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2 The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Canteen Leaders Strategies and Tools to Help Prepare Ourselves For The Challenges of Life and Leadership! CAN

3 Glengarry: Teaching Skills For Life Kangaroo Valley

4 Reflections Of My School Years

5 Australian Cherub Dingy Champs

6 Kayaking A Dream come True!

7 Under Pressure Performance

8 The Mountains

9 Australian Kayak Perth, Easter, years of planning Marathon Championships

10 Outdoor Education & Sport Psychology NSW Netball Team Undergoing Outdoor Training In Preparation For Their National Championships

11 Profoundly Life Changing Read!

12 Fostering Change In People Requires A New Direction In Programming & Facilitation At Our Camps TO CHANGE ANTICIPATED OUTCOMES PROGRAM TYPE FeelingsNew skills, energy, enjoyment, funRecreational ThinkingNew knowledge, attitude, awarenessEducational BehaviourNew ways to act & increase functionDevelopmental Misbehaviour New ways to cope & decrease dysfunction Therapeutic Outdoor Education Matching program type with change requirements. (Priest, 1996, p.23)

13 Tools The 7 Habits Can Provide Canteen Leaders!

14 The 7 Habits Overview Pride & Accountability Positivity & Celebration Flexibility & Initiative Inspiration & Encouragement Respect & Integrity Understanding & Compassion Teamwork & Inclusiveness Optimising Our Physical & Mental Health

15 Habit 1 Be Proactive Overview A proactive person: A proactive person: –Can choose their attitude to life –Is responsible for their own happiness. –Controls the things in their life that they can control, and forgets about the uncontrollable. –Overcomes setbacks through proactive thinking & action. –Strives to be a change agent through proactive actions. –Makes life happen to them rather than being a passenger. –Makes smarter decisions. Thinks before acting! Is all about taking control of your life! It means that you choose to act deliberately and take responsibility for your actions and your lifes direction. Pride & Accountability Positivity & Celebration

16 Good Leaders Make A Proactive Choice Proactive or Reactive Can-Do PeopleNo-Can-Do People Take initiative to Wait for something to make it happen.happen to them. Think about solutions Think about problems and options.and barriers. Act.Are acted upon.

17 Self-Awareness: Am I a Positive or Negative Thinker? Monitoring self-talk on a tough expedition or at camp. Monitoring self-talk on a tough expedition or at camp. At a given time, or at places dictated by the terrain that could provide a teachable moment have students complete a self-check for a few minutes evaluating the following: At a given time, or at places dictated by the terrain that could provide a teachable moment have students complete a self-check for a few minutes evaluating the following: –Self-talk –Talk with others –Body language –Enthusiasm levels at different spots during the trip. Evaluate this around the fire at night. This leads to a tutorial on positive – negative self-talk. Evaluate this around the fire at night. This leads to a tutorial on positive – negative self-talk. As a leader what kind of thinker are you? As a leader what kind of thinker are you? What do I see when I look inside myself? Do I like what I see? All Change has to begin from within!

18 Positive or Negative Tracker What Kind Of Tracker are you? What Kind Of Tracker are you? This activity links to the monitoring of self-talk during an expedition or camp. This activity links to the monitoring of self-talk during an expedition or camp. Around the fire students complete the tracker questionnaire and calculate the kind of Tracker they are. Around the fire students complete the tracker questionnaire and calculate the kind of Tracker they are. Facilitation can involve partner sharing of results. Then a discussion on how we can be more positive in our daily lives. Facilitation can involve partner sharing of results. Then a discussion on how we can be more positive in our daily lives.

19 Make Your Own Weather! We have the ability to see sunshine even when we are surrounded by storms! Its all about attitude!

20 Press Pause : Between stimulus and response we have a split second where we can pause and learn to be proactive with our decisions! Think Before Speaking or Acting: Think Before Speaking or Acting: –Monitor your dialogue with others. Is it how you would want to be treated. –Am I about to do something that I will regret, or is negative? –Good Leaders are self- aware, and roll model proactive behaviour. –Look for opportunities to use & teach the pause sign!

