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Wiffle Ball Celebration 2021

The Waypoint Adventure Annual ALL-WAYPOINT family Picnic & Wiffle Ball Game has been rescheduled to Thursday, Sep 16th! Everyone’s invited! Let’s reunite after an isolating year and celebrate the Waypoint Community made up of participants, families, friends, and volunteers! Just bring a picnic dinner and lawn chairs. We’ll have an exciting game of Wiffle Ball/T-Ball/Kick Ball! When you register at the link below, you’ll tell us how you’d like to participate in the Wiffle Ball game: As a player, spectator, cheerleader, coach, scorekeeper, or sponsor. WHEN? Thursday, September 16th from 5:30-8:30pm WHERE? 453 Concord Ave, Lexington, MA 02421. This is

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Jason Learning to Ride a Bike

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GIksKU7Vf_g 37-year-old Jason had never ridden a bike before now. When he was in grade school, he used to go outside and look at the bikes in the bike rack and even swung his leg over one once to pretend to ride one, but due to a fear of falling and aversion to change, it was never an option for him. Jason has been a long-time Waypoint participant. He goes on hikes and tandem kayaks and “its good for him to get out into nature” his parents say. But always when asked if he wants to try a new trail

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CIndi at the top of a snowy mountain with crawford notch in the background and blue skies above

Finding Confidence after a Brain Injury

This week is Brain Injury Awareness week and we’ve been thinking a lot about Cindi and the progress she’s made at Waypoint. Cindi has both an Acquired Brain Injury and a Traumatic Brain Injury – Acquired was from what doctors believe to have been a mosquito bite and contracting Triple E in 2010, and Traumatic was from falling due to residual balance issues. In Cindi’s life before her injury, she had been a barber at a Veterans Hospital doing cuts and shaves for over 350 patients, had gone to school to get her private detective license, was a part-time travel

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Adventure Trip Leader & Program Coordinator

Adventure Trip Leader & Program Coordinator Desired Qualities: A successful Program Coordinator (PC) will be, first and foremost, passionate about the mission of Waypoint. They will firmly believe that the power of adventure-learning experiences creates positive change in individuals and groups, and will continually champion this belief. Candidate will have an outgoing nature and a desire to obtain and strengthen relationships with people, recognizing that this is the core of our work. They should be warm, inviting, trustworthy, flexible, able to accept critique, and have excellent written and verbal communication skills (both in person and over the phone). They should

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Winter 2020

Here at Waypoint, we continue to enjoy outdoor adventures!  In fact, winter hiking, biking and snowshoeing trips can be exhilarating and fun with proper clothing, the right equipment, a mask, and a bit of social distance.  Let’s be real, even a stroll around the block on a gray day can refresh the mind and raise our spirits. We are excited to venture into the outdoors with you if you are up for the adventure! Our new online registration process is up and running – click on ‘The Adventures’ tab on our website to sign up or give us a call

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Private Lessons Summer 2020

It’s been a wild summer! Covid-times are hard times for sure, but the silver lining for us at Waypoint has been these private lessons! Check out pictures and some cool things we’ve noticed! Participants are progressing in skills! We’ve been able to focus more on teaching directly to a participant’s skill set and learning style. On one kayaking lesson, we spent over 40 minutes with a participant near the shore breaking down the steps of kayaking very carefully and methodically – adding color cues to her paddle, arrows on white boards, writing out steps, and wading into the water next

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