It’s been a hot couple of weeks at the ropes course. The temperature yesterday felt like 107 here in Maryland. We had a group of camp kids out at the course and decided to stop the program at noon. In this weather, you have to be careful to remain hydrated to avoid heat stroke. We […]
As a former Royal Air Force military personnel I feel a sense of pride when I read the story about a group of former service members who are also amputees crossing the Atlantic in a row boat. The Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge is a 3,000 mile rowing challenge. The route is from San Sebastian in […]
Alan Eustace made his “leap of faith” from the stratosphere 135,000 miles to earth. While we don’t jump that far on the ropes course, you can take your own personal “leap of faith” at our ropes course.
Last week, a group of employees from The Adventure Park at Sandy Springs Friends School came out to our UEI’s ropes course for some good old fashioned Maryland team building. We went through our communication building and trust exercises and at the end of the day, everyone in the Adventure Park group walked away with a […]
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 […]