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Our Mission & Philosophy

Lotus Lake Discovery Center builds caring communities through experiential outdoor and environmental education. Our programs foster and encourage:

  • personal growth
  • leadership
  • effective communication
  • problem solving
  • cooperation
  • physical fitness
  • caring for self and others
  • discovery of the natural world

Building Caring Communities Since 1994

Caring is at the heart of LLDC’s philosophy.  At each program, LLDC’s goal is that participants will care about themselves, others, and the environment.

Participants form groups of 8-12 people, where they have an opportunity to take appropriate risks in a safe and supportive environment.

Throughout the course of the program, participants better understand the importance of:

Our programs can set the tone to build on back in the classroom or workplace.