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Frequently Asked Questions

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What would I need to bring?

A great attitude along with an open mind. Comfortable clothes and shoes. If you are staying for a full day, you might want to bring your own lunch. We provide plenty of drinking water and cups.

How does my group/organization benefit?

Different groups benefit in different ways, however, your group will enhance in:

  • Communication skills
  • Trust levels among team members
  • Problem solving skills
  • Leadership and listening skills
  • Group cohesiveness
  • Personal awareness
Whom do I need to contact?

To reserve a date, contact the Tarleton State University Recreational Sports office at (254) 968-9910 or (254) 968-9912. When your booking fee is paid your date will be secured if that date is available.

Do I need insurance?

We do not require insurance to participate. However, we do highly recommend that your group have adequate insurance to cover any emergencies that may occur.

Do I have to be some kind of athlete to survive the course?

No. The purpose of the Tarleton Challenge is to challenge individuals mentally, not so much physically.

What happens if the weather is bad?

Unless notified by a Tarleton Challenge facilitator, plans will stay as scheduled.

Does the Tarleton Challenge offer multiple day programs?

Yes. The Tarleton Challenge can accommodate an enthusiastic group for multiple days.