Forestview Middle School offers a day-long retreat for students that focuses on the value of courage. This is possible through a
from a foundation in the Brainerd Lakes Area.
Youth Frontiers, Inc. of Minneapolis will present the retreat. This non-profit, nonpartisan organization has been delivering programs that improve school climate and strengthen student character for nearly 20 years. Their vision is to change the way young people treat each other in every hallway, lunch line, and classroom of every school in America by teaching such timeless values as kindness, courage, and respect. During the 2005-2006 school year, Youth Frontiers worked with over 80,000 students and educators throughout the nation.
The Courage Retreat focuses on creating a more inclusive school climate by encouraging students to accept people for who they are, resist following the crowd, and act with moral courage despite their fears. The components of the retreat include interactive games, large-group talks focusing on various character traits, and small group discussions.
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