Adventure activities empower students to identify and value their personal strengths and uniqueness as well as to value the strengths and uniqueness of others.
Activities like rock climbing, caving, canoing and backpacking provide youth with an opportunity to challenge themselves with-in a supportive and safe environment. These activities provide exciting and thrilling opportunities to push past perceived limitations, and their ability or inability to succeed.
Each activity offers opportunity for youth to gain confidence as they push past these limitations learning problem solving skills, gaining self confidence. For many students this is the first time that they area able to experience themselves in leadership situations.
The challenge of the adventure activities is designed to shape the confidence of the individual so that they might be better able to persevere in the face of obstacles and assume the leadership roles of our society.