This book provides teachers and recreation professionals with a guide to Project Adventure activities and curriculum. Project Adventure learning goals are: (1). “Cowstails and Cobras II” is a rewrite of Karl Rohnke’s classic guide to games, initiative problems, and adventure activities. It contains much-and-more of what. Download Citation on ResearchGate | Cowstails and Cobras. A Guide to Ropes Courses, Initiative Games, and Other Adventure Activities | This document is.

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With vigor we approached that work, starting out with field exercises, going to initiatives, then low ropes, high ropes, winter skills and campcraft. Briefing sessions should be responsive to the needs of the group.

Position and Location relative to partici- pant: If you meet each class with the announce- ment that, “We’ll be hopping again today for warm-up,” hopping, or anything akin to it, will soon be avoided and rightly so. Item one is seldom a problem with an on- going cobgas unless the rappel area includes a sacrosanct portion of a building or involves possible damage to the roof resulting in leakage and revocation to the roofing water- seal guarantee.

It’s getting late, the group hasn’t solved the Spider’s Web Initiative get the ccowstails group through a vertical web of ropeand frustration is running high.

This “game” is a one or two time only activitv.

More control of the group is thus possible. Pete Vigeant rated it really cowstakls it Sep 20, ElcnictUs of tlw Adven tum Program Grab Your Toes With thnir logs cxlondod and separalod on tho ground, ask students to grab their toos or anklos, or shins, or kneocaps. High Schools Chapter 8: Step 3; Beginning Trust and Spotting Activities Spotting is a human safety not provided by other people for the person doing an activity.


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Cowstqils are some tactics to this. Bear in mind that it’s cowetails for Adven- ture leaders to come away from an experience feeling that it all worked perfectly, and every- one did everything, only to find a whole set of complications.

This book contains an index, many black and white photogaphs, and descriptions of Project Adventure services and publications. It’s a tough discipline because in Adventure work, it’s easy to concentrate on the more dramatic episodes, missing the less obvious, but perhaps more important, interactions.

Cowstails and Cobras II: This goes for one day groups, or year-long groups.

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If the students eventually ask, ‘How come you haven’t tried this yet, don’t you trust us? Intervention, in order to resolve conflicts, and the willingness to spend time on conflict resolution, is not only good for the group, but is good role modeling. Getting Started 37 2, Facing one another, have the students extend one hand forward as if they were going to shake their partner’s hand.


Finally, a teacher who presents the problem safely and compassionately, then stands aside to provide support and encouragement when necessary, is visibly doing a good job. Group members must freeze them- selves where they are.

John Smith marked it as to-read May 29, A fairly funny-bone, but not in the same class as the ribs, which are prone to tickle. The administration s support. Distinguish between spotting and assist- ing or helping. Clearly, the book has had a major impact on the emerging field of Adventure Education. This doesn’t mean that you have to memo- rize applicable jokes, or wear a clown’s nose to get a laugh. I don’t care how new or exciting something is, if that’s all you do, to the exclusion of other alternatives, then that activity will become tedious and eventually disliked.


You may also have a group that requires a great deal of. A good Initiative involves cowxtails task requiring group effort cogni- tive and psychomotor. Paperbackpages.

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Video-tapo also works and helps to break down nervous resistance. Spread your legs wider than shoulder vvi ith and announce that your feet are the finish line for this great race. Here are some methods that can help get at these “What? A number of exorcises entail the use of balance and smoothly flowing movement. The idea is to let the group achieve as much as possible from a game or Initiative problem, rather than constantly bombarding a group with new “stuff.

The question “did we honor Full Value Contract? Look at this foot diagram to see the steps required. For example, the spotting energy that a particular person exhib- ited during Tire on the Pole could be suggested as a lesson that can be applied to being able to concentrate during an academic class, or the caring that is necessary to hold down a job.