How do you Facilitate on a Challenge Course?


Episode 125: Facilitating on a Challenge Course – that’s our Training Teams’ area of expertise. Gain invaluable tips and ideas on how to make the most of your participant’s challenge course experience. From 1-day programs to multi-day challenge course experience programs, our trainers share facilitation techniques and tips to support your work. Here’s a sample of what’s covered…

Questions and Topics Covered in the Episode

  • What is the group demanding of the facilitator? 
  • What’s the difference between coaching and facilitating?
  • The impact of sequence and progression of activities based on group goals 
  • Advice on challenge course programming and pace
  • Explore the transition from low to high elements (group experience to individual experience)
  • Timing of course set up and staffing suggestions
  • Comparing 1-day to multi-day programs

Additional Resources

Unlocking the Magic of Facilitation by Sam Killermann & Meg Bolger 

VPP Episode: Finding Pinecones 

Blog: Finding Pinecones