Discover your Sense of Adventure!

“Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re probably right”

Adventuring with EMPOWER means fun and excitement, safe participation, supportive and entertaining guides, and amazing memories shared with family members and friends. Since 2009, over 75,000 guests have participated in fully-guided adventures at the EMPOWER Adventure Park – including Connecticut’s only true tree-top Zip Line Canopy Tour, Tree Climbing and Rappelling, Map & Compass Scavenger Hunt Treks, and more! For an unforgettable adventure park experience, just sit in your seat, pick up your feet, and ZIP ON with EMPOWER!

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Empower Leadership Adventure Center offers several fully-guided, unique and exciting adventures for friends, families, individuals, and anyone looking for a safe and exhilarating opportunity to challenge their personal comfort zones! EMPOWER adventure parks have varying levels of difficulty, so there’s something for everyone. These include:

  • Zip Line Canopy Adventure
  • Map & Compass Scavenger Hunt
  • Tree Climb Adventures
  • Adventure Combos

EMPOWER adventure park experiences are designed to motivate you to overcome obstacles and experience achievement, empowering you to take on new challenges in your life and every time you visit. Discounts available for Veterans, Active Service Men & Women, and Seniors.

Discover your sense of adventure with EMPOWER today!

EMPOWER Zip Line Canopy Adventure

  • Fully guided half-mile sky trail journey, 40-75 feet through the tree tops
  • Five different zip lines (200-650 feet long)
  • Two adventure sky bridges
  • Two high ropes climbing challenges
  • EMPOWER guides ensure safety throughout
  • 1 ½ to 2 hours
  • $44 per person plus tax
  • Reservations required

EMPOWER Map & Compass Scavenger Hunt

  • Piece together clues and overcome obstacles
  • Use map and compass navigation to find hidden challenges
  • Work in teams and think creatively
  • Trek on EMPOWER’s extensive trail system
  • Take in the serene beauty of Laurel Brook Forest
  • 1 ½ to 2 hours
  • $25 per person
  • Reservations required

EMPOWER Tree Climb Adventures

  • Partner-assisted climbing
  • Climb up to the top of the forest canopy using branches and footholds
  • Safety gear provided including helmet and harness
  • Climbers are attached to a belay line for fall protection managed by an EMPOWER tree climb facilitator
  • Includes The Old Oak – navigate up and around different plotted courses on your way up
  • Includes The Swinger – climb and swing between two Pig Nut Hickory trees on your way to the top
  • 1 to 2 hours
  • $25 per person
  • Reservations required

Extreme Tree Top Zip Adventure

  • EMPOWER Adventure to the EXTREME!
  • A half-mile of thrilling Zip Lines and Aerial Obstacles
  • Towering 75′ Rappel
  • Heart Pumping Tree Climbing Challenges
  • 4 hours
  • $89 per person plus tax
  • Reservations required

Laurel Brook Adventure

  • Discover the Laurel Brook Forest from the tree tops and through the trails via EMPOWER’s zip line canopy and scavenger hunt adventures!
  • Spans 20 acres of wooded terrain
  • Unique combination of aerial and ground-based challenges
  • 3 ½ to 4 hours
  • $69 per person plus tax
  • Reservations required

Aerial Discovery Adventure

  • Ultimate tree-top adventure
  • Travel tree to tree on the Zip Line Canopy Course
  • Climb back to the forest canopy on The Old Oak and The Swinger tree climbs
  • 3 ½ to 4 hours
  • $69 per person plus tax
  • Reservations required

EMPOWER Deluxe Adventure

  • The premier EMPOWER adventure park experience
  • Combines three exhilarating adventures into one: Zip Line Canopy Adventure, Tree Climb Adventures, and Map & Compass Scavenger Hunt
  • 5 to 6 hours
  • $94 per person plus tax
  • Reservations required

EMPOWER Personal Leadership Odyssey

  • Customized personal adventure programs
  • For organizational managers, leaders, aspiring professionals, and more!
  • Guided one-on-one journey with an experienced leadership development coach
  • EMPOWER facilitator will contact you to discuss your goals, learn about you to better design the perfect program for you
  • Includes a short leadership reading, goal setting survey and reflection questions
  • $259 per person
  • Reservations required

Exploration Adventure

  • Explore the beauty of the Laurel Brook forest from the trails to the tree-tops!
  • Combines EMPOWER’s Tree Climb Adventures with the Map & Compass Scavenger Hunt – a perfect combination of hiking, climbing and fun team building challenges!
  • 3 to 4 hours
  • $50.00 plus tax per person
  • Reservations required

Rappelling Adventure

  • Add some commando-style rappelling excitement to EMPOWER’s zip line canopy adventure!
  • Soar across four energizing zip lines (200-650 feet in length) and complete 2 aerial adventure obstacles (2 adventure sky bridges OR the cargo net and multi-vine traverses) before being secured to your rappel line where you will lower yourself to 75′ back to the ground under the watchful care and supervision of your EMPOWER guides
  • Never rappelled? No need to worry, you will practice the technique before heading on the course during ground school!
  • 2 to 3 hours
  • $69.00 plus tax per person
  • Reservations required

Special Operations Adventure

  • Discover your inner “Secret Agent”!
  • Your mission begins with 2 zip lines (370 and 200 feet) and a rappel from a 50′ tree top platform! Once on the ground, you will move to EMPOWER’s tree climbing stations to test your climbing skills!
  • Never rappelled? No need to worry, you will practice the technique before heading on the course during ground school!
  • 3 hours
  • $64.00 plus tax per person
  • Reservations required

Survivor 101 Adventure

  • Learn some survival basics through adventure fun with EMPOWER!
  • Includes the scavenger hunt adventure, requiring compass/map navigation and problem solving skills, followed by a challenge made famous on the TV show “Survivor”, building fire!
  • We are confident that you will pass this survival challenge with flying colors.
  • 3 hours
  • $40.00 plus tax per person
  • Reservations required

Parties, Celebrations and Group Outings

Birthdays, bachelor and bachelorette parties, family reunions, rehearsal dinners or anything else you can think of, EMPOWER has the adventure park for your group!

There’s no party like an adventure party! Call 860.638.4754 or email office@leadershipsports.com to book your group outing today!

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