Climb for Courage

Achieving Growth By Conquering Adversity

Our experiential learning curriculum that is taught during the Climb for Courage was carefully designed and comprises the impactful nature of relationships coupled with valuable resiliency concentrated teaching points. Our mentorship program combined with our five experiential learning pillars towards building resilience include:

MENTORSHIP:

The long lasting relationships being formed provide the children with hope and encouragement as they continue their fight against cancer.

GOAL-SETTING: 

  • Encourage children to avoid seeing challenges as insurmountable problems
  • Facilitate in breaking the large program into obtainable pieces
  • Empower children to take small steps toward accomplishing a larger goal

COURAGE:

  • Recognize the discomfort of facing unfamiliar challenges
  • Conquer fears by embarking on the ascent
  • Achieve self-confidence as children triumphs over their doubts

GRIT:

  • Confront setbacks and obstacles on the rock wall
  • Inspire perseverance to overcome adversity
  • Foster a confident, never-give-up attitude

TEAMWORK:

  • Promote trust and friendship between mentors and mentees
  • Learn to work in unison achieve a common goal
  • Establish a foundation for an unwavering bond between the child and their Navy SEAL

REFLECTION:

  • Conclude the experience by discussing lessons learned through their climb
  • Recognize how the skills gained are transferable to any challenge
  • Apply this knowledge and new understandings to their fight against cancer
I was incredibly inspired by the bonding between the SEALs and children. Watching the determination, exhilaration, and smiles on these kids’ faces spoke volumes to the impact.
Dr. Howard J. Weinstein, MGH
I haven’t seen my child smile in 4 years until today.
Parent
My Navy SEAL encouraged me to go higher and work harder. It felt really good because accomplishing your goals makes you happy.
Little Warrior