PROGRAM DETAILS

ENDLESS OPPORTUNITY LEADING TO ENDLESS GROWTH

Between the workshops, 1:1 training, group sessions, personalized goal boards, and at home training these exceptional adventure athletes are going to grow so much. They will experience a lot of challenges, but we will show them how our team and the world believes in them and their capabilities. When they overcome these challenges they will earn the feeling of self confidence and the drive to face more challenges.

Feel free to join the impact by volunteering or coaching at one or more of the adventrue workshops listed below. If you would like to volunteer or coach please open the drop down box below and click the button to apply.


VOLUNTEER

HELP GROW OUR MISSION

We are always looking for volunteers that want to give their time and energy to helping us expand our programs, our organization, and our mission. You can apply by clicking the button below and filling out our application. After filling it out, we will reach out within 14 days. Thank you!

ADVENTURE COACH

MAKE AN IMPACT

The difference between a coach and a volunteer is the level of committment and the specificity of your time given. As a coach you will be involved with these atheltes through the entire adventure program. You will help with accountability, adventure workshops, 1:1 training, and more. Each year we take at least 1 of our coaches to the Adirondacks to experience it with the athletes. For this program, we need 2 coaches to work with these exceptional adventure athletes. If you are interested, please fill out the application below and we'll be in touch.

DEADLINE FEB 28TH 2022.

ETA GEAR

ADVENTURE GEAR

Provided: Hiking pack | Blister pack | Headlamp | Bike gloves | Kayak for workshops | Bike for workshops | Fishing pole for workshop | Tent | Sleeping bag

Needed: Boots or trail shoes | Wool socks | Bike for home | Bike helmet | 1-2L Water bladder | Electrolyte tablets/powder | Energy snacks

We do our best as an organization and team to provide as much of the gear as possible throughout the training and adventure, but some gear is personalized to the athlete. So, please click the button below to review the list of items we provide and feel are needed for this program.

TRAINING VIDEOS 

INSPIRATION & TRAINING

To help these exceptional athletes stay motivated and progress between workshops we have developed some at home training videos with Coach Chase. If at anytime the adventure athlete is struggling to stay motivated, have them watch our video from last years adventure to the Adirondacks to inspire them to keep pushing forward towards this amazing experience and goal!

TRAINING VIDS COMING SOON

AT HOME GOAL BOARD SHEETS

ACCOUNTABILITY

Accountability and motivation are key factors to progressing towards a goal. We have designed over 50 different print off sheets for the adventure athletes to use on a weekly basis. Some examples are at home training sessions, hydration tracker, weekly schedule, monthly goals, motivational quote of the week, habit tracker, habit breaker, and so much more.

ETA PROGRAM CALENDAR

ETA PROGRAM CALENDAR

Download the calendar below. This is a great addition to their goal board and an organized way for them to plan ahead. They can mark the days off as they go through the program so they can visually see the adventure getting closer and closer!

Questions? Email: Chase@adventureforallfund.org

ADVENTURE WORKSHOPS

For more details on each workshop scroll down

DATE TIME TYPE

April 3rd, 2022

6a-8a

Hiking workshop - Celery fields

April 10th, 2022

7:30a-10a

Biking workshop - Benderson Park

April 24th, 2022

7a-10a

Hiking & Biking workshop - Celery fields

May 15th, 2022

8a-10a

Kayaking workshop - Benderson Park

May 22nd, 2022

8a-11a

Fishing & Kayaking workshop - Benderson Park

May 29th, 2022

9a-1p

Zipline workshop - Treeumph

June 12th, 2022

6a-10a

Hiking & Biking workshop - Celery Fields

June 26th, 2022

6a-10a

Hiking & Biking workshop - Celery Fields

WORKSHOP DETAILS

On April 3rd we will have our first adventure workshop!
 
This hiking workshop is a great way to emerse them into the feeling of being an adventurer since they will start their hike in the dark with a head lamp. This is also a great way for our coaches to find out how they work together and communicate.

Workshop Details

Location: Meet at the Celery Fields (6893 Palmer Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34240)

Gear needed: Water bladder with electrolytes, day pack, hiking shoes, snacks, head lamp, and wool socks.

Duration: 2 hours (6a-8a)

Beginner hiking: We will have a slower pace, take frequent breaks to keep energy up, work on proper foot work to save their legs and have them switch up leading and pacing.

Workshop Layout

6am: Put headlamps on and make sure everyone has their gear

6:15am: Start hiking

7:15am: Short snack break

7:30am: Steep hill foot work and decline walking

8am: Finish

On April 10th we will meet at Nathan Benderson Park for our first biking workshop. We are starting at the park because it is easier to learn on a flat concret surface since the tires roll easier. Todat is all about building confidence and comort within their supported skills on the back.

