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Group Leader Information

Group Leader

The group leader is the person who makes the reservation, coordinates with the group, and relays necessary information to the group. Use this page as a resource to answer any questions you have. Please use the participants page to prepare your group for their upcoming ropes course. To view the rates for the ropes course, please .

If you have any further questions please feel free to contact our office by phone at Whitney Dyer (970) 351-2643. We look forward to working with you and your group and thank you for your interest in our programming.


All required forms must be read, understood, and signed by participants. If a student is under the age of 18 years old, a parent/legal guardian must read, understand, and sign the required forms for the participant. These forms must be turned in before your ropes course. If you do not have the form, you will not be allowed to participate in any activity offered by a UNC Ropes Course Staff. There will be no exceptions given to anyone. As a group leader please make sure that you have all completed forms on the day of the course.

On-Campus Groups

On-campus participants that are only doing group development activities are not required to sign any form.
Ropes Course Waiver – This form is for any participant that is participating in a program that involves the high ropes course. This includes combination courses.

The forms for all participant that is associated and/or not associated with the University of Northern Colorado are as follows:

English Version Spanish Version

Off-Campus Groups

Off-campus group can contact the UNC Outdoor Pursuits program at Whitney.Dyer@unco.edu or (970) 351-2643 to acquire about programming options.  Group Leaders also complete the Online Reservation Form.  All Off-campus groups will submit a contract with UNC Conference Services and provide appropriate insurance.  To contact UNC Conference Services: Deena.McBain@unco.edu or (970) 351-2010.

A $100 deposit, signed contract and proof of liability insurance is required to fully reserve the UNC Ropes Course. A group will not be reserved until all three criterias are met. After completion of the event, the $100 deposit will apply to the final bill.

Cancellation and Weather

Low and High Ropes Course Weather Cancellations
In the event of not having indoor space available, programming will be canceled for rain, snow, wet conditions, thunder, lightning, and/or tornado. If your course is canceled due to weather, we will work to the best of our ability to reschedule.

Group Cancellation

If a group has to cancel, UNC Outdoor Pursuits should be contacted as soon as possible. We understand that it can be difficult to get all of your group members to fully commit. We ask that if you become aware that your group can’t meet the participant minimum of 8, you contact us as soon as possible.

If you cancel your reservation more than 30 days from your reserved date, your $100 deposit is refundable. If you cancel within 30 days of your reserved date, the $100 deposit is not refundable.