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WHAT’S WITHIN YOU IS
STRONGER THAN WHAT’S IN
YOUR WAY
The AFAR Foundation
• Learning AFAR is a program of
AFAR and No Barriers Youth
• Since 2009 AFAR has supported
over 400 tr...
NO BARRIERS USA MISSION:
TO UNLEASH THE POTENTIAL
OF THE HUMAN SPIRIT.
VISION
Define a purpose that
inspires you to give your
best back to the word
REACH
Move beyond your comfort
zone to grow a...
PLAY VIDEO
TRANSFORMATIVE
EXPERIENCES
IN SOME OF OUR PLANET’S
MOST INSPIRING
CLASSROOMS THAT
STRETCH COMFORT ZONES,
INSPIRE POSISBILI...
A COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH
TO INTERDISCIPLINARY
EXPERIENTIAL EDUCATION.
Phase 1: Thoughtful Preparation
Phase 2: Transformat...
PHASE ONE //
THOUGHTFUL PREPARATION.
1: INTRODUCTION TO THE NB LIFE
2: VISION & REACH
3: ALCHEMY & PIONEER
4: ROPE TEAM AND ELEVATION
5: RESPONSIBLE GLOBAL CIT...
PHASE TWO //
TRANSFORMATIVE EXPEDITION.
NBY EXPEDITIONS //
WHY CHOOSE US?
1. MISSON-DRIVEN NONPROFIT
ORGANIZATION
2. VALUES
3. UNIQUE EDUCATIONAL MODEL
NBY EXPEDITIONS //
ITINERARY COMPONENTS
• SELF-AWARENESS & TEAM DEVELOPMENT
• STRUCTURED REFLECTION
• STUDENT-DRIVEN LEARN...
NBY EXPEDITIONS //
THE DETAILS
U.S.
SOUTHWEST
NBY EXPEDITIONS //
THE DETAILS
WHO TRAVELS?
Irvine Bourdeau, Children’s Network of Southwest FL
Dr. Leslie Swanson
NBY Exp...
NBY EXPEDITIONS //
WHERE IN THE WORLD?
NBY EXPEDITIONS //
U.S. SOUTHWEST | July 11-DAY ONE
NBY EXPEDITIONS //
U.S. SOUTHWEST | DAY TWO
NBY EXPEDITIONS //
U.S. SOUTHWEST | DAY TWO
NBY EXPEDITIONS //
U.S. SOUTHWEST | July 12- DAY THREE
NBY EXPEDITIONS //
.S. SOUTHWEST | DAY THREE
NBY EXPEDITIONS //
U.S. SOUTHWEST | DAY THREE
NBY EXPEDITIONS //
U.S. SOUTHWEST | DAY TWO
NBY EXPEDITIONS //
U.S. SOUTHWEST | DAY THREE
NBY EXPEDITIONS //
U.S. SOUTHWEST | DAY THREE
NBY EXPEDITIONS //
U.S. SOUTHWEST| DAY THREE
NBY EXPEDITIONS //
U.S. SOUTHWEST | DAY THREE
NBY EXPEDITIONS //
U.S. SOUTHWEST | DAY FOUR
NBY EXPEDITIONS //
U.S. SOUTHWEST | DAY FOUR
NBY EXPEDITIONS //
U.S. SOUTHWEST | DAY FOUR
NBY EXPEDITIONS //
U.S. SOUTHWEST | DAYS 5&6
NBY EXPEDITIONS //
U.S. SOUTHWEST | DAYS 5&6
NBY EXPEDITIONS //
U.S. SOUTHWEST | DAYS 5&6
NBY EXPEDITIONS //
U.S. SOUTHWEST | DAYS 5&6
NBY EXPEDITIONS /
U.S. SOUTHWEST | DAYS 5&6
NBY EXPEDITIONS //
U.S. SOUTHWEST | DAYS 5&6
NBY EXPEDITIONS //
U.S. SOUTHWEST | DAYS 5&6
NBY EXPEDITIONS //
U.S. SOUTHWEST | DAY SEVEN
NBY EXPEDITIONS //
THE DETAILS
NBY EXPEDITIONS //
THE DETAILS
PHASE THREE //
MEANINGFUL RETURN.
