Our Low Ropes challenges take place on or just off of the ground, where the perceived risk is low and the social risk is high. Perfect for enhancing communication, trust and problem solving, these physical and mental challenges take full cooperation and participation from your entire group to build a team.
Upon completion, our facilitators lead discussion on the group’s experience exploring dynamics, effectiveness and relation to “real life.” Teams build upon their successes and learn from their struggles, gaining a sense of personal and team accomplishment.
Potential outcomes when using a low ropes course include an increase in communication between members of a group, realization of how to be efficient and productive within a group, as well as building trust, camaraderie and sense of worth. As always, our low ropes course programs are specifically customized to suit your team’s objectives and tie in well with a high ropes course experience.
Set at varying heights, our high courses allow members of your team to progress through multiple challenges and activities. This powerful shared experience will help add new perspectives in your group while expanding participant’s comfort zones and overcoming fears.
In addition to a sense of personal accomplishment, our high ropes courses help individuals learn to trust and depend on their coworkers & teammates for support, while highlighting problem-solving, coaching opportunities and success through a collaborative culture.
Potential outcomes when using a high ropes course include an increase in communication between members of a group, the realization of how to be efficient and productive within a group, building trust, interdependence and risk-taking skills.
As always, our high ropes courses are specifically customized to suit your team’s objectives and are designed to be relevant and useful for your team.
Many of our best activities do not require harnesses or ropes – they’re done right on the ground. Our professional facilitators will guide your group through a series of activities that are tailor-fit to your program objectives. This progression of activities provides your team the opportunity to develop skills to find success in each activity and beyond.
Our ground activities will help increase efficiency in setting goals, facilitate open & honest dialogue, and build trust within your group. Since these elements are portable, we can also provide these activities at your business or retreat location. As always, our ground activities are specifically customized to suit your team’s objectives.
Based on the recreational sport of geocaching, this team building experience pairs adventure and technology with light competition. Customizable to your needs, this program can be set on our rural and wooded 250-acre campus, in an urban setting where secret caches are hidden in parks or city places, or at your desired location.
Not only will your team will learn how to use a GPS device and read maps to locate the caches, they will need to work together to accomplish this half-day program.
It takes problem solving and collaboration to determine where the caches are located, so solid planning, effective decision making and increased strategic thinking are potential outcomes with this program. As always, our GPS Course is specifically customized to suit your team’s objectives and is designed to be relevant and useful for your team.
Launch your team to success with this exciting half-day program. Teams design and build a functional wooden catapult to compete for distance and accuracy. Teams are given a limited amount of wood, nuts, bolts and elastic bands, and they work under a strict time constraint to build and launch a product into the market place.
The final test is when teams launch their products in a friendly competition for distance and accuracy. All teams win by getting their projectile to their target, however only one launch will take the trophy.
Since this challenge focuses on the planning and communication processes that are keys to success, it’s very easy to create metaphors for the office (collaboration, decision making, creativity, planning, etc.). Through the stages of design, building and presenting, your team will experience both the mechanical and interpersonal skills needed to be successful in the workplace.
This team-building adventure will take your team through all of the aspects it takes to complete a high quality project in the workplace. Bridge Build sparks your team’s creative energy as they design and build a prototype of a bridge. Through the stages of design, planning, building and presenting, your team will experience both the mechanical and interpersonal skills needed to be successful in the workplace.
Upon completion, teams present their creations which are tested for strength and judged on their aesthetic value. Teams that succeed are those with a shared vision, great communication and the ability to execute a plan. Participants must be able to coordinate their efforts… even from “overseas” (or not a shared workspace). An exciting half-day program (approx. 4 hours) that can be facilitated at almost any location and couples well with our ground activities.
Team Olympics is a great way to enhance team building and camaraderie. The Team Olympics experience is fun-focused and a friendly competition! In this exciting program, your group forms small, fierce teams of corporate athletes who participate in a series of competitive team challenges. Points are awarded for varying degrees of team building performance for each event. Teams jockey back and forth for the lead, awards and the bragging rights that go back to the workplace.
Team Olympics is the perfect day to increase team bonding and performance. All of the activities test communication, trust, adversity and efficiency. (1.5 – 4 hours).
Highly entertaining and engaging, our four-hour Waterfront Adventure gives our participants an experience on (and in) Pretty Lake! We’ll start the adventure with a lifeguard-supported canoe/kayak training, then push off into the water for a series of fun paddle-related sports with your group.
After a lightly competitive kayaking water-polo competition, we’ll return to shore for a Boat Building experience. During the Boat-build, participants divide into teams and then have the opportunity to build a real boat constructed from cardboard and miscellaneous materials. Since it requires both interdependent and independent thinking and execution, this activity enables leadership and engineering talents to emerge and flourish in a positive, team setting.
Can’t come to us? This activity is portable and can be experienced indoors or outdoors in most bodies of water: swimming pools, lakes, ponds, rivers and oceans.