The Adams State University Adventure Program, established in 1925, is the third oldest college outdoor adventure organization in the country. The Adventure Program provides members of the Adams State community and residents of the San Luis Valley with programs and services that instill an appreciation for nature and outdoor pursuits. In addition, the Adventure Program offers students the opportunity to develop leadership skills through active participation in outings, workshops, and one-credit enrichment courses. The Adventure Program is located in the Student Life Center on the first floor of the Student Union Building. The Adventure Program offers weekend outings, workshops and seminars, trip and equipment consultation, and a large inventory of outing equipment, which is available for rent at reasonable prices. For more information, contact the Adventure Program at 719-587-7813.

Challenge Course (Ropes Course)

The Challenge Course is an experiential learning facility offering participants the opportunity to explore personal and group issues in a supportive but challenging environment. The course consists of low and high elements that student organizations, residence hall groups, and academic classes and departments can use to help stimulate learning and group development. Student organizations and academic departments can reserve the Challenge Course through Adventure Programs. Groups are encouraged to make reservations a minimum of two weeks prior to their desired workshop date. Adventure Programs will provide the required number of facilitators and assistants at a minimal cost to ensure each group has a safe and productive experience. Group leaders are required to meet with their facilitator prior to their workshop date to discuss the group's needs, interests, and desired outcomes. For more information or reservations, contact Adventure Programs at 719-587-7962.