Category Archives: Service Adventures

Tales of student service adventures abroad, at home, and lessons in life gained from experiential learning.

A Personal Experience in Mexico

  An-Out-Of-The-Box Experience By Shanti Pollacek, Grade 10 A school that takes two weeks out of the year to go traveling is extremely rare and many people don’t understand the incredible learning experiences that happen during these trips. The service adventure trips offer education from experience rather than from a teacher or a textbook. Here […]

Service Adventure Trip to Hawaii by Kamala Roberts

  I have been a student at the Living Wisdom School since preschool. I am now in 9th grade and have had so many amazing experiences. One of my favorites was last year during our service adventure trip to Hawaii. After a day of traveling, we ended up in a surprisingly beautiful airport nestled in […]

Flow Learning Stage 1: Focusing Attention

Flow Learning  (TM – Sharing Nature) is composed of four different aspects that lead, or “flow” into one another: awakening enthusiasm, focusing attention, direct experience, and sharing inspiration. In the first newsletter I gave examples of how Living Wisdom teachers help awaken enthusiasm in students through experiences in nature. With this edition we’ll “flow into” […]

Transformation in the Wilderness by Kai

My early memories of the Ananda LWS include outdoor pursuits that were many and varied. From exploring rivers and caves, to canoe trips and making fires in the rain with Tim Tschantz and summer days at Pubble Pond, Bridgeport or Mushroom Hole, the foothills gave us the opportunity to be outside in so many ways. […]