We are staffed by a professional, committed and enthusiastic team who strive to deliver beneficial, fun and safe programs to all our participants.

We believe in new ideas, participant-reward, hard work and ingenuity. Our broad staff experiences allow us to offer a wealth of knowledge in programming, outdoor education, teaching, counselling, tourism and much more.

We are passionate about involving adolescents in the real-world – its pace, energy, vibrancy and character and we love using Sydney and all its sights, sounds and hidden gems to help us achieve this!

Paul

Our General Manager Paul, brings passion and a wealth of knowledge to the organisation. With over 20 years of experience in outdoor programming (and has 3 teenagers of his own!), Paul is a firm believer in the benefits of outdoor and experiential education.

Joel

Our Program Manager who started as an Urban Challenge Guide, moved through to Senior Guide and now with loads of experience brings a huge energy to our team. Joel is hands-on and with his can-do attitude, ensures the success of each program from start to finish.

Kim

Kim is our extraordinary administrator and schools liaison. She works tirelessly each week to ensure that each program is perfectly prepared and that everyone is kept informed. Kim's meticulous nature and hard work ensures that every last detail is attended to.

Vanessa

Our Project Manager, Vanessa - previously our Program Manager - has been involved in developing the Urban Challenge from the early days. Her broad experience in our program and business makes her the perfect person to break new ground for us.

Katie

One of our Program Coordinators, Katie has many years' experience guiding teams for us. With regular trips taking students to developing nations and her passion of kayaking and paddle boarding Sydney's beautiful waterways, there isn't much Katie can't do.

Campbell

Campbell is one of our Program Coordinators and has been a part of the team for many years. His passion to inspire students and his soft skill ability is one that is unrivaled in our team. Campbell's creative streak keeps our program fresh and on point week after week.

Linda

Linda has recently joined our administration team when we identified a growing need for extra help in the office. Linda's administration background and friendly nature has seen her step into our close team seamlessly, enabling our business to grow without any hiccups.

Urban Challenge Guides

Our professional, fun and enthusiastic guides oversee the progress of each team as they navigate their way through their urban program. Our avid guides all have experience with youth and facilitation, are first aid trained, fun minded and Sydney-savvy.