The difference between the courses is the ability to adapt and focus on the information the group of participants would like to address. Below are several of the basic areas the course will touch upon. Click here for the High 5 Course Description .
Bulleted below is an excerpt from their website.
- Essential challenge course skills for the operation of low and high challenge course elements including spotting skills training, equipment use, knot tying, belay skills and risk management techniques
- A wide variety of icebreakers, warm-ups, cooperative games, and problem solving exercises
- How to create a positive environment for learning, positive group norms and reflection/processing techniques
- Curriculum development ideas: selecting and sequencing activities for optimal outcomes with different groups.
Participant's registration includes 7 meals, lodging at Oswegatchie, and the training. For lodging participants will need to bring your own bedding. They are not required to stay at Oswegatchie over the course of the training and can commute. All participants are welcome to stay and utilize our facility after each day of training. Oswegatchie is able to provide meals for those that are gluten free, vegetarian, vegan, allergies, and most dietary restrictions with notice in advance. We are very accommodating and receptive to these needs.
Oswegatchie is a summer camp and year round retreat center. To see accommodations or to learn more about what we do, go to www.oswegatchieretreats.org . Oswegatchie does not have cellular service or wifi, but a tremendous amount of waterway and acreage to give any outdoor professionals a great time while unplugging for the world for a few days.
See You on the Ropes,
Ropes Course Director