Blog Category: Podcasts

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.




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 […]




Podcast Interview with Rich

Episode 1 – Rich Keegan Show Notes: [00:01:37] Project Adventure is an ACCT vendor based out of Beverly, MA [00:02:11] Dr. Stuart Brown’s book; Play: How it Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination, and Invigorates the Soul, is worth reading and can be found here; https://www.amazon.com/s?k=play+stuart+brown&crid=35E69HSKYPQZ0&sprefix=play+stuar%2Caps%2C148&ref=nb_sb_ss_i_1_10. [00:03:57] Renbrook Summer Adventure – https://www.renbrook.org/student-life/renbrook-school-summer-adventure [00:05:22] Beyond Basics […]