Adventure Team Building & Environmental Education Experiences and Field Trips for School & Scout Groups at Hemlock Overlook Regional Park & Beyond


Adventure Team Building & Environmental Education Experiences and Field Trips for School & Scout Groups at Hemlock Overlook Regional Park & Beyond


Are you looking for a fun, educational, and inspiring adventure for your youth group? Adventure Links at Hemlock Overlook Regional Park has a variety of field trips and options for both school groups and scouting organizations. Whether you're looking for team building on our ropes course or an in-depth education field trip in our outdoor classroom, we have program that is right for your group. Looking for something more? Just ask! We have a wide variety of add-ons including meals, adventure activities, private summer camps, and more.

Click here for information about programs for corporate groups, non-profit, and university groups.

"I loved all the conversations that we had whether it related to work or not. I thought it really helped to build our team communication in a variety of ways."

Custom Ink

“We started as individuals and ended as a team”

HSU Builders

"A fantastic, mind challenging experience for our company and employees. Our team building and company bonding day is still talked about even 1 year later."

Capitol Companies

Our Programs

Adventure Links Youth Team Building

Youth Team Building

On-Site in our 425-acre Classroom at Hemlock Overlook Regional Park or at Your School

Adventure Links offers a wide variety of custom team building options for youth groups. Whether you choose our low ropes course with 300' zip line and engaging activities, or you want engaging team building activities at your school, we will provide your students with valuable lessons and skills that will last for years to come. 

Youth Group Environmental Education

Environmental Education

Watershed Studies, Ecology, Landform Lessions, & More designed around the Virginia Standards for Learning

Adventure Links environmental education options enhance, supplement, and build upon classroom learning. Out outdoor education field trips provide hands-on interactive learning by bringing students outside and swapping halls for trails. Explore our outdoor classroom & learn more about the ecology of the  Mid-Atlantic Region.

Adventure Links Scout Groups

Girl & Boy Scout Groups

Explore the Outdoors and Learn Valuable Survival Skills with our Outdoor Living Skills and Overnight Scout Programs

Scouts will learn basic to advanced skills to support outdoor living and survival, including bow drill fires, shelter constructions, tracking, plant identification, cordage and more. Pair this with Team Building & Environmental Education programs for an overnight trip complete with bunkhouse cabins and fire pits for campfires!

Adventure Links in cooperation with NOVA PARKS.

Our site in Northern Virginia is located on 425-acres at Hemlock Overlook Regional Park in Clifton, VA. Hemlock Overlook is situated just minutes from Washington, DC, and is managed by the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority. Adventure Links has partnered with NOVA Parks and is the exclusive provider of team building at Hemlock Overlook Regional Park. 

Our Model

a history of excellence

For 20 years, Adventure Links has been a leader in team building, outdoor education, and summer camp. Founded in 1997 by Anna and Austin Birch in Northern Virginia, we have provided exciting and memorable team building experiences for nearly thousands of groups, and more then 15,000 campers. Our Northern Virginia location is a trusted partner of the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority and Fairfax County Public Schools, and we maintain an accreditation by the American Camp Association. This history of excellence has also allowed us to maintain a 4.7-star rating on Facebook and a coveted 5-star rating on Yelp (as of December 2016).


group of happy youth club or summer camp kids

trained & experienced instructors

Our instructors are at the core of what we offer. We believe that every experience at Adventure Links should be a memorable personal and group journey, and our instructors are the facilitators of that journey. The instructors are hand picked for each group to ensure they have the skills and experience necessary to provide your group with the best possible and most educational experience.


To ensure a fun and safe environment, all of our instructors have a passion for the outdoors and education, and undergo an intensive multi-week training process. Our instructors also undergo a federal criminal background check, pre-employment drug screening, and are subject to additional random drug screenings throughout their employment.

Take the next step and give your students, scouts, or team an experience they'll never forget!

Past Clients


Great American Restaurant Managers


Custom Ink


Convergenz LLC




3Pillar Global


Capitol Companies

Five Guys

Autism Outreach

Ritz Carlton

Capital One

American University

Phi Sigma Sigma Sorority

Girl Scouts

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