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  • Blog Post: Putting the challenge course to bed for winter

    Many of you out there who manage a challenge course live in a climate in which we have this thing called winter or "the off-season" This is the time of year when it is no longer fun to be out climbing on the challenge course for the average participant. I do realize that there are many areas...
  • Blog Post: Don’t Let Regulations Become the Program by Jim Grout

    Below is an article by High 5 's own Jim Grout. Jim brings a unique perspective, having been a member of the committee that drafted the ACCT Practitioner Certification Standards and his 28 years in the field. Jim offers up a much needed reminder of why we all do what we do. Thanks Jim ~Chris Ortiz...
  • Blog Post: Maintenance in between your yearly inspections.

    I was going to include this in my last post but that one was getting sort of long and I felt like there was enough information about this that it deserved its own posting. Here are some tips for keeping up on the maintenance in between your annual challenge course inspection by a qualified challenge...
  • Blog Post: Additional thoughts... on my last post

    Hey, A quick addition to thelast post... I had this article in mind when I wrote that post and I couldn't find it. But alas, I found it. Sylvia Dresser (ACCT Executive Director)wrote "ACCT’s Accreditation Program and Practitioner Certification Challenge (Course) Standards: What Do They...
  • Blog Post: Why does your summer camp(or school, college, etc.) have a challenge course?

    After finishing a whirlwind of camp trainings to kick off the summer, I thought maybe I could put together a top 10 list of tips for the summer challenge course program. I am realizing that this may be a bit off the mark timing wise as the programs are already in full swing but it could be food for thought...
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