Published on February 5, 2008
Welcome!: Welcome! Outdoor Adventure Center Program Overview: Regional MWR Outdoor Adventure Center: Program Overview: Regional MWR Outdoor Adventure Center Dam Neck Virginia Beach, VA David Griffin and Steve Goodwin Regional Outdoor Adventure Center: Regional Outdoor Adventure Center Who? What? Where? When? How? Present OAC Team: Present OAC Team OAC Team 1999-2000: OAC Team 1999-2000 Future OAC Team: Future OAC Team Who?: Who? “Employing people trained, educated, experienced and having a passion for outdoor education/recreation, adventures and business, will do the most to improve and grow outdoor adventure recreation in the Navy.” David Webb Who?: Who? “Recruit potential employees from outdoor education, outfitting and adventure sport businesses, as well as from within the government system.” David Webb What?: What? Operational Elements of the OAC: Guide Service: Private or Programmed Outfitter Outdoor Resource Center Leadership and Team Development Education What?: What? OAC Mission Statement The Regional MWR Outdoor Adventure Center is dedicated to providing the entire Hampton Roads Naval community with opportunities to actively participate in outdoor adventure pursuits, while emphasizing skills development, environmental awareness, and personal empowerment through adventure. What?: What? To Introduce... To Instruct... To Organize... To Facilitate... To Encourage... To Foster and Develop... OAC Goals What?: What? Rafting Canoeing Sea Kayaking Sailboarding Surfing Bodyboarding SCUBA Fishing Swift Water Rescue Hang Gliding Natural History Hunter Safety What?: What? Backpacking Hiking Climbing Gym Challenge Course Bicycling Bike Maintenance Orienteering Rock Climbing Mountaineering Wilderness First Aid Outdoor Survival Nature Observation What?: What? Outdoor Cooking Alpine Skiing Alpine Touring Nordic Skiing Telemark Skiing Snowboarding Hut to Hut Touring Ski and Snowboard Tuning Snowshoeing Tubing Snow Camping What?: What? Destination Trips Day Trips Overnight Trips Workshops and Clinics Youth Adventure Camps Command Briefings Presentations to Schools Advise and Assist in Rental Gear Purchases Activities for Conferences Training Center for MWR Personal Worldwide Adventure Races Slide16: Group Trips Slide17: Clinics and Workshops Small Group Expeditions: Small Group Expeditions Private Instruction: Private Instruction Leadership and Teamwork Training: Leadership and Teamwork Training Where?: Where? Geographically Within the “Vision” for Navy Outdoor Recreation For the Future - Where is the OAC headed into the next millennium? Where?: Where? Environmental Resources of Dam Neck: Environmental Resources of Dam Neck Where?: Where? Within the “Vision” for Navy Outdoor Recreation OAC Consistency of Services Name Theme Identity Where?: Where? For the Future - Where is the OAC headed into the next millennium? OAC Teen Adventure Program International Trips Navy Leadership and Teambuilding Program Reinstatement of “High Adventure“ Activities Retail Marketing When?: When? 1997 - MWR Customer Survey identified O.R. as one of the 5 most important services to be offered by Navy MWR August, 1998 - Ed Dunning developed the Regional Outdoor Recreation Test Site Proposal August, 1998 - Dam Neck was selected as the location for the pilot program March, 1999 - Hiring for the Regional OAC was conducted April, 1999 - The Regional OAC began operations How?: How? Purpose Support Marketing Needs Assessment Determining Fee’s Staffing/Hiring/ Training Equipment Facility Tie-in’s Implementation Questions?: Questions? Thank You for your Support!: Thank You for your Support!