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FGCU Outdoors

FGCU Outdoors

Fees and Policies


Challenge Course Fees

Type of Group

Low Initiatives

High Course

Combination Low/High Course





FGCU Affiliated Students**

$3/person per hour

$4/person per hour

$5/person per hour

FGCU Affiliated Faculty/Staff**

$5/person per hour

$6/person per hour

$7/person per hour

Above fees are charged on a per person, per hour rate. For example, 10 participants on a 2 hour Low Initiatives course price would be calculated as 10 (participants) X $3 (course type fee) X 2 hours = $60.

Multi-day or custom programs are available for any type of organization. Please contact us at 239-590-1419 for pricing.

Non-FGCU groups, please contact Billy Marcantel at 239-590-1419 for information and pricing

*In order to obtain the RSO/RSC rate, ALL participants must be current FGCU students and present a valid Eagle ID at the time of arrival. This category applies to Registered Student Organizations (including Fraternity and Sorority Life) and Registered Sport Clubs.

**In order to obtain the FGCU Affiliated rate, ALL participants must present a valid FGCU Eagle ID at the time of arrival.


Challenge Course Policies and Procedures

General Safety Policies

1.    All participants must complete a General Liability Waiver and Medical History Form prior to utilizing the Eagle Challenge Course.
2.    Climbing on course equipment is permitted only during scheduled and supervised programs.
3.    Participants cannot use personal climbing equipment on the course.
4.    Participants must wear appropriate clothing and closed toed shoes.
       a.    Participants who are not wearing closed toed shoes will NOT be allowed to participate.
5.    Hazardous and obtrusive jewelry, watches, and clothing items must be removed.
6.    Alcohol and tobacco products are not permitted at the ECC facility.
7.    Participants must remove objects from mouth such as; gum, candy, food, etc.
8.    All waste must be disposed of in proper receptacles.
9.    Participants must respect the Policies and Procedures as well as the rules set forth by the Eagle Challenge Course staff.

Reservation Policies

1.    Reservation Requests will be reviewed in the order they are received.
2.    A minimum of 8 participants is required for all reservations.
3.    Reservation request forms must be received 15 business days prior to requested date. A submitted request form does NOT constitute a finalized reservation.
4.    The student rate only applies to active FGCU Registered Student Organizations and all participants must be current FGCU students and present a valid Eagle ID at time of arrival.
5.    If contact is not returned within 10 business days the initial confirmation email, the program will be cancelled.
6.    All student groups must schedule a pre-course meeting and provide a final participant number no later than 6 business days before reservation date to finalize a reservation.
7.    20% Rule: Arrival with 20% below or above the given final participant number will result in a $50 fee charged to the group/organization/department (i.e. If your organization says there will be 10 people present on the contract but arrives with 8 or 12, the fee will apply).                                                                                                             8.    No Show Rule: Failure of the group to arrive to the course half an hour after scheduled start time, or arrival with less than 8 participants, will result in a $100 fee charged to the group/organization/department.
9.    Groups with two cancellations or no shows in one academic year, they will be placed on hold for future reservations for one semester.

Cancellation Policy

  1. Cancellations must be in writing and received at least 6 business days prior to the scheduled program date. Failure to comply will result in a $100 improper cancellation fee.
  2. Campus Recreation staff reserve the right to cancel a reservation at their discretion.
  3. Inclement Weather Cancellation:
    1. In the event of inclement weather the scheduled course will be postponed and can be rescheduled.
    2. If rescheduling is not possible, cancellation will occur with a full refund (if applicable).