leadershipthroughchallenge

experiences that transform lives

which experience is right for your students?

FACILITATED ADVENTURES

Intentionally designed trips – built around sport, humanitarian aid, and education – blending leadership development, community building, and meaningful service. Our adventures allow you to participate alongside your team as a co-learner in the experience. Click here to learn more.

TEAM BUILDING RETREATS

Team building and leadership development all rolled up in a weekend retreat. Ideal for sports teams and student government, our retreat package has two key objectives – bond your team, and teach them to work together effectively. Enjoy participating as a co-learner so you can watch the team grow without having to manage the process. Click here to learn more.

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”

                                        Mark Twain 

Experiences transform lives – confidence, courage, cohesion. We’ve seen students grow through challenge – as communicators, as innovators, as friends. We’ve seen paradigms shift and relationships blossom. Whether it’s a team building retreat, a sports trip, education, or humanitarian aid, our experiences bond teams and change lives. Ready to go?

THE FOUNDERS

Jeff brings his passion for experiential learning, travel,

JEFF BROWN

Jeff brings his passion for experiential learning, travel, & group development. He was honored with the John Muir award & granted membership into the British Schools Explorers Society. He received his MA in Experiential Education (Minnesota State University).
Aaron continues to challenge developing leaders toward deeper personal and social growth. He has spent nearly two decades in education developing leaders. He earned his MA in Philosophy (BIOLA), and PhD in Education (University of Edinburgh, UK).

AARON MARSHALL

Aaron continues to challenge developing leaders toward deeper personal and social growth. He has spent nearly two decades in education developing leaders. He earned his MA in Philosophy (BIOLA), and PhD in Education (University of Edinburgh, UK).

STUDENT VOICES

“The experience gave me a taste of the real world.  It’s easy to be consumed by our lives, forgetting there is a world that needs our attention. I see now you have to experience it to understand it. I am forever impacted by the people there – learning to be more appreciative, patient, loving, and genuinely satisfied with my life.”     Sara

“My jaded perception of life was drastically changed because of my experience – the privilege to experience new cultures, see where history has been made, & gain an expanded understanding of life. Serving those in need changes the way you live each day, the career you choose, and the courage you walk in day to day.”     David

“Exposure to poverty makes me grateful for the life I have been blessed with; more energy conscientious and appreciative of simple things like clean water.  Seeing the corruption they face daily is a stark reminder of the benefits of living in a free and fair country.  Connection with gracious, loving people instills in me a desire to continue serving. I am stronger today.”     Mimi

 “The experience was unlike any I’ve ever had – less an experience than an impression; a substantial change in my being. The people I met and the work I did gives me a sense of empowerment. The experience will color my heart forever.”     Cale

“It’s hard to explain to people how the experience has affected me. I have a new trajectory in life and have redefined what I hope to accomplish. I keep my new friends close at heart and reflect on this experience daily.  My hope is to find ways to help these other communities flourish.”      Christer

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