Core Values


We facilitate professional wilderness adventure programs which challenge participants outside of their comfort zones. Overcoming fears is a vital part of our ministry.


UMA staff and volunteers adhere to the strictest safety standards and we seek to instill those standards within our youth by teaching risk-management while on our adventure trips. We are also staffed with EMTs, Paramedics, Firefighters and Rescue Squad members. 


UMA recognizes the value of intentionally living within the community we serve. This provides a consistent and personal involvement with our youth and their families, thereby demonstrating a Christ-centered model for living.

Spiritual Growth 

We encourage corporate and individual growth in Christ. This takes place through personal accountability and relationships as well as group fellowship with the UMA staff. 

Leadership & Service

We seek to empower our youth as they grow up into young adults. This is a newer initiative, we seek to do this by putting them in leadership roles and through community service.


Our youth are responsible for their gear on our adventure trips. We also teach good stewardship by practicing Leave No Trace principles.