Outdoor Activity for Students!
What if you could give your children the thrill of adventure camp in safety?
All the activities aim at increasing productivity and encouraging them to adapt to different environments. This builds team spirit, friendship, and trust and also helps improve fitness and develop a mental balance. These activities will help them overcome fear and become the best version of themself.
Outdoor education is nearly as straightforward as it sounds. However, the term has evolved over the years and will likely continue to change with the times. The Institute for Outdoor Learning says it best, explaining that “Outdoor learning is an umbrella term for actively inclusive facilitated approaches that predominantly use activities and experiences in the outdoors which lead to learning, increased health and wellbeing, and environmental awareness.”
Outdoor education is a planned and purposeful approach to learning about nature. Along the way, kids also learn valuable skills and lessons about conservation, responsibility, and confidence that will stick with them for a lifetime.
Outdoor education programs are beneficial for everyone, but especially for children. These are just a handful of the reasons why:
It builds confidence
Playing in nature is a lot less structured than typical activities and games children play. Kids have the opportunity to choose how they interact and play in nature, which helps them build confidence in their own actions and abilities all while having fun.
It’s good For physical and mental health
Being outside gets kids moving and can have a positive impact on their mental health. In today’s world where screens are everywhere, going outside provides a great break from technology along with different forms of stimulation that are better for the mind and body.
It promotes creativity
There are an infinite number of ways to interact with nature, and there’s no right or wrong way how to play in it. This unstructured kind of play empowers kids to think more freely and approach their environment in inventive ways which promote creativity.
It teaches responsibility and independence
Nature is resilient yet also incredibly fragile. When playing in nature, kids learn how to take care of and respect living things, effectively also teaching them about the value of responsibility and independence as they design their own activities while being careful not to disturb the balance found in nature.
It reduces stress
Time and time again, it has been proven that being in nature can help reduce stress, anxiety, and depression. That’s because our daily environments (especially school) require directed attention for long spans of time which can be exhausting. In nature, kids can experience soft fascination in an unstructured environment that creates feelings of curiosity and pleasure.
Rope4 Outdoor Education is a nonprofit organization based in Dhaka with a mission for alternative youth development in the country. This organization has the capacity and resources to organize and operate activities that are not limited to the following:
Basic First Aid
Team Building Games
High Rope Course