Our professional staff have years of experience in the adventure field. All of our lead builders and lead trainers have worked in the challenge course and adventure education fields both facilitating and managing challenge courses. Our staff understands the essential need to design and build a challenge course that is easy to operate and visually pleasing. Many of our staff members are active within the challenge course and experiential education industry, serving on boards and committees of Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT), The American Camping Association (ACA), American Society for Testing and Materials- International (ASTM), and Association for Experiential Education (AEE).
Our Staff maintain memberships with, attends, and presents at a variety of international, national, and local conferences throughout the year including those sponsored by: American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Chicago Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC), Climbing Wall Association (CWA), National Association of. Amusement Ride Safety Officials (NAARSO), The Association for Physical Education (AFPE), Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE), Teachers of Experiential and Adventure Methodology (TEAM), and others in addition to those organizations listed above.
Some of the certifications our staff members hold include: Certified Inspector –NAARSO: 10 Hour Safety Training for General Industry and Aerial Lift Operators certification – Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA); Rigging Essentials – The Crosby Group: First Aid and CPR – American Red Cross; Certified Inspector, Level 2 Challenge Course Practitioner and Challenge Course Manager – ACCT.