Learn together, laugh together, grow as a team. The EDGE at George Mason is a positive and powerful experiential learning experience for building trust, improving teamwork, shaping leadership, and cultivating valuable communication skills. Through hands-on, thought-provoking activities, our expert staff will empower your group to excel as high-functioning teams through collaborative decision-making and problem solving. Located at George Mason University’s Science and Technology Campus in Northern Virginia, The EDGE offers convenient access to the Washington, D.C. metro area and beyond. We look forward to seeing you!
Why our programs Work
The EDGE takes pride in customizing its programs to specific client needs, matching the right solutions and staff members to guide your group to success. Our organization draws on 30 years of experiential learning practice at one of the most versatile and best-maintained challenge courses on the East Coast. From our high element challenges, like the Alpine Tower, to our low element challenges and problem-solving initiatives, our facilitators will lead your group through a team-building experience that will provide long-lasting, impactful results
Professional Development and Custom Consulting
Build strong, cohesive teams with The EDGE’s team-building essentials. Groups undergoing our team development courses solve problems together, cooperate toward a common goal, improve the way they interact with one another and, importantly, have fun while they develop valuable communication skills.
Specialized Skill Development
With The EDGE’s customized programs, your organization can develop leadership, fine-tune communication and goal-setting skills, and build a better understanding of the strengths and roles within your team. Whether you are a sports team seeking to improve communication on and off the field, or an organization seeking to understand how individuals on your team can make a greater whole, The EDGE can help develop the skills to meet your goals.
Oct. 4th | 10 Year Celebration
On Friday October 4, for our kick-off to this momentous celebration, we invite all area business, non-profit, government, school, and Mason department leaders and representatives to join us at the Science and Technology Campus in Manassas, Virginia, for introductions, cake, tours, information on our professional development programs, and an opportunity to participate in our Total Team Challenge aerial activity.
There will also be prizes, including a chance for discounted professional programs for your teams! Visitors may park in the Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center parking lot; festivities begin at the adjacent green and white tent.
We will have a sign in table open at 9:30 am, and the event runs from 10 am to 1 pm.
Please register online and save your spot for the October 4 10thanniversary kick-off and professional development programs showcase here: https://alumni.gmu.edu/edgeoct4.
Please note that attendees on October 4 must be adults aged 18 years or older. Climbers on the October 5 climb must be 10 years or older as of the end of 2019.
Questions? Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org call (703) 993-4313.
Oct. 5th | 10 Year Festival Celebration & Open Climb
October 5 continues our great celebration with an open climb at the Alpine Tower! Come out to the tower between 10 am and 3 pm at the SciTech Campus for games, activities, light snacks, and FUN! This free event is open to all students, faculty, staff, and community members. Parking is available at the Tower Lot adjacent to the Alpine Tower on the SciTech Campus in Manassas, Virginia. (See a map of the Tower Lot here.) We look forward to seeing you there.
Climbs run 1 ½ hours, with climbs (starting with 30 minutes for gear-up) at
- 10:30 am-12 pm
- 11:30 am-1 pm
- 12:30 pm-2 pm
- 1:30 pm-3 pm
In addition, tours of the challenge course run on the hour starting at 12 pm. The last tour will run at 3:00 pm.
Please register online for the October 5 Open Climb and save your spot here: