Adventure and Recreation Program

Decision Point offers a unique Adventure and Recreation Program where clients can learn new skills that help them build confidence and trust, experience the joy of achievement, and apply those lessons to their recovery.

Our Adventure and Recreation Program incorporates hiking, rock-climbing, backpacking, and team sports to challenge individuals to become strong and confident people. Besides experiencing the sheer joy of the outdoors, skills are gained in leadership, communication, cooperation, and team building.

The Adventure and Recreation Staff is there to guide and support each client in their physical, emotional, and spiritual development, while exploring the breathtaking, natural beauty of mountainous Arizona.

Program highlights include:

  • Inner and external awareness
  • Ability to adapt to new environments
  • Strengthening of spirituality
  • Identifying and changing behaviors
  • Developing accountability for actions
  • Self-discovery, self-worth, self-confidence
  • Reduction of barriers to recovery
  • Finding fun in recovery

Women clients tubing on Mingus Mountain

Above: Women clients enjoy an afternoon of snow tubing on the slopes of Mingus Mountain


Activities Include...

Casual Sports:

  • Volleyball
  • Tennis
  • Basketball
  • Slackline
  • Hackysack
  • Bocce ball
  • Badminton
  • Dodgeball
  • Kickball
  • Wiffleball
  • Can Jam
  • Frisbee Golf
  • Kubb
  • Horseshoes
  • Ping Pong

Off-Campus Activities:

  • Backpacking
  • Camping
  • CrossFit
  • Gym Activities
  • Ropes Courses
  • Rock Climbing and Rappelling
  • Caving
  • Movies
  • YMCA (swim, racquetball, etc.)
  • Archery
  • Human Foosball
  • UCYC Camp: Gigantic Swing

Wilderness Survival Skills:

  • Fire making
  • Solos and ceremonies
  • Wilderness meditations
  • Shelter building
  • Map and compass reading
  • Knot tying
  • Wilderness arts and crafts
  • First aid

Individuals who are medically cleared will participate in our Adventure and Recreation Program. Different activities are offered seasonally.