Wilderness Adventure is located in New Castle, VA and is totally surrounded by the national forests, with a beautiful 360 degree view of the Blue Ridge Mountains. A retired Marine Colonel, Gene Nervo, started the program over 20 years ago as a summer backpacking program for children. His principal of success include work ethic, positive attitude, communication skills & respect, which are ingrained during all of our adventure camps for kids ages 8-18. We now cater to hundreds of groups 12 months of the year; including school groups, church youth groups, family reunions, scout groups, clubs and friends, colleges, fraternities & sororities, corporate retreats, both high school and collegiate level teams, government and military entities, weddings, Christmas parties, and more.
We have a wide variety of activities including a high ropes adventure trail, team building & problem solving course, group dynamics workshop, 50' climbing wall & rappel tower, canoeing, instructional pond kayaking class, river kayaking, off site rock climbing, caving, mountain biking, fly fishing, outdoor living skills & adventure classes, a giant's ladder, tubing on Craig Creek, a natural waterslide & waterfall hike, and of course our 900' zip line. Come for a free tour anytime, or call about our group rates or for a free price quote.