Workshop Details

Address: Nathan Benderson Park (5851 Nathan Benderson Cir)

Gear needed: Water with electrolytes, tennis shoes, snacks, biking gloves, and a helmet.

Duration: 2 1/2 hours (7:30a-10a)

Beginner biking: We will start with skill work on the ground and slowly work into memorizing skills on the bike. Finish with them pedaling assisted.

Workshop Layout

7:30am: Make sure everyone has their gear

7:45am: Start warming up and working on balance and biking skills

8:30am Snack and hydration break

8:45am: Practice skills on the bike. For ex putting your foot down and hitting the break to catch yourself, standing on the pedals and balancing, and assiting riding.

9:30am: Cool down

10am: Finish

On April 24th we will have our second hiking workshop. This time around we will test their mental toughness and push them a little harder. This is to start building resilience within themselves and trust with thier coaches
 
Then we will finish with fast laps on the steep front face of the celery fields.

Workshop Details

Location: Meet at the Celery Fields (6893 Palmer Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34240)

Gear needed: Water bladder with electrolytes, day pack, hiking shoes, snacks, head lamp, and wool socks.

Duration: 3 hours (7a-10a)

Intermediate hiking: We will have an intermediate pace with few breaks to test their endurance and mental toughness. We will then do 4 sets of fast inclines and declines on the steep front fast of the celery fields.

Workshop Layout

7am: Make sure everyone has their gear

7:15am: Start hiking

8am: Snack and hydration break

8:30am: Steep hill foot work and decline walking

9am: Finish with fast pace hiking

10am: Finish

On May 15th we will have our kayaking workshop at Benderson. In this workshop we start by teaching all the skills on land to build confidence with the equipment and their ability. We use our progressive training protocol to build on each skill and cue. Once we see the confidence is there we end with getting them on the water.
 
The goal of this workshop is to have them experience kayaking independently. These are the moments that instill self confidence and drive.

Workshop Details

Location: Nathan Benderson Park (5851 Nathan Benderson Cir)

Gear needed: Water with electrolytes, water shoes or barefoot, snacks, GTFO hat, sunscreen and sunglasses.

Duration: 2 hours (8a-10a)

Beginner kayaking: Memorize proper beginner skills i.e hand placement on the ore, how to paddle, pulling through the water, steering your kayak left or right, and backing out.

Workshop Layout

8am: Make sure everyone has their gear & stretch

8:15am: Start kayaking skills

8:45am: Snack and hydration break

9am: More advanced kayaking skills and going into just verbal cues

9:15am: Fast tempo verbal cues to make sure they have the skills memorized

9:30am: Hydrate and then kayak on the water

10am: Finish

On May 22nd we will learn fly fishing skills and test their kayaking skills from the week prior. We want them to experience fly fishing and make it a game by giving them targets on the water to hit. We will switch from fly fishing to kayaking to avoid any of the athletes getting discouraged. The goal is to practice skills and getting comfortable with casting on their own.

Workshop Details

Location: Nathan Benderson Park (5851 Nathan Benderson Cir)

Gear needed: Water with electrolytes, water shoes or barefoot, snacks, GTFO hat, sunscreen and sunglasses.

Duration: 3 hours (8a-11a)

Beginner fly fishing: Teach proper hand placement on the pole and comfort with casting. Once this is acheived they will practice aiming their cast.

Intermediate kayaking: Work on skills and cues while on the water.

Workshop Layout

8am: Make sure everyone has their gear & introduce them to their skills coach.

8:15am: Start teaching fly fishing skills and end with them casting on their own.

9am: Snack and hydration break

9:15am: Start the fly fishing casting games for those that are ready.

9:45am: Spend the rest of the time alternating 2 athletes in kayaks and 2 athletes fly fishing.

11am: Finish

On June 5th we will join the team at Treeumph to face some mental and physical challenges. This workshop is a lot of fun and a great time to build trust between coaches and athletes. The course slowly get higher off the ground and the balance challenges become more difficult.
 
Our goal within this workshop is for each and every adventure athlete to leave more confident then when they came. It takes a lot of courage to do this workshop and they will leave feeling extremely brave.

Workshop Details

Location: Meet at Treeumph (21805 State Road 70 E, Bradenton, FL 34202)

Gear needed: Hiking boots or shoes, snacks, sunscreen, bug spray, and wool socks.

