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The Best Adventures for SC Students

The Adventure Center is the best outdoor experiential adventure for activities that cultivate leadership skills, team building, and character development! We create exciting and competitive experiences designed to instill confidence, cooperation, communication,
and connection between group members by offering:

  • Asheville Treetops Adventure Park – largest WNC aerial challenge course in the trees with 77 unique climbing, rolling, and swinging elements in a wooded park with smart clips
  • Asheville Zipline Canopy Adventures – urban canopy tour with 11 ziplines & 3 sky bridges in treetop platforms on adventure towers with views of downtown
  • Tree Quest– recreational tree climbing on a large oak tree
  • Team Building Low Ropes facilitated programs highlighting the challenges of processes such as communication, group decision making, task sharing/delegation and completion
  • Kolo Bike Park- mountain bike sampler-pack designed for all rider levels
  • Whitewater Rafting at 2 locations close to Asheville- float trips to Class III & IV
  • SC Curriculum Programs- curriculum based programs that can be paired with an adventure activity or team building to complete your day! 

Our activities instill personal development and self-confidence, encourage cooperation with others, enrich problem solving skills, and offer fun with a challenge.  While expanding your comfort zone, each person is supporting and planning with others in the team, developing positive relationships,
building trust and inspiring positive changes.

Nowhere in Asheville are there so many different outdoor activities in one place that offer personal growth and discovery. Guests are encouraged to expand their personal comfort zones, increase their self-confidence, and support others challenged to do the same. We offer opportunities to move from good to great friends, team members, or leaders as guests literally climb to new heights!

SC Curriculum Programs
Fourth Grade
4.S.1: The student will use the science and engineering practices, including the processes and skills of scientific inquiry, to develop understandings of science content.

  • Zipline experiments with a model zipline using different weights, harder pushes, different pulley wheels; looking at how friction and weight effects the speed of ziplines
  • Best paired with Zipline/Treetops Adventure Park

4.L.5: The student will demonstrate an understanding of how the structural characteristics and traits of plants and animals allow them to survive, grow, and reproduce.

  • Plant/Animal Growth Conditions program gives examples of changes in an organism’s environment that are either beneficial or harmful. Discuss ecosystems and how you would adapt to the resources you have.
  • Best paired with Treequest/Treetops Adventure Park

Fifth Grade
5.S.1: The student will use the science and engineering practices, including the processes and skills of scientific inquiry, to develop understandings of science content.
5.P.5: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the factors that affect the motion of an object.

  • Zipline experiments with a model zipline using different weights, harder pushes, different pulley wheels; looking at how friction and weight effects the speed of ziplines
  • Best paired with Zipline/Treetops Adventure Park

5.L.4: The student will demonstrate an understanding of relationships among biotic and abiotic factors within terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems.

  • Use Mind Map to categorize squirrels, trees, and mushrooms based on their niche then map how they affect each other
  • Best paired with Treequest/Treetops Adventure Park

 

 

 

Sixth Grade
6.S.1: The student will use the science and engineering practices, including the processes and skills of scientific inquiry, to develop understandings of science content.
6.P.3: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the properties of energy, the transfer and conservation of energy, and the relationship between energy and forces.

  • Zipline experiments with model zipline using different weights, harder pushes, different pulley wheels; looking at how friction and weight effects the speed of ziplines
  • Best paired with Zipline/Treetops Adventure Park

6.L.4: The student will demonstrate an understanding of how scientists classify organisms and how the structures, processes, behaviors, and adaptations of animals allow them to survive.
6.L.5: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the structures, processes, and responses that allow protists, fungi, and plants to survive and reproduce

  • Look at different examples of plants and fungi to figure out what the difference is and categorize them.
  • Best paired with Treequest/Treetops Adventure Park

Seventh Grade
7.S.1: The student will use the science and engineering practices, including the processes and skills of scientific inquiry, to develop understandings of science content.

  • Zipline experiments with model zipline using different weights, harder pushes, different pulley wheels; looking at how friction and weight effects the speed of ziplines
  • Best paired with Zipline/Treetops Adventure Park

7.L.3: The student will demonstrate an understanding of how the levels of organization within organisms support the essential functions of life.

  • Look at the different cell components of a tree and their functions
  • Best paired with Treequest/Treetops Adventure Park

7.EC.5: The student will demonstrate an understanding of how organisms interact with and respond to the biotic and abiotic components of their environments.

  • Use Mind Map to categorize squirrels, trees, and mushrooms based on their niche then map how they affect each other
  • Best paired with Treequest/Treetops Adventure Park

Eight Grade
8.S.1: The student will use the science and engineering practices, including the processes and skills of scientific inquiry, to develop understandings of science content.
8.P.2: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the effects of forces on the motion and stability of an object.
8.P.3: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the properties and behaviors of waves

  • Zipline experiments with model zipline using different weights, harder pushes, different pulley wheels; looking at how friction and weight effects the speed of ziplines
  • Best paired with Zipline/Treetops Adventure Park

High School

H.B.1: The student will use the science and engineering practices, including the processes and skills of scientific inquiry, to develop understandings of science content.
H.P.2: The student will demonstrate an understanding of how the interactions among objects and their subsequent motion can be explained and predicted using the concept of forces.
H.P.3: The student will demonstrate an understanding of how the interactions among objects can be explained and predicted using the concept of the conservation of energy.

  • Zipline experiments with model zipline using different weights, harder pushes, different pulley wheels; looking at how friction and weight effects the speed of ziplines
  • Best paired with Zipline/Treetops Adventure Park

H.B.3: The student will demonstrate the understanding that all essential processes within organisms require energy which in most ecosystems is ultimately derived from the Sun and transferred into chemical energy by the photosynthetic organisms of that ecosystem.
H.B.6: The student will demonstrate an understanding that ecosystems are complex, interactive systems that include both biological communities and physical components of the environment.

  • Situational web of life: give every participant a part of the ecosystem with a description of what their situation is, then have participants build connections between parts of the ecosystem explaining how their situation effects other factors
  • Best paired with Treequest/Treetops Adventure Park

HOURS: FRI-SUN | 10AM-5PM

Fun adventures for the full family, Ages 4+

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Keith Bayer
Keith Bayer
November 27, 2022.
Absolutely Awesome!!
Len Gabel
Len Gabel
November 13, 2022.
This is a great place if you have never zip lined. The guys made it safe and comfortable and lots of fun. Beware the corny jokes.
Terri Frenia
Terri Frenia
November 4, 2022.
Very nice people, fun time :)
Ceiara Cartony
Ceiara Cartony
October 30, 2022.
Our favorite time of year, 5th yr experiencing The Haunted Trail -- never to disappoint! Thanks for another awesome year!
Adam Graham
Adam Graham
October 25, 2022.
So much fun. Definitely worth a visit. The Zipline guides are hilarious and fun.
Alexis A.
Alexis A.
October 25, 2022.
My son and I went ziplining, we did the short course. Though we were both terrified - it was extremely exhilarating! Brandon and Briggs were awesome instructors, and were also patient with me with each line as I was not able to get the courage to lift my feet to go 😳(I was too scared). Highly recommend visiting!
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The Adventure Center of Asheville is located adjacent to the Crowne Plaza Resort at 85 Expo Drive in Asheville.

Take Exit 3A off of I-240 | Off Patton Ave behind Regent Park

85 Expo Drive
Asheville, NC 28806

Contact Us

Reservations:
+1 (877) 247-5539

Welcome Center:
+1 (828) 225-2921

Email:
info@adventurecenterofasheville.com

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