The Tahoe Wilderness Institute is a professional team-building resource that's ideal for small groups, teams of all kinds, or an entire organization. We lead, organize and facilitate extraordinary adventure-based “High Performance Team-Building and Leadership” experiences and retreats that are specifically designed to increase your effectiveness, improve communication and assist you in celebrating your potential.
Our non-profit parent organization, The Wilderness Institute, provides the resources and customized program services to make your outdoor adventure fun, rewarding and educational!
Areas of Service and Expertise
We believe that when people are inspired by their surroundings, they're prepared to think differently. That's why we combine the power and beauty of natural outdoors settings with challenging team-building events to serve groups just like yours. You can select from a wide variety of invigorating group adventures from our spectacular Challenge Ropes Course, located high in the towering pine and cedar trees of Lake Tahoe, to fly fishing, and even sailing.
Our professional team of guides, group leaders and developmental facilitators will provide an experience that's perfectly designed to meet your objectives. No matter what season, conference setting, or location you select, we will organize and lead a powerful - and highly effective - program.
Types of Experiences and Trips Provided
The Wilderness Institute works as your partner in creating programs that achieve exceptional results. Each program is especially designed to reinforce attitudes, values, and skills important for successful teamwork and that inspire each team to build stronger relationships. Our holistic learning process helps participants to access their right-brain for creative problem solving, utilize their analytical left-brain for decisive decision making, complete physical movement activities that stimulate sensory integration, and lead from the heart in building effective team relationships.
We coach our clients in empowerment and team performance skills focusing on passion, purpose, and meaning utilizing activities that integrate the body, mind, and spirit to help you achieve your goals. Outcomes are then transferred back to work and personal life.
Activities Include: Team-building Retreats Indoor Team-building Breakouts Leadership Development Diversity Trainings Developing a Healthy, Balanced Workplace Team-building and Leadership on the high or low Challenge Ropes Course Orienteering Sailing for Team-building Multi-day, Multi-task Adventures, Retreats and Workshops Kayaking, Fly-Fishing, Mountain Biking, and Rock Climbing Eco-Challenge Program Winter Snowshoe Challenge Course Family as a Team Retreat
We promote sustainability, stewardship and respect for all beings.
ADA Accessibility Notes
Many programs can be modified to your group's specific needs.
Pet Friendly Notes
We love animals, but unfortunately they don't fit in well with most of our programs. Of course service and therapy dogs are always welcome.