Duration: 4 hours (9a-1p)

Beginner/intermediate ziplining: The goal is to get every athlete through level 1. The furthest we will have them go on this day is through level 2. Ziplining is all about verbal cues, trust within oneself, and finding the courage to keep pushing forward.

Workshop Layout

9am: Meet at Treeumph and get gear.

9:15am: Start the zipline safety course

9:30am: Hydrate and then start the zipline course

11:30am: Finish level 2 course

12-1pm: Go do the big zipline, then have lunch, and finish up.

June 12th is a big endurance workshop day. The adventure athletes will start the day with a fast paced 2 hour hike with around 25lbs in their packs. This is meant to be more difficult than the hike in the Adirondacks so that when we do hike up north it feels easy when compared.
 
After hiking and a short break we will freshen up on their biking skills. The goal is to have each athlete pedaling the bike for at least 10ft on their own.

Workshop Details

Location: Meet at the Celery Fields (6893 Palmer Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34240)

Gear needed: Water bladder with electrolytes, day pack, hiking shoes, head lamp, tennis shoes, snacks, helmet, biking gloves, change of shirt, sunscreen, and wool socks.

Duration: 4 hours (6a-10a)

Intermediate hiking & biking: Start with a fast pace with few breaks to test their endurance and mental toughness. We will then do 6 sets of fast inclines and declines on the steep front face of the celery fields. Finish with individualized bike skills to keep progressing them from where they are.

Workshop Layout

6am: Make sure everyone has their gear

6:15am: Start hiking

8:15am: Snack and hydration break

8:45am: Individualized bike skills

10am: Finish

On June 26th we host our final workshop before we head off to an adventure of a lifetime!
 
Today is about building confidence, showing how proud of them we are, and getting them excited for their adventure.
 
We ask for the parents to join this workshop, so that you can enjoy a sunrise hike with them and work with them on their biking skills as a family!

Workshop Details

Location: Meet at the Celery Fields (6893 Palmer Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34240)

Gear needed: Water bladder with electrolytes, day pack, hiking shoes, head lamp, tennis shoes, snacks, helmet, biking gloves, change of shirt, sunscreen, and wool socks.

Duration: 4 hours (6a-10a)

Advanced hiking: Fast pace, footwork up and down hills, and sticking to our finalized hiking line up.

Intermediate biking: Practice standing while peddling, cone drills, and peddling uphill. (all skills are individualized to each athlete)

Workshop Layout

6am: Make sure everyone has their gear

6:15am: Start hiking

8:15am: Snack and hydration break

8:45am: Individualized bike skills

10am: Finish

PROGRAM DETAILS

ENDLESS OPPORTUNITY LEADING TO
ENDLESS GROWTH

Between the workshops, 1:1 training, group sessions, personalized goal boards, and at home training these exceptional adventure athletes are going to grow so much. They will experience a lot of challenges, but we will show them how our team and the world believes in them and their capabilities. When they overcome these challenges they will earn the feeling of self confidence and the drive to face more challenges.

Feel free to join the impact by volunteering or coaching at one or more of the adventrue workshops listed below. If you would like to volunteer or coach please open the drop down box below and click the button to apply.


VOLUNTEER

HELP GROW OUR MISSION

We are always looking for volunteers that want to give their time and energy to helping us expand our programs, our organization, and our mission. You can apply by clicking the button below and filling out our application. After filling it out, we will reach out within 14 days. Thank you!

ADVENTURE COACH

MAKE AN IMPACT

The difference between a coach and a volunteer is the level of committment and the specificity of your time given. As a coach you will be involved with these atheltes through the entire adventure program. You will help with accountability, adventure workshops, 1:1 training, and more. Each year we take at least 1 of our coaches to the Adirondacks to experience it with the athletes. For this program, we need 2 coaches to work with these exceptional adventure athletes. If you are interested, please fill out the application below and we'll be in touch.

DEADLINE FEB 28TH 2022.

ETA GEAR

ADVENTURE GEAR

Provided: Hiking pack | Blister pack | Headlamp | Bike gloves | Kayak for workshops | Bike for workshops | Fishing pole for workshop | Tent | Sleeping bag

Needed: Boots or trail shoes | Wool socks | Bike for home | Bike helmet | 1-2L Water bladder | Electrolyte tablets/powder | Energy snacks

We do our best as an organization and team to provide as much of the gear as possible throughout the training and adventure, but some gear is personalized to the athlete. So, please click the button below to review the list of items we provide and feel are needed for this program.

TRAINING VIDEOS

INSPIRATION & TRAINING

To help these exceptional athletes stay motivated and progress between workshops we have developed some at home training videos with Coach Chase. If at anytime the adventure athlete is struggling to stay motivated, have them watch our video from last years adventure to the Adirondacks to inspire them to keep pushing forward towards this amazing experience and goal!

