Nothing builds a Team Like a Nose Dive

FORGET playing paintball. Companies are sending staff to experience a plane crash in simulators run by British Airways as the ultimate team-building exercise.

For £130 a head, employees are taken to a hangar at Heathrow where they board a shortened version of a Boeing 737 mounted on a motion platform. Continue reading

NorthStar Adventure Teams up with Lehigh Valley GrandPrix to Deliver High Powered Team Building Training

Area leaders in experiential teambuilding provide full day of leadership development and fun!

January 13, 2009, 2008 – Bethlehem, PA. Companies have known for a long time that having a strong leadership team in place is the key to weathering tough economic times. Delivering memorable and coachable moments that create high performing teams has been the business of NorthStar Adventure at Dutch Springs and Lehigh Valley Grand Prix since their inceptions. Now the two adventure training specialists are teaming up to provide a fun, fast-paced day of experiential education with their 2009 Survive, Thrive and Drive teamwork development sessions. Continue reading

Can facebook Save the Lehigh Valley Zoo?

It worked for President Barack Obama, now it seems the powerful social media group facebook, may save the Lehigh Valley Zoo. When I first received an email from the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce that it had a facebook page, I giggled and thought who has time for that? Next, the Lehigh Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau said they were launching InSite, their new Blog. Again, I said who has time for that? Continue reading

NorthStar Adventure, Bethlehem PA, to offer Olweus Bullying Prevention Training to area Schools

Jason Chartrand, Director NorthStar Adventure receives Olweus Bullying Prevention Training Certification

NorthStar Adventure to provide bullying prevention training to area schools.

December 10, 2008 Bethlehem, PA – Every seven minutes a schoolchild is bullied. Adults intervened in 4 percent of those situations, and peers intervened 11 percent of the time, leaving 85 percent of incidents with no intervention at all (U.S. Justice Department). Continue reading