Blog

Podcast Interview with Lisa

Episode 10 – Lisa Hunt Description: Lisa talks to Phil about garden gnomes, her hopes for the future of this industry and our role in helping new facilitators. They also masterfully deal with a mid-interview interruption.




Podcast – The Name of the Game

 Episode 9 – The Name of the Game Description: Ryan, Rich, and Phil look through antique game books (some over 100 years old) with the task of identifying how to play the games with only the name and a few other clues to help. In this episode the games to identify are Huckleberry Beanstalk, […]




Podcast Interview with Taylor

Episode 8 – Taylor Hillsgrove Description: Taylor talks to Phil about starting at High 5 at an early age, being a sour patch kid and jumping all the way to the moon.




Podcast Interview With Todd

Episode 7 – Todd Brown Description: Todd talks to Phil about his thoughts on the changing challenge course industry, the many variations of coleslaw and adding hot sauce to salty foods.  




Podcast Interview with Ryan

 Episode 6 – Ryan McCormick Description: Ryan talks to Phil about prop bags weighing more than he does, being influenced by The Wizard of Oz and life as a Gummi Bear.




Sweeping the Sheds

Sweep the Sheds: A Powerful Concept for Team Building By Jim Grout There are stacks of books in my office and the largest is about team building. One book stands out from the rest, it’s LEGACY, about New Zealand’s All Blacks rugby team. Subtitled What the All Blacks Have to Teach Us about the Business […]




Podcast Interview with Chris

 Episode 5 – Chris Damboise Description: Chris talks to Phil about his background in climbing, having issues with ducks and his regrets around not learning to play the recorder. Show Notes: [00:06:35]  Beyond Basics – ACCT Level 2 Training – https://high5adventure.org/product/beyond-basics-level-2-training-1 Adventure Basics Training – https://high5adventure.org/product/adventure-basics-level-1-training-1 [00:07:35]  Outward Bound – Hurricane Island – https://www.hiobs.org/ [00:08:40]  Acadia Mountain […]




Podcast Interview with Tom

Episode 3 – Tom Miller Show Notes: [00:01:15] The following is a list of places Tom mentioned working at before working for High 5. Trinity College: https://www.trincoll.edu/ University of Denver: https://www.du.edu/ St. Paul’s School: https://www.sps.edu/ Aloha Foundation: https://alohafoundation.org/ Ketchum: https://www.ketchum.com/ [00:04:50] Wellesley College: https://www.wellesley.edu/ We also have worked with Wellesley College Student Council, bringing them […]




Podcast Interview with Anne Louise

Episode 4 – Anne Louise Wagner Description: Anne Louise talks to Phil about studying to become a teacher, being involved in the community and singing Moana out loud in a car. Show Notes: [00:01:08] Hartwick College: https://www.hartwick.edu/ Awakening Program: https://www.hartwick.edu/campus-life/pine-lake-environmental-campus/awakening/ [00:04:00] SIT Graduate Institute: https://graduate.sit.edu/  [00:09:05] Adventure Basics Training – https://high5adventure.org/product/adventure-basics-level-1-training-1




Podcast Interview with Jamie

Episode 2 – Jamie Thibodeau Description: Jamie talks to Phil about growing up in Maine, duffle bags of Lego pieces, and living the remainder of his life as Optimus Prime. Show Notes: [00:01:00] The upstate New York camp mentioned can be found here: http://www.oswegatchie.org/ [00:02:35] FFA stands for Future Farmers of America [00:04:23] Dr. Stuart […]