21 3 Blessings! 3 Things I Am Thankful For Today! Around the fire at the conclusion of each day, participants are given time to reflect on their day, focusing on the good things that happened to them! Things they are thankful for. Around the fire at the conclusion of each day, participants are given time to reflect on their day, focusing on the good things that happened to them! Things they are thankful for. EG: 3 things I am proud of … 3 things I did well today…. EG: 3 things I am proud of … 3 things I did well today…. This activity, on its own, has been show to significantly reduce negative feelings and emotions. This activity, on its own, has been show to significantly reduce negative feelings and emotions. Where possible focus on the positives. Where possible focus on the positives.

22 Can Do Proactive People In History Everest

23 Habit 2: Begin With The End In Mind Overview Deals with developing a clear picture of who you want to be and what you want to accomplish in your life. Deals with developing a clear picture of who you want to be and what you want to accomplish in your life. What are your values? What are your values? What is your mission? What is your mission? What are your goals? What are your goals? –How to set them –Systems to support your goals Identifying your talents and developing them through out your life. Identifying your talents and developing them through out your life. Making your life extraordinary! Making your life extraordinary! How can you use your extraordinary talents as a leader at Canteen? How can you use your extraordinary talents as a leader at Canteen? Where do we want to go in life? We better draw a map to get there. Flexibility & Initiative

24 I Need 4 Volunteers In 2 minutes you need to assemble this jig saw puzzle. Off you go! In 2 minutes you need to assemble this jig saw puzzle. Off you go! Would it have been easier to put the puzzle together if youd had a picture to look at? Why or why not? Would it have been easier to put the puzzle together if youd had a picture to look at? Why or why not? Having a picture provides you with a clear vision of what you need to accomplish, which gives you direction and saves you time, and makes you more efficient. Having a picture provides you with a clear vision of what you need to accomplish, which gives you direction and saves you time, and makes you more efficient.

25 Mouses Magic Paints

26 If You Could Achieve One Impactful Thing At Canteen, And You Could Paint This, What Would It Look Like?

27 Paint Your Own Masterpiece

28 The Great Discovery This online activity takes you through a series of questions that helps you pinpoint the priorities in your life. This online activity takes you through a series of questions that helps you pinpoint the priorities in your life. Teen Mission Builder click to open webpage Teen Mission Builder click to open webpage Teen Mission Builder Teen Mission Builder It will you back a print out that you can then use to formulate your own mission statement for your wall at home or work. It will you back a print out that you can then use to formulate your own mission statement for your wall at home or work.

29 Mission Statements: Single Sentence Sam

30 Setting Goals 1. Count The Cost 2. Put It To Pen 3. Just Do It 4. Use Momentous Moments 5. Rope Up Steps That I Need To Take To Help Me Live My Lifes Mission

31 Step 5: Roping Up Climbers rely on each other for safety, motivation & support. The rope bonds them and keeps them together in their common quest! Climbers rely on each other for safety, motivation & support. The rope bonds them and keeps them together in their common quest! They are also there to support you if & when you fall! They are also there to support you if & when you fall! When you set goals, rope up with someone else with a similar vision or motivation for life. When you set goals, rope up with someone else with a similar vision or motivation for life. In real life if you rope up with someone or a group; your energies and enthusiasm will drive each other to success. In real life if you rope up with someone or a group; your energies and enthusiasm will drive each other to success. You will also have people to support you through the hard times along your journey to success, which are naturally part of life! You will also have people to support you through the hard times along your journey to success, which are naturally part of life! This is the spirit of

32 Habit 3: Put First Things First Overview Managing Your Time [later session]. Managing Your Time [later session]. Not Letting fear control your life and make your decisions. Not Letting fear control your life and make your decisions. Comfort zones – Courage Zones. Comfort zones – Courage Zones. Overcoming the hard moments in life. Overcoming the hard moments in life. Inspiration & Encouragement

33 Courage Zone Habit 3 is about putting yourself & your best interests ahead of your fears. Habit 3 is about putting yourself & your best interests ahead of your fears. Putting first things first will often cause you to stretch outside your comfort zone. Putting first things first will often cause you to stretch outside your comfort zone. And Venture into your Courage Zone! And Venture into your Courage Zone!

34 Click Picture To Go To Story

35 Courage Zone Looking For Opportunities To Sew The Seeds Of Change. It could be argued that fear is one of the worst emotions that people can possess because of its ability to hold us back in life. It could be argued that fear is one of the worst emotions that people can possess because of its ability to hold us back in life. Fear can paralyse us, limiting our achievements and reducing enjoyment in our lives. Fear can paralyse us, limiting our achievements and reducing enjoyment in our lives. As a leader at Canteen your time with participants is full of opportunities to look for that small teachable moment that may have a BIG lasting influence on a persons life! As a leader at Canteen your time with participants is full of opportunities to look for that small teachable moment that may have a BIG lasting influence on a persons life!

