Welcome to The EDGE! We are a hands-on experiential learning, teambuilding, and organizational development training provider located in Northern Virginia near Washington D.C. We offer thought provoking, fun team development activities and workshops grounded in cutting edge team and organizational learning theory. The EDGE replaces and expands upon almost a quarter century of programming previously operated by Mason at the Hemlock Overlook Center for Experiential Education.

Who We Serve

Professional Groups

We help our ProfessionalEDGE clients to develop as individual professionals, grow as high functioning teams, and excel as innovative organizations.

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University Groups

Our University LeadingEDGE Team Development Course combines group problem solving of a low challenge course with the excitement of a high challenge.

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School Groups

The EDGE offers educators an opportunity to expand classroom learning through experiential fun activities conducted in an outdoor classroom setting.

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Community Groups

Here, educational programming opportunities exist beyond offerings to professional and educational institutions.

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    AGILITY IN THE WORKPLACE AND BEYOND A series of six professional development workshops recommended for employees of local, regional, and state government agencies, corporations, hospitals, and schools and universities. The team of workshop trainers are Mason alumni, all graduates of Mason’s Organization Development and Knowledge Management program. Learn more and register today!

    PITCH IN ON THE PIEDMONT With this service program on April 25, 2015 join students, scouts, members of the Mason community and local businesses who care about the environment. Be part of making the adage, “many hands make light work,” come to life. FREE LUNCH IS PROVIDED following this RAIN OR SHINE event. More information about this event available here.
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