Friday, June 13, 2008

Cayuga Nature Center recovers from theft of challenge course equipement

The Cayuga Nature Center in Ithaca NY was victimized by theft of challenge course equipment this winter. Losing approximately $8,000 worth of rope and supplies, the Center is hosting a fundraising open-house this weekend, June 14-15, to raise funds to replace lost items.

For more information or directions, go to

Jessica Steele, director of the center's TEAM Challenge has received her challenge course training in both Technical Skills Intensive and Advanced Skills and Standards through Project Adventure.

Essex Natural Heritage Commission Provides Funding to Project Adventure

Project Adventure thanks the Essex County Heritage Commission for funding the roofing of the Tea House located on the Moraine Farm property.

The Tea House, located on the property that houses Project Adventure's corporate headquarters and training facility, was designed by landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted.

The funding supports maintaining the integrity of this unique building including re-roofing.

The Tea House overlooks sunken perennial gardens and a beautiful koi pond and is maintained by volunteers.

Weddings, corporate events, reunions and other meetings are held on the beautiful property. For more information contact

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Save the Date - Alley Pond Park, Queens NY - One Day Event

Creating Respectful Communities in Schools, Community Based Organizations and Agencies
Co-sponsored by Project Adventure, Inc. and PA's Metro New York City Advisory Board
When: October 2, 2008
Where: Alley Pond Park and Adventure Center, Queens, NY
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Who should attend: Anyone who works with children and youth, and/or manages a school, program or agency and will benefit from tools, strategies and researched practices for building social and emotional skills with the populations they serve.

Fee: $ 75 per person or $225 for 4 from same school or agency (includes lunch)
To indicate your interest or ask questions, email or call 800-468-8898 x4619.
Registration materials will be available in July.