9:45am - We meet at a local park or green space in your area. Hand out water bottles, bug spray, sun screen and rain jackets when necessary. 

10:00am - The day starts out with a welcome circle to introduce everyone and talk about expectations for the day.

10:15am - We will warm up participants with some fun ice breakers or name games. 

11:00am - Snack Break

11:15am - We will present to the group our sleeping equipment by teaching them how to set it up and showing them what it will be like to sleep in it. We will answer any questions that might come up from participants. 

12:00pm - We will teach participants about food and how to cook in the back country. We may be able to cook something to eat for lunch using the camp stoves. 

12:30pm - Lunch

1:30pm - We will start off with a fun short game to get us warmed up again. 

1:45pm - We will present group with a few backpacks that are ready packed and weighted similar to an expedition. Each participant will have the opportunity to hike with the pack for a short amount of throughout the afternoon.

2:00pm - We will introduce participants to the idea of using a map as we embark on a day hike to a beautiful and fun location like a view or waterfall. Possible games will be played along the way.

4:30pm - We return to where we started or the pick up location for the closing circle. We will debrief the day and connect with each participant to find out if they have any further questions or concerns about the upcoming expedition. 

5:00pm - depart




A day focused on Team-Building 

Sample 1-day programs

9:45am - We meet at a local park or green space in your area. Hand out water bottles, bug spray, sun screen and rain jackets when necessary. 

10:00am - The day starts out with a welcome circle to introduce everyone and talk about expectations for the day.

10:15am - We will warm up participants with some fun ice breakers or name games. 

11:00am - Snack Break

11:15am - We will challenge participants with an initiative. Work in on creative thinking and communication. 

12:00pm - We will surprise participants with a short navigation hike where they have to work together to use a map and solve a riddle to get to where lunch will be served. 

12:30pm - Lunch

1:30pm - We will start off with a fun short game to get us warmed up again. 

1:45pm - We will challenge participants with another initiative this time working on support and inclusion.

2:15pm - We will begin a sequence of connected activities to gradually build trust between participants. 

3:15pm - Break

3:30pm - Culminating activity. Drawing on all the skills we learned during the day, participants will work to solve a challenging problem.

4:00pm - Closing circle. We will debrief the day and connect with each participant to find out what they learned about themselves and the group. 

4:30pm - depart

A day Preparing for an expedition

(AKA: ORIENTATIOn)

These are examples and activities will vary due to weather, location as well as group size, age and goals. 

(ALTERNATIVE FOCUSES AVAILIBLE)