Based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, S.T.E.P.S., Inc. was founded in 1991 by a group of professionals in education, mental health, and organizational development. The founders all shared a strong interest in using outdoor activities to enhance and support the work they were doing in more traditional settings.
S.T.E.P.S. has taken a leading role in developing adventure challenge course programs for agencies and organizations throughout southeastern Michigan and metropolitan Detroit. In addition to on-site programming and consulting, the company currently has management partnerships with a variety of agencies, including the Joe Dumars’ Fieldhouse in Shelby Township, MI and Detroit, MI; Camp Lakeland in Franklinville, NY; and other camps in southeastern Michigan.
In conjunction with its challenge course activities, S.T.E.P.S. provides frequent training opportunities for teachers and other professionals who wish to incorporate the techniques of adventure challenge programming into their work.
In recent years, S.T.E.P.S. has expanded it scope of business and moved beyond the Midwest, taking a lead in developing adventure challenge programs and canopy tours throughout the US and abroad.
S.T.E.P.S., Inc. has always prided itself on establishing strong relationships with its clients and welcomes its new partners:
Bonsai Design: ropes course construction and canopy tour construction. For more information, visit www.ropescourseconstruction.com or bonsai-design.com
AdventureSmith, Inc.: Challenge course consultation, prorgam development, and web-based marketing. For more information, visit www.adventure-webs.com and challenge-course-construction.com. A new site is coming soon!
Motor City Challenge: Adventure-based training and workshops for school, youth, and comminity organizations. Site coming soon!
nextSTEPS Training: Corporate adventure training and organizational development consulting. Site coming soon!
GearUp!: Challenge course equipment, rescue and rigging and work solutions. Our new online store is coming.