At the ropes course we frequently play problem solving games like “pass the hoop” to teach teams to work together. But humans don’t have a monopoly on problem solving skills. This video below is of a crow named 0007 using his pint-sized brain to figure out how to get a piece of food out of […]
In July, Worx Graphic Design came out to our challenge ropes course for some Maryland team building. Afterwards they sent us this incredibly kind thank you card. Truly it goes both ways. When a group comes to our course, whether adults or kids, and they take in what we teach it’s always gratifying to know […]
Many people when visiting downtown St. Louis plan on going to the iconic Arch or if its summertime, catching a Cardinals baseball game at Busch Stadium. But have you ever heard of the the City Museum? Opened in 1997 and conceived by artist Bob Cassilly it’s been recognized at one of the world’s best […]
Just uploaded a new video highlighting our zip line Upward Enterprises just built at Smokey Glen Farm. This zip line is located at the Grove picnic site. This video was taken at its grand opening event in May. What is unique about this zip line is it is designed with a return so riders circle back to where they started. On […]
At the ropes course we often use the moral debate game we call “Cave Rescue” to generate discussion and opinion. We unearth what each individual in the team building group values in others. Why does one person stand up for another who is in peril versus letting another person, who they deem not as valuable, […]
Due to the increased popularity of our zip line at the Pavilions, Upward Enterprises has expanded our service to add a new zip line with return at the Grove picnic facility at Smokey Glen Farms in Gaithersburg, MD. The new Grove zip line is open for private events booked through Smokey Glen. We will be […]
Recently, Mark Hardie, the former owner of Upward Enterprises was recently featured by the Frederick News Post while ice climbing in Cunningham Falls State Park. Mark was the original founder of Upward Enterprises before selling the business to Clive Felgate. He is a great mentor and friend to UEI. Mark now owns Daybreak Excursions. If you […]
To all our clients who have supported Upward Enterprises over the years, I’d like to say thank you for believing in the power of our team building. Happy Holidays to you, your family and all those you love. Miracle from 34th Street – Computer Controlled Christmas Lights from Richard Holdman on Vimeo.
If only we had a pool at the ropes course!