Guiding Core Values

Guiding Core Values
Operational Ethics

As a non-profit 501 (c)(3) charitable education organization, Therapeutic Adventures, Inc. has a voice that is reaching out to countless individuals, families, schools, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, Disabled Military Heroes, Disabled Veterans, businesses and other organizations. We must encourage our leaders, our clients and citizen supporters to seek out opportunities for civic engagement and service to others. We must also use this voice to educate and urge people to become aware of the issues and to take proactive steps to conserve, to protect and to restore our environmental resources where programs are offered and enjoyed.

Therapeutic Adventure (TA) & IndependencePlus Adaptive Sports (I~AS) – Guiding Core Values provide a foundation to shape our attitudes, our beliefs and our actions. As leaders, we must strive to incorporate these values into all we do. TA & I~AS Operational Ethics provide clear, positive statements of ethical behavior reflecting the core values of the organization.

Therapeutic Adventures & IndependencePlus Adaptive Sports- Guiding Core Values & Operational Ethics:

  • Promote and maintain the highest standards of personal and professional conduct among all involved with Therapeutic Adventures – Executive Board of Directors, Advisory Board Members, TA Ambassadors, Adaptive Guides, instructors, coaches, and volunteers.
  • Make Therapeutic Adventures & IndependencePlus Adaptive Sports a better organization, built on mutual respect and trust.

Faith reminds us that all our actions are guided with more clarity when we have a belief and trust in God.

Passion reminds us that our actions are guided by an intense driving desire or deep interest; a strong liking or devotion to some activity, cause, or concept.

Equality reminds us that we must strive to treat everyone equally; particularly as it applies to fairness, moral excellence, and social justice.

Accountability reminds us that we are answerable for our actions, that we are responsible for our call of duty.

Excellence reminds us that we must strive to achieve outstanding merit and superior achievement in our virtues and all that we do to serve others.

Dignity reminds us that in our dealings with other people, we must strive to make them feel worthy, honored, or esteemed.

Integrity reminds us that we lead with a firm adherence to a code of moral values.

Compassion reminds us that we must lead with a sympathetic consciousness of
others’ distress together with a desire to alleviate it.

Loyalty reminds us that we must remain faithful in allegiance to a cause and our ideals.

Honor reminds us that we must treat others with merited respect. One’s word given as a guarantee of obligation, action or performance must happen.

Courage reminds us that we need mental or moral strength to venture, persevere and withstand danger, fear, or difficult situations. In all we do, we must strive for a firmness of mind and a strong will (tenacity) in danger or hardship.

Generosity reminds us that we must give back to others in need. Sharing with others our skills, our God given gifts, our unique talents, as well as the lessons and truths we have learned over time provides us with purpose, meaning and joy.