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Challenge Course Facility

The WVU Challenge Course & Team Development Facility

The WVU Challenge Course a highly functional and dynamic state-of-the-art installation situated in a beautiful wooded environment just minutes from Morgantown, WV.

From team development and experiential programs, custom created group programs and aerial adventures, our Challenge Course and Team Development facility offers a wide range of elements suitable for almost any group!

We serve university groups, non-profits, K-12 school groups, community groups, corporate programs and affinity/social organizations. The WVU Challenge course and Team Development facility custom creates team building activities for almost any group! Most program work best with participants at least 8 years of age.

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Low Ropes & Ground Based Elements

  • Best For: Teamwork / Team Development / Group Adventure Programs
  • Adventure Level: Moderate
  • Minimum age: 8 years or older
  • Max Group Size: 100+

Our low ropes elements are spread throughout the wooded campus of our Outdoor Education Center and accessible via a gravel/dirt trail. Comprised of 9 individual elements and 1 multi-segmented element, called the Team Development Course, our low ropes elements are structured to be no more than 3 feet off the ground and is geared for groups looking to focus on higher level team development, as well as minimize the height factor.

Alpine Tower

Alpine Tower

  • Best for: Group Challenge / Team Development / Personal Growth Programs
  • Adventure Level: Exciting
  • Minimum age: 8 years or older
  • Max Group Size: 40

Shaped like a giant wooden hourglass, this 50 foot climbing tower can accommodate up to 6 climbers at once and utilizes a team belay system. The Alpine Tower is great for all comfort levels to participate. Go outside your comfort zone and try our hanging ladders and firecrackers for greater challenge. Participants can also stay on the ground as part of a belay team. 

Our team-belay method allows larger groups to stay engaged for the entire duration of the event. The Alpine Tower is usually paired with our Giant Swing element as well at no additional charge. 

Group Odyssey

Odyssey Course Facility

  • Best for: Group Challenge / Team Development / Personal Growth Programs
  • Adventure Level: Exciting
  • Minimum age: 10 years or older
  • Max Group Size: 24

The Odyssey Course is a double-decker aerial adventure course where groups work together to complete team development tasks while at height. With levels at 35 and 45 feet, participants balance on foot cables, logs, and wooden platforms as they make their way through the aerial elements. Participants can enter and exit the Odyssey Course by way of two large cargo nets or a 45 foot rappel from the top level.

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Giant Swing

  • Best for: Group Challenge / Team Development / Personal Growth Programs
  • Adventure Level: Exciting
  • Minimum age: 8 years or older
  • Max Group Size: 40

A smaller version of the sky-coasters you see at big amusement parks, our giant swing can take you upwards of 40 feet. Participants are hauled by their team to their preferred swing height and then get to pull their own ripcord to swing through the trees!

Our team-belay method allows larger groups to stay engaged for the entire duration of the event. The Giant Swing is usually paired with our Giant Swing element as well at no additional charge.