Challenge Towers Offers Practitioner Training and Certification


Challenge Towers is offering Level 1 and Level 2 Challenge Course Practitioner Training and Certification courses this October in Blowing Rock, N.C. The hands-on training will focus on the basics of facilitation and aerial operation.Challenge Towers

The Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT) Level 1 Practitioner Certification is designed to develop basic technical and facilitation skills for individuals new to the industry, and those looking to document basic competencies.

ACCT Level 2 Practitioner Certification is designed for those who are already lead facilitators, or experienced individuals looking to expand their depth and breadth of competencies.

Training topics include:

  • Low ropes—permanent and portable initiatives
  • High ropes
  • Zip lines, giant swings, and specialty events
  • Climbing walls
  • Facilitation skills
  • Advanced and emerging technologies
  • Basic and advanced rescue systems

In order to qualify for Level 1 certification, participants must attend a low ropes session, high ropes session, and test day. No prior experience is necessary to obtain a Level 1 certification.


October 2-4: Low ropes session 1

October 5-8: High ropes session 1

October 9: Test day

October 23-25: Low ropes session 2

October 26-29: High ropes session 2

October 30: Test day

For more information or to sign up, email [email protected] or call (828) 265-0602.


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Sarah Borodaeff is the former research editor for Adventure Park Insider magazine and current freelance contributor. A professional ski bum and former zip guide, Sarah enjoys any excuse to talk about outdoor adventures.

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