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Staff Contact Info
Eric Gardner
Leadership & Team Training Specialist
252-328-2944
gardnerer@ecu.edu

Custom Teambuilding Trips

Is your group looking for a one of a kind experience focused on learning outdoor skills and growing together through a memorable, dynamic adventure?

Try an overnight paddle trip on a local river - learn to canoe and kayak while camping on a platform right on the river. Or take your group on a 1 day hiking trip at a North Carolina state parks to try the ‘Incredible Adventure’ - a scavenger hunt teambuilding module that will challenge your group in an enjoyable way.

These trips are a collaborative initiative designed to deliver a unique teambuilding experience utilizing  the Team Training Program and Adventure Program staff. Trips are customizable to your group and are offered in half day, full day, and overnight options. 

Trips are fully outfitted with equipment– all you’ll need is personal clothing – and transportation is provided.

Adventure Leadership trips are facilitated with fully qualified staff, trained in the activity of your choice. Staff will work with your group to instruct participants on proper technique as well as guide them through the diverse experiences of an outdoor trip.

Activities to choose from:

  • Canoeing
  • Sea kayaking
  • Whitewater Kayaking
  • Paddle and Hike
  • Day Hike/Backpacking
  • Standup Paddle Boarding

Costs

We can accommodate your group’s needs to provide a matchless adventure.

Below is a list of several locations and example price ranges to assist in your planning. Prices may be a little more or less.

LocationPrice (per person)LengthLodgingActivity
Merchant’s Millpond State Park$120Full Day or Overnight*TBDCanoe, Kayak
White Oak River$55-95Full Dayn/aCanoe, Kayak
Umstead State Park$55-95Full Day or Overnight*TBDHiking
Tar Pamlico River$30 Half or Full Dayn/aCanoe, Kayak, SUP

*TBD- Lodging’ dependent on the location and the offerings available in the area. Lodging options can range from campsites, camping platforms, cabin, bunkhouse, or hotel.

Unparalleled value......

Our prices are unparalleled by other universities and commercial outfitting services. When compared to other guided adventure trip and outfitting companies, ECU offers a better experiences at a better rate. See this side by side comparison with a private outfitter and guide service:

ECU

Fully outfitted, guided by qualified staff, instruction given

A Hiking Company

Hiking NC mountains Guided day tours, outfitted overnight trips

A River Company

Paddle trip on French Broad River Outfitting only
Half day Price*$40/person$150/2 people + $35 additional person$45/person
Full day Price*$95/person$200/2 people + $40 additional person$70/person
Overnight/Weekend*
prices are examples only
$120/person$500/person$78/person

Book Your Custom Teambuilding Adventure!

1) Fill out this Interest form.

2) We will then call or email to expand on group goals/needs and possible logistics.

3) Complete pre-trip forms and information sessions.

4) Enjoy your trip!

 

 

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A well bonded group after their backpacking tripBike scavenger hunt along the greenwayTeaching Map Reading