Tag: adventure

Adam Zibluk, Life Scout with Hemophilia, Conquers Boy Scouting’s Ultimate Challenge!

Adam Zibluk is a 15-year-old Life Scout in Troop 70 in Newtown, CT. He was also recently the Troop’s Senior Patrol Leader which is the highest ranking boy in the troop! And last summer, he, along with 15 other boys from the Troop completed scouting’s ultimate adventure, backpacking over 50 miles… Read more »

20 Inspiring Quotes About Reading for Kids and Students!

Reading is Fundamental.  In fact, it is one of the most important ingredients to becoming all that you can be. Reading develops your brain, provides a window into the world around you and helps you do better in all school subjects. Most importantly, reading can not only help you become… Read more »

Miracle on Mount Everest – One Man Gives Up His Dream To Save Another’s Life

In May 2006, Dan Mazur and his crew believed they were about to make their dream a reality. After a harrowing and dangerous ascent, they were just 1,000 feet from the summit of Mount Everest. That’s when they saw a flash of yellow up ahead. They moved closer, and they saw that the… Read more »

Sir Ernest Shackleton – Century-Old Leadership Lessons That Still Apply Today!

Recently, at Harvard Business School, polar explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton became the subject of a new case study. According to professor Nancy Koehn, “His achievements on the ice have much to teach business students and executives.” That’s why she created the case study, which she called “Leadership in Crisis: Ernest Shackleton and the… Read more »

Kelvin Doe, 15 Year Old West African Inventor and DJ, Is Changing His Community

In Sierra Leone, West Africa, the lights come on as little as once a month!  So, Kelvin Doe, at 15 years old,  decided things needed change.  After many tries, he invented a battery to power lights in people’s houses from recycled parts he found in the trash, including soda, acid and… Read more »

Henry’s World – Where Cats and Dogs Are Changing Lives

Once upon a time, there was a cat named Henry and two dogs named Tink and Dolly, and they all lived happily together in Henry’s World….. Although this may sound like the beginning of a fairy tale, these characters and their life together are very real. Henry is a cat… Read more »

One World Futbol – Bringing the Power of Play Where It’s Needed Most!

Do you like to play soccer? It’s a great sport and a fun time. But for poor kids in Darfur and countries like it, soccer is much more than just a fun time…..for them, getting outside and kicking a ball around gives them a much-needed break from the hard lives they… Read more »

Caine’s Arcade…Inviting You and Your Cardboard!

Back in June 2012, we brought you a wonderful story about a boy named Caine and the amazing cardboard arcade he created in the fall of 2011. Now, on October 6, the first anniversary of Caine’s “arcade day” (the day in which a flash mob came to play at Caine’s Arcade), a… Read more »

Paul Callahan – Sailing to Prevail and Inspiring Others to Do the Same

By any measure, Paul Callahan is an incredibly successful man. He is a husband, father, Harvard graduate, CEO of his own company, philanthropist, and world-class sailing expert. In fact, his sailing pursuits have taken him all the way to the Paralympics! But what makes Paul’s success even more tremendous is… Read more »

Neil Armstrong – A Humble Man, An Extraordinary Journey

“That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” These were the words spoken by astronaut Neil Armstrong, the legendary astronaut who recently passed away, as he took the first footsteps ever taken by a man onto the moon! Born on August 5, 1930, Neil Armstrong was the son of a pilot… Read more »