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LASERGAMING & HIGH ROPES OXFORD

Brings you the Best School Adventure activities
Oxfordshire has to offer for 2016

Our site at Oxford Adventure Park in Oxfordshire offers a unique variety of outdoor adventure & educational programmes to local schools and educational establishments.
Our programmes range from tailor-made developmental programmes to Team building days for staff!
Our programmes incorporate our Lasergaming, Oxfordshire’s ONLY High Ropes 
 Tree-Top adventure Course, Tree climbing, Crate Stacking, orienteering, team challenges and much more.
Prices from £34.50 p/p for a full day of activities (Prices based on min 30 students) Smaller groups please enquire for prices

With our outdoor activity based groups sessions you can:

  • Celebrate your pre/end of term or Activity week
  • Reward your team/class/club for achieving a mile stone or having a successful month/season/quarter or year
  • Encourage communication between the group
  • Engage children in challenge by choice activities
  • Help build relationships between teachers and pupils, leaders and children, coaches and players
  • Promote teamwork between girls and boys, or a disparate class
  • Unite a group
  • Focus the club/team/group/class on new goals and incentives
  • Build relationships between parents/ teachers/leaders/coaches
  • Character build, and role play
  • Promote self confidence and self esteem
  • Use our facilities for your presentation night or your end of term event
  • Book our activities for your Activity weeks/Days out

What does the day consist of?

The Day consists of half day Laser and half day high ropes. Our new tree top adventure course is an aerial assault course in the trees. It has over 43 challenging elements to negotiate, from our Tibetan Bridge, Burma Bridges, and Floating platforms to our Tarzan swings, zip slides and Black element – Gladiator Rings!

You will start the course with a 30 minute kit up and safety briefing which includes demonstration and you completing a mini-course to ensure you know how to use the safety equipment and how to negotiate elements. After completing this, you will start Zone 1, the first of your challenges. Here you will find elements that prepare you for the rest of your course and check your head for heights. You will cross some bridges, change levels of height and element difficulty, climb some ladders, cross balance beams and finish with our Zip Slide! If you have completed Zone 1 comfortably, then you are ready for the rest of the course.

You will then continue on the rest of the challenge course. you will come across multi-level elements where you can choose what grade of element you complete, if you are still finding your feet you can go for the Blue run, nice and easy, or if you are feeling adventurous you may want to try the red route or brave the black route for the thrill seekers!

There are many ways you can challenge yourself whilst on the course, it may be walking across the wobbly bridge with your hands out to the side, not using the handrails or it may be trying different routes. As you continue your journey through the trees, your confidence will grow and you can challenge yourself as little or as much as you like.

When you finish the final Zip, you will return to the climbing cabin, where you can either hand back in your safety equipment or you can finish the day off with our 13m/42ft powerfan parachute descender – our grand finale Black element. Climb your way up the pole, stand on the platform and see if you have the nerves of steel to take the leap of faith.

After Lunch, you will then be off to the Lasergaming Zones for an afternoon of live action combat gaming. Games based on your favourites such as Call of Duty, Quake, Desert Storm, Starwars etc, our live gaming experience is like being in your own movie or game but the plot is determined by you.  No projectiles, masks or paint are involved and the games are team based.

With 8 different weapons to choose from and live action role play games, this truly is a outdoor adventure that you do not want to miss!
Also our APC, .30Cal, .50Cal, RPG, medic boxes also feature on these days.

Generally our full day sessions run from 9.30am-2.30pm, 10am-3pm 0r 10am-4.30pm Monday – Friday. Minimum numbers and Terms and Conditions do apply. Please contact us for our school package info pack or for bookings on 01865 410074 or email highropes@oxfordadventure.com

For more information on High Ropes course please click here

For more Frequently Asked Questions, Please click here

Prices

  • Children 10+ From £34.50 per person (minimum 30 students)

We have several packages to choose from but the most popular for schools is our Multi – Adventure day

Lasergaming & High Ropes Multi Adventure Day

  • Be a commando for the day!
  • A full day adventure combining our Lasergaming Battlefield Live experience with our Tree Top, High Ropes Tarzan Assault course.
  • Conquer the elements, negotiating the Balance beams, Suspended tunnel,Cargo nets, Burma bridges, Tarzan swings, Zip slides and then the final Commando test, our 45ft Drop Zone Parachute Descender
  • Earn your wings, after climbing 13m on to your Launch Platform, you will then prepare for your decent, will you make the Commando Jump?
  • Enjoy our live action combat lasergaming, 8 different gaming guns, with live action role play games
  • 9.30am-4.30pm or alternative timings for school available
  • Minimum age 10 yrs and Min Height 140cm – Please call if you have students under this height or age
  • Bring a packed lunch and drink
  • From £34.50 Per Person – dependent on numbers booked
  • Booking Terms and Conditions apply, please click here

