Next Step Adventure offers products & services designed to make your world better.

Assessment, development and facilitation rest on a platform of fun, creativity and mindfulness to help you take the next step.

TEAM BUILDING

Generate energy; define roles and enhance relationships through collaboration and problem solving  

COACHING FOR GROWTH

Definition, focus and support for achieving your goals  

SOCIAL JUSTICE

Poverty simulations and other approaches change the way we look at the world  

MINDFULNESS & MOVEMENT

Attain spiritual growth through physical practice and develop healthy mind body connection  

ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION

Explore issues, solve problems, and take action to protect wild places, even if they’re in your own backyard  

ART FOR LIFE

Get in the flow; rejuvenate your creative spirit; see the world as it really is and communicate your emotional experiences to others  

Be the Change–Voting Rights

September 23, 2020

Take the Learning Outdoors

September 14, 2020

Get Kids Moving

July 1, 2020

Educate for Change

June 19, 2020

A Fresh Perspective

May 21, 2020

19 Trails in 19 Days

May 14, 2020

Pandemic Journaling

May 5, 2020

The Calming Power of Coloring

May 2, 2020

Be a Soil Detective

April 28, 2020

NEW Print-and-Go Resources!

April 28, 2020

Thank You, Turkey Vultures

April 9, 2020

Sprouts

April 7, 2020

Breathe

March 29, 2020

Covid-19 Challenge

March 22, 2020

Forest Bathing

March 12, 2020

A Modern Ark

February 13, 2020

Resources for a Mindful Classroom

December 2, 2019

Brain Breaks

October 30, 2019

Women’s Work

September 14, 2019

Learning in the Garden–Lessons & More

May 19, 2019

Water All Around Us–Lessons & More!

May 9, 2019

We Need Pollinators–Lessons & More!

May 3, 2019

Launching #99Parks!

April 23, 2019

Chalk Art

February 25, 2019

Bright Spots

February 20, 2019

FUN!!! With Kids & Worms

February 12, 2019

Last Stop on Market Street

October 23, 2018

Teacher Perspectives|Settle Down

October 9, 2018

Teacher Perspectives|Take a Break

October 2, 2018

Want Better Discussions? Avoid the Pitfalls and Keep Moving Forward

September 25, 2018

Summer Days

August 29, 2018

Want Better Discussions? Frame the Conversation

August 25, 2018

Want Better Discussions? Just Wait A Few Seconds.

August 19, 2018

Want Better Discussions? Questions are the Answer

August 18, 2018

Celebrate Juneteenth!

June 19, 2018

Glitter Jar

May 9, 2018

Ain’t I A Woman?

February 2, 2018

Black History Month 2018

February 1, 2018

New Year Priority

January 17, 2018

New Year, New Intention

January 2, 2018

The Peace and Beauty of Winter in your Classroom

December 21, 2017

Devastation in Puerto Rico

October 16, 2017

Lessons for Harvest Time

September 27, 2017

Lessons for Fall

September 8, 2017

Gotta Have a Coach

September 5, 2017

Our Sunflower Fort

August 29, 2017

Alone on the Prairie

August 23, 2017

Experiencing the solar eclipse

August 15, 2017

So You Don’t Know All the Answers

August 10, 2017

Unexpected Turns in Life

August 7, 2017

There’s Always More

August 4, 2017

Let’s Figure It Out

August 2, 2017

Run for Office

March 11, 2017

Collaborate

February 12, 2017

Read a Book

February 12, 2017

Black History Matters

February 2, 2017

Make Art. Cats Do

January 17, 2017

Suit Up and Show Up

November 9, 2016

Volunteer for Poverty Simulation

November 6, 2016

You Can Too

August 30, 2016

Blessings

July 15, 2016

Strengthen Relationships

November 11, 2015

Meet Cyndy

November 8, 2015

Plan Ahead

November 6, 2015

Clear Boundaries. No Limits

February 17, 2015

Keep Fighting Poverty

January 20, 2015

Color Me Calm

November 28, 2014

Tell Me Something Good

October 22, 2014

Make Space

September 26, 2014

Retreat to Akumal

August 8, 2014

Get Happy!

May 16, 2014

Connect to Mother Earth

March 7, 2014

Find Your True Nature

February 19, 2014

Start with Hope

January 31, 2014

Let’s Talk Activism

January 18, 2014

Meet Someone

January 6, 2014

Become an Embodied Being

November 26, 2013

What were you doing?

November 26, 2013

Hope is a Verb

November 6, 2013

Just Sit There

November 4, 2013

Be the Change

October 28, 2013

Save the Earth

October 11, 2013

Do Art

September 16, 2013

Play Triangle Tag

September 8, 2013

Summer, my favorite!

