The course is booked June 5th-August 20th due to Eco Camp and intersession, other inquires or student programs can be sent to OCC@UNF.EDU
Osprey Challenge Course
How to Make a Reservation
Step 1: Review Program Description and select one that meets your group’s needs.
Step 2: Read/review the Reservation Policy that fits your group before submitting the reservation form. Reservation Policies for UNF Student Groups and Reservation Policies for Non-UNF Student Groups.
Step 3: Fill out and submit the Reservation Form. (Note that Wednesday and Friday mornings are already pre-booked by existing programs until further notice.)
Please note: All reservation requests must be submitted at least 21 days prior to your request date.
Step 4: Read and review the Participant Guide .
Step 5: Provide Waiver and Health Disclosure Form for each participant at contact meeting. Student groups need to complete Student Participant Form for each participant.
After submitting the reservation form, someone will contact you within 5 business days to discuss your group goals, terms of service, projected date options and billing. Please download the program packet to help assist you in completing the necessary forms and answer any questions you may have. Program Packet for OCC
Logistical Details for Your Consideration
Limited parking is available in front of the Eco-Adventure office and it is a premium lot only. Daily parking passes are available at parking services for $5. We highly recommend meeting off campus and carpooling.
Directions (pdf or campus map?) or Google maps "UNF Osprey Challenge Course Offices"
Day of the Program:
Review Participant Guide (see above)
Food and Water:
- Eat a healthy breakfast or lunch before attending the Challenge course. You will need all the ENERGY you can get!
- If you are attending a full day course, please bring lunch or make sure there will be food provided for you. We do not provide food for participants.
- Water will be provided all day but not cups or bottles. Please feel free to bring a refillable water bottle and/or hydrating sports drinks. *NO SODA, ENERGY DRINKS, CARBONATED BEVERAGES, ETC.
Clothing/What to Bring:
- Comfortable, loose fitting clothing is best.
- We require you to wear knee-length shorts, capris or pants. It is more comfortable while wearing climbing harnesses for long periods of time.
- Please check the weather on the day of your course, and prepare accordingly.
- Must wear tennis shoes, boots or closed-toe equivalent and socks. *NO open toed shoes, flip flops, five finger shoes, crocs, or boat shoes allowed on the course.
- No jewelry will be allowed on the course.
- Please wear sun blocking materials (sunscreen, sunglasses with croakies, hats, etc.)
- Please remember we are in the woods, wear bug spray.
- Please refrain from chewing gum, smoking, talk/text on your cell phone while during Challenge Course.
- Participants cannot use their own climbing equipment for the high course. Equipment will be provided.
- All personal items that could potentially fall out of pockets (cell phones, wallets, car keys, pocket knives, etc.) will be collected and locked in the staff office.
- If you take any medication or have medical conditions that require carrying with you at all times (insulin, Inhaler, epi-pen, etc.) bring them with you and inform the lead facilitator on the day of your program.
- Please make sure that your facilitator knows about any medical information and make sure that the participants bring any medications such as inhaler, epi-pen, insulin, etc. to the challenge course.
- Facilitators will not be able to dispense any medication to participants.
If you have questions regarding your day at the challenge course, please call us at: 904-620-5412 or 904-620-1810
You can also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org