TRAINING VIDS COMING SOON

AT HOME GOAL BOARD SHEETS

ACCOUNTABILITY

Accountability and motivation are key factors to progressing towards a goal. We have designed over 20 different print off sheets for the adventure athletes to use on a weekly basis. Some examples are at home training sessions, hydration tracker, weekly schedule, monthly goals, motivational quote of the week, habit tracker, habit breaker, and more.

ETA PROGRAM CALENDAR

PROGRAM CALENDAR

Download the calendar below. This is a great addition to their goal board and an organized way for them to plan ahead. They can mark the days off as they go through the program so they can visually see the adventure getting closer and closer!

Questions? Email: Chase@adventureforallfund.org

ADVENTURE WORKSHOPS

For more details scroll down

DATE/TIME TYPE

April 3rd, 2022
6a-8a

Hiking workshop - Celery fields

April 10th, 2022
7:30a-10a

Biking workshop - Benderson Park

April 24th, 2022
7a-10a

Hiking & Biking workshop - Celery fields

May 15th, 2022
8a-10a

Kayaking workshop - Benderson Park

May 22nd, 2022
8a-11a

Fishing & Kayaking workshop - Benderson Park

May 29th, 2022
9a-1p

Zipline workshop - Treeumph

June 12th, 2022
6a-10a

Hiking & Biking workshop - Celery Fields

June 26th, 2022
6a-10a

Hiking & Biking workshop - Celery Fields


WORKSHOP DETAILS

On April 3rd we will have our first adventure workshop!
 
This hiking workshop is a great way to emerse them into the feeling of being an adventurer since they will start their hike in the dark with a head lamp. This is also a great way for our coaches to find out how they work together and communicate.

Workshop Details

Location: Meet at the Celery Fields (6893 Palmer Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34240)

Gear needed: Water bladder with electrolytes, day pack, hiking shoes, snacks, head lamp, and wool socks.

Duration: 2 hours (6a-8a)

Beginner hiking: We will have a slower pace, take frequent breaks to keep energy up, work on proper foot work to save their legs and have them switch up leading and pacing.

Workshop Layout

6am: Put headlamps on and make sure everyone has their gear

6:15am: Start hiking

7:15am: Short snack break

7:30am: Steep hill foot work and decline walking

8am: Finish

On April 10th we will meet at Nathan Benderson Park for our first biking workshop. We are starting at the park because it is easier to learn on a flat concret surface since the tires roll easier. Todat is all about building confidence and comort within their supported skills on the back.

Workshop Details

Address: Nathan Benderson Park (5851 Nathan Benderson Cir)

Gear needed: Water with electrolytes, tennis shoes, snacks, biking gloves, and a helmet.

Duration: 2 1/2 hours (7:30a-10a)

Beginner biking: We will start with skill work on the ground and slowly work into memorizing skills on the bike. Finish with them pedaling assisted.

Workshop Layout

7:30am: Make sure everyone has their gear

7:45am: Start warming up and working on balance and biking skills

8:30am Snack and hydration break

8:45am: Practice skills on the bike. For ex putting your foot down and hitting the break to catch yourself, standing on the pedals and balancing, and assiting riding.

9:30am: Cool down

10am: Finish

On April 24th we will have our second hiking workshop. This time around we will test their mental toughness and push them a little harder. This is to start building resilience within themselves and trust with thier coaches
 
Then we will finish with fast laps on the steep front face of the celery fields.

Workshop Details

Location: Meet at the Celery Fields (6893 Palmer Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34240)

Gear needed: Water bladder with electrolytes, day pack, hiking shoes, snacks, head lamp, and wool socks.

Duration: 3 hours (7a-10a)

Intermediate hiking: We will have an intermediate pace with few breaks to test their endurance and mental toughness. We will then do 4 sets of fast inclines and declines on the steep front fast of the celery fields.

Workshop Layout

7am: Make sure everyone has their gear

7:15am: Start hiking

8am: Snack and hydration break

8:30am: Steep hill foot work and decline walking

9am: Finish with fast pace hiking

10am: Finish

On May 15th we will have our kayaking workshop at Benderson. In this workshop we start by teaching all the skills on land to build confidence with the equipment and their ability. We use our progressive training protocol to build on each skill and cue. Once we see the confidence is there we end with getting them on the water.
 
The goal of this workshop is to have them experience kayaking independently. These are the moments that instill self confidence and drive.