NBY EXPEDITIONS //
THE DETAILS
TIME COMMITMENT: PHASE ONE
TIME COMMITMENT: PHASE TWO
(Summer 2016)
TIME COMMITMENT: PHASE ...
Learning AFAR Media
Project
“Going away from home makes home more important!”
NBY EXPEDITIONS //
THE DETAILS | FINANCES
Thanks to generous support from various donors, we
will be able to offer full sc...
What does this include?
• All food, lodging and travel
• Guides, staff and tips
• Preparatory books and
curriculum
• T-shi...
What’s Not Included?
• Spending money for
souvenirs
• Personal travel items
(e.g. clothes)
Students must apply online by January 11, 2016:
• Online application
• Personal reference (your reference fills this out o...
• The group will be selected and notified
around the end of January.
• Irvine will lead preparatory sessions with the
sele...
Ask Irvine!
Questions
After Today?
WHAT’S WITHIN
YOU COULD
CHANGE THE
WORLD.
NBYexpeditions@NoBarriersUSA.org // 970.484.3633 x 303
Learning AFAR Southwest Florida 2016
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This program is for girls ages 15-19 in Southwest Florida. Please contact Kaitlyn Millen with any questions at kaitlyn.millen@nobarriersusa.org.

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Learning AFAR Southwest Florida 2016

  1. 1. WHAT’S WITHIN YOU IS STRONGER THAN WHAT’S IN YOUR WAY
  2. 2. The AFAR Foundation • Learning AFAR is a program of AFAR and No Barriers Youth • Since 2009 AFAR has supported over 400 travel scholarships for youth who would not otherwise have had the opportunity to travel • By expanding the number of students traveling, this program aims to broaden our impact, enhancing whole communities perceptions of all that is possible
  3. 3. NO BARRIERS USA MISSION: TO UNLEASH THE POTENTIAL OF THE HUMAN SPIRIT.
  4. 4. VISION Define a purpose that inspires you to give your best back to the word REACH Move beyond your comfort zone to grow and reach goals ALCHEMY Harness life experience into optimism ROPE TEAM Collaboration and connect with others to build strong communities PIONEER Persevere through challenges to innovate ELEVATION Impact the world as a leader who serves
  5. 5. PLAY VIDEO
  6. 6. TRANSFORMATIVE EXPERIENCES IN SOME OF OUR PLANET’S MOST INSPIRING CLASSROOMS THAT STRETCH COMFORT ZONES, INSPIRE POSISBILITIES & IGNITE ACTION.
  7. 7. A COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH TO INTERDISCIPLINARY EXPERIENTIAL EDUCATION. Phase 1: Thoughtful Preparation Phase 2: Transformative Expedition Phase 3: Meaningful Return/ No Barriers Pledge
  8. 8. PHASE ONE // THOUGHTFUL PREPARATION.
  9. 9. 1: INTRODUCTION TO THE NB LIFE 2: VISION & REACH 3: ALCHEMY & PIONEER 4: ROPE TEAM AND ELEVATION 5: RESPONSIBLE GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP PHASE ONE // CURRICULUM SESSIONS
  10. 10. PHASE TWO // TRANSFORMATIVE EXPEDITION.
  11. 11. NBY EXPEDITIONS // WHY CHOOSE US? 1. MISSON-DRIVEN NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION 2. VALUES 3. UNIQUE EDUCATIONAL MODEL
  12. 12. NBY EXPEDITIONS // ITINERARY COMPONENTS • SELF-AWARENESS & TEAM DEVELOPMENT • STRUCTURED REFLECTION • STUDENT-DRIVEN LEARNING • CONNECTION TO PLACE & INTERCONNECTION • EXPOSURE TO DIFFERENT WAYS OF LIFE • SERVICE PROJECTS • STRETCHING COMFORT ZONE • FUN & INTENTIONAL DOWNTIME
  13. 13. NBY EXPEDITIONS // THE DETAILS U.S. SOUTHWEST
  14. 14. NBY EXPEDITIONS // THE DETAILS WHO TRAVELS? Irvine Bourdeau, Children’s Network of Southwest FL Dr. Leslie Swanson NBY Expedition Leader Raft Guides The Group of Selected Students
  15. 15. NBY EXPEDITIONS // WHERE IN THE WORLD?
