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Greenwood Extreme Team Chalenge set

Contributed To The Press • Jun 18, 2016 at 9:29 PM

The Greenwood Challenge is announcing its inaugural Greenwood Extreme Team Challenge, scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon June 25 at the ropes course facility, 2617 S. Greenwood Drive.

“This is a great opportunity to bring your friends, make new friends and try your skills during the Greenwood Extreme Team Challenge,” said Joy McCray, director of development for the Frontier Health Foundation. “This is a great event to do something different this summer.”

The Greenwood Extreme Team Challenge will feature games and prizes for winners. All challenges are “challenge by choice.” Visit www.greenwoodextremechallenge.eventbrite.com for details and to register today.

Funds raised at this event will support the ropes course’s therapeutic-recreation programs that benefit all individuals of all ages.

Greenwood Challenge is designed to develop team spirit, leadership skills, communication, trust and problem-solving skills courage.

The recreational therapy and adventure-based learning program is tailored to meet group needs and focuses on group mental and physical problem-solving, high and low ropes course activities in a safe, supportive environment.

A typical group day at Greenwood Challenge is four hours, and includes warm-up exercises, team-building, low and high elements (all required climbing equipment is provided) and a break for lunch.

Groups can be customized for times/lengths and can range from two hours to several days.

The ropes course is open March through November, (weather permitting), Monday-Friday during daylight hours, and on request some Saturdays.

Groups are typically scheduled at least one month in advance.

The Frontier Health ropes course facilitates large and small groups, with affordable group pricing. No special skills are required. Events are structured for individuals age 8 and older, of average abilities.

For more information or to schedule a group, contact Heather Webb at 423-232-2700 or [email protected], or go to www.facebook.com/GreenwoodChallenge.

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