Team Development

The USNWC Team Development programs take an innovative approach and step beyond traditional experiential education. With access to 1,300 acres alongside the Catawba River, our Team Development programs utilize a variety of private challenge courses as well as land and water activities. These programs provide challenging and educational experiences that target and promote the core concepts listed below. All of our programs can be tailored to meet the specific goals of any group.

Please call 704.391.3900 to book your group’s Team Development event or submit a request via the Group Outings Form.

Core Concepts:

  • Personal Challenge
  • Leadership & Character Development
  • Team Building
  • Professional Development
  • Communication
  • Shared Experiences
  • Skill Development
  • Emotional & Academic Growth
  • Goal Setting & Achievement

Programs:

  • Low Challenge Course
    • A variety of low elements on our private challenge course which can be structured to meet the specific goals of your group. Program time may vary in length.
    • For more adventure, add rafting or a private zip tour
      • Reserved rafting trip for your group
      • Zip tour features 5 zip lines, 2 rope bridges, and a 32 ft. rappel
  • Low & High Challenge Course
    • A variety of both low elements and high harnessed elements on our private challenge course which can be structured to meet the specific goals of your group. Program time may vary in length
    • For more adventure, add rafting or a private zip tour
      • Reserved rafting trip for your group
      • Zip tour features 5 zip lines, 2 rope bridges, and a 32 ft. rappel
  • Team Edition
    • Enjoy the Day Pass experience with a USNWC guide who will help your team navigate the facility and determine which of our activities are best suited for your group. This shared experience emphasizes team camaraderie as well as individual challenge.
  • Adventure Race
    • Using many of our land and water activities, your group will participate in an Adventure Race where teams compete to earn as many points as possible. This unique program provides a challenging shared experience, and works well as a fun outing or reward for your group.
  • Canopy Tour
    • Explore the woodlands along the Catawba River and portions of the historic Tuckaseegee Ford and Trail on the USNWC’s Canopy Tour. On this private tour, your group participates in a guided experience through the tree canopy traveling from platform to platform on a series of zips, sky bridges, a cargo net climb and rappels. This adventure is also available as a twilight tour beginning as the sun sets.
  • Raft + Zip Tour
    • With this unique pass experience, your group will combine two premiere guided activities, whitewater rafting and a private Zip Tour. This pass includes a 1.5-2 hour guided canopy tour and a whitewater rafting trip. Each activity will have a reserved time slot, so your group can plan your day around meetings, a catered meal or a visit to our River’s Edge Restaurant.
  • Private Zipline & Dine
    • This private tour begins with a catered meal and cash bar at the Ridge Pavilion.  After dinner, your group will traverse through the trees via a course of five different ziplines and two roped bridges before rappelling down alongside the Catawba River.  The tour concludes with a short hike back to the starting point.
  • Traveling Team Challenge
    • The Traveling Team Challenge brings a challenge course program to the location of your choice. The activities can range from easy to very challenging, and can be customized to your group’s needs and timeline.

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