"Catch Carri" Visits Asheville & The Adventure Center
Adventure Your Way Into The Fall!
Zipping For Autism
WLOS — ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- The Adventure Center of Asheville was buzzing Sunday with groups zipping from trees and completing obstacle courses. The park was open exclusively to participants in this year's Zipping for Autism. So far in 2016, the event has raised more than $16,000 for the Autism Society of North Carolina.
News 13 crews caught up with staff members and campers from Camp Lakey Gap in Black Mountain, which serves people with autism. They say the courses build teamwork among staff members and help campers feel empowered. You can donate to help Zipping for Autism meet its goal by clicking here.
Zipping for a Cause!
With spring finally here, the Adventure Center of Asheville’s zip lines, bike pump track and treetop adventure course are in full swing, with hundreds of thrill seekers jumping, climbing and zipping. The Adventure Center, located next to Crowne Plaza Resort in West Asheville is already seeing sold out days filled with families and fun lovers. Right now, local groups can rally for a good cause with a chance of zipping or climbing for free in June.
For the fifth year running, the Adventure Center is signing up groups to participate in its “Zipping for Autism” fundraiser for the Autism Society of North Carolina. Teams that raise $800 by June 5 get to run the Zipline Canopy tour for free, and groups that raise $1,100 can scamper though the treetop obstacle course as well.
“This is our annual big push to give back to a great organization,” says the Adventure Center’s Sarah Dickson. “Each year, our community really steps up, and we’re excited to create and host an event for them.” Last year, teams raised $40,000 and Dickson said the center is shooting for $50,000 this year.
Thanks to Girl Scout Troup 02509 For Plating Trees with the ACA!
The Adventure Center of Asheville was recently featured
on UNC-TV's North Carolina Weekend!
- The Adventure Center is Ranked as a TOP 10 Attraction for WNC
- KidZip Ribbon Cutting Event Article from the Asheville Chamber
- A New Team Member Joins the Adventure Center of Asheville
- The Adventure Center hosts a Zipline Wedding - Good Morning America
- AshevilleNOW article on The Adventure Center of Asheville
- Romantic Asheville Article & Videos