Challenge Course

Highland’s Challenge Course is a powerful outdoor experience designed to foster self-discovery, confidence, teamwork, communication, and group processing skills. We are confident you will find it a great learning experience – both fun and challenging. Come enjoy a few hours on the Challenge Course with your church, school, or business group.

Challenge Course programming is available at all times of the year, though weather may limit which experiences are available. In rain and snow we can move under a roof for reduced cost.

  • Advance reservations are required to participate in most challenge course activities.
  • Rates will vary based on the experience you choose; some details in descriptions below.
  • We recommend that groups have at least 8 participants.
  • There are minimum age limits for some activities (see descriptions below).

Learn more about the various aspects of the Challenge Course below, or view this summary sheet to compare the rates and requirements for the different activities.

All participants must complete a Challenge Course Risk and Consent Form. A printable version, which includes some guidelines for participants, is available here.

Climbing Wall

Gear up for a belayed climb up a 32′ wall! The wall features three different climbing routes; choose your level of difficulty, or try them all.

Participants must be at least 7 years old for the climbing wall.

Group Rates for Climbing Wall:
$88 for up to 6 participants and $8 for each additional person (for a session up to 1.5 hours long).

NOTE: Discounts may be available for: 1) chaperones and group leaders; 2) larger groups; or 3) groups seeking to do multiple activities in one day. Contact Highland for customized pricing.

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Zipline

Rely on ropes, harnesses, and our trained staff as you soar down our 350’ long Zipline. Challenge yourself and support your fellow group members as you take turns flying through the air!

Participants must be at least 11 years old for the zipline.

Group Rates for Zipline:
$115 for up to 6 participants and $8 for each additional person.

NOTE: Discounts may be available for: 1) chaperones and group leaders; 2) larger groups; or 3) groups seeking to do multiple activities in one day. Contact Highland for customized pricing.

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Low Elements

The low elements are a carefully structured series of initiative events incorporating physical, mental, and social challenges. Activities may include reliance on others or equipment, climbing over obstacles, walking on cables, and more. Each challenge is different, but all require teamwork.

Participants must be at least 9 years old for the low elements.

Group Rates for Low Elements:
$16 per person for a 3-hour session (the recommended length); minimum fee of $128.

NOTE: Discounts may be available for: 1) chaperones and group leaders; 2) larger groups; or 3) groups seeking to do multiple activities in one day. Contact Highland for customized pricing.

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Ground Initiatives

Team-building challenges don’t necessarily require your feet to leave the ground. Ground initiatives can be done indoors as well as outdoors, and can be more easily tailored to meet the age and ability levels in your group.

Participants younger than 9 years old may be allowed to do ground initiatives, with advance approval by our staff.

Group Rates for Ground Initiatives:
$8 per person for a 1-hour session (the recommended length); minimum fee of $64.

NOTE: Discounts may be available for: 1) chaperones and group leaders; 2) larger groups; or 3) groups seeking to do multiple activities in one day. Contact Highland for customized pricing.

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Nature Programs

Popular nature programs include exploring the habitats in and around the stream, learning about animal adaptations, or discovering survival skills like fire-building, orienteering, and building shelters. Other programs are available, too; contact the office to discuss the possibilities.

Programming options for elementary age children are available, though participant age limits may vary based on which activities are chosen.

Group Rates for Nature Programs:
$10 per person for a 1.5-hour session (the recommended length); minimum fee of $80.

NOTE: Discounts may be available for: 1) chaperones and group leaders; 2) larger groups; or 3) groups seeking to do multiple activities in one day. Contact Highland for customized pricing.

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