The Field Trip
Youth leadership, youth employment,
youth group Australia
We asked met Paul Kooperman at the 2015 Purpose.do conference and asked him – Why he gives a damn..
- Young people want to find their passion, peers and path.
- Young people need meaningful employment
- The world needs givers, initiators, innovators, instigators and drivers
- We all have extraordinary potential we need to fulfill
- We get what we give and benefit from empowering others to benefit
- We need leaders to create more leaders
- Communities need proactive contributors
- We create opportunities for ourselves by creating them for others
- Young people need positive role models, but can also be great role models for others
- Kids have ideas about how the world should be and can be empowered to express and action their ideas
What do I do? The Field Trip is a weekly program which runs every Sunday 3:30-5pm in various locations. The program is about young people finding their passion, peers and path and feeling empowered to be our next generation of thinkers, doers, creators, innovators, inventors, entrepreneurs, philosophers, philanthropists and leaders. It matters because if not now, then when? If not us, then who?
It matters because if not now, then when? If not us, then who?
The Field Trip Founders:
- Paul Kooperman, an author, playwright and screenwriter with significant experience in leadership, management and community development and
- Beth Heflin Cauvel, currently managing the Study Abroad Program at Shepherd University.
Every person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique. It is the duty of every person to know and consider that she is unique in the world in her particular character and that there has never been someone like her before. For if there had been someone like her before, there would be no need for her to be in the world. Every single person is a new thing in the world and is called upon to fulfil her particularity in the world.
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The latest Field Trip project :
This term Field Trip members aged 10-24 are becoming the authors of their own lives, writing the book “Where I Live” about their homes, towns, lives, communities and world perspectives. An intimate insight into how kids think, feel and express themselves.