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CHALLENGE Basic 2017


 

Price: $250
Late Registration (after 5 August): $275
CHALLENGE Basic is for ages 13-23. See age requirements at bottom of page.*

This world is not a place for shallow Christians of soft character.

CHALLENGE is not a military camp, but it is a program based on the military fundamentals of teamwork, courage, selflessness, attention to detail and a sense of urgency.  All of these fundamentals used in harmony with participating fathers and a strong staff team helps reinforce Biblical concepts and masculine strengths to the young men.

The students compete against other squads in obstacle courses, timed events, and problem-solving activities.  Each student will learn to make their own shelter and live out of that shelter during the week.  The staff will provide classroom as well as hands-on field training.  All activities are outdoors and are taught in a safe manner by qualified instructors.

The Challenge motto is “I will either find a way or make one.” This motto applies not only during Challenge week when the student is required to complete a mission with limited resources, but it applies in the workforce, at home, and in our Christian walk. This is the foundation behind Challenge; motivating young men to “find a way or make one”, to not be content with the status quo but to be prepared to give their whole heart to their mission.

The Challenge motto is “I will either find a way or make one.” This motto applies not only during Challenge week when the student is required to complete a mission with limited resources, but it applies in the workforce, at home, and in our Christian walk. This is the foundation behind Challenge; motivating young men to “find a way or make one”, to not be content with the status quo but to be prepared to give their whole heart to their mission.

Opportunities you will receive at Basic include:

  • Tactical Firearms instruction- Receive quality instruction in basic handgun and basic carbine
  • Medical training
  • Bonding with squad members during an over-night obstacle course
  • Tactical Squad Movements
  • Leadership training
  • Land Navigation- Receive instruction on the use of map/compass navigation.  Use your pace count to accurately determine distance.  Learn how to navigate known/unknown distances
  • Team building in a small team setting
  • Survival training
  • High-angle Rappelling and knots- Learn rappelling skills from certified instructors

All activities will be performed entirely in the outdoors in all weather conditions.

*The ages for CHALLENGE Basic are 13-23, divided into age appropriate squads. Ages 20-23 and 17-19 will be required to lead and perform at higher levels.

Be sure to open the following documents and comply with directions prior to arrival at CHALLENGE 2017

EVENT WAIVER

PACKING LIST

Pastoral Reference

Physical Preparations

Spiritual Preparations

ORDERS

Immersive training in team coherence- Tactical squad movement

Earlier Event: February 17