We believe in true experiential learning to enhance classroom knowledge. We customize each itinerary to integrate the organization's vision, mission, values and desired leadership competencies. We offer team building programs designed to immerse participants in team building activities that are fun, novel and effective.
Team building activities are dependent upon date selection and partner schedule availability. Click on the activity below to learn more, including duration, minimum participants and additional requirements.
Let's build a bike to donate to deserving children in the community. Bring your team together to work through a hands-on bicycle build under the supervision of a professional bike mechanic. You'll have to decipher manuals, finagle tools and earn the parts to safely construct your two-wheeler. Upon completion, we'll coordinate with local agencies to ensure your project is gifted to a child in need, and your team will take home priceless memories and warm, fuzzy feelings.
Utilizing the unique approach of "Ensemble Leadership," Comedy U focuses on improving communication within a group, problem solving, conflict prevention, creative thinking and team building. Participants will emerge ready to tackle any challenge with an open mind and a spirit of collaboration, while rolling with laughter and bursting with new-found skills and knowledge.
An immersive experience using the orchestra rehearsal as a model for exploring various leadership styles and communication techniques. You'll learn skills a conductor uses to focus group efforts, inspire individual creativity and create a team environment in the pursuit of a specific goal. Participants are embedded within the orchestra, experiencing the importance of eye contact, feedback, multitasking and technical versus inspirational leadership.
Leadership requires teams to face fears, take a deep breath and climb UPWARD! Columbus State University's indoor rock climbing wall allows participants to experience leadership on the edge. Using the verbal cues of your teammates, participants will hone listening skills and climb to the top together to conquer the rock!
Participants will experience a narrated walk through the last 100 yards of battle with the U.S. Army Infantry. The life-like scenes are from eight battles in our country's history. The scenes demonstrate the significant role values have played in winning our country's wars. The discussion will address the applicability of these army values to the civilian sector.
Sometimes you have to be willing to put it all on the line for a greater cause. And sometimes, that line stretches all the way across the Chattahoochee River! Aerial obstacles provide a different type of challenge, as you problem-solve and strategize to ensure every team member successfully completes the course. Take a leap of faith with your team and build skills like confidence, trust and communication as you face fears together.
Participants are immersed in a realistic Mission Control and Space Station environment. Through this innovative hands-on learning experience, participants will be exposed to real-world skills necessary for success in today's workforce, including collaboration, communication, decision-making, problem-solving, risk taking and team building.
Crack the case on the unfortunate Mr. Kelley, who has met an untimely demise. Figure out "whodunit," how and why by working together to earn clues through completing challenges. Participant teams will get to select which clues they want in which order, so be sure to choose wisely! Throughout the activity, teams will practice problem solving and explore conflict resolution opportunities.
Reset your mind and reconnect with nature while getting hands-on with the creatures featured at Oxbow Meadows. A guided nature hike, canopy trail tour and other unique eco-opportunities await your team as you practice creative thinking, build trust and face your fears together.
Participants will engage their imaginations and motivate each other to create their best work of art. Together, you will create a memorable, sometimes surprising painting that reflects the dynamics of the team at work. Whether contributing to a larger group painting or individual masterpieces, each artist will take home a ready-to-hang canvas as a reminder of the leadership lessons discussed.
Just because you're having fun on the clock doesn't mean it's child's play. Boost morale and camaraderie with some friendly competition among your team. We'll put a new spin on team bowling challenges and test your strategic thinking skills as you battle for virtual glory in laser tag. Working together effectively takes many forms and teams who know how to work hard and play hard achieve more success.
The successful organization relies on cooperation, teamwork, productivity, communication and motivation. In this activity, participants will create, execute and compete in the kitchen, preparing a gourmet meal. This session is designed to include the right ingredients for individual "Recipes for Success." Participants will be challenged to demonstrate behaviors that reflect the appreciation of differences in others to collaborate on a culinary masterpiece.
Based on the Amazing Race concept, this program will test each team's ability to think creatively and work together efficiently as they decipher the clues and successfully meet challenge objectives. Each participant will practice the team building skills of high level communication, planning for execution, flexibility, emotional intelligence, collaboration, trust, strategy and performing under pressure. This program can be adapted to take place inside or throughout various outside locations.
The Great Escape is an interactive adventure game designed for up to 12 people per group. You and your team will use skill and wit to escape from a locked room. Your team will be given a series of clues to find the key that unlocks the door to freedom. DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES?
Are you ready for the ride of a lifetime? This program provides a RUSH of adrenaline while emphasizing key leadership skills. Learn to communicate under pressure and work together towards a common goal. Practice moving in sync with your team to provide enough momentum for powering through rough challenges. When the going gets tough, try going with the flow to keep your head above water. This activity can be combined with other programs for a full-day leadership adventure.