Activities for Schools


Personal Development

These activities aim to develop the individual character, as well as the collective spirit and skills of the group. This category includes the following activities:

  • High Ropes Course

  • Low ropes course

  • Team building

  • Survival Skills



Physical Development

These activities aim to develop body management, balance, body coordination, strength, agility, hand-eye coordination, spatial awareness, fine motor control, accuracy, and manipulative strength. This category includes the following activities:

  • Mini Golf

  • Hiking

  • Field Sports (Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, Football, Kickball, etc.)

  • Archery

  • BB Gun

  • Swimming/seasonal

  • Archery Tag

  • Bubble Soccer

  • Paintball



Cognitive Development

These activities are designed to intrigue and inspire participants to develop a sense of curiosity and appreciation of nature and the animal world through our LIVE Experiential Encounters. We accomplish this by allowing participants to experience, explore, and learn while they are challenged, involved, and entertained through the following activities:

  • Live Animal Interactions

  • Petting Zoo Encounters

  • Horsemanship and Equine Encounters

  • Corral Rides

  • Trail Rides


Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills


Ascend Camp and Retreat Center is accredited by the American Camp Association


5218 Kiwanis Rd, Dallas, TX 75236

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