36 Okay: Now Lets All Experience The Courage Zone! Everyone on your feet Everyone on your feet Make a circle Make a circle Renee is going to demonstrate how to step into your courage zone by dancing for us all in the circle. Renee is going to demonstrate how to step into your courage zone by dancing for us all in the circle. Well each one of you has to do it to the music. Well each one of you has to do it to the music. Now I want you to monitor your self talk, your thoughts, your muscle tightness, your belief in yourself. Now I want you to monitor your self talk, your thoughts, your muscle tightness, your belief in yourself. How are you feeling right now? [look at the body language of those around you, ask them what they are thinking! How are you feeling right now? [look at the body language of those around you, ask them what they are thinking! Remember The key to overcoming our fears is to worry less about failing, and more about the chances we miss when we dont even try.

37 Large Hard Moments Occur every so often in life & include things like: Occur every so often in life & include things like: –Peer Pressure: Alcohol, drugs. –Dropping people who were friends when they wont respect your values. –Getting dumped by a girl/boy friend. –Your parents get divorced. –Someone we love passes away. These moments will come in your life, they are part of the cycle of life. These moments will come in your life, they are part of the cycle of life. You can prepare for them and meet them head on like a warrior and come out victorious. You can prepare for them and meet them head on like a warrior and come out victorious. Be courageous at these key junctions in your life. Canteen operates to foster this courage! Be courageous at these key junctions in your life. Canteen operates to foster this courage! Just REMEMBER this! Just REMEMBER this!this I should check the weather before heading to the mountains!

38 Thumb Wrestling! Working with the person next to you, you have 1 minute to thumb wrestle with them. In that 1 minute you have to see how many times you can pin the other persons thumb down for the count of 3. Working with the person next to you, you have 1 minute to thumb wrestle with them. In that 1 minute you have to see how many times you can pin the other persons thumb down for the count of 3. How many of you were engaged in a competitive mindset when you started the activity? How many of you were engaged in a competitive mindset when you started the activity? Did anyone simply communicate with each other and work together to get as many touches as possible? Did anyone simply communicate with each other and work together to get as many touches as possible? We all too often go into an activity with this win lose mindset, when Win Win can help achieve much more. We all too often go into an activity with this win lose mindset, when Win Win can help achieve much more.

39 Habit 4: Think Win-Win Thinking a Win-Win philosophy for life is the foundation for getting along well with others. Thinking a Win-Win philosophy for life is the foundation for getting along well with others. It not only means you both get something out of what youre doing, it means you try to plan ways for both of you to win. It not only means you both get something out of what youre doing, it means you try to plan ways for both of you to win. Win-Win is not an accident it is a deliberate way of thinking! Win-Win is not an accident it is a deliberate way of thinking! Respect & Integrity

40 Lets Learn a Little More About Each Paradigm.

41 Your Relationship Bank Account How you feel about yourself & others is like a bank account! How you feel about yourself & others is like a bank account! You can make deposits and withdrawals into this account through the things you think, do, and say to yourself & others. You can make deposits and withdrawals into this account through the things you think, do, and say to yourself & others. When I make a commitment to myself or others and stick to it Cha Ching, its a deposit. When I make a commitment to myself or others and stick to it Cha Ching, its a deposit. When I break a promise to myself or others, I feel disappointed and make a withdrawal. When I break a promise to myself or others, I feel disappointed and make a withdrawal.

42 Relationship Bank Account RBA DepositsRBA Withdrawals Keep promises.Break promises. Do small acts Keep to yourself. of kindness. Be loyal.Gossip and break confidences. Listen.Dont listen. Say youre sorry.Be arrogant. Set clear expectations.Set false expectations.

43 Small Acts Of Kindness RBA DepositsRBA Withdrawals Do small acts Keep to yourself. of kindness. Leaders be on the lookout to facilitate small acts of kindness! It fosters win- win positive feelings within the group and individuals. While working with your Canteen colleagues look for ways to create a Cha Ching moment. Lets hear it Cha Ching!