Workshop Details

Location: Nathan Benderson Park (5851 Nathan Benderson Cir)

Gear needed: Water with electrolytes, water shoes or barefoot, snacks, GTFO hat, sunscreen and sunglasses.

Duration: 2 hours (8a-10a)

Beginner kayaking: Memorize proper beginner skills i.e hand placement on the ore, how to paddle, pulling through the water, steering your kayak left or right, and backing out.

Workshop Layout

8am: Make sure everyone has their gear & stretch

8:15am: Start kayaking skills

8:45am: Snack and hydration break

9am: More advanced kayaking skills and going into just verbal cues

9:15am: Fast tempo verbal cues to make sure they have the skills memorized

9:30am: Hydrate and then kayak on the water

10am: Finish

On May 22nd we will learn fly fishing skills and test their kayaking skills from the week prior. We want them to experience fly fishing and make it a game by giving them targets on the water to hit. We will switch from fly fishing to kayaking to avoid any of the athletes getting discouraged. The goal is to practice skills and getting comfortable with casting on their own.

Workshop Details

Location: Nathan Benderson Park (5851 Nathan Benderson Cir)

Gear needed: Water with electrolytes, water shoes or barefoot, snacks, GTFO hat, sunscreen and sunglasses.

Duration: 3 hours (8a-11a)

Beginner fly fishing: Teach proper hand placement on the pole and comfort with casting. Once this is acheived they will practice aiming their cast.

Intermediate kayaking: Work on skills and cues while on the water.

Workshop Layout

8am: Make sure everyone has their gear & introduce them to their skills coach.

8:15am: Start teaching fly fishing skills and end with them casting on their own.

9am: Snack and hydration break

9:15am: Start the fly fishing casting games for those that are ready.

9:45am: Spend the rest of the time alternating 2 athletes in kayaks and 2 athletes fly fishing.

11am: Finish

On June 5th we will join the team at Treeumph to face some mental and physical challenges. This workshop is a lot of fun and a great time to build trust between coaches and athletes. The course slowly get higher off the ground and the balance challenges become more difficult.
 
Our goal within this workshop is for each and every adventure athlete to leave more confident then when they came. It takes a lot of courage to do this workshop and they will leave feeling extremely brave.

Workshop Details

Location: Meet at Treeumph (21805 State Road 70 E, Bradenton, FL 34202)

Gear needed: Hiking boots or shoes, snacks, sunscreen, bug spray, and wool socks.

Duration: 4 hours (9a-1p)

Beginner/intermediate ziplining: The goal is to get every athlete through level 1. The furthest we will have them go on this day is through level 2. Ziplining is all about verbal cues, trust within oneself, and finding the courage to keep pushing forward.

Workshop Layout

9am: Meet at Treeumph and get gear.

9:15am: Start the zipline safety course

9:30am: Hydrate and then start the zipline course

11:30am: Finish level 2 course

12-1pm: Go do the big zipline, then have lunch, and finish up.

June 12th is a big endurance workshop day. The adventure athletes will start the day with a fast paced 2 hour hike with around 25lbs in their packs. This is meant to be more difficult than the hike in the Adirondacks so that when we do hike up north it feels easy when compared.
 
After hiking and a short break we will freshen up on their biking skills. The goal is to have each athlete pedaling the bike for at least 10ft on their own.

Workshop Details

Location: Meet at the Celery Fields (6893 Palmer Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34240)

Gear needed: Water bladder with electrolytes, day pack, hiking shoes, head lamp, tennis shoes, snacks, helmet, biking gloves, change of shirt, sunscreen, and wool socks.

Duration: 4 hours (6a-10a)

Intermediate hiking & biking: Start with a fast pace with few breaks to test their endurance and mental toughness. We will then do 6 sets of fast inclines and declines on the steep front face of the celery fields. Finish with individualized bike skills to keep progressing them from where they are.

Workshop Layout

6am: Make sure everyone has their gear

6:15am: Start hiking

8:15am: Snack and hydration break

8:45am: Individualized bike skills

10am: Finish

On June 26th we host our final workshop before we head off to an adventure of a lifetime!
 
Today is about building confidence, showing how proud of them we are, and getting them excited for their adventure.
 
We ask for the parents to join this workshop, so that you can enjoy a sunrise hike with them and work with them on their biking skills as a family!

Workshop Details

Location: Meet at the Celery Fields (6893 Palmer Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34240)

Gear needed: Water bladder with electrolytes, day pack, hiking shoes, head lamp, tennis shoes, snacks, helmet, biking gloves, change of shirt, sunscreen, and wool socks.

Duration: 4 hours (6a-10a)

Advanced hiking: Fast pace, footwork up and down hills, and sticking to our finalized hiking line up.

