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What to Expect

Ventana Trips Develop Resilience Skills

Experiential, customized, module-based skills training that give participants the confidence to do it themselves

Outdoor Skills

  • Trip / Gear Planning / Execution
  • Nutrition and Cooking
  • Water / Food / Fire Safety
  • Navigation / Geography
  • ‘Leave No Trace’ Ethics

Resilience Skills

  • Fun without technology
  • Connection with Nature
  • Group Communication
  • Self Reflection
  • Confidence and Self Assurance

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3-Day Example Trip Plan

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Day 1

  • Drive to Location
  • Trip Planning Exercise / Gear Check
  • Hike to Camp / Navigation Exercise
  • How to Set Up a Campsite
  • Food Preparation and Safety
  • Journaling Time
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Day 2

  • Nature Observation Exercise
  • Water and Fire Safety
  • Hike to Camp
  • Situational Awareness Exercise
  • Journaling Time
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Day 3

  • Break Down Campsite
  • Hike back to Car
  • Drive Home