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The EDGE @ The DC United Kids’ Day Event

Community Corner – The EDGE was honored to be one of just 8 vendors selected to participate in the DC United Kids’ Day @ RFK Event this April.  Hundreds of area youth stopped by our booth through half-time, to engage with the portable programming elements we brought along for the … Read the rest

Just Published: “The Future of Outdoor Program Administration”

University Unwrapped – Our own Susan Johnson (The EDGE Manager and Mason School of Recreation, Tourism and Health Professor) co-authored a chapter in the newly published book, Outdoor Program Administration:  Principles and Practices.  Titled, “The Future of Outdoor Program Administration,” Laurlyn K. Harmon, Ph.D. and Susan describe how outdoor … Read the rest

The EDGE – a BETTER Kind of Team-Building

Bird’s Eye View from The EDGE Center Manager, Susan Johnson – Needless to say, this article, 4 Reasons to Hate Team-Building, immediately captured my attention.  As The EDGE Manager, it’s my mission to ensure our participants look forward to coming to our programs and leave having had a worthwhile … Read the rest

Pitch in on the Piedmont – March 24

Community Corner – Bring gloves, a pitchfork, rake or wheel barrow to help preserve the Piedmont Trail and mulch The EDGE Challenge Course elements.  Meet students, scouts, members of the Mason community plus employees of local businesses who care about the environment. This volunteer service project enhances, augments and extends … Read the rest

Class Up Your Course!

Facilities Update by Dan the Bearded Builder – I don’t want to give away all the secrets of our success, but, I am excited to share the presentation to the 22nd Annual International Challenge Course Conference & Expo I gave in February 2012 about how woodworking techniques and ingenuity can … Read the rest

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