Pinnacle Pursuits hosts a variety of outdoor programs and adventures designed on the principles of experiential learning, where youth learn by having a unique experience in nature and reflecting on how it can influence positive development within themselves.
Our activities are taught by skilled instructors who will help challenge participants to learn and grow both individually and as a group. Let Pinnacle Pursuits plan and facilitate a single day event, overnight adventure or a weekend retreat that will be sure to provide you and your students, club or sports team with an impactful experience and fresh perspective.
Challenge yourself through the power of adventure
Build self-confidence and self-awareness
Connect with others in a safe environment
Discover your passions and engage your strengths
Create a deeper respect for nature
Build Trust and Teamwork!
This activity is for groups who are looking for an interactive and strategic group challenge and bonding experience. Imagine a series of obstacles built 2-3 feet above the forest floor with cables, ropes and wooden platforms to support you. Challenges include intentionally facilitated trust exercises and team initiatives that are designed to motivate individuals and groups to work together, communicate effectively, problem solve and build trust.
Embrace Adventure up in the Trees!
This is a highly unique and intensive experience for groups looking for a challenge! The High ropes course is a series of intriguing and intimidating obstacles and elements 30ft off the ground. Attached to a harness and secured to a belay system, youth take a leap of faith through the trees into the realm of leadership, confidence and perceived risk. During this activity, participants will focus on communication, personal challenge and team support.
Reach New Heights
Rock-climbing is about personal challenge, goal setting, communication, team support, and celebration! Whether it is on a natural rock face or featured climbing wall, participants will feel their strength while learning basic climbing techniques, professional belay methods, bouldering strategies, spotting considerations and of course embracing the adventure.
Rappel down a Natural Rock Face!
Our qualified instructors use the best safety gear to help encourage and support you in this thrilling experience. Not only will we teach you how to belay (work the ropes), but you will also enjoy the courage and confidence that surrounds you as you rappel down natural rock face.
Aim for the Bull’s-Eye!
Channel your inner Robin Hood or Katniss as you learn about the different parts of a bow and arrow, and receive instruction to develop your technique and practice your shot. Participants will focus on safe practice and goal setting while enjoying this artful sport.
Design, Build & Problem-Solve
With a set time limit and a variety of supplies, participants will learn the basics of designing and building a functional raft that will require groups to work together, communicate clearly and plan ahead in order to keep afloat!
Learn to Build Shelter and Fire, and More!
Participants learn wilderness survival and safety skills, which they then apply in a variety of outdoor activities including: basic camp craft and fire building, knot-tying, critter catching, shelter building, weather hazards and communication signals, gear preparation and the ten essentials, leave no trace practices and general environmental awareness. This activity is especially effective during the colder months.
Outwit, Outplay, Outlast with Pinnacle Pursuits!
Combining the popular TV shows Survivor and The Amazing Race with the energy of Pinnacle Pursuits, this is a fast-paced competitive team event! Teams learn to work together effectively to successfully meet the various physical and mental challenges, including obstacle courses, brain teasers and much more! With its strength-based approach, this event is designed to promote teamwork and unity. Survivors ready?