Team Building

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Adventure Center 

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday
Closed

* The Adventure Center is closed during University closures and closures of the Student Recreation Center

Contact Information

The Adventure Center
815-753-9423

Assistant Director
Christine Lagattolla
clagattolla@niu.edu
815-753-9422

Student Managers 

Daria Porter- Gear Rentals 

dporter5@niu.edu

815-753-9423

Sarah Honda - Team Building
shonda1@niu.edu
815-753-9423

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"Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success" - Henry Ford

The Team Building Program is a new addition to OA. The Outdoor Adventure program offers custom adventure trips and team building workshops that can enhance your next group gathering. The program is available to groups of all sizes who want to improve their communication, leadership, or just to get to know each other better. We will create a custom workshop that uses mental, physical, and emotional challenges in a fun, yet safe and controlled manner. Workshops can be one to six hours for various group sizes.  We would be happy to plan an exciting experience for any student organization, campus or faculty department, as well as community group. 

Complete a Workshop Request Form today!

Team Building Rates

NIU Affiliate Rates up to 15 up to 50 up to 100
Base cost (1 hr min) $50 $100 $200
Additional per hour $25 $50 $75
Non-NIU Affiliate Rates up to 15 up to 50 up to 100
Base cost (1 hr min) $75 $150 $300
Additional per hour $50 $75 $100

 

 

 

 

 

Any groups 100+ please contact for custom rates

Learning Goals

1) To increase the participant's sense of personal confidence

2) To increase mutual support within a group

3) To develop an increased level of agility and physical coordination

4) To develop an increased joy in one's physical self and in being with others

(Karl Rohnke)

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