Tag Archives: internal locus of control

Surprised by Growth

Our recent adventure trip to Toro Toro with 15 young men from the Bolivia Life Center was marked by multiple examples of boys stepping forward to accept responsibilities and confront fears in ways I had not anticipated.  Throughout our 3 … Continue reading

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Learning to Lead

On the cusp of the Amazon Basin, where the towering Andes mountains fall away dramatically into the jungle, it rains a lot. Almost constantly.  The change in climate and vegetation is instantaneous; within meters, the dreary pines and alpine grasses … Continue reading

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Come High Water

A key element in adventure therapy, supposedly, is control.  But the other element is adventure.  And adventure, strictly speaking, is an unusual and exciting, typically hazardous, experience or activity.  And that is exactly what we got in Toro Toro. It began … Continue reading

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You Decide

I just realized I never posted on our camp experience from July 2013, which is a shame, because it was awesome.  Now to correct that oversight.  Bear with me as I walk you through this year’s camp.  Every detail, at … Continue reading

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