What Is It?
The Islander Challenge is an educational adventure that leads participants to explore their roles as members of a team. This program facilitates team-building activities that are meant to challenge the participants, as well as strengthen their planning skills, take risks and learn to better support teammates. The goal of the Islander Challenge is to use experiential education as a tool to help foster trust, team building and communication to groups. With the used of portable props, the facilitator will tailor each challenge to the established goals of each group.
What will the participants get out of the Challenge? Group participants will have an enriching workshop experience.
Who Leads the Challenge?
Certified and trained staff from the Recreational Sports Department, who are committed to providing a safe and fulfilling program, will guide and facilitate the Islander Challenge.
Where Does the Workshop Take Place?
At this point the Islander Challenge is portable. There are many on and off campus sites that are appropriate locations for the challenge. Campus sites could include Dugan Wellness Center, outdoor spaces on campus, or the Hike and Bike Trail.