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Fun Outdoor Field Trips: Adventurous Learning at High Gravity Adventures

Fun outdoor field trip at High Gravity Adventures

Educators and parents are constantly seeking innovative ways to provide enriching experiences for students. High Gravity Adventures is an active, educational field trip combining adventure and hands-on learning for a fun outdoor field trip. Our unique blend of zip lines and adventure parks is the perfect canvas for building academic lessons, fostering confidence, promoting problem-solving, and encouraging healthy risk-taking and personal achievement.

Explore what makes High Gravity Adventures a fantastic choice for teachers and parents looking to combine education and excitement in one unforgettable day of active learning.

  1. Experiential Learning
  2. STEM Connection
  3. Team Building and Collaboration
  4. Education Outdoors
  5. So Many Choices
  6. Memorable and Rewarding Experiences

Ready to schedule a fun outdoor field trip for your students? Visit our Field Trips page to learn more and fill out a Get Started form.

Fun outdoor field trip at High Gravity Adventures

Experiential Learning

High Gravity Adventures goes beyond traditional classroom learning by providing hands-on experiences that engage students on a deeper level. The adventure parks, zip lines, and other activities mentally and physically challenge students, fostering skills such as problem-solving, teamwork, and decision-making. These experiences enable students to apply theoretical knowledge in practical situations, enhancing their critical thinking abilities.

STEM Connection

There are endless opportunities to seamlessly integrate Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) concepts at High Gravity Adventures. Students can explore the physics of zip lining, discover the mechanics of harnesses and other safety equipment, and even learn about the structural engineering principles behind the construction of our unique adventure facilities. High Gravity Adventures transforms adventure into an opportunity for students to appreciate real-world applications of STEM subjects.

Team Building and Collaboration

In an era where soft skills like teamwork and communication are highly valued, High Gravity Adventures provides an ideal setting for students to hone these skills. Group students for team challenges in the Blue Ridge Adventure Park and focus on effective communication, supporting one another, problem-solving, and strategizing. These experiences strengthen trust and relationships in ways that can contribute to better learning outcomes.

Fun outdoor field trip at High Gravity Adventures

Education Outdoors

Blowing Rock's breathtaking natural surroundings and High Gravity Adventures' unique facility create an exceptional outdoor classroom. Exploring the tree canopy on the High Altitude Zip Line Tour is perfect for lessons on local flora and fauna, environmental conservation, and respecting and preserving nature. This first-hand encounter with the outdoors can inspire a lifelong appreciation for the environment.

So Many Choices

High Gravity Adventures offers experiences for a wide range of ages and skill levels. From elementary to high school students, the Foothills and Blue Ridge Parks offer age-appropriate adventures where each student can challenge themselves with the support of the incredible High Gravity team. Don't want to make a choice? Our Ultimate Adventure Pass gives ages 7+ ultimate access to our best-selling activities for one low price, including the High Altitude Zip Line Tour, Blue Ridge Adventure Park, Giant Swing, and more.

Memorable and Rewarding Experience

A field trip to High Gravity Adventures is both educational and incredibly fun. Students feel inspired and motivated after facing unique challenges and conquering their fears. The memories created during this educational adventure can be milestone moments with an immeasurable impact.

High Gravity Adventures is ideal for active and engaging school and homeschool field trips. Our unique facility in Blowing Rock, North Carolina, is the perfect place to build lasting memories while exploring endless opportunities to integrate experiential learning, STEM, team building, and more. We're more than just an adventure park; we're a place where education can come alive in a dynamic and engaging way. By choosing High Gravity Adventures as an outdoor field trip destination, educators and parents provide students with an opportunity to learn, grow, and create milestone memories that resonate throughout their academic journey and beyond.


Not sure how to start? Explore our Field Trips page for more information. Bookings by groups of 10 or more people receive discounted pricing. Complete our Groups Inquiry form to get started today and receive a quote for your group! Before you book, review all our policies, including age and weight Participant Requirements.

Are you looking for something more? Our sister company Blue Ridge Learning offers facilitated learning experiences from their campus on the grounds of the Blowing Rock Conference Center. Blue Ridge Learning supports the development of genuine connections among groups, creating lasting impact through process-oriented activities that enhance team cohesion and reinforce group bonds. The Blue Ridge campus offers an intimate setting, indoor and outdoor ropes courses, meeting space, and more.

Andrew Miller