Rescue Basket Teambuilding Course

Rescue Basket Course

The Rescue Basket Teambuilding course is one of the newest additions to Jumonville’s extensive Challenge Ropes Course. It utilizes a “rescue basket” that would be used to transfer an injured person from a cave, rock climbing area, or other rough terrain where a vehicle would not be able to be used. The rescue basket is used…

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Adventure Center Bouldering Room

Adventure Center Bouldering Room

The middle room in the Ben Cromer Adventure Center measures 35′ x 40′ and has 12 foot high side walls. There are climbing walls on all four walls with varying angles and levels of difficulty. These “bouldering” walls are used to teach the basics of rock climbing and can easily handle groups of 30 or…

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Adventure Center Back Room

Adventure Center Back Room

Our back room of the Ben Cromer Adventure Center measures 35′ x 40′ and has 24 foot high side walls. There are two large 10″ square garage doors that can be rolled up to provide some great ventilation in the warmer months. Twenty-five different ropes are currently set up for climbing with varying angles and levels…

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Belay Certification

Belay certification

Belaying refers to a variety of techniques climbers use to exert friction on a climbing rope so that a falling climber does not fall very far. A climbing partner typically takes up the slack in the rope while the climber continues to climb. The partner then applies friction at the other end of the rope to…

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Rappel Station

Rappel Station

Jumonville built a Rappel Station several years ago to help our summer campers get ready for rappelling at our various rock climbing sites. It is part of the progression that we have built into our adventure program so that campers are doing appropriate activities for their age level and skill level. The Rappel Station helps…

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Mountain Boards

Mountainboards

Mountain boarding has been a part of Jumonville’s summer camp program for over 10 years. A mountainboard is kind of like a cross between a skateboard and a snowboard that is designed to ride on grass. Helmets, wrist pads, knee pads, elbow pads, and even butt pads are all part of the required gear. It…

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Individual Elements Challenge Course

Mini Adventure

Jumonville’s individual elements are located on the top of our mountain in the area between the Great Cross near the Low Element Teambuilding Course. Special arrangements need to be made with the Jumonville office staff if you want to include this activity as part of your group’s experience. The goal of utilizing the individual elements…

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Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing Rock climbing has been a vital part of Jumonville’s summer camp adventure programs for over 40 years. Most of the rock climbing is done at a nearby area called Greenbriar which is just several miles from Jumonville. Older adventure campers have used Seneca Rocks as well as the New River Gorge. In past years we…

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Teambuilding Course

Teambuilding

Most of Jumonville summer camps include the Challenge/Ropes Course Team Building Course as part of their planned events. Our low team building elements are the heart of our excellent challenge/ropes course team building program. The physical site is located on the top of our mountain in the area between the Great Cross and Topside (near the individual…

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Adventure Center

Adventure Center general

Our original Ben Cromer Adventure Center was established in 1993 in one of our former outdoor classrooms. It was destroyed by an early morning fire in April of 2002. A new and much larger Adventure Center was built near our bouldering wall in 2003. The elements and program are geared toward planned success to build…

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