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Tree Climbing (Recreational technical tree climbing has a number of distinct advantages over many other adventure activities. Here are some of them:)

  • Tree climbing is a new eco-adventure activity to engage young people with nature and the natural environment
  • Tree climbing is an interactive learning experience combining nature with discovery
  • Tree climbing is very safe and team orientated
  • Tree climbing allows the participants to get up close and personal and explore the 4 layers of the tree
  • Tree climbing gives you a birds eye view of living in a tree
  • Tree climbing is thrilling and fun and allows challenge by choice
  • Booking Terms and Conditions apply, please click here

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Crate Stacking

  • Crate Stacking is a great activity for team building
  • Crate stacking encourages skills such as communication, negotiation, trust and strategic thinking
  • Crate stacking is a safe activity
  • Crate stacking requires all the team to work together, to plan, think and put there ideas into practice
  • Booking Terms and Conditions apply, please click here

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Lasergaming

  • Most Teachers are looking for an activity that will get children excited and involved which is hassle free
  • Many children nowadays have tried archery, canoeing, horse riding, indoor lasertag, and carting and are looking for something different
  • With many entertainment options such as DVDs and computer games, kids have sophisticated expectations. They seek something to challenge them
  • Lasergaming promotes team work, self esteem, confidence building, communication, self reliance and trust building
  • Booking Terms and Conditions apply, please click here

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Orienteering

  • Orienteering is a sport enjoyed by many thousands of people worldwide. It involves the use of a map and a compass to navigate across unfamiliar terrain
  • On the map are marked several circles, connected by straight lines and numbered in a certain order. This is what makes up an orienteering course
  • Each regular circle marks the location of a special flag in the woods, called a control
  • Participants must use the map to find there way from control to control, in order, and to the finish
  • Booking Terms and Conditions apply, please click here

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Team Building Challenges

  • Team challenges promote co-operation within the team as well as skills such as being a good team player, supporting the team and problem solving
  • These are a range of activities that work on Acquiring leadership skills, developing self-confidence, earning self-esteem
  • These range from mental agility, physical ability and problem solving activities
  • Booking Terms and Conditions apply, please click here

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Participant Restrictions

  • Minimum Age 10 years and
  • Minimum Height Restriction: 140cm/4ft 7Inches
  • Maximum Weight Restriction: 19 Stone/120kg
  • Be reasonably fit and healthy

Fitness

  • To take part in the tree top adventure course does require an element of fitness. The course can be physically and emotionally challenging If you can climb a ladder unassisted, you should be fine. If you are unsure about the suitability of the course, we recommend you visit us prior to booking to take a look.
  • Our course elements are graded similar to the Ski Run grading system, so there is something for everyone whether you want to take it easy on your first visit to us, or your an adrenalin adventure thrill seeker!
  • Blue – Easy Route
  • Red – Intermediate/slightly more challenging route
  • Black – Hard Route/Difficult activity
  • You will be required to fill in a declaration form for your child before they take part in our activities. This declaration form requires you to certify your child is fit and healthy and does not suffer from any medical conditions that would make an incident or injury more likely if you were to take part in the course.

Dress Code

  • All jewellery must be removed
  • Hair must be tied back
  • No bear Midriffs
  • We recommend insect repellent and sunscreen
  • No sandals or slip-off shoes. Ankle supporting boots are best. Some people recommend fingerless gloves. Long hair must be tied back. Body piercings should be removed or taped over and midriffs should not be bare as harnesses may chafe. You may want to bring a change of clothing for the journey home.
  • We recommend Long Trousers and Long T-shirts
  • All Cameras or mobile phones must be secured, no loose items taken on the course.
  • Glasses/spectacles must be secured
  • Clothing suitable for the weather

Our Belay Safety System

  • We use thefaszinatour Smart Belay system on our course, this allows participants to enjoy the ropes course experience without the risk of falling and serious injury resulting in lower adult to children supervision requirements.
  • With many currently existing safety systems, it is often the case that participants accidentally unclip themselves completely from the safety cable – resulting in the Risk of falling! This safety loophole is eliminated through the faszinatour Smart Belay® a system with two pulley carabiners that can communicate with each other. If one of the carabiners is open, the second carabiner recognises this and blocks the opening mechanism until the first carabiner is re-clipped into the safety cable. Only then can the second carabiner be unclipped from the safety cable. Unintentionally disconnecting both carabiners at the same time is therefore not possible.
  • All participants must fill out a Disclaimer before starting the course.  If you are supervising any under 18’s you must have permission from their parents or guardians to sign in their absence.  You will be required to fill in a teacher supervision disclaimer on the day.

