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Catalina Island Adventure

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Challenge yourself and your team alongside bison and whales

Backpacking and sea kayaking off the southern California coast

Embark on an enriching expedition across Catalina Island, integrating backpacking and sea kayaking with strategic leadership dialogues guided by seasoned experts. Traverse rugged terrain and pristine coastlines while engaging in discussions on topics like team dynamics, risk management, and motivation. Leveraging their extensive leadership experience, the guides incorporate practical examples to help participants translate outdoor experiences into professional growth opportunities. Together, navigate challenges, foster connections, and emerge equipped with valuable insights to traverse challenging corporate landscapes with confidence.

The important details

What's Included

  • Guided backpacking and sea kayaking
  • One on one mentorship sessions
  • Personal and team leadership assessments
  • Certified guides with technical expertise and business leadership experience
  • A guided journal to work through leadership theories and capture personal insights
  • Leadership discussions and lessons based on competencies participants choose
  • Follow-up accountability and implementation support after the adventure
  • Adventure Size 6-10 Clients + 2 Guides
  • Leadership Topics Communication, Flow, Team Dynamics
  • Outdoor Activities Sea Kayaking, Backpacking, Camping
  • Travel Fly in to LAX (30 min drive) or San Diego (2 hour drive)
    Meet at San Pedro Catalina Ferry at 7am day one. Return to ferry terminal by 2pm on final day
  • Experience Level None required. We will provide a fitness plan, all gear, and technical training with the kayaks
  • One tent per person
  • All outdoor camping and cooking gear
  • All meals, snacks, and hydration
  • Kayak, paddle, and personal floatation device rentals
  • A detailed personal clothing and gear list with examples and how-to videos
  • A customizable fitness plan

At A Glance


3 days/2 nights
or 5 days/4 nights

Team Size

6-10 Clients
2 Guides


Southern California



Example Daily Agenda

  • Wake Up Yoga, coffee, and tea available
  • Breakfast Prepared by your guides
  • Training Team communication and planning
  • Engaged Learning Hike or paddle with discussions along the way
  • Lunch Relax and reflect
  • Engaged Learning 2 Hike or paddle with discussions along the way
  • Make Camp Relax, reflect, and setup camp for the evening
  • Dinner Meal prepared by your guides
  • Campfire Discussions Discuss our day, reflect on learning objectives, and enjoy the evening
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