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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!

Thursday Adventures:

2-3pm Pacific Time Block

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

Description: 

Suggested Materials:

Description: We will learn how to make SSP overnight oats while we chat about what makes this delicious (or atrocious) breakfast so controversial.

Suggested Materials:

  1. Oats
  2. Milk or nondairy alternative
  3. Optional: yogurt
  4. Possible additions: cinnamon, honey, blueberries / other berries / fruit, nuts
  5. A sealable container (tupperware, jar etc.)
  6. A spoon to stir

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: Crochet queen Shelby and embroidery enthusiast Kate will lead a flexible workshop on how to crochet or embroider small decorative items. All levels of experience welcome; learn a new skill or hang out while doing a familiar activity. Choose whichever material option works best for you!

Suggested Materials:

A variety of options:

  • Yarn, crochet hook, scissors
  • Small piece of fabric or clothing to decorate, sewing needle, embroidery thread or yarn, scissors

Optional but helpful:

  • Embroidery hoop, or other frame-type object to secure fabric (clothing hanger with clips can work)

Description: Hang out and talk!

Suggested Materials: Some snackies and water 🙂

Description: Play several rounds of skribbl.io and compare points at the end! Learn how to create your own private skribbl.io games. Some of the game will be SSP-themed as well! 🙂

Required Materials: Computer

Description: Zines are a rad DIY medium associated with independent comix, punk music, & other subcultures that were often excluded from the mainstream due to prejudice against the people involved in them (e.g. lgbtqia+ people) NO PRIOR EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

Suggested Materials:

  1. Printer, construction, or lined paper, 2 or 3 pages (for back-ups)
  2. Pens, pencils, or markers
  3. Scissors
  4. Water (b/c hydration is always important) & a thirst for knowledge!

3:30-4:30pm Pacific Block

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

Description: Learn how to make small changes to your life to help the planet in a big way. 

Suggested Materials: Phone or computer for research.

Description: In this session, we’ll learn how to make an SSP classic: oat balls! Follow along at home and get Food Service Coordinator tips on how to make this delicious treat.

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: Rock painting and positive message writing with the intention of scattering them throughout one’s neighborhood to spread happiness.

Suggested Materials:

  1. Rocks (the more the merrier) or paper
  2. Multiple paint colors (or sharpies)
  3. Cup of water to clean brushes

Description: Writing letters to members of your local government expressing your thoughts and feelings on certain issues and detailing what you would like to change about them.

Suggested Materials:

  1. Computer to do research
  2. Websites: usa.gov/local-governments

Description: In an effort to get active, enjoy being outside, and explore your neighborhood, learn to properly stretch your muscles as a group and then walk or run around your block (or similar distance from your home). Play the classic SSP Dog Spotting game while you immerse yourself in your surroundings, keeping track of all the dogs you see along the way. Bonus points may be awarded!

Suggested Materials: None!

Description: Follow along to a Bob Ross painting video while using any art medium you prefer. The staff leader will be finger painting.

Suggested Materials: 

  1. Paper
  2. Any art medium (paint, markers, colored pencils, crayons, pens)

Description: Through chatting with fellow SSP participants, see if you can escape the (Minecraft, aquarium, or Hogwarts) room!

Suggested Materials: Computer

Description: We will make tea and then we will drink that tea. We then “spill the tea” as the youths say. Participants can ask the staff any questions they want. This is a time for community building, it is a slower paced adventure but hopefully relaxing and fun.

Suggested Materials:

  1. Tea or other hot beverage
  2. A thirst for knowledge

Description: We will be talking about college myths from community college and university life and living on your own for the first time.

Suggested Materials: College life questions and concerns.