Team Building takes time and intentional effort to bring about lasting results. Issues of trust, respect, and communication need to be continuously examined for teams to function at their peak level. Understanding, mutual appreciation, problem-solving, and conflict resolution play a critical role in helping individuals function as team members working together toward a common mission.
A Challenge Course experience combines an appropriate amount of group and individual challenge elements that create a context for individuals to bond as a cohesive, supportive team. Through careful debriefing following each exercise, team members will gain greater empathy, mutual respect, trust, and enhanced communication. All of these foundational qualities play a critical role in helping teams reach their potential.
Warm Beach Camp's high ropes and initiatives course is an outstanding tool for building team unity and helping people learn to overcome obstacles in their lives.Seattle Christian Schools
The 25-foot suspended High Ropes Circuitchallenges team members to overcome the fear of perceived risk in a totally safe and highly supervised setting. Sometimes groups need to take their challenge to the next level, literally over 20 feet in the air. A high ropes course brings participants out of their comfort zone and many times beyond what they thought could be accomplished.
The 40-foot Climbing Towerchallenges individuals to push harder and go higher than they may think possible. With the support of the whole team, climbers can overcome obstacles they may never attempt on their own. Climbers are harnessed into a rope belay system carefully tended to by trained staff members.
These elements are specifically designed to:
A group's Challenge Course experience is designed with the group's unique goals and needs in mind.
The Challenge Course at WBC builds teamwork, cooperation and trust. It really strengthens a group. Not until you try to solve a problem do you discover people's roles. Every time a group comes, we see growth.Joe Wiederhold, Recreation Director
Our Challenge Course meets the Standards set by the Association for Challenge Course Technology(ACCT). The staff receive rigorous training by ACCT instructors.
In addition to any desired lodging and meal packages, Challenge Course experiences are at the following per person rates:
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Joe Wiederhold began his recreation career in 1998 at Island Lake Camp. Joe is a certified Challenge Course Facilitator/Manager and has hundreds of hours of training and experience.
Joe has been on staff at WBC since 2005.
Associate Recreation Director
Kurt Von Pessler began his recreation career in 1974 at Camp Lost Valley in California.
He has been a challenge course facilitator at WBC since 1997.