PROGRAMS > Outdoor
courses are an exceptional way for people to manufacture trust,
build confidence, overcome fears or challenges, strengthen
bonds, and have a fun exciting experience. With proper guidance
from our expert facilitators, your group will learn, grow,
and bond in ways that are not possible in an everyday life.
Participants will get to know each other through a variety
of games and initiatives. They will learn to work together
to achieve common goals under challenging circumstances. Our
Outdoor Leadership Center is an ideal setting to explore challenges
designed to enhance commitment, collaboration, and overall
success of your group.
staff will guide your team through a customized experience
based on the needs of your group and each individual. A sense
of camaraderie develops when team members focus on the shared
goals. In our approach to creating memorable experiences,
each participant is encouraged to respect the comfort levels
of everyone. This is a philosophy known as Challenge By Choice.
Challenge By Choice enables each participant to determine
his/her own level of physical involvement during the program
so the entire team can reach the common goal.
Your team will be facilitated through rope course elements
geared towards various learning objectives and will focus
- Goal Setting
- Mutual Trust
- Time Management
|Our program is broken down into three areas:
icebreakers, low ropes and team initiatives, and the high
will emphasize trust as the foundation for productive
collaboration. Challenging participants will build relationships
and develop team commitments through identifying, respecting,
and stretching everyone’s “comfort zones.”
| The low
ropes and team initiatives provide the team with a
situation or problem that will encourage all to engage
in various forms of communication and shared responsibilities.
The group is then led through a debriefing session after
each element. This is used to address the setbacks, areas
of improvement, and achievements.
ropes course elements are approximately 45 feet
high and are designed to incorporate spirited interaction
with a high impact experience. We have a variety of climbing
elements including a four-sided climbing tower and a 275-foot
Outdoor Leadership Center can service a variety of groups.
Team building and ropes courses are appropriate for all
ages and abilities. The atmosphere can be a relaxing retreat
or part of an intense training.
School groups benefit by building self-confidence and
esteem. Ropes courses help bring a class together by
providing a shared experience. Students will build bonds,
friendships, and leadership skills.
and individuals build lifelong memories as they explore
and overcome their fears and discover unknown sources
of courage. Families find new avenues for sharing and
communication. These activities foster support, openness,
and encourage strong family values.
At-risk youth build confidence and self-esteem as they
learn valuable communication and teamwork skills. These
skills are essential for improving decision-making and
goal setting. By pushing their limits, participants
grow beyond their perceived limitations.
businesses, and corporations can use these valuable programs
to increase productivity and inter-departmental communication.
Our ropes course can also be used as a fun day out of the
office. The relaxed setting can help employees get to know
each other and work better with one another.
challenge high ropes course, climbing tower, and the low ropes
initiatives were designed and constructed by High Five Adventure.
High Five is an active professional vendor member of the Association
for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT). ACCT is an international
professional trade organization of designers, installers,
and trainers for challenge courses, which creates standards
for the design, installation, safety, inspection, and training
for challenge courses.
For information on rates & available
booking times, please contact the Newport YMCA: