About Us

Note: The content on this page is no longer current. The Office of Experiential Education and the GRAB program have been integrated with the Garthwait Leadership Center. Information about programs and services will be updated during Summer 2021. Please contact the GLC if you have questions about specific offerings.

Hiking Shenandoah

The office is staffed by two full time professionals and twenty-five student volunteers. These students receive extensive training to facilitate wilderness, challenge course and leadership programs for Gettysburg College. The professional staff also honors outside contracts to provide leadership training and support to colleges, non-profits, and other agencies. 

Mission statement: The Office of Experiential Education provides positive, innovative learning opportunities for members and affiliates of Gettysburg College through outdoor adventure and challenge course workshops. These programs aim to create an environment that fosters personal and professional growth, while building high-functioning communities.