Post Tagged with: "experiential learning"

by / on June 21, 2017 at 1:33 pm / in CONFERENCE

Cool Ways to Kick Up Your Conference

At White Oaks, conferences don’t have to be boring. Bringing your company to a conference is definitely  an important way to get your team together to share successes, learn new skills, and, in some cases, build a better, tighter team or network.  But, bored delegates are unproductive, uncommunicative and unengaged, and ultimately, you are less likely to meet the goals [...]

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by / on April 19, 2017 at 11:39 am / in FITNESS CLUB

Live Well Fair

On April 22, 2017, The Club at White Oaks is proud to host the Live Well Fair for the second year in a row. The Live Well Fair is a day to celebrate health and wellness, and discover new ways to be kinder to yourself, and to the earth. This year, we will be hosting over fifty health and holistic [...]

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by / on September 23, 2014 at 10:27 am / in INSPIRE

Guatemala: Naked & Afraid

Lights and camera aside, this could make for a great reality TV moment. I only wish I was making this up… It had been a typical afternoon in el Tizate Guatemala with the building team. Finished up the painting project in town of Parromos, took a break for lunch with a host family and then back up to the construction [...]

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by / on April 4, 2013 at 11:22 am / in CONFERENCE, INSPIRE

Naptime in Kenya

The idea seemed so simple, “just help get the kids down for a nap” he said. Of course we couldn’t say no! We had just spent the morning falling in love with these 25 orphaned children at the Karibu Centre in Thika, Kenya and were excited by the fact that we were asked to help out so that the house [...]

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by / on March 13, 2013 at 4:08 pm / in CONFERENCE, INSPIRE

Living Different

Live different. That’s what I have been inspired to do after travelling over 1200 kilometers to experience two weeks in the poorest parts of Kenya. Although my trip is over, I have now found my inspiration and my journey has just begun. I, like many others, have always been thankful for the life that I have here in Canada, loving [...]

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by / on December 5, 2012 at 12:19 pm / in CONFERENCE, INSPIRE

Kenya Calling

Experiential learning, what does that mean? Learn by doing? Learn what, by doing what? These are all questions I am faced with day to day in my role as Director of Experiential Learning at White Oaks Resort. I am always more than happy to begin a conversation in response to what learning by doing actually means. To me, it’s about [...]

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