Father/Son Challenge

A weekend adventure for fathers & sons ages 8 and up

Save the 2020 date: Sept. 18-20, 2020

$220 per person

Pack up your bags and escape to Doe River Gorge for an adventurous, unforgettable, memory-making weekend! Fathers and sons will brave innovative challenges, experience incredible fun, and form new and lasting friendships. But most of all, you will build bonds of unity and create memories that you’ll cherish for years to come.

Working together, you can rappel a sheer cliff, tackle high challenge courses, go horseback riding, play paintball, race each other down the 700-foot water-landing ziplines, explore a cave, or leap together from the top of a 30-foot pole and attempt to catch a trapeze. And that’s just the beginning! The weekend will be filled with surprise events, worship experiences, challenging speakers, and time in God’s Word—all designed to help you reconnect and prioritize the critical father/son relationship.

dad and son fishing
dads and sons in unimog in river
father and son woodworking
dads and sons horseback riding
father and son on trail with climbing gear
father and son technical tree climbing
dads and sons playing in lake
father and son doing mud course


"Do you feel like you are failing as a father or you need to just reunite the father/son relationship? Come, experience a life-changing weekend that will change your father/son relationship forever." – Joseph, dad, Tennessee

"This is the best family vacation I’ve ever had!" – Christian, son, South Carolina

"Doe River Gorge is a place where you can escape the daily pressures of life and grow closer to your son and to God." – David, dad, Tennessee

"I learned how much my Dad loves me." – Nate, son, North Carolina

"My son was 9 years old on our first Father/Son Challenge. Now he has become a man any father would be proud of, and I can say that our visits to Doe River Gorge have been an integral part of our relationship, my training as a father, and his formation as a Christian." - Digby, father, Kentucky

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