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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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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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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Geocaching

Geocaching

Geocaching is an outdoor recreational activity, in which participants use a GPS receiver or mobile device and other navigational techniques to hide and seek containers, called “geocaches” or “caches”, anywhere in the world. A typical cache is a small waterproof container containing a logbook (with a pen or pencil). The geocacher enters the date they…

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Canoeing

Canoeing

Canoeing Canoeing is only included in events that specifically indicate it in their event description. Most of our canoeing is done on a section of the Youghiogheny River from Connellsville to Dawson. We rent our canoes from a professional local outfitter. Use of PFD’s are required in our program regardless of swimming ability.

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Creek Hike

Creek Hike

When it is creek hike day, it’s time to get wet. We ride our bus or van from Jumonville and head to Ohiopyle State Park. We head to Cucumber Falls and take the hiking trail down to the bottom of the falls. We head behind the falls into the giant shower and then head straight…

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Bouldering Wall

Bouldering Wall

Built within months after the old Adventure Center burned to the ground (Spring of 2002), this outdoor bouldering area is located in the field next to the new Ben Cromer Adventure Center. The wall is 8 feet tall and has over 100 vertical feet of climbing. Bring your energy, cause you’ll use lots of it…

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Bum Slides

Bum Slides

Ohiopyle State Park is located less than a 30 minute drive from Jumonville. A number of our summer camp groups, including most of the adventure camps, go to spend a day or more at Ohiopyle State Park. One of the favorite activities is a natural water slide area that we call the bum slides. Many…

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