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Select your top 2 to 3 adventures for each block before Noon Pacific Time through the Daily Form button below. You’ll be sent a confirmation email to the address you provide with Zoom login details for your “Choose an SSP Adventure” in advance – one email for each block. If you can’t access the form, email your selections to Megan Walsh and she’ll sign you up!

Monday Adventures:

2-3pm Pacific Time Block

Click on the adventure title to see the description and suggested materials!

Description: Contacting your representatives–at the local and state level–is one of the most productive ways to engage politically. After discussing why this kind of activism is necessary, we will share causes that are important to us individually and learn how to contact our reps through various channels.

Suggested Materials:

  1. Phone for calling reps
  2. Computer for writing reps/doing research
  3. Pen and paper for those who want to hand write letters

Description: Learn to make fried Bengali – Indian Bread! Includes a variation to make it sweet.

Suggested Materials:

  1. Flour
  2. Water
  3. Salt
  4. Oil (enough for 1 inch deep frying)
  5. Rolling pin and surface to roll dough
  6. Sugar (optional)
  7. Parent’s permission

Description: Self portraits and self care! Come learn about ways to use journaling and art to check in with yourself. No art skills required. 

Suggested Materials: Materials any kind of drawing/art supplies and paper.

Description: Writing letters to fellow SSP participants with the hopes of forming close and intimate bonds that hopefully last longer than just their time at SSP! The letters can be in the form of a physical, handwritten letter, an email, a Google Word Doc, a PowerPoint presentation, a moodboard, or any other form of digital communication.

Suggested Materials:

  1. Pen/pencil
  2. Paper
  3. Envelope
  4. Stickers or other decorations (if you’d like to accessorize your letter)
  5. Any small gifts to include in your envelope to another SSP participant!
  6. Good typing fingers

Description: We will see who can walk the most quarter mile laps in 40 minutes!

Suggested Materials:

  1. Phone or activity tracker that can measure distance
  2. Strava

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Description: We will be discussing different sports and their rules, strategies. We will also be getting into players,teams, and season predictions. 

Suggested Materials:

  1. All sports questions and knowledge
  2. Optional: Any sports apparel

Description: In this session, we’ll unwind and do some gentle stretches together to break up a long day of sitting. It will also be an opportunity to ask questions and share thoughts about high school and college experiences, SSP, spirituality, and life in general.

Suggested Materials:

  1. Area with room to stretch
  2. Comfortable, flexible clothes
  3. Optional: snacks/water for Q&A time

Description: Join us in making a page or two or three or more for a scrapbook! There will be guidance through making a scrapbook page centered around your own chosen theme (ex. Friendship, faith, a specific place, an important value). Images, quotes, and any other desired materials you have will be combined onto a paper to capture how your chosen theme is meaningful for you.

Suggested Materials:

  1. Construction paper
  2. Colored pencils, markers
  3. Access to a printer (if desired)

3:30-4:30pm Pacific Block

Click on the adventure title to see the description and suggested materials!

Description: A detailed walk-through of how to sew unique masks to help combat COVID-19.

Suggested Materials:

  1. Fabric: to meet CDC guidelines, an 8” x 28” main piece of fabric will be needed.
  2. Thread
  3. Pins
  4. Elastic
  5. Pencil
  6. Ruler
  7. Sewing Machine
  8. Template

Description: Even though we don’t have an Adventure Wednesday this summer, does not mean you don’t get to enjoy our amazing oat balls! Come join and either learn how to make them, or make them alongside us as we enjoy lovely conversations among both participants from all sites!

Suggested Materials:

  1. SSP journal (Oat Ball recipe near the end)
  2. Ingredients:
    1. Rolled oats 1 cup
    2. Coconut, shredded 2/3 cup
    3. Peanut/sunflower seed butter 1/2 cup
    4. Flaxseed, ground 1/2 cup
    5. Vanilla extract 1 teaspoon
    6. Maple syrup 1/3 cup
    7. Chocolate Chips 1/2 cup
    8. Optional: Chia seeds 1 tablespoon
  3. Oven and baking sheet
  4. Bowl and mixing spoon
  5. Measuring cups/measuring spoons

Description: Painting with your pets and enjoying the calming benefits of animals and creating.

Suggested Materials:

  1. Paint (but also possible with colored pencils, markers, or crayons)
  2. A piece of white cardstock paper or a small canvas
  3. A bowl of water and a towel if using paint
  4. Paint brush

Description: Learn how to make beginner level friendship bracelets.

Suggested Materials:

  1. Tape 
  2. Embroidery Floss (two full)
  3. Scissors
  4. Optional: Clear nail polish for adjustable bracelet

Description: Concerned about busting a hip when you try to bust a move at your first post-quarantine gathering? In this CYOA, learn some of the classic dances from the hit Wii game, Just Dance.

Suggested Materials: None needed, just space to move around!

Description: Missing the free time you had in an SSP workday that could be filled with fun games? With word games you can play some of the classic SSP games and ice breakers. Participants, feel free to introduce us to new games you love!

Suggested Materials: Computer to look at a shared document that outlines game instructions.

Description: An exciting and interactive zoom trivia game using google forms. Youth will be randomly put into breakout rooms to build community and friendships. See how your team stacks up against SSP staff from other sites!

Suggested Materials: Paper and a pen

Description: Participants will show the group their favorite plants (or anything really) and talk about it! After the show and tell is over we will move into some ice breaking/tie the plants to the theme of GROUNDED.

Suggested Materials: A fun plant to share! Or, honestly, anything fun to share.

Description: Create your own slime so you have something to play with during long zoom calls.

Suggested Materials:

  1. ½ cup water
  2. ½ cup glue
  3. ¼ cup borax (laundry detergent)
  4. Optional: Food coloring
  5. Optional: Glitter