44 Saying Sorry: Can quickly restore an overdrawn relationship account A great activity for sitting around the fire near the end of a trip, or with groups that you know have had some conflict. A great activity for sitting around the fire near the end of a trip, or with groups that you know have had some conflict. As a group, there have been times when we have made withdrawals from our relationship bank accounts, this has been at the expense of others feelings. As a group, there have been times when we have made withdrawals from our relationship bank accounts, this has been at the expense of others feelings. Look around this circle. Who have you done something to that requires an apology? Look around this circle. Who have you done something to that requires an apology? Take 2 minutes to look around the circle and reflect on your past actions. Take 2 minutes to look around the circle and reflect on your past actions. Offer turns of going around and saying sorry to the person that you have wronged. Offer turns of going around and saying sorry to the person that you have wronged.

45 Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, then to be understood. Habit 5 is about being good communicators. Habit 5 is about being good communicators. It teaches about listening first, then talking second. It teaches about listening first, then talking second. It is about seeing things from another's point of view before sharing your own. It is about seeing things from another's point of view before sharing your own. For young men giving them opportunities to talk about their lives, fears, challenges is a real positive! For young men giving them opportunities to talk about their lives, fears, challenges is a real positive! Feeling secure socially is a buffer to depression and an area that we in outdoor education can foster! Feeling secure socially is a buffer to depression and an area that we in outdoor education can foster! Understanding & Compassion

46 5 Poor Listening Styles 1. Spacing Out 2. Pretend Listening 3. Selective Listening 4. Word Listening 5. Self-Centered Listening If we want to be effective communicators during our lives we have to learn to be good listeners. Good listeners are aware of poor listening styles. Lets take a look at 5 poor listening styles and check in to see if you have any poor listening characteristics.

47 Group Campout Students are grouped into camp groups of 4 students. Students are grouped into camp groups of 4 students. Groups are made to separate friends and cliques. Groups are made to separate friends and cliques. They spend the weekend camping together on campus with roving staff supervision. They spend the weekend camping together on campus with roving staff supervision.

48 Walk a Mile In Someone Elses Shoes After getting organised at camp have students head off in pairs for half an hour of Duo Time. After getting organised at camp have students head off in pairs for half an hour of Duo Time. Make groups up with people they do not know too well! Make groups up with people they do not know too well! Their task is to conduct an interview as if they were a reporter for the local newspaper. Their task is to conduct an interview as if they were a reporter for the local newspaper. The article they are writing will be read around the fire that night! The article they are writing will be read around the fire that night! [Partner sharing around the fire that evening].

49 Walk A Mile In Their Shoes

50 Name Game –Partner Retell. [Pair people up & complete the following: –Tell us how you came to get your name or nick name. –1 goal you have in the future. –1 person you have in your life that is special and that you can talk to them about anything. What makes this person special and approachable? –Name one skill you possess that helps you cope with the low points in your life. How do you use it? Noble, (2007)

51 Something In My Life I Need Help With….. Often we do not know how to ask for help, this is especially the case for young men. Often we do not know how to ask for help, this is especially the case for young men. This important life skill can be practiced around the campfire. This important life skill can be practiced around the campfire. I need help with…. I need help with…. The facilitator gives an example from their life to the group to get started. The facilitator gives an example from their life to the group to get started. Break off into smaller groups of 2 or 4 and share the issues they are having problems with. Break off into smaller groups of 2 or 4 and share the issues they are having problems with. Come back to the circle. A partner shares the issue with the group. Come back to the circle. A partner shares the issue with the group. The group listens and then tries to give solutions and support to the person. The group listens and then tries to give solutions and support to the person.

52 Habit 6: Synergise Overview Habit 6 is about valuing and celebrating differences. Its about knowing that two or more people can work together to create better solutions than any one of them could alone. Habit 6 is about valuing and celebrating differences. Its about knowing that two or more people can work together to create better solutions than any one of them could alone. Flow activities to promote synergy. Flow activities to promote synergy. Teamwork & Inclusiveness

53 Synergy In Action Working individually, take 1 minute to try and write down the names of as many body parts as you can think of that have only 3 letters in their name. Working individually, take 1 minute to try and write down the names of as many body parts as you can think of that have only 3 letters in their name. –There are 10 of them. –No slang or rude words! Now, pair up, share your list with your partner, and take another 1 minute to see if you can come up with any additional names. Now, pair up, share your list with your partner, and take another 1 minute to see if you can come up with any additional names. Did any pair get all 10 body parts? Did any pair get all 10 body parts? If not, join up with 2 more people, can you get all 10. If not, join up with 2 more people, can you get all 10. Lets check your list against mine! Lets check your list against mine!