Intermediate biking: Practice standing while peddling, cone drills, and peddling uphill. (all skills are individualized to each athlete)

Workshop Layout

6am: Make sure everyone has their gear

6:15am: Start hiking

8:15am: Snack and hydration break

8:45am: Individualized bike skills

10am: Finish

PROGRAM DETAILS

ENDLESS OPPORTUNITY LEADING TO
ENDLESS GROWTH

Between the workshops, 1:1 training, group sessions, personalized goal boards, and at home training these exceptional adventure athletes are going to grow so much. They will experience a lot of challenges, but we will show them how our team and the world believes in them and their capabilities. When they overcome these challenges they will earn the feeling of self confidence and the drive to face more challenges.

Feel free to join the impact by volunteering or coaching at one or more of the adventrue workshops listed below. If you would like to volunteer or coach please open the drop down box below and click the button to apply.


VOLUNTEER

HELP US GROW OUR MISSION

We are always looking for volunteers that want to give their time and energy to helping us expand our programs, our organization, and our mission. You can apply by clicking the button below and filling out our application. After filling it out, we will reach out within 14 days. Thank you!

COACH/MENTOR

MAKE AN IMPACT

For this program we need 10 skateboard mentors/coaches to work with these exceptional athletes. Each mentor will be partnered with an athlete to work with and befriend throughout the program. If you are interested please fill out the application below and we will be in touch.

DEADLINE JAN 31ST 2022.

B3 GEAR

PROVIDED & RECOMMENDED

Provided: Skateboard | Helmet

Recommended: Knee pads | Elbow pads | Gloves

At AFA our programs support athletes through challenging phases and sometimes those phases include falls here and there, but when our athletes push through those fears and get back up they earn that never give up attitude! You can purchase your recommended gear below!

VIDEO TUTORIALS

PROGRESS AT HOME

To help these exceptional athletes progress between workshops we have developed skill training videos with Jake Ilardi.

COMING SOON

AT HOME TRAINING SHEETS

ACCOUNTABILITY SHEETS

Accountability and motivation are key factors to progressing in any new skill. We have designed over 10 different print off sheets for the athletes to use on a weekley basis to track hours practicing, hydration, weekly schedule, and more.

COMING SOON

OPTIONAL 180 HOUSE PRACTICE DAYS

180 HOUSE OPEN PRACTICE

Email our team a week prior to coming to an open practice day so we can do our best to have a mentor/coach there to work with the athlete!

January-May Tuesday-Thursday 2-5p.

Jun-Aug Wednesday 2-5p.

Sep-Dec Tuesday-Thursday 2-5p.

Reach out to us at the emails below.

Chase@adventureforallfund.org
180skateinfo@gmail.com

VOLUNTEER

HELP GROW OUR MISSION

We are always looking for volunteers that want to give their time and energy to helping us expand our programs, our organization, and our mission. You can apply by clicking the button below and filling out our application. After filling it out, we will reach out within 14 days. Thank you!

ADVENTURE COACH

MAKE AN IMPACT

The difference between a coach and a volunteer is the level of committment and the specificity of your time given. As a coach you will be involved with these atheltes through the entire adventure program. You will help with accountability, adventure workshops, 1:1 training, and more. Each year we take at least 1 of our coaches to the Adirondacks to experience it with the athletes. For this program, we need 2 coaches to work with these exceptional adventure athletes. If you are interested, please fill out the application below and we'll be in touch.

DEADLINE FEB 28TH 2022

ETA GEAR

ADVENTURE GEAR

Provided: Hiking pack | Blister pack | Headlamp | Bike gloves | Kayak for workshops | Bike for workshops | Fishing pole for workshop | Tent | Sleeping bag

Needed: Boots or trail shoes | Wool socks | Bike for home | Bike helmet | 1-2L Water bladder | Electrolyte tablets/powder | Energy snacks

We do our best as an organization and team to provide as much of the gear as possible throughout the training and adventure, but some gear is personalized to the athlete. So, please click the button below to review the list of items we provide and feel are needed for this program.

TRAINING VIDEOS

INSPIRATION & TRAINING

To help these exceptional athletes stay motivated and progress between workshops we have developed some at home training videos with Coach Chase. If at anytime the adventure athlete is struggling to stay motivated, have them watch our video from last years adventure to the Adirondacks to inspire them to keep pushing forward towards this amazing experience and goal!

TRAINING VIDS COMING SOON

AT HOME GOAL BOARD SHEETS

ACCOUNTABILITY

Accountability and motivation are key factors to progressing towards a goal. We have designed over 20 different print off sheets for the adventure athletes to use on a weekly basis. Some examples are at home training sessions, hydration tracker, weekly schedule, monthly goals, motivational quote of the week, habit tracker, habit breaker, and more.

