Wellness Adventures in the Outdoors
This extremely popular spring event is held in both
formal and informal settings at the Wausau School Forest. Registration, dinner,
games and challenge activities are scheduled for Friday evening. General
sessions in biking, hiking, birding, fishing, wellness and curriculum design -
to name a few - are scheduled for Saturday and Sunday.
This workshop is
intended for practicing professionals (teachers, health promotion specialists,
agency leaders, recreation specialists) as a means of enhancing their personal
skill and group leadership abilities. The course further serves as an
opportunity to design and implement adventure programs into a variety of
Provide participants with an opportunity to develop
adventure education wellness programming skills through active participation in
Provide participants an opportunity to design formal
instructional packages to implement in workplaces with clients in school, agency
and corporation settings.
Provide participants information on facilitation
skills, instructional skills, wellness philosophy, organizational skills,
technical skills, safety skills and environmental knowledge as they relate to
wellness and adventure education programs.
Additional Workshop Information
The workshop offers both undergraduate and graduate
credits. Up to 3 credits can be earned by engaging in the workshop and then
creating teaching packages that can be implemented upon return to the work
setting. Each student designs their own project, sets their own goals and
identifies outcomes. Practical, immediately useful material and curriculum
development is the focus of student projects. You may email John Munson for
more information on the credit requirements.
You may email John
Munson or call (715) 340-4855 to request a copy of the program brochure and