The office of Adventure Programs provides participants with opportunities to engage in a variety of adventure activities. These experiences allow participants to have fun and grow as they are taken out of their comfort zone and face new challenges. At Messiah, adventure activities are pursed as a means to help participants better understand and experience their relationship with God, others, self, and creation.
Adventure activities are offered through several programs on campus including The Loft, the Outdoors Club, and the Adventure Education Major in the Health and Human Performance Department. The Loft is a resource for on campus and off campus groups that desire an adventure-based, educational experience to help them grow in leadership and team work. The Outdoors Club is a great way for individuals to try new activities and develop skills through participation in one of the many outings offered. The Adventure Education Major if for individuals who seek to learn the theories and philosophy of adventure education as well as the skills so they are equips to lead others in outdoor adventures.
The Office of Adventure Programs provides oversight and training for all adventure activities provided by Messiah College. This is to ensure a quality adventure experiences facilitated by leaders who are adequately trained to lead and care for participants.