54 10 Body Parts With 3 Letters In Their Name 1. Toe 2. Lip 3. Gum 4. Rib 5. Arm 6. Leg 7. Eye 8. Ear 9. Hip 10. Jaw Gum

55 We Are All Special: A Minority Of One! We are all different. We are all different. We learn differently We learn differently We have talents in different areas. We have talents in different areas. –Some are good at sport –Some are good at music –Some are good at science We see the world through different coloured glasses. We see the world through different coloured glasses. –This gives us many differing perspectives!

56 We See The World Differently! Group 1, put your hands up! Group 1, put your hands up! Okay turn around so you cant see the board. Okay turn around so you cant see the board. Group 2 I will now show you 2 pictures. Look at them and keep the answer to yourself regarding what the pictures were. Group 2 I will now show you 2 pictures. Look at them and keep the answer to yourself regarding what the pictures were. –Look at picture 1 –Now look at picture 2

57 Seeing The World Differently Group 2, now you turn around so you cant see the board. Group 2, now you turn around so you cant see the board. Group 1 I will now show you the 2 pictures. Look at them and keep the answer to yourself regarding what the pictures were. Group 1 I will now show you the 2 pictures. Look at them and keep the answer to yourself regarding what the pictures were. –Look at picture 1 –Now look at picture 2

58 What Did You See? Group 1? Group 1? Group 2? Group 2? How can two groups looking at the same thing, get two completely different views of the world. How can two groups looking at the same thing, get two completely different views of the world. We all see things differently, we can use this to our benefit if we synergise! We all see things differently, we can use this to our benefit if we synergise!

59 Entrance to B 31 Argyle Cave

60 The Squeeze

61 Synergy In The Cave Lights Out & Work To Get Out Of The Cave Synergising With My Peers: Focussing on things within our control.

62 I am sure all of us at one time or another have the feeling that our life is out of control. We feel: I am sure all of us at one time or another have the feeling that our life is out of control. We feel: –Out of balance –Stressed out –Empty on the inside Habit 7 is designed to reacquaint us with the concept of renewing our lives. Habit 7 is designed to reacquaint us with the concept of renewing our lives. Why is it called Sharpen The Saw? Why is it called Sharpen The Saw? Habit 7: Sharpen The Saw: Renewing Ourselves. It is Me Time

63 Exercise = Healthier Brains!

64 Heart Four Dimensions of Sharpening The Saw Body Brain Soul

65 Why is Balance so Important? Balance is important because what we do in one dimension will affect the other dimensions. Balance is important because what we do in one dimension will affect the other dimensions. In modern society many people are finding themselves out of balance. In modern society many people are finding themselves out of balance. I would imagine at Canteen many of the folks you are working with could be struggling with one or more of these areas. I would imagine at Canteen many of the folks you are working with could be struggling with one or more of these areas. Camp can be a real healing place, restoring balance and perspective, or teaching how to strengthen untapped areas in one of these four areas. Camp can be a real healing place, restoring balance and perspective, or teaching how to strengthen untapped areas in one of these four areas.

66 Brain Research & The Sounds Of Nature Taking Time To Stop and Open Your Senses Brain Research & The Sounds Of Nature

67 Meditation Visualisatio n Mental Preparation For Sport or Life

68 Meditation And The Brain Meditation has the ability to decrease stress and increase feelings of wellness and happiness.

69 The End But Hopefully The Beginning! I didnt get a Canteen Bandana

70 The End

71 Letter Writing To Yourself During solo which takes place near the end of their time at Glengarry, students write a letter to themselves… During solo which takes place near the end of their time at Glengarry, students write a letter to themselves… 1. What were the 3 most significant events you had at Glengarry? 2. What were the 3 most significant lessons you can take away with you after Glengarry? 3. What way have you changed the most during your time at Glengarry? 4. Which one of the 7 habits had the most impact on your life? How will you continue using this after GG? 5. Imagine you could see into the future 12 months. What will you be like?What will you be like? What goals will you be chasing?What goals will you be chasing? What will your attitude be like?What will your attitude be like? How will you have used the learning you had at GG?How will you have used the learning you had at GG? What would your perfect world look like?What would your perfect world look like? This letter is collected & sent 12 months later!


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