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GOAL Program - Challenge Course

Teambuilding & Leadership Development

The G.O.A.L. PROGRAM stands for Group Oriented Achievement and Learning. 
The program is based on Experiential Education principles and philosophy using initiatives and activities that are socially, mentally, physically, and environmentally challenging.  Activities are designed to strengthen group cohesiveness, communication, trust, group processing, interpersonal relationships, individual members' self-awareness and confidence level.  Within the G.O.A.L. program our staff will specially tailor a program to fit your group needs. 

We offer...

  • Teambuilding and problem solving activities
  • Low Elements: at University Camp
  • High Elements: at University Camp
  • Portable Low Elements: at a site you select or at University Camp
  • Adventure G.O.A.L. Programming: Integrating team building activities with Outdoor Recreation, such as hiking. This can occur at University Camp or at a selected location, such as a State Park, etc.


Low Elements

Low Ropes
King's Ring Finger

Low Elements focus on the group as a whole by presenting problem-solving scenarios that require teamwork, trust, leadership, and communication skills. The group finds success through working together and depending upon the member's strengths.

High Elements

GOAL Program Zip Line
Zip Line

High Elements focus on individual achievements by providing the opportunity to push oneself both physically and mentally through controlled risk-taking situations.  The group is also challenged to provide support and encouragement in order to create the type of environment that will assist individuals in accomplishing their goals.  For group development, groups must participate in Low Elements prior to or on the same day as the Highs. 

Portable Programs

Portable Elements

Can't get your group to University Camp?  We can bring the Portable Low Elements to you!  The G.O.A.L. Program staff can bring similar group challenges and problem-solving scenarios offered at the Challenge Course with the convenience of having them at your chosen location.

Adventure G.O.A.L. Programs

Tx State STEM-LLC at McKinney Falls State Park

Want to take you G.O.A.L. program to the next level? Add on an Outdoor Recreation component, such as hiking! We can take a G.O.A.L. program to University Camp and hike the trails while playing team building games. You can also choose another location to program at, such as a state park!

To get your group signed up, please click here:

GOAL Application

Need more information? Email Brad Byrom, Outdoor Recreation Graduate Assistant at