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Maryland Ropes Courses Are Great For Children

By Upward Enterprises / November 13, 2019 /

At Upward Enterprises, we have some of the most challenging and fun ropes courses in the area. Many consider ropes courses an ideal activity for Maryland corporate retreats and team building in Maryland, but they are also great for children. In a world overrun with technology and going outside is often an afterthought, ropes courses…

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Using the Playground as an Adventure Classroom

By Upward Enterprises / October 21, 2014 /

Beauvoir Elementary School in Washington, DC is getting attention for its unique approach to experiential learning. They have designed a playground for children that is built into a hillside at the school that doesn’t include your standard playground equipment. Kids can scramble over rocks, climb rope cargo nets and splash in the man-made creek that…

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Field Trip Grants for Groups for Team Building Day at Ropes Course

By Upward Enterprises / May 28, 2013 /

Thank You cards from students who loved our ropes course Are you a school group looking to come out to our team building ropes course in Buckeystown, Maryland for a day of learning and fun but need help with the financing? There are many corporate and government grants that are available.  Target, for example offers field trip…

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Team Building Should be Every Day, Not Just a Once a Year Event

By Upward Enterprises / April 9, 2013 /

Most of the groups that come out to our ropes course for team building, we only see once a year. As great as we are of facilitating a team building event, I always encourage our groups to come out for a series of events. Why? Because team building should not be once a year event.…

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High School Teen Mentors Benefit from Day of Team Building

By Upward Enterprises / August 28, 2012 /

I was happy to welcome a group of 12 students from St John’s Catholic Prep of Frederick Marylandwho were being prepared as mentors to incoming freshmen this semester. Their teachers and counselors had set goals for the day and the students, I am sure, had some goals of their own. Even though the school is…

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