Basecamp® is an innovative anxiety program that helps children aged 7 to 13 build a repertoire of anxiety-management skills. The program has won numerous local and international awards, including the Educational Initiative Award at the The London Book Fair International Excellence Awards and Best Designed Educational Resource at the 66th Australian Book Design Awards.
Basecamp® draws on decades of experience and combines a sound cognitive behavioural approach with effective and engaging child-centred activities.
This anxiety program provides children with a concise and engaging set of materials to help them build a toolkit of anxiety-management techniques and to support the development of essential social and emotional learning (SEL) skills. Throughout the 8 weeks, participants will:
Each program is evaluated to ensure it meets our strict learning outcomes. Current research with parents indicates that 73% of children were better able to manage their worries and anxiety (overall) after attending BaseCamp® (n=49).
The program runs for 10 weeks and and includes:
Self-talk is a strategy that can help children manage their emotions and ability to focus around performance situations. This lesson will teach children how to use self-talk effectively to improve their performance.
The Best of Friends® (BoF) is a social and emotional learning program that empowers children aged 7 to 13 with the knowledge, skills and confidence to understand and manage emotions and social situations. This is the 10-week program version of The Best of Friends®. You can participate online or join us in a clinic setting.