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Sterling, VA 20166
Goal: Aside from the apparent physical benefits, this team activity promotes critical thinking, observation, patience, creative thinking and problem solving.
Exercise: If you enjoy escape rooms, imagine one in the air and on a ropes course. Escape from Zion Summit is the Summit Ropes version of an escape room. Team members must work together to find clues and solve puzzles to escape their given situation and free themselves from the course.
Goal: This activity is the ultimate in bringing new teams together and energizing well established teams. Promotes empathy and awareness among team members and requires the use of ingenuity and planning skills to properly utilize the tools provided in a given situation.
Exercise: Teams are led through some of the most difficult obstacles and every team member must successfully complete each obstacle. Participants have the opportunity to evaluate the route before starting and are given tools they can use to assist them.
Goal: These activities focus on inspiring cooperation and creating social bonds, which are the foundation of good teamwork. It also drives individuals to exceed not only their own capabilities but those of their teammates and co-workers.
Exercise: Teams compete in three timed events that incorporate both on and off-course activities. This activity is great for motivating sales teams because it allows them to compete while gaining insight into each other and examining different approaches taken to reach a common goal.
We will also share some non-traditional, leading-edge approaches that can easily be tailored to meet the goals and objectives of your team.
Goal: This exercise is a lesson in ethical decision making while instilling collaboration and negotiation practices within the team.
Exercise: Full immersion into a scenario where half of the team is in a rescue tower and the other half is trapped in a cave. The team must derive ethical criteria to determine the order in which team members are rescued from a flooding cave.
Goal: This activity facilitates organizational empathy, team communication, problem solving and team focus on a common goal.
Exercise: In a space that feels like the outdoors but has the comforts of the indoors, participants assume alternate roles than they typically serve in their group or organization. Working together, the team must construct actual tents, while blindfolded and under the pressure of time.
Goal: This activity promotes communication, creativity, innovation and time management while under stress.
Exercise: Each team must use creative engineering to remove “toxic waste” from an area without any team members allowed inside the “toxic waste” perimeter or “radiation zone”.