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MAST RAISING LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP
ABOUT THE MAST RAISING WORKSHOP
The Mast Raising Leadership Workshop is presented by The Nova Scotia Sea School and is a completely unique approach to teamwork. Utilizing the Sea School’s philosophy of experiential learning, participants learn to work together and follow commands in silence to make complicated knots and to raise a mast. The exciting part of this program is that the entire goal is a mystery and the sense of purpose is a discovery that the crew members unfold together. The “a-ha” moment happens when the group sees the remarkable results of their teamwork. At this point we begin to use verbal commands to keep the mast upright and explore the effectiveness of both working together in silence and when talking. Once each skill is taught, the Sea School facilitators transfer leadership to the participants and allow space for them to teach and command each other while maintaining group safety.
Introduction: Orientation and name game
Let’s Learn a Knot: With limited time and information, the instructor silently supports and guides participants as they learn & work to tie a complex & reliable knot
Let’s raise the mast: The instructor leads the group in raising the mast in silence which leads them into the workshop finale.
Debrief and reflection: Chat about your experience together and learn about Sea School’s programming and how to get involved.
WHO: Youth (age 12 +) or adults
LENGTH: 45 min-1.5 hr(can be modified)
WHEN: Offered year round
WHERE: Nova Scotia
COST: $150 (negotiable)
GROUP DAY SAIL TEAM BUILDER
ABOUT THE DAY SAILS
A day sail is a perfect way for your group to come together and experience a day in one of our 30’ traditional wooden boats!
We can customize the day to your learning, team-building or curriculum goals.
No matter what your day sail needs, your group will have tons of fun!
Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to get your group working like a true ship’s crew - you’ll be supporting our youth programs at the same time.
No experience necessary - we’ll teach the participants everything they need to know. Safety and rain gear will be supplied.
Leadership strategies: how to let others lead and learn the qualities of a good commander
Risk management: how to plan and implement activities that allow for positive risk-taking in a controlled and safe environment
Resiliency training and coping strategies: how to develop coping and resiliency skills through our built-in challenges
Teamwork: how to get all hands on deck, provide new perspectives and appreciation of other team members and work together
WHO: 6-12 people, age 12 + (Children under 19 must have written adult permission)
WHEN: June 1-30, 2016
WHERE: Lunenburg Harbour
COST: Non-profit - Half day: $300 - Full Day: $500
Corporate Price - Half day: $500 - Full day: $1000