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Hot Enough to Fry an Egg Out There

By Upward Enterprises / July 26, 2016 /

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…

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No Limitations

By Upward Enterprises / March 1, 2016 /

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…

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Animals Have Problem Solving Skills Too

By Upward Enterprises / September 15, 2015 /

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…

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Seize the Day

By Upward Enterprises / November 11, 2014 /

  Before it gets too cold, come out to the UEI ropes course and play like a kid.  

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Crossing the Amazon

By Upward Enterprises / September 30, 2014 /

Group navigating the Amazon at Upward Enterprises Team Building Have you been out to our ropes course in Buckeystown, MD recently? If your group has been out there working on your Maryland team building, you might have tried our new “Amazon” activity that Travis built over the Spring. The object of this activity is for the…

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