ETA PROGRAM CALENDAR

ETA PROGRAM CALENDAR

Download the calendar below. This is a great addition to their goal board and an organized way for them to plan ahead. They can mark the days off as they go through the program so they can visually see the adventure getting closer and closer!

Questions? Email: Chase@adventureforallfund.org

ADVENTURE WORKSHOPS

For more details on each workshop scroll down

DATE/TIME TYPE

April 3rd, 2022
6a-8a

Hiking workshop - Celery fields

April 10th, 2022
7:30a-10a

Biking workshop - Benderson Park

April 24th, 2022
7a-10a

Hiking & Biking workshop - Celery fields

May 15th, 2022
8a-10a

Kayaking workshop - Benderson Park

May 22nd,2022
8a-11a

Fishing & Kayaking workshop - Benderson Park

May 29th, 2022
9a-1p

Zipline workshop - Treeumph

June 12th, 2022
6a-10a

Hiking & Biking workshop - Celery Fields

June 26th, 2022
6a-10a

Hiking & Biking workshop - Celery Fields


WORKSHOP DETAILS

On April 3rd we will have our first adventure workshop!
 
This hiking workshop is a great way to emerse them into the feeling of being an adventurer since they will start their hike in the dark with a head lamp. This is also a great way for our coaches to find out how they work together and communicate.

Workshop Details

Location: Meet at the Celery Fields (6893 Palmer Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34240)

Gear needed: Water bladder with electrolytes, day pack, hiking shoes, snacks, head lamp, and wool socks.

Duration: 2 hours (6a-8a)

Beginner hiking: We will have a slower pace, take frequent breaks to keep energy up, work on proper foot work to save their legs and have them switch up leading and pacing.

Workshop Layout

6am: Put headlamps on and make sure everyone has their gear

6:15am: Start hiking

7:15am: Short snack break

7:30am: Steep hill foot work and decline walking

8am: Finish

On April 10th we will meet at Nathan Benderson Park for our first biking workshop. We are starting at the park because it is easier to learn on a flat concret surface since the tires roll easier. Todat is all about building confidence and comort within their supported skills on the back.

Workshop Details

Location: Nathan Benderson Park (5851 Nathan Benderson Cir)

Gear needed: Water with electrolytes, tennis shoes, snacks, biking gloves, and a helmet.

Duration: 2 1/2 hours (7:30a-10a)

Beginner biking: We will start with skill work on the ground and slowly work into memorizing skills on the bike. Finish with them pedaling assisted.

Workshop Layout

7:30am: Make sure everyone has their gear

7:45am: Start warming up and working on balance and biking skills

8:30am Snack and hydration break

8:45am: Practice skills on the bike. For ex putting your foot down and hitting the break to catch yourself, standing on the pedals and balancing, and assiting riding.

9:30am: Cool down

10am: Finish

On April 24th we will have our second hiking workshop. This time around we will test their mental toughness and push them a little harder. This is to start building resilience within themselves and trust with thier coaches
 
Then we will finish with fast laps on the steep front face of the celery fields.

Workshop Details

Location: Meet at the Celery Fields (6893 Palmer Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34240)

Gear needed: Water bladder with electrolytes, day pack, hiking shoes, snacks, head lamp, and wool socks.

Duration: 3 hours (7a-10a)

Intermediate hiking: We will have an intermediate pace with few breaks to test their endurance and mental toughness. We will then do 4 sets of fast inclines and declines on the steep front fast of the celery fields.

Workshop Layout

7am: Make sure everyone has their gear

7:15am: Start hiking

8am: Snack and hydration break

8:30am: Steep hill foot work and decline walking

9am: Finish with fast pace hiking

10am: Finish

On May 15th we will have our kayaking workshop at Benderson. In this workshop we start by teaching all the skills on land to build confidence with the equipment and their ability. We use our progressive training protocol to build on each skill and cue. Once we see the confidence is there we end with getting them on the water.
 
The goal of this workshop is to have them experience kayaking independently. These are the moments that instill self confidence and drive.

Workshop Details

Location: Nathan Benderson Park (5851 Nathan Benderson Cir)

Gear needed: Water with electrolytes, water shoes or barefoot, snacks, GTFO hat, sunscreen and sunglasses.

Duration: 2 hours (8a-10a)

Beginner kayaking: Memorize proper beginner skills i.e hand placement on the ore, how to paddle, pulling through the water, steering your kayak left or right, and backing out.

