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10 Best Family Fall Activities in Lancaster PA

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Fall activities in Lancaster County cover a wide range of things to do and unique experiences. Whether you stay for several days or visit for a day, spend the Autumn season immersing your family in everything the Lancaster area has to offer. Top 10 Fall Activities in Lancaster, PA Here are 10 fall things to do…

Looking for an Outdoor Family Getaway?

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Outdoor Family Getaways A family overnight getaway is an eagerly anticipated event that provides both fun and wonderful lasting memories if planned and organized correctly. The tricky part comes in finding an option that suits both your budget and individual interests for every member of the family. A vacation getaway focused on the outdoors is…

Choosing a Corporate Teambuilding Event

Teambuilding is like a sandwich – lots of options without a clear definition for its content (Ham? Reuben? Bologna?).  Sandwiches are also delicious; though that’s beside the point of this post.   Choosing a corporate teambuilding event begins by understanding the intended outcome of events.  The intended outcome should be the starting point of any event…

Trust at Work: What Trust Can Do for the Workplace

There’s nothing quite like a good Trust Fall to establish discomfort and raise insecurities in a team.  (Not familiar with the Trust Fall?  There are some YouTube videos or Google images that could catch you up.)  Though often associated with team building, Trust Falls have become an outdated and rarely used element for building trust…

Employee Wellness 101: Defining and Integrating the Buzzword

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Google is a worldwide name: founded in 1998, the company has become one of the most profitable and fastest growing search engines in the world.  Google has also held the #1 slot in Fortune’s “Best Places to Work” eight of the last eleven years. How does Google accomplish these two noteworthy titles?  This company titan…

Refreshing Mountain Staff Bio for Mark Layton

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Mark Layton is the Nature Program Coordinator here at Refreshing Mountain, though he originally got his start at Refreshing Mountain when he was 16 years old, working in the housekeeping department. That same summer he was given the chance to work in the activities department and immediately loved it. Through that opportunity he realized how…

5 Team Building Activities for Your Next Office Meeting

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Every office can benefit from team building activities. The best team building activities are fairly simple, repeatable and most importantly, purposeful. Let’s take a look at some fun ideas that will bring your co-workers closer to one another. 1. Spot the Truth Pass out a sheet of paper and a pen to each employee. Have…

Join Us For Homeschool Days at Refreshing Mountain!

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Educating a group of kids in a homeschool environment has the potential to become a bit monotonous. Brighten up their day by scheduling a field trip to Refreshing Mountain’s outdoor classroom! Our Homeschool Days give your group the chance to enjoy all sorts of exciting and educational activities in a stunning outdoor setting. The change…

Creating Memories and Family Bonding Experiences

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If you are on the lookout for family bonding opportunities that create lasting memories, look no further than Lancaster’s Refreshing Mountain.  It’s the perfect place to spend quality time with your loved ones and experience new and exciting moments that deepen your familial bonds. Even extremely tight-knit families will find value in a Refreshing Mountain…

How to Select Proper Team Building Activities

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When it comes to improving workplace dynamics, most managers, corporate event planners and employees aren’t exactly sure where to start. Some think engaging in team bonding exercises is the solution. Others believe team building activities are a more prudent course of action. In fact, the differences between team bonding and team building are often overlooked….