Adventure Pursuits designs challenge course experiences and adventure learning opportunities for youth and young adult programs. Adventure Pursuits helps participants learn about themselves and their community groups through experiential and adventure learning. These experiences are ideal for groups desiring any of the following:
WHAT ACTIVITIES DOES ADVENTURE PURSUITS OFFER?
Team Building/Challenge Course: Team Building provides fun and engaging ways for groups to get to know one another, learn how to work together and problem solve as a team. During the Challenge Course activities participants experience the power of encouragement and learn about facing challenges, testing limits, developing confidence and learning to trust. Read more...
Snowshoeing: A fun winter activity for groups that includes instruction on equipment use and techniques for snowshoeing while enjoying the beautiful wilderness areas around the north shore and the White Mountains in New Hampshire. Read more...
Kayaking: A day experience that will give participants a chance to explore various North Shore lakes or ocean bays while learning kayaking skills and developing a sense of wonder for the aquatic environment that surrounds us. Contact us for more information
Canoeing: Participants will enjoy a day of paddling down local rivers and streams while learning what it takes to navigate a canoe with a partner. Contact us for more information
Backpacking Trips: A multi-day experience that gives groups the chance to be in a serene location far from the distractions of everyday life. Contact us for more information
WHO MAY PARTICIPATE IN ADVENTURE PURSUITS?
Churches: youth groups, young adult groups, confirmation classes, and mission trip teams
Schools: public and private schools, individual classes or grade levels, middle or high school students, leadership development, and adventure classes
Clubs: non-profit groups, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, after-school programs, and youth sports teams
ADVENTURE PURSUITS FACILITATORS
Staff are trained, compassionate servant leaders who desire to make your experience fun and rewarding. Staff are Gordon students, graduates, and professionals on the North Shore.
Facilitators develop their group facilitation, recreation leadership, and challenge course skills with the La Vida Center. All staff receive intensive ropes course safety training and testing approved by the state of Massachusetts and there is a first responder on site during all activities.