Are you ready to test your mind, body and spirit? Challenge ropes courses are built with low and/or high elements and are designed as a fun way to engage and develop participants’ mental, physical and emotional strength. They are great for personal growth and team building. In fact, upon completion participants often come away feeling more confident, stronger and closer to other team members.

Super friendly people who ran a great show from beginning to end…everyone had positive and friendly vibes, each knowing what to say and do to calm your nerves or encourage you. –JC

Pushing yourself and encouraging fellow team members to push through the Challenge Ropes courses, you’ll be taking both perceived and actual risks. As you are guided through and complete course challenges to accomplish a common goal most participants feel a growing sense of personal accomplishment, increased self-esteem, teamwork and camaraderie.

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How do Challenge Ropes Courses help youth development?

Leadership skills, communication and teamwork are the main focus for youth development while they participate in the Challenge Ropes courses. Your team will participate in observing, discussing, organizing and summarizing the accomplishments of the physical, mental and emotional challenges of the ropes course. This will help develop and sharpen important life skills like:

  • Problem-solving
  • Decision making
  • Responsibility
  • Cooperation
  • Goal setting
  • Self-discovery
  • Integrity

As students work together as a team to achieve a common goal, they’ll experience greater self-confidence and self esteem, as well as increased trust and social cohesion. The challenge course is great for any child, but especially for any child who needs a little boost to their personal development.

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You guys are all awesome! All the kids could not stop talking about the activities and how nice and helpful the staff were. More power to you all! –The Lando Family

How do Challenge Ropes Courses help companies?

The corporate challenge ropes course is designed to foster the development of skills of team productivity, collaboration and team cohesion. Our ropes course is a powerful experiential learning tool for any company looking to develop stronger relationships between their team members. Some benefits of taking your company through the challenge ropes course:

  • Increased productivity
  • Re-energized teams
  • Uncovering/Development of leadership styles
  • Improved conflict resolution
  • Strategy development
  • Collaboration

Our corporate Challenge Ropes program follows a sequence of fun but challenging group activities that begins with simple tasks and culminates in complex challenges. This sequencing helps foster and develop the practice of skills fundamental to team productivity and cohesiveness, such as: trust, communication, risk-taking, decision-making and conflict resolution.

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