Florida Tech Challenge Course

 
The Florida Institute of Technology’s Challenge Course is a great team building activity for your school, scout, or homeschool group. Located on 80-acres of Florida preserve, the challenge courses involve a variety of obstacles that will challenge your group’s problem solving skills and encourage them to work together. Groups can choose from five different courses, which include the Field Leadership Reaction Course, Aerial Assault Obstacle Course, “Tarzan” Course, Skyscraper Course, and the Marine Corps Obstacle Course. Courses feature ladders, sand traps, bridges, a 300-foot zip line and more. All participants must sign a waiver; minimum age is 12 and groups under age 18 must have a parent or guardian-signed waiver.
 
 
Contact Info
Address: 11090 Co Rd. 512, Fellsmere, FL 32948. Indian River County.
Tel: 321-674-8382.
Hrs: See website. 
 
SCHOOL
Students can develop a variety of skills at the Challenge Course. Each obstacle course provides its own opportunity for students to test their physical and mental strength, and to try problem solving. The Field Leadership Reaction Course is especially designed for team problem solving.
 
Contact Info
Phone: 321-674-8382.
 
Supports Classroom Learning In: Health & Safety, Physical Education.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: 6th-College.
Group Size: Min. 10, max. xx for group reservations.
Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Activities.
Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies.
Recomm. Ratio of Students to Staff: Varies.
Registration: Phone, Email.
Cost: Fee.
 
SCOUTS
Scouts can develop a variety of physical and mental skills at the Challenge Course. Take an exhilarating 300-ft. zip line on the “Tarzan” Course, or tackle physical challenges in the Skyscraper and Marine Corps Obstacle Courses. Scouts can build confidence and solve problems in the Field Leadership Reaction and Aerial Assault Obstacle Courses.
 
Contact Info
Phone: 321-674-8382.
 
Supports Scout Badges In: Communications, Physical Education.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: 6th-College.
Group Size: Min. 10.
Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Activities.
Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies.
Recomm. Ratio of Scouts to Staff: Varies.
Registration: Phone, Email.
Cost: Fee.
 
HOMESCHOOL
Homeschool students can enjoy high ropes course obstacles, a 300-ft. zipline, the five-story Skyscraper Course tower, and other unique challenges. Tackle log climbs and parallel bars in the Marine Corps Obstacle Course, or develop team problem solving on the Field Leadership Reaction Course.
 
Contact Info
Phone: 321-674-8382.
 
Supports Classroom Learning In: Health & Safety, Physical Education.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: 6th-College.
Group Size: Min. 10.
Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Activities.
Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies.
Recomm. Ratio of Students to Staff: Varies.
Registration: Phone, Email.
Cost: Fee.
 
 
 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Rope Course Lesson Plan

Did you know that the British Royal Marines use an advanced ropes course as training for their troops? The course builds confidence and tests troops’ ability to overcome both physical and emotional obstacles. The same ideas are used in recreational ropes courses.... Continue