September 1, 2013

Enjoy a Picture Book

July 8, 2013

Work for Equality

March 10, 2013

Love Your Life

March 4, 2013

Remember Evelyn Davis?

February 20, 2013

Au Courage

February 19, 2013

Celebrate Service

January 13, 2013

Kids These Days

December 26, 2012

Grow Your Own

September 9, 2012

Scratch a Woman

March 13, 2012

Feed the Birds

December 26, 2011

Reach Out and Connect

November 30, 2011

Don’t Forget to Travel

November 13, 2011

Get Healthy

November 5, 2011

Go with the Flow

October 28, 2011

Mind the Gap

October 8, 2011

Reflect on Service

September 22, 2011

Talk About Sex

September 20, 2011

Go Out and Play!

September 16, 2011

Accept Autumn

September 15, 2011

Plant a Garden

June 6, 2011

Ride Like the Wind

May 30, 2011

Honor Your Mother

April 8, 2011

Fight Poverty

March 28, 2011

Turn the Radio On

February 25, 2011

Push the Edge

February 17, 2011

Salute the Sun

January 1, 2011

Practice Yoga

December 25, 2010

Be Inspired

December 12, 2010

Stipple Your Eggs

December 11, 2010

Row Your Boat

November 26, 2010

Create Safe Spaces

November 9, 2010

Clean and Green Your Second Grade Class

October 24, 2010

Clean and Green Your First Grade Class

October 17, 2010

Clean and Green Your Kindergarten Class

October 11, 2010

Write You a River

September 21, 2010

Have Fun

September 14, 2010

Go to the Library

September 7, 2010

Dig in the Dirt

September 6, 2010

Keep Iowa Beautiful

July 5, 2010

Enjoy Summer!

June 28, 2010

Celebrate Service

June 26, 2010

Speak Your Mind

May 28, 2010

Fly

April 3, 2010

Find Amelia

April 3, 2010

Join the Movement

March 7, 2010

Work for Equal Pay

February 25, 2010

Cross a Chocolate River

February 25, 2010

Ride a Bike

February 20, 2010

Learn about Money

February 20, 2010

Learn through Service

February 6, 2010

Ride a Horse

February 4, 2010

See the iJAG Survey

February 4, 2010

Start Your Business

January 16, 2010

Embrace Winter

January 9, 2010

Discover a World of Difference

January 9, 2010

Excel at Math and Science

January 9, 2010

Learn by Doing

December 18, 2009

Take Charge!

November 25, 2009

Tear Down the Walls

November 9, 2009

Review Survey Results

October 19, 2009

Find Refuge

October 18, 2009

Tie a Knot

October 14, 2009

Go Outside!

October 11, 2009

Sleep Out for Reggie

October 7, 2009

Engineer Your World

October 6, 2009

Shuffle Power

October 6, 2009

Map Your Mind

September 7, 2009

Love Your Body

August 31, 2009

Break the Ice

August 31, 2009

Go Outdoors!

August 24, 2009

Review the Chrysalis Report

August 23, 2009

Play Elbow Tag

August 23, 2009

Play People to People

August 23, 2009

Venture into Social Drama

August 23, 2009

Learn about Relationships

August 20, 2009

Explore the Teen Brain

August 19, 2009

Take a Quiz to Find Your Style

August 19, 2009

Upset the Stagecoach

August 11, 2009

Run Like a Kenyan

August 11, 2009

Develop Young Voices

August 11, 2009

Visit the Art Center!

August 11, 2009

Teach an Easy Card Game

August 11, 2009

Build a Team with Keys

August 11, 2009

Bust the Cliques

August 11, 2009

Touch Someone Who…

August 11, 2009

Learn about Women’s History

August 11, 2009

Discover Creativity

August 11, 2009

Divide Your Group

August 9, 2009

Mingle Mingle!

August 9, 2009

Celebrate Justice!

August 8, 2009

Web the Group’s Words

July 19, 2009

Connect Service to Life

July 19, 2009

Process in Concentric Circles

July 19, 2009

Write a Six-Word Memoir

July 19, 2009

Create a Treasure Box

July 19, 2009

Who Says Kids are Apathetic???!!!!

July 19, 2009

Backward Planning

July 19, 2009

Plan with Post-Its

July 19, 2009

Have Fun Generating Ideas

July 18, 2009

Create Meaningful Advisory Structures

July 17, 2009

Discussion Topics

July 17, 2009

Fishbowl Discussion

July 17, 2009

Idea Bombardment

July 17, 2009

Pleasure Meter

July 15, 2009

Go Ask Alice

July 15, 2009

That’s Not Cool

July 8, 2009

See Polk County Conservation Surveys

July 8, 2009

PCC Surveys & Results

July 6, 2009

Play

July 1, 2009

Plan Agendas

June 30, 2009

Map the Community

June 29, 2009

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