Player Consent and Registration Forms

We require each player to have a completed consent form prior to play for both Laser and High Ropes, under 18’s need to have a parental consent form filled in. We regret without this form the player cannot play or take part. We also cannot accept any amended forms or other versions of the form in any circumstances.  We can provide you with insurance documentation & risk assessments prior to the booking and we are also members of the institute of outdoor learning.

How to Book your  session with us

  • To book your Multi-adventure day with us, please call us on 01865 822305 or email enquiries@highropesoxford.com .  Please provide details on number of students, type of activity you are looking for, potential dates etc.

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Directions to Culham Adventure Park

Due to our rural location, directions from google map may not always be accurate.

For SatNav Users, please use postcode OX14 3DA, Station Road. Please note our woodland can not be accessed via Thame Lane. It must be accessed via Culham No1 Site gate 2.

 From Oxford

Leave the City Centre and join the ring road, head towards the A4074 Reading. At the Heyford Hill (Sainsbury’s) roundabout take the exit sign-posted A4074 Reading and Wallingford. At the Goldenballs roundabout, take the 3rd exit B4015 towards Clifton Hampden, Didcot and Culham Science centre. Carry on this road until the T-junction, at the traffic lights turn right on to the A415 towards Culham and Abingdon. The entrance to Culham Science Centre will be found shortly after on the right hand side. Culham No1 Site is the next turning on the right. On entering the Culham No1 Site, go straight ahead and follow the signs for Lasergaming/High Ropes Oxford. Follow the internal signs, the old airstrip road will take you all the way through the site to the woodland. When you enter the carpark, please drive slowly.

From the M4/A34

Leave the motorway at junction 13 and join the A34 towards Oxford. Continue on this road for approximately 16 miles until the Marcham interchange sign-posted A415 Abingdon. At the roundabout turn right towards Abingdon town centre. Drive through Abingdon in the one-way system following signs for Culham/Dorchester A415. We are located 2.2 miles from the centre of Abingdon. Continue on the A415. At the traffic lights with the Waggon & Horses public house carry straight on, Culham No 1 site can be found about 1 mile further on the left hand side just after the train station. On entering the Culham No1 Site, go straight ahead and follow the signs for Lasergaming/High Ropes Oxford. Follow the internal signs, the old airstrip road will take you all the way through the site to the woodland. When you enter the carpark, please drive slowly.

From the M40 Southbound

Leave the motorway at junction 9 towards the A34 and Oxford. Continue on this road for approximately 15 miles until the Marcham interchange sign-posted A415 Abingdon (South). Then follow directions as above. From the M40 Northbound – leave the motorway at junction 6 (signposted Watlington) and join the B4009 westwards. Continue along this road until the junction with the A4074 and turn right. Continue along the A4074 and at the second roundabout take the first exit onto the A415 towards Abingdon. Carry straight on at the traffic lights at Clifton Hampden and Culham No1 Site is the second turning on the right, just after the Science centre. On entering the Culham No1 Site, go straight ahead and follow the signs for Lasergaming/High Ropes Oxford. Follow the internal signs, the old airstrip road will take you all the way through the site to the woodland. When you enter the carpark, please drive slowly.

Once on Site (Directions)

From the entrance it will take 5 minutes drive to the woodland

To access our woodland, we have to enter the culham No1 Site, please do not drive around other areas of the site and stop when asked by security.

 

On entering the Culham No1 Site, go straight ahead and follow the signs for Lasergaming/High Ropes Oxford. Follow the internal signs, the old airstrip road will take you all the way through the site to the woodland. When you enter the carpark, please drive slowly. If you get lost please call 0799 9579583, and we will direct you from where you are.

Once on Site (Directions)

It will take a 5 minute drive from the entrance to the woodland

If you get lost please call 0799 9579583, and we will direct you from where you are

Please call us if you have any queries or questions regarding your party and we will be happy to help.

If you have any further questions, please call us on 01865 822305

 

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