Boiler Challenge

Boiler Challenge offers a unique learning environment that provides an engaging and fun experience for participants and groups. These experiences enhance group skills such as communication, trust, problem solving and decision making through mental and physical challenges. Each Boiler Challenge option can meet any group's needs and goals. Recreation & Wellness is proud to offer an adaptive program that meets all physical abilities.

 

Program Options

Low Challenge Program

Overview

  • Elements in the Tony Hawkins Low Challenge Program are either on the ground or close to the ground. The elements encourage experiential learning. While groups move wooden planks, walk on cables or balance on a large platform, they learn how to work together to accomplish team goals. 
  • Each Low Challenge Program lasts for 3 hours and serves 6 to 60 participants at a time. The minimum age requirement to participate is 13 years and the maximum weight to participate is 250 lbs.

Price

Purdue Afiliated $25/person
Non-Afilliated $30/person
High Challenge Program

Overview

  • The Class of 1979 High Challenge Course has three levels, each with its own challenges. Groups move through different elements on each level that challenge teamwork skills and trust along. Trained facilitators explain each challenge and provide groups with support.
  • Each High Challenge Program lasts for 3 hours and serves 6 to 36 participants at a time. The minimum age requirement to participate is 13 years and the maximum weight to participate is 250 lbs.

Prices

Group High Challenge Program
Purdue Affiliated  $35/person
Non-Affiliated  $40/person
Full Day Challenge Program

Overview

  • The Full Day Challenge Program offers a Low Challenge combined with a High Challenge. This option is for groups looking to experience a more in depth progression through the development process.
  • Each Full Day Challenge program lasts for 6 hours and serves 6-36 participants at a time. The minimum age requirement to participate is 13 years and the maximum weight to participate is 250 lbs.

Prices

Group High Challenge Program
Purdue Affiliated  $80.25/person
Non-Affiliated  $160.5/person
Portable Challenge Program

Overview

  • The portable challenge program serves groups that cannot travel to the Boiler Challenge Course. These programs can be tailored to meet the needs of any group. This offering incorporates group development activities with staff or club meetings, retreats or even a classroom setting.
  • Each Portable Challenge Program lasts for 2 hours and serves 6 to 60 participants at a time. The Portable Challenge Program can take place inside the CoRec for an additional hourly fee or at an on campus location such as a classroom or outdoor space.

Prices

Purdue Affiliated Non-Affiliated
$15/person $20/person
Submit a Challenge Course Program Request
Please email Traves Freelend, traves@purdue.edu, to request a program