The UCF Challenge Course program enhances leadership development, self-confidence, and teambuilding skills through outdoor-based learning experiences.
Our program is also designed to be socially, mentally, and physically challenging based the group’s needs and goals. Activities and initiatives can be planned to strengthen group cohesiveness, communication, trust, processing, interpersonal skills, conflict and risk management, and decision making.
Available Program Options
Low Elements are group-oriented challenges that are located on or near ground level. They focus on the group as a whole by presenting problem-solving scenarios that require mainly teamwork, trust, leadership, creativity, and communication skills. The group finds success through working together and utilizing each member's strengths. The course is comprised of twelve different elements and a broad variety of portable elements.
High Elements The course, known as the Odyssey III, course focuses on individual achievements by providing the opportunity to push oneself both physically and mentally through controlled risk-taking situations. Participants are also challenged to provide support and encouragement in order to create the type of environment that will assist individuals in accomplishing their goals.
Our High Elements course, is unique when compared to other college campuses. It offers the opportunity of climbing in small groups of four. This two level course can accommodate small and large groups. It is 350 feet long, 45 feet high with eight elements and a double zip line. A low element program completion is required before reserving a program at the Odyssey III course.
Open Night Climbs are scheduled twice each semester and provide to all UCF students with the opportunity to enjoy and utilize the Odyssey III High Elements Course. These recreational events are free for UCF students. No sign up or reservations are necessary; students must show a valid UCF ID.