Planning an outdoor adventure can bring new life to your team or add an element of excitement as an off-site segment of your next event. The idea of communing in the great outdoors isn’t new, but these three companies have a fresh take for faith-based groups and ministries.
Noah’s Ark Whitewater Rafting Co.
Buena Vista, Colo.
This outdoor adventure team is uniquely equipped to take ministry groups on single or multiday adventures, as they are not only prepared to lead the physical activity, but the spiritual content of the trip as well. Ministries can customize trips that include rafting, climbing, backpacking and camping for up to seven days, or adventure trips that take place on the 12-acre riverfront basecamp property of Noah’s Ark.
Meetings and events held at Converge Northwest’s Camp Bighorn are made to naturally impress, thanks to the rustic beauty of Western Montana. Groups of up to 150 can make use of the lodge for meetings in the morning, then spend the afternoon participating in outdoor teambuilding activities, like an adventure hike called “Escape from Alcatraz,” or the “Huck Finn,” where the group explores the river in a raft they build as a team.
Solid Rock Outdoor Ministries
SROM creates custom outdoor adventure programs for groups to live in the wilderness and overcome challenges together. Courses range from one to seven days, with activities like rock climbing, rappelling, backpacking and mountaineering. SROM courses can be customized to take place in Rocky Mountain National Park, Grand Canyon National Park, Yosemite National Park or Yellowstone National Park.