Your Adventure Awaits at Common Ground

Feature Programs

Social & Emotional Learning

Life School is our social and emotional learning (SEL) program that focuses on self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationships, and responsible decision-making. We believe that SEL…

Canopy Classroom

Engage your students in a unique learning opportunity using our zipline canopy tour. You will be led by two guides who will coach your students…


At Common Ground we nurture the body, challenge the mind and renew the spirit of each individual to embrace who they are, to realize their…


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Upcoming Events

2023 Gregg Gilder Memorial Firewalk
Annual Firewalk
Sep 16, 2023

Welcome to Common Ground – the Cindy Nord Center for Renewal

Common Ground provides experience-based programming to foster life-long exploration, learning and growth of youth and adults.

Located on 30 acres in Oberlin, Ohio, Common Ground is home to summer day camps for youth, a top-rated zipline canopy tour, team building programs, and much more.

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