Tag: American Hiking Society

An Introduction to Outdoor Emerging Leaders Programs Learning

If tasked with naming the qualities of a good leader, we could all probably come up with a sizable list: Committed to the cause. Excellent communicator. Team player. Forward-looking. Honest and full of integrity. Seeks to empower others. Positive role model. And so it goes. But how do we provide opportunities for young people to develop these very same qualities, and how do we support...

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5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day Every Day in Your Program Learning / Stewardship

Each year on April 22nd, we observe Earth Day, a celebration of the environment. The concept has grown since its inception in 1970 to include weeklong and even month-long activities and conversation, creating a wealth of opportunities (and resources) to teach and engage in principles of environmental protection and stewardship. With the phrase “Earth Day is every day” in mind, here are five ways you...

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