journey at the Bronze Award Level. The ‘Bronze’ is filled with enjoyment, fun and play in an outdoor setting and the focus is on the ‘Experience’ component of an Adventure-Based Learning (ABL) Program.Concluding with a solo ‘sit-spot’ in the wilderness, participants will be able to reflect and bridge towards next adventures.
Pre-requisites Include: Participants must be age 15 by July 1. Ability to pass the Lifesaving Society – Swim to Survive. Bronze Star or greater swimming experience recommended.
Certifications Obtainable:Duke of Ed – Adventurous Journey – Bronze Award, Lifesaving Society – Swim to Survive, AdventureSmart – PaddleSmart Workshop, GP LEAP: BRONZE Level.
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Recreational Instructional Intense or Competitive