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April 30, 2018
Mentoring Young Women to Empower the Next Generation of Leaders

How mentoring can help with empowering young women. 

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March 30, 2018
 Campers Dig Into The Meaning Of Grit and Determination

Our campers explore the meaning of grit and determination that possibly help develop children's emotional intelligence. These skills may play a role between the correlation between success and kids through outdoor experiences.

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Topics: Emotional Intelligence Skills Learned at Summer Camp

March 30, 2018
How to Develop Grit and Determination Kids Need for Success

According to Paul Tough, author of “How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character,” the qualities kids need for success aren’t taught in a classroom. Instead, Tough identifies a very different set of skills he believes are crucial to success and kids, including perseverance, curiosity, resilience, optimism and self-control. You and I might call them “character skills.” Tough calls them “grit.” And if you’re trying to figure out how to develop grit in your kids, outdoor sports are a great place to start.

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Topics: Emotional Intelligence Skills Learned at Summer Camp