Fort Gordon is making an Impact with Programming and Special Events!

Fort Gordon Month of the Military Child

Fort Gordon Month of the Military Child

If you ever thought you couldn’t benefit from the School for Family and MWR’s Programming and Special Events course, here’s some examples of the impact you may be missing out on in action!!

 

Participants from the School for Family and MWR’s Programming and Special Events course created impact and quite a buzz on Fort Gordon with a CYS FOAM PARTY for the Month of the Military Child and designed and the very successful Fort Gordon Food Truck!

 

Programming and Special Events in action!!  Students from the School for Family andFort Gordon CYS FOAM PARTY for the Month of the Military Child
Just look at the partnerships flourishing at Fort Gordon!! The Food Truck will host cooking classes for ACS, the Club will use it for catering when their kitchen goes down for renovation, CYSS will use it for the teen center and Food videos will be created in it!!  The Foam Party was a huge hit with the kids, they even had life sized popular game like Connect Four! This was an opportunity to think outside the box! The director was with MWR for 20 years and wanted to do something different. They did, and it was a huge success!!

Fort Gordon’s Food Truck is another example of WOW! Programming in action!!!

Fort Gordon’s Food Truck is another example of WOW! Programming in action!!!

 

We, here at the Academy know this course is WOW! but you don’t have to take our word for it… just look what real-life students are saying about SFMWR’s Programming and Special Event’s Course:

 

“If you’re looking for a breath of fresh air, this is IT! The MWR Programming & Special Events class will invigorate, excite and rejuvenate your passion for delivering programs that WOW! your customers. You have the opportunity to learn key objectives to engaging your audience, and you have the opportunity to apply those objectives with a variety of group work and presentations. You will receive constructive feedback in a safe and secure setting. You have the opportunity to create fresh programming ideas, pushing you to bring your programming to the next level. You are provided the opportunity to network with other MWR professionals and share what has worked and what hasn’t, saving your valuable time and resources. The two-week format gives you ample time to learn and apply all learning objectives in a focused and productive environment!”

Take a look at Fort Gordon implementing their action plan’s WOW! idea of a FOAM Party for the Month of the Military Child.

Take a look at Fort Gordon implementing their action plan’s WOW! idea of a FOAM Party for the Month of the Military Child.

 

 

“This course was fantastic! I have done a lot of professional development training while in this position and to be honest, a lot of times it doesn’t apply to me. However, this course, while not my actual job, does have elements that I can utilize in my current position. The materials taught here cross all divisions and departments in the MWR realm and everyone can take a lot away from this course.”
“Outstanding class that everyone could learn from if they come with an open mind. The amazing ideas presented by the students and the instructors were truly impressive and have caused a serious reexamination of current practices. The group rocked and brought it to a whole new level.”

Just Foam!

Just Foam!

 

 

“I just wanted to thank you for what I learned and have taken back to Fort Gordon to make [events] even better.  See you can teach an old dog new tricks after all!!”

 

During this course, students from the School for Family and MWR’s Programming and Special Events closely examine Leisure, Recreation and Play. They learn to leverage a myriad of models and theories covered in class and use skills from Tom Peter’s WOW! Project Management to develop 3 real world actions to implement back at their garrison. Be part of the buzz at your garrison by requesting enrollment in the next Programming and Special Events Course.

 

 

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