Experience the largest adventure park in the U.S.! The Forge is right here in the South Suburbs, so let’s take advantage of this amazing place. This is an exclusive opportunity for you to climb and rappel the high ropes challenge tower with fellow Bridge students. There are 2 miles of zip lines and 300 high ropes elements. Cheer each other on as you dig into your adventurous and courageous spirit. BIG THANKS to The Forge for their generous hearts in donating this program!
OFFSITE PROGRAM: Students will travel in The Bridge Bus to an offsite location. They will travel to The Forge Adventure Park, located at 1001 Main Street in Lemont. Must have 'Permission to Transport' indicated on Student Membership Application.
REQUIREMENTS: Please wear modest, but breathable clothing. Must wear socks and close-toed shoes. In order to participate in activities, minimum weight and height per participant is 70 lbs. and 52" tall. Maximum weight and height per participant is 250 lbs. and 6' 6" tall.
RECOMMENDATIONS: Students should eat a hearty lunch before attending this program, but water and snacks will be provided by The Bridge for each student. It’s also recommended that each student wears sunscreen and a bandana or cap. The Bridge will also provide sunscreen for those who need it.
SAFETY: Trained professionals will provide extensive safety gear and explain how to move through each obstacle. All obstacles are self-guided and marked to help participants choose their level of challenge.
ONLINE WAIVER: A parent/guardian must complete an online waiver in order for their child/ren to participate, which can be found by clicking HERE or emailing [email protected] Waivers must be submitted by Thursday, July 6th (one week before the program), otherwise students will not be able to participate. If you have questions, please email [email protected]
Thank you to Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois for sponsoring Mind/Body programs this semester.
Program Full This program is currently full. By clicking above, you will be added to the program wait list.
Important Attendance Policy:
Out of respect to our volunteers, please be sure you can attend the programs you sign up for. Confirmation calls or text messages are made 48-72 hours prior to every program. If you do not respond to our confirmation call within 24 hours of the program, a student on the waiting list will fill your spot. If a student is a "no show" for 2 or more programs, they will be automatically placed on the waiting list for other programs they have signed up for during that semester. 48 hours notice is required for all cancellations.