a) To develop trust & to be responsible for each other's safety.
b) To engage in unself-conscious physical contact with your group members.
1) Partcipants are paired and given one "rung" of the ladder.
2) Several pairs, holding a rung and standing close together from the ladder.
3) A climber starts at one end of the ladder and proceeds to move from one rung to another. As the climber passes by, the pair holding that ladder rung may leave their position and proceed to the end of the ladder, extending the ladder length indefinitely.
* The direction of the ladder may change at any time (e.g, right angle turn). Obstacles may be added and the height of the rungs also may vary.
a) How did you feel when you were climbing?
b) When you were holding the rung, did you feelings change after the first climber passed by your position?
c) Did trusting people make you climb easier?
6-10 smooth hardware dowel rods about 3 feet long, 1 1/4' in diameter.
APPROXIMATE TIME REQUIRED
Silver Bullet, Kendall Hunt Publishing Company.