June 2020 Recipients
The Adventure Specialties Trust received $2,465 to purchase 24 paddle jackets for its Adventure Therapy Programme.
Adventure Therapy supports disadvantaged young people in a fun and effective way by combining outdoor experiences such as kayaking, rafting, working in a group and being outside in nature, with therapeutic framework.
The programme has been proven to help participants develop positive relationships, increase resilience, and learn social and emotional skills. The goal of Adventure Therapy is to help participants be in a better place to make wiser life decisions.