  16. 16. NBY EXPEDITIONS // U.S. SOUTHWEST | July 11-DAY ONE
  17. 17. NBY EXPEDITIONS // U.S. SOUTHWEST | DAY TWO
  18. 18. NBY EXPEDITIONS // U.S. SOUTHWEST | DAY TWO
  19. 19. NBY EXPEDITIONS // U.S. SOUTHWEST | July 12- DAY THREE
  20. 20. NBY EXPEDITIONS // .S. SOUTHWEST | DAY THREE
  21. 21. NBY EXPEDITIONS // U.S. SOUTHWEST | DAY THREE
  22. 22. NBY EXPEDITIONS // U.S. SOUTHWEST | DAY TWO
  23. 23. NBY EXPEDITIONS // U.S. SOUTHWEST | DAY THREE
  24. 24. NBY EXPEDITIONS // U.S. SOUTHWEST | DAY THREE
  25. 25. NBY EXPEDITIONS // U.S. SOUTHWEST| DAY THREE
  26. 26. NBY EXPEDITIONS // U.S. SOUTHWEST | DAY THREE
  27. 27. NBY EXPEDITIONS // U.S. SOUTHWEST | DAY FOUR
  28. 28. NBY EXPEDITIONS // U.S. SOUTHWEST | DAY FOUR
  29. 29. NBY EXPEDITIONS // U.S. SOUTHWEST | DAY FOUR
  30. 30. NBY EXPEDITIONS // U.S. SOUTHWEST | DAYS 5&6
  31. 31. NBY EXPEDITIONS // U.S. SOUTHWEST | DAYS 5&6
  32. 32. NBY EXPEDITIONS // U.S. SOUTHWEST | DAYS 5&6
  33. 33. NBY EXPEDITIONS // U.S. SOUTHWEST | DAYS 5&6
  34. 34. NBY EXPEDITIONS / U.S. SOUTHWEST | DAYS 5&6
  35. 35. NBY EXPEDITIONS // U.S. SOUTHWEST | DAYS 5&6
  36. 36. NBY EXPEDITIONS // U.S. SOUTHWEST | DAYS 5&6
  37. 37. NBY EXPEDITIONS // U.S. SOUTHWEST | DAY SEVEN
  38. 38. NBY EXPEDITIONS // THE DETAILS
  39. 39. NBY EXPEDITIONS // THE DETAILS
  40. 40. PHASE THREE // MEANINGFUL RETURN.
  41. 41. NBY EXPEDITIONS // THE DETAILS TIME COMMITMENT: PHASE ONE TIME COMMITMENT: PHASE TWO (Summer 2016) TIME COMMITMENT: PHASE THREE
  42. 42. Learning AFAR Media Project “Going away from home makes home more important!”
  43. 43. NBY EXPEDITIONS // THE DETAILS | FINANCES Thanks to generous support from various donors, we will be able to offer full scholarships that include airfare for the 10 girls who are selected for this program.
  44. 44. What does this include? • All food, lodging and travel • Guides, staff and tips • Preparatory books and curriculum • T-shirts, journals and travel guides • Staff support for logistics of preparing • Preparatory journalism retreat • Basic travel insurance • THE EXPERIENCE OF A LIFETIME!!!!!
  45. 45. What’s Not Included? • Spending money for souvenirs • Personal travel items (e.g. clothes)
  46. 46. Students must apply online by January 11, 2016: • Online application • Personal reference (your reference fills this out online) • Teacher reference (teacher fills this out online) Selection Criteria: • Academic Merit: GPA and essay responses • Leadership Potential: Thoughtful, well-written essays demonstrating leadership and desire for positive growth • Must not have been involved with the DJJ within the past year • Must not have run away within the past year Next Steps…
  47. 47. • The group will be selected and notified around the end of January. • Irvine will lead preparatory sessions with the selected 10 plus a few alternates throughout the spring. • We will collect forms from the selected students. Next Steps…
  48. 48. Ask Irvine! Questions After Today?
  49. 49. WHAT’S WITHIN YOU COULD CHANGE THE WORLD. NBYexpeditions@NoBarriersUSA.org // 970.484.3633 x 303

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