OUR AMAZING PLACE is a project that has been developed and refined by Violence Free Communities. The process has multiple dimensions which are all directed at connecting a community with its local "assets". The process involves mapping the wonderful "assets" that are located within a neighbourhood and profiling them in a free family event.
Assets could be:
And.... This is not just a one off event. The objectives of an OAP are:
Check out what happened at the Glen Eden treasure hunt - this shows what opportunities there are when organising treasure hunts.
We can support you through our experience and by sharing our:
Step-by-step instructions and experiences from Our Amazing Place Community Treasure Hunts.
Toolbox and graphics library
These are a companion to the manual. They include templates, ideas and examples from previous treasure hunts.
We hope these resources will provide you with all the inspiration and practical help to organise your own community treasure hunt. In addition, we hope that you will add to these resources so that we can continue to improve the learning and inspiration of OUR AMAZING PLACE.
To find out more and for our terms and conditions email adminATviolencefreecommunities.org or phone 09 837 4849
We are a learning organisation and it is important to us that as we develop new projects, events and models, they are thoroughly evaluated. All projects are developed through an ongoing action-reflection-action process.
Here's some of our evidence:
Does Our Amazing Place build community resilience
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