Ten Great Indoor and Outdoor Team Building Events
In a corporate environment, working as a team is essential when needed to accomplish something successfully in a group setting. In order to strengthen a corporate team, team building events and activities are a great fun way to focus on problem solving skills that can be used effectively in the workplace. Here are 10 great outdoor team building activities for your own corporate entertainment…
Nothing more relaxing than getting away from the office for a few days and enjoying the great outdoors. Incorporate basic camping challenges such as pitching a tent or starting a fire as outdoor team building experiences. Team building is a philosophy in which employees are viewed as an interdependent team and not as individuals.
Normally an individual skill, have employees arranged into groups and stress team spirit and helping everyone achieve top scores. Also a great way to build steadiness under pressure and listening skills.
8. Tug of War
Classic school yard game turned into an outdoor team building exercise. A great addition on corporate fun days.
7. Three Legged Race
Another classic of those old family fun days. Turn the race into an obstacle course to increase the necessity for partnership. Great for communication and listening building skills. For a team to be succeed, members must be able to communicate, give and receive feedback.
6. Treasure Hunt or Scavenger Hunt
Equally fun as an outdoor team building or indoor team building event. Provide teams with clues to find treasures, prizes or additional clues that could lead a monumental treasure! Or try the classic scavenger hunt with a list of items to find or tasks to complete in a small or large area setting. Great for building leadership skills and emphasizing responsibility and teamwork.
5. Quiz Show
A great evening entertainment game with an unlimited number of options. Split teams into any size and challenge them with puzzling questions and riddles or keep it light and fun with comical questions and prizes.
4. Egg Throwing
Have teams construct a package to protect an egg from a drop or a throw. Great for ingenuity and problem solving. Another great indoor and outdoor team building exercise that can be performed right at the office. Drop those eggs from the roof!
3. White Water Rafting
Any white water nearby? An intense and exhilarating outdoor team building event that will test the meddle of every worker. Be prepared to get wet!
2. Murder Mystery
A fun indoor team building exercise that is both highly entertaining and interactive. Can make up a great corporate fun day in itself, with hours of mystery and hilarity to be ensured.
1. Soapbox Derby
Remember soapbox racing from years gone by? Now it can be a fun and thrilling outdoor team building exercise. Teams construct their own dragsters and pit them against each other in some fast and furious racing!
These are just a few great ideas for indoor and outdoor team building events. Remember your corporate team is unique, and so you should choose an event that is also unique.