Approach: Finding our beat

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There were a lot of smiling faces on Sunday (much like this one)! After a week of blizzards, we can’t wait to head back up to the mountain! If your participant has any gear needs, make sure they get in touch with your Program Manager.

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Meanwhile back at BYEP headquarters (HQ), groups have been norming and forming. Being in a BYEP group is comparable to belonging to a community. For the first few weeks we lead members in fun icebreakers, discuss expectations, try challenging teamwork initiatives, and introduce self-reflection. Through these exercises members experience connection and gain clarity on how to work well together.

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Pictured: two members playing a BYEP classic, Ninja Tap. The object of the game is to avoid having your hand tapped and be the last ninja standing (it’s also a great time to show off your sweet moves).

8th-grade groups also played lily pad maze and hot seat, while 9th-graders got reacquainted playing an all time favorite, hot seat.

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