The Browne Center

Browne Center


These workshops use activities, exercises, and outdoor adventure elements to create learning laboratories that go much deeper than classroom training.

If your organization would like a custom workshop browse our Corporate Training or Youth & Student pages for more information on the variety of topics offered.

If you would like to partner with us to offer a workshop contact us at  603-868-1772.

Open Enrollment Workshops

Questions about workshop registration? Contact us at 603-868-1772.


Methods, Models & Tools for Facilitated Person-Centered Planning [PDF]

Dates: June 15, 16, 22, 23, 26, 2017.  This course incorporates lecture, role-playing, action learning, and peer support to provide an interactive forum for participants to develop and practice effective group facilitation skills. The curriculum addresses theories of group development, offering experiential methods for process design, questioning and recording skills, and strategic planning.

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Also available as a University Course


Social and Emotional Learning In Action

Contact Tara at 603-868-1772 to schedule this as a custom workshop for your group.

This workshop provides an introduction to our new book.  SELA is based on the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning’s (CASEL) core competencies and provides 36 developmentally sequenced lessons.

After this training, participants will be able to:

  • Appreciate the benefits of Experiential Learning
  • Identify the Cycle of Experiential Learning (ELC)
  • Experience modeled lessons & Practice leading lessons with a peer
  • Understand the scope & sequence of the book and resources required
  • Know how SEL supports academic success & identify SEL competences
  • Confirm connection between Full Value Contract, Challenge by Choice, the ELC and school culture
  • Develop school specific implementation strategy

The workshop trainer is the book’s author and Youth Programs Director, Tara Flippo. Tara holds a B.A. in Outdoor Experiential Education from Hampshire College and a M.A. in Social Justice and Outdoor Experiential Education from Vermont College. Tara’s  passions include facilitation and training in adventure and social justice. One of her professional highlights, is the publication of her first book in 2016- Social Emotional Learning in Action: Experiential Activities to Positively Impact School Climate.

Next SELA Workshop: WED August 9, 2017. Registration for the August workshop will be coming in the near future!

"The program is a fantastic way to develop one’s sense of what it is to be a team member and what it means to live and work as a group, not merely a person." - Head Start Manager

The Browne Center has been providing innovative experiential learning programs since the early 1980s. We provide a wide range of programming from comprehensive trainings to shorter one-day sessions. Our learning programs evolve to meet the needs of our clients and our diverse client base allows us to draw upon best practices from a variety of disciplines and remain sensitive to specific needs and outcomes.

Creating a dynamic program based on your group's specific goals is our approach with every single client. We can provide an action-packed program to meet your needs – whether you are coming together as a new group, integrating new members, building positive group relationships, addressing specific behaviors, or striving for performance excellence.