Adventure, Recreation and Team Building

Our beautiful facility boasts a wide range of safe, enriching recreation and adventure activities for groups that speak directly to their age, interest and abilities.

From hikes to fishing to basketball to zip lines, we entice groups to learn new skills and reach new heights while playing together.


Open Recreation

We offer a variety of recreation activities to registered overnight guests at no additional charge.

YMCA Camp Harrison staff does not facilitate these activities. No advance scheduling required.

  • Sports & Games
  • Basketball Court & Basketballs
  • Two Large Playing Fields
    • Goals for soccer and soccer balls
    • Other recreation equipment
  • Gaga Ball Pits
  • Fishing
    • Please bring your own equipment and only artificial bait. Our policy is catch and release unless approved ahead of time. There is no fishing from the docks or the canoe/kayak area.
  • Hiking
    • We offer 30 miles of hiking vistas; and our staff even points you in the right direction.
  • Experience Camp
    • Tour our working farm, pet the animals and explore our gardens on your own.
Adventure Recreation

Our YMCA Camp Harrison staff facilitates adventure activities for an additional fee. Advance scheduling required.


Adventure Hiking

Let a staff member lead you on one of our amazing on-site trails.


Aerial Adventure

Our Challenge Course, nestled 50 feet in the air, consists of 16 multi-level initiatives as well as two plunge zips, 150 and 500-foot zip lines. Our Smart Belay system allows us to have 40 participants on the course at one time.



Canoe, paddleboard or kayak. Get on Lake Broyhill and soak up the views while improving your boating skills.


Skeet Shooting

Head to our shooting range and sharpen your clay shooting skills with the help of our trained staff.


Target Sports

Try your hand at archery, bb guns and slingshots. We provide equipment and supervision during these activities and adhere to all ACA safety standards.


Team Paintball

An interactive, exciting game of bunkers, forts and obstacles in the woods for any size group. Get decked out in our protective equipment, arm yourself with markers, and see if you will be the last team standing!


"The Ridge" Climbing Wall

Features 11 different climbing routes up to 80 feet and accommodating every skill level. “THE RIDGE” allows eleven climbers to ascend simultaneously using an auto-belay system. Climbing surfaces vary from traditional rock to mountain laurel and cargo nets to add additional challenge.


Water Zipline

Glide into Lake Broyhill from way up high as you zipline 400 feet!

Team Building

Boost your team’s productivity and morale while building on each other’s strengths.

Our customized team building programs help groups improve their ability to work together and recognize each other's strengths. With varying options of depth and intensity on our low or high ropes course, our expert facilitators align your experience with your specific objectives and goals. Focus on communication, cooperation and having fun as a team.

Team building benefits all types of groups – large, small, youth, adult, church, school, civic, business. Through group and individual initiatives, participants work together in an environment of respect, honesty, caring, responsibility and fun to achieve team success. The team concept relies on individuals choosing group success over individual recognition. By learning fundamental team concepts in our program, participants begin to practice and develop skills that transfer into their group or work environment.

Choose from full day, half day or overnight experiences.