Team Building Adventures for a More Cohesive Workplace

People spend about half of their waking hours with their work teams. So it’s safe to say that creating teams that are cohesive and committed to working together is a vital part of building a successful workplace and business.

At Connections Team Building and Training, we’ve found that letting your teams have some fun together allows them a chance to get to know each other better, learn to trust each other more, and in turn, work better together in the office. That’s why we’re big fans of Team-Building Adventures that spice up the regular workday and give your employees a chance to “let their hair down” and build stronger relationships.

Team Building Adventures are beneficial for both long-standing groups and the bonding of two separate teams during a merger or the melding of two locations. Whether you’re part of a corporate workgroup, sales team, student group, non-profit board, church group, or an administrative team, Team-Building Adventures can help your employees bond and improve teamwork and productivity.

Which Team Building Adventure is Right for You?

The size of your team, where you’re located, the different personalities of your employees, and the type of business you run are all things that are going to factor into which type of Team-Building Adventure you feel best fits your needs. We’ve come up with a long list of creative activities for teams of all shapes and sizes.

Small Group Team Building

If you have a small team, you’re going to want an activity that is sure to get everyone participating. Here are some ideas that will help everyone feel involved and part of the team.

  • Scavenger Hunts
  • Ad Biz
  • Lights, Camera, Action
  • Someone’s in the kitchen
  • Game Show
  • Build a Better Mousetrap
  • Build a Bike
  • Build-a-Beehive
  • Stuff-a-Plush
  • Military Care Packages
  • Classroom Kits

Physically Active Team Building

Do you have a team of physically active, outdoor-loving people? Let them bond by using their physical strength together in their favorite environment.

  • Hi-Tech Scavenger
  • Snowmobile or 4×4 Jeep Scavenger
  • Corporate Recess
  • Snow Day Recess
  • Corporate Olympics
  • Sports Scramble
  • Par for the Course
  • Field of Dreams
  • Football Fantasy at Sports Authority Field
  • Colorado Extreme Adventure
  • Day at the Races
  • Western Round Up
  • Geocaching
  • The Great Race
  • Field Day
  • Minute to Win It
  • Build a Boat

Corporate Social Responsibility Team Building

Sometimes the best way to connect is by serving other people together. These activities will help your team work together by focusing on people in need.

  • Build-a-Bike
  • Build-a-Beehive
  • Stuff-a-Plush
  • Food for Thought
  • Military Care Packages
  • Classroom Kits
  • Camper Quest

Virtual Team Building

Still working from home or stuck in quarantine? Here are some ideas for having fun on a Zoom meeting.

  • Who kidnapped the Boss
  • Hunt from Home
  • Jeopardy
  • Battle Trivia

Scavenger Hunt Team Building

We might be a few years older, but scavenger hunts are just as fun as they were in elementary school, especially if you get some fun and light competition going between other teams.

  • Jeep 4×4
  • Snowmobile
  • Brew-venture
  • Virtual Hunt

Indoor Team Building 

Rain and snow don’t have to cancel the team-building adventures! Stay cozy inside while forging new friendships.

  • Escape the Boardroom
  • Visions & Values Sculpture
  • Ad Biz
  • Lights, Camera, Action
  • Someone’s in the kitchen
  • Game Show
  • Build a Better Mousetrap
  • Build a Bike
  • Build-a-Beehive
  • Stuff-a-Plush
  • Food for Thought
  • Military Care Packages
  • Classroom Kits

GO Deeper Team Building Workshops

Workshops are a great way to help coworkers practice essential workplace skills together.

  • DiSC Workplace- Great for Bonding & Relationship building
  • Five Behaviors of A Cohesive Team- Building Strong & Productive Teams
  • Agile EQ
  • The Work of Leaders- Leadership Development Workshop
  • Productive Conflict – Addressing Conflict & Improving Relationships

Creative Team Building

Trying to find something more creative than your last company party? Here are some ideas that’ll be a smashing success.

  • Ad Biz
  • Lights, Camera, Action
  • Someone’s in the kitchen
  • Build a Better Mousetrap
  • Build a Boat
  • Game Show
  • Minute to Win It
  • Field Day
  • Recess

Knowledge Transfer Team Building 

Help your teams put their heads together and combine their strengths as they test their knowledge during these activities.

  • Game Show
  • Scavenger Hunts
  • Ad Biz
  • Lights, Camera, Action

Download our Choose Your Team Building Adventure Infographic

Our mission at Connections Team Building and Training is to help you build a successful workplace. We strongly believe that when coworkers have fun together it results in more teamwork at work and an overall happier work environment!