Workshop Layout

8am: Make sure everyone has their gear & stretch

8:15am: Start kayaking skills

8:45am: Snack and hydration break

9am: More advanced kayaking skills and going into just verbal cues

9:15am: Fast tempo verbal cues to make sure they have the skills memorized

9:30am: Hydrate and then kayak on the water

10am: Finish

On May 22nd we will learn fly fishing skills and test their kayaking skills from the week prior. We want them to experience fly fishing and make it a game by giving them targets on the water to hit. We will switch from fly fishing to kayaking to avoid any of the athletes getting discouraged. The goal is to practice skills and getting comfortable with casting on their own.

Workshop Details

Location: Nathan Benderson Park (5851 Nathan Benderson Cir)

Gear needed: Water with electrolytes, water shoes or barefoot, snacks, GTFO hat, sunscreen and sunglasses.

Duration: 3 hours (8a-11a)

Beginner fly fishing: Teach proper hand placement on the pole and comfort with casting. Once this is acheived they will practice aiming their cast.

Intermediate kayaking: Work on skills and cues while on the water.

Workshop Layout

8am: Make sure everyone has their gear & introduce them to their skills coach.

8:15am: Start teaching fly fishing skills and end with them casting on their own.

9am: Snack and hydration break

9:15am: Start the fly fishing casting games for those that are ready.

9:45am: Spend the rest of the time alternating 2 athletes in kayaks and 2 athletes fly fishing.

11am: Finish

On June 5th we will join the team at Treeumph to face some mental and physical challenges. This workshop is a lot of fun and a great time to build trust between coaches and athletes. The course slowly get higher off the ground and the balance challenges become more difficult.
 
Our goal within this workshop is for each and every adventure athlete to leave more confident then when they came. It takes a lot of courage to do this workshop and they will leave feeling extremely brave.

Workshop Details

Location: Meet at Treeumph (21805 State Road 70 E, Bradenton, FL 34202)

Gear needed: Hiking boots or shoes, snacks, sunscreen, bug spray, and wool socks.

Duration: 4 hours (9a-1p)

Beginner/intermediate ziplining: The goal is to get every athlete through level 1. The furthest we will have them go on this day is through level 2. Ziplining is all about verbal cues, trust within oneself, and finding the courage to keep pushing forward.

Workshop Layout

9am: Meet at Treeumph and get gear.

9:15am: Start the zipline safety course

9:30am: Hydrate and then start the zipline course

11:30am: Finish level 2 course

12-1pm: Go do the big zipline, then have lunch, and finish up.

June 12th is a big endurance workshop day. The adventure athletes will start the day with a fast paced 2 hour hike with around 25lbs in their packs. This is meant to be more difficult than the hike in the Adirondacks so that when we do hike up north it feels easy when compared.
 
After hiking and a short break we will freshen up on their biking skills. The goal is to have each athlete pedaling the bike for at least 10ft on their own.

Workshop Details

Location: Meet at the Celery Fields (6893 Palmer Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34240)

Gear needed: Water bladder with electrolytes, day pack, hiking shoes, head lamp, tennis shoes, snacks, helmet, biking gloves, change of shirt, sunscreen, and wool socks.

Duration: 4 hours (6a-10a)

Intermediate hiking & biking: Start with a fast pace with few breaks to test their endurance and mental toughness. We will then do 6 sets of fast inclines and declines on the steep front face of the celery fields. Finish with individualized bike skills to keep progressing them from where they are.

Workshop Layout

6am: Make sure everyone has their gear

6:15am: Start hiking

8:15am: Snack and hydration break

8:45am: Individualized bike skills

10am: Finish

On June 26th we host our final workshop before we head off to an adventure of a lifetime!
 
Today is about building confidence, showing how proud of them we are, and getting them excited for their adventure.
 
We ask for the parents to join this workshop, so that you can enjoy a sunrise hike with them and work with them on their biking skills as a family!

Workshop Details

Location: Meet at the Celery Fields (6893 Palmer Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34240)

Gear needed: Water bladder with electrolytes, day pack, hiking shoes, head lamp, tennis shoes, snacks, helmet, biking gloves, change of shirt, sunscreen, and wool socks.

Duration: 4 hours (6a-10a)

Advanced hiking: Fast pace, footwork up and down hills, and sticking to our finalized hiking line up.

Intermediate biking: Practice standing while peddling, cone drills, and peddling uphill. (all skills are individualized to each athlete)

Workshop Layout

6am: Make sure everyone has their gear

6:15am: Start hiking

8:15am: Snack and hydration break

8:45am: Individualized bike skills

10am: Finish