Math: requires application of addition,
subtraction, multiplication and division to very real and immediate problems.
Geometry: employs the use of a 360
degree compass, right angles, parallel lines, and similar right triangles.
Problem solving: identify the problem,
consider alternatives, devise a solution, execute the plan.
Values: trust building, collaborative
learning, appreciation of diversity, affirmative behavior, active listening,
esteem building and teamwork.
Environmental Science and Geography: topography
and map reading, flora and fauna identification, wildlife habitat and
track identification. Human impact on the environment.
Journal writing: descriptive writing
about things observed, writing that describes a process, writing to provide
Peggy Ruff helps a student
How does it apply to corporate/organizational management?
Communication: The challenges of
the course are solved by the team. There is a right answer. Learn active
listening skills, “pairing and sharing” and consensus building.
Collaborative problem solving and trust building:
Learn how the best teams work together to build a trusting relationship
and long term success.
Students take a bearing
Teamwork: Understand the dynamics
of team building, diversity, vision clarification and experience success.
Lost and Found
You are lost in __(supply your own metaphor, we are all lost from
time to time)___________________ ?
You can’t seem to find your way until suddenly help arrives, your teammates
(support), a compass (sense of direction), a calculator (focus), a staff
(courage), a map (vision). You are saved! Not quite!
Teammates are wonderful!
Tools are wonderful!...
but if you don’t know how to work with the first and properly use the
second you are still just as lost as you were before.
Center we teach adults and youth in all types
of organizations how to work more effectively with each other, how to
value trust, build relationships and use the tools that we are given.
Costs and other Details:
Students: Full Day (approximately 6 hours) program $150 minimum or $15 per student whichever is