What makes your group tick? Or not? Our facilitators use fun, interactive activities to get people laughing while they explore team dynamics, challenge the status quo and discover new ways to communicate, collaborate and work better together.
Adventure Leadership team building programs are great for work teams, community organizations, families—any group who wants to learn, grow and have fun.
Our experiential education philosophy allows everyone to engage at their own pace and comfort level. Our programs can focus on physical challenges or activities that are more based on strategy and collaboration. All programs are customized specifically for your groups’ interests and skill level.
We offer onsite opportunities at the Adventure Education Center, a 150-acre site in northeast Ann Arbor. Our beautiful, wooded facility includes a multi-element low course, 45-foot climbing tower, a two-tiered high ropes courses, a zip line and a 3,000 square foot building perfect for meetings, retreats or conferences.
Our Adventure Education Center courses and challenge elements are safety inspected every year to meet the standards of the Association for Challenge Course Technology.
If you’d like to treat your group to breakfast or lunch, Michigan Catering has a variety of options that are perfect for indoor or outdoor dining.
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Looking to bring your next Zoom meeting to a new level? In this ever-changing world, the ability to handle difficult or unexpected problems over virtual platforms has become critical. This program encourages groups to establish communication channels and solidify work-from-home practices through activities that allow participants to assess situations, navigate challenges, and identify solutions through a variety of free software programs. For an even more hands-on experience, print-ahead activity documents and prop packet deliveries are options available for an additional fee.
This is our most popular program! It’s an excellent choice for groups who are just starting to work together, or groups who work with limited interaction at the same location. Examples include long-distance colleagues, academic cohorts, sports teams, community organizations, and recreational groups. This program uses games and puzzles along with mental and physical challenges to stimulate collaboration, engagement, and excitement.
Deeper Dive is perfect for groups who know each other and have a history of working or interacting regularly. Typical groups include corporate departments, leadership teams, work groups, academic cohorts entering a new year, or nonprofit organizations.
This program is great for groups who have strong bonds or have worked closely together over an extended period of time. This program is also perfect for groups who are returning to the Adventure Leadership Team Center. Typical groups include corporate departments, leadership teams, existing work groups, or nonprofit organizations ready to reach a new level.
The use of high-adventure elements challenges groups in new physical and mental ways, enhancing our Team Building offerings. If your group wants to elevate your program, you can add a high-adventure experience for an extra adrenaline-fueled memory. Groups can choose to take on our climbing tower, the two-tiered high-ropes course, or the zipline. Though each high-adventure experience adds a degree of perceived risk, we maintain the highest safety standards when we’re challenging the limits of a group’s comfort zone.
Is your group looking to make an impact in the community and have a creative bonding experience? Give Back programs are ideal as a conference break, during an annual meeting, as a project wrap-up celebration, or as an end-of-year event.
Mini Golf Big Impact You’ll first complete a series of high-spirit challenges to earn as many cans, jars, and boxes of food as possible. Then you’ll create a putt-putt golf course out of the materials and play a tournament. Prizes will be awarded for lowest scores and best design. The event concludes with all the food items being donated to a local charity or food bank.
Night Zip for Scholarship Zipline under the moonlight with glow sticks and head lamps. End the evening around the campfire with sweet s’mores to snack on. Night Zip proceeds go toward supporting outdoor activities for underprivileged U‑M students.
Need a break from the normal routine and have only a limited amount of time? Mini Courses are a fun-filled way to bring the team together for a quick escape and are ideal for work groups, volunteer organizations, and social groups.
These adventures are excellent for large, competitive groups looking for a shared experience. Small teams within the group will work together to complete mentally and physically challenging tasks to score the points, all while exploring the environment together. This program generates lots of frame-worthy photo ops and action shots!
Program rates are determined by your choices. You can submit an inquiry after a rate has been calculated.
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