Does your team love golf? The Ace Race let's the group build a miniature golf course out of non-perishable food and then compete with each other to master the course. The "course" is donated to a local food bank.
Build-A-Bike® Team Building Event was the very first charity team building activity and is a participant favorite.
Rescue Bear® Team Building Event has participants build stuffed animals from scratch that are given to police and firefighters for kids who are involved in a traumatic event.
Camaraderie Quest High Tech Team Scavenger Hunt is a perfect outdoor team event for most locations. Fun teamwork is necessary to finish each quest and tons a pictures and videos are taken in the process.
Frito-Lay North America is the division of PepsiCo, hosted the Build-A-Bike team building event for a group of leaders coming in from around U.S. Frito-Lay North America is the division of PepsiCo that manufactures markets and sells corn chips, potato chips and other snack foods. The primary snack food brands produced under the Frito-Lay name include Fritos corn chips, Cheetos cheese-flavored snacks, Doritos and Tostitos tortilla chips, Lay’s potato chips, Rold Gold pretzels, Ruffles chips. It was arranged for the event to be held at The Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary, in McKinney Texas, just outside Dallas, Texas. The group of leaders had been in meetings all day showed up to the wildlife for a catered dinner by Blue Mesa Cantina then to participate in the Build-A-Bike team building event.
Build-A-Bike uses a series of challenges and activities to encourage team building. The activities are meant to be something of a caricature of behavior we can see in the workplace. The participants had a good time poking fun at themselves and each other as they moved through the exercises together. Kara Schillaci of the learning and development team said “this event was a huge success” “ Thank you for a great event”. The judges in the team building activities were the top leaders in the room and they had such a good time with their team. The group was very interactive, helped one another solve the clues to earn their parts to assemble the bikes.
Celanese in Las Colinas an upscale, developed area in the Dallas suburb of Irving, Texas decided to have the Camaraderie Quest in the Las Colinas Canal area. Based in Dallas, Texas and with an employee base of approximately 7,600 worldwide, we serve our customers through operations located primarily in North America, Europe and Asia with 27 production facilities and an additional 9 strategic affiliate production facilities. Celanese is a global technology and specialty materials company that engineers and manufactures a wide variety of products essential to everyday living. As a recognized product and process technology innovator, we help to create applications that meet the needs of our customers worldwide.
Much more than a common team building scavenger hunt the Camaraderie Quest is a brainy, challenging, high-tech adventure that is tailor-made to your group and location every single time. No two adventures are the same! The custom course is composed of little known facts about the area, places that your group will need to take a picture of to prove they were there, and movies of the group completing fun tasks that add some comedy to the presentation at the end. Dee the contact person for the group said “I have lived in Dallas 25 years and this is the first time I have seen the Williams Square Mustangs” The Celanese group of auditors, some traveled from Shanghai and Hungary for this week long training were out of the box thinkers, the group was very creative in their answers to the clues. At the end of the event we viewed the pictures, videos and decided the winning team. The group all laughed at each others pictures and videos a quite a few of the participants said “this was crazy fun” and “great to get out of the training room”
Kronos came to Dallas Texas for their annual meeting, they came from all over the United States and many had just met each other that day. Kronos Incorporated, Kronos was founded in 1977 by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a U.S.-based multi-national workforce management software and services company headquartered in Chelmsford Massachusetts, USA and employing 3,200 people. Originally a manufacturer of time clocks, the majority of Kronos revenue is now derived from software and services. The company provides applications for workforce management; consulting, education, and support services to its customers.
David Spear, the organizer for the team said that his group works very hard and he wants them to have fun but also open the lines of communication. The organizer didn’t tell the group of 70 what they would be doing, so when they walked into the room many of the comments were “I don’t know how to build a bike”. Build-A-Bike uses a series of challenges and activities to encourage team building. The activities are meant to be something of a caricature of behavior we can see in the workplace. The participants had a good time poking fun at themselves and each other as they moved through the exercises together. Alan Primeaux the senior manager, watched the activities from the back of the room. Alan was talked into becoming a judge for the activities and at the end he said “ this was perfectly facilitated and what fun. When we first started I noticed the frowning faces in the group but within 5 minutes of starting the activities the faces quickly changed to smiles and laughter”. The charity arrived and they noticed his badge and said “this is great; the YMCA is a huge client of ours”. As the kids ran into the room you could see the excitement in the group, one man said “team building that is fun and gives to kids, nothing better than that” another comment was “this is the highlight of the meeting”