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You and your students love it, or you pay nothing.


Our Mush for Gold  school assembly is a wonderful way to teach the value of learning, the importance of developing good habits and character that will help students be winners in the Race of Life.

Students are given Gold Nuggets of truth that can be used throughout their Life Race.

Gold Nuggets like :

  • Pick Good Friends

  • Stay on the Right Course

  • Be an Honest Dog

  • Get the Big Picture

  • Be an Encouraging Person

  • Harness your Energy

  • Be a fixer

  • Learn something New Every Day, and more!

Also a great program for Libraries, Home School Associations, YMCA, and Scouts!

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Mush for Gold

This unique assembly uses my experiences racing sled dogs for over 20 years to teach children how to run their own Sled Dog Race of Life!  Students are given a bag of Gold Nugget life principles that will help them follow their dreams as they run a successful Race.

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Who We Are

Stradley's Adventure Quest Institute was established to teach, to motivate, and to inspire. We do this through creative Assembly programs guaranteed to capture your student's attention.  Our blend of hilarious student interaction and powerful content, makes our assemblies long remembered.

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Hands-On Interaction

We bring out a truck load of real dog sledding gear, the same gear we use when out exploring the wilderness.  Arctic clothing, dog sled, snow shoes, harnesses and lines, cooker, and much more.  Students can dress up in arctic gear while wearing a real racing bib, and even stand on a real dog sled.  We have sleds used in two well known Disney Films, Eight Below and Snow Dogs.



Story Telling

Robert uses his animated story telling, acted out by your students on stage, to bring to life lessons learned through years of working with his team of Alaskan Huskies.

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Cuddle Time

Each students get a chance to meet real working sled dogs from champion Iditarod lines.  These dogs came from tree different lines, Susan Butcher and Jeff King, both four-time Iditarod Champion, and Leonard Seppala, owner of the two famous sled dogs, Togo and Balto, from the famous 1925 Serum Run.

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Walt Disney

"Laughter is no enemy to learning."

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Join the Team!

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Spread the Word

Help us reach more students

Our programs have been a positive tool, reaching thousands with a positive message that people need to hear. We will not rest until every student in California hears this powerful message. Recommend us to your PTA/PTO coordinator, teachers, principles, home school association, and friends.

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Volunteer Your Time

Show Your Support

This is a great way to get involved in this rewarding program.  One way is through assisting us with shows as we travel to a town near yours. Assisting with performer showcases, PTA conventions, and other promotional opportunities.  We are also looking for gifted people to help us with administration needs such as book keeping, marketing, website maintenance, fund raising, and social media management.


Project Togo

Make a Donation

Stradley's Adventure Quest Institute always appreciates the generosity and involvement of people like you.

Every contribution made goes towards reaching more students with these Gold Nugget life principles.  Togo was the superhero of the 1925 Serum Run to save the Diphtheria stricken children of Nome, Alaska. Today, with your generous gift, you can join our team by helping us inspire children at Title One schools that otherwise would not be able to afford the Mush for Gold program.

We want to provide you with the correct and appropriate information pertaining to your mode of support, so don’t hesitate to contact us with your questions.

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Stradley's Adventure Quest Institute

PO Box 2363 Big Bear City, CA 92314, USA


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