La Vida Adventure Pursuits

Learn Through Adventure

Team-building activities that provide meaningful and memorable adventure experiences for groups like schools, non-profits and families.

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❖ explore your potential

❖ celebrate your community

discover nature

Adventure Pursuits

Celebrating Over 30 Years of Experiential Learning

Adventure Pursuits offers team-building programs and outdoor experiences for people of all ages and walks of life. Our half day and full day ropes course programs invite and inspire participants to explore their potential, celebrate each member in their community and discover the wonders of nature. All of our outdoor adventures are customized for each group and tailored to your specific goals and vision. We create a culture of engagement and involvement through hands on learning and our participant-to-staff ratio. Those who participate in Adventure Pursuits enjoy a supportive environment that is focused on fun, leadership and character development.

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Let’s Plan Your Next Team-Building Event

Program Interest

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Build Your Community Through Adventure

La Vida Adventure Pursuits creates experiences that bring people together. Our hands-on, experiential approach allows groups to engage more fully. Participants walk away with increased confidence in themselves, stronger interpersonal relationships and the ability to problem solve as a team.

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Activities

These activities can be mixed and matched to put together a half day or full day of programming. All our activities incorporate current safety standards and are appropriate for any skill level. We meet the Association for Challenge Course Technology and Massachusetts Department of Health guidelines.

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Team Building

Have fun and get to know each other through games, problem-solving initiatives and participating in our low ropes course elements.

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High Ropes Course

Reach new heights while being supported by a belay team that encourages you through each challenge you face.

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Rock Climbing

Take on the challenge of climbing on real rock at our local outdoor site. 

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Camping

Camp out in tents, hammocks or our cabins in the Gordon Woods.

Our Most Popular Program Options

Half Day

Spend up to four hours doing team building on our low ropes course or one of the above-mentioned activities.

FULL DAY

A day of team-building activities in the morning and high ropes in the afternoon.

Overnight experience

Before or after the overnight stay, your group can participate in any of the above-mentioned activities.

Weekend Retreat

Our challenge course and cabins are located within the scenic property of the Gordon woods which is the perfect place to gather, teach and grow together. Unplug from technology and reconnect with the people around you while you explore the miles of trails, ponds and woods that we have to offer.

Custom Adventure

Work with our staff to choose your own unique adventure. 

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Submit Inquiry

Fill out the inquiry form to get in touch with one of our staff.

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Talk Goals and Dates

Our program will be tailored to your goals.

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Complete Paperwork

Each participant must complete a medical form and risk release form.

1. Submit Inquiry

Fill out the inquiry form to get in touch with one of our staff.

2. Talk Goals and Dates

Our program will be tailored to your goals.

3. Complete Paperwork

Each participant must complete a medical form and risk release form.

1. Submit Inquiry

Fill out the inquiry form to get in touch with one of our staff.

2. Talk Goals and Dates

Our program will be tailored to your goals.

3. Complete Paperwork

Each participant must complete a medical form and risk release form.

Looking for bigger mountains or more paddling?

Adirondack Adventure Retreats

Build the community in your group by going on an adventure retreat. Based in the Adirondacks of NY, our base camp retreat center has everything you need to provide an enriching and fun experience.

Adventure Pursuits is a program of the La Vida Center for Outdoor Education and Leadership at Gordon College located on the North Shore of Boston. La Vida houses six different programs for the community including a day camp for middle schoolers, a rock gym and challenge course activities for all ages. La Vida provides spiritual development and leadership experiences for Gordon students as well as community organizations utilizing Gordon's campus and our Base Camp in the Adirondack mountains of New York.

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