The offsite team-building activities are important to strengthen the bond between the employees and bring harmony between them. There is a need to give them a break from the work and indulge them in fun activities to relieve their stress. Some of the corporate offsite team building activities are:
In this team-building activity, the participants will be divided into different groups. Each group will be given a ski type of plank with ropes to balance oneself. The team members will have to walk on the plan by directing each other to reach the other end. The team that can do this task in the lowest time will win the task. This game tests the communication, comprehension of instruction, and strategic planning.
In the Key Punching activity, the two groups of participants will be given the task to collect the keys as per the numerical sequence. Only five chances will be given to each team to complete the sequence. The participants need to chalk out the strategy to place the keys in sequence without exceeding the number of attempts. The game involves coordination, communication, and tests the critical thinking ability of the participants.
This game tests your concentration and pressure handling skills. The game requires the team and participants to cross the web without passing the passage of the rope. The game stimulates strategic planning and execution in employees.
Pipe and Marble
In this game, each member will be given a half cut out of a pipe in a succession way such that every half pipe connects with the other half pipe. The marble will be then rolled in this pipe and one needs to adjoin the pipe in such a way that the marble does not fall off. Each marble that the members successfully pass in the container signifies the accomplishment of team goals and team spirit.
In this activity, the participants will be asked to team up in pairs. In a team, one person will be the guide and the other will be the follower. The guide will be given directly to the blindfolded follower to help the teammate to overcome obstacles and reach the other end. This game tests communication and swift thinking of employees.
It is an online offsite team-building activity that involves asking a certain question to the members of the team. Once this exercise is done, the other members of the teams need to identify or guess the answers. This helps you to learn more and more about an individual’s personality.
Apart from the usual offsite team-building activities, go-kart racing is quite adventurous and a fun game. It exhibits a friendly competition between the participants and lets them build relationships outside their work environment. It is a great means of entertainment and strengthening the bond.
Team Cooking Challenge
It encompasses the task of cooking a five-course meal. As cooking is a task that requires coordination and team building. All the participants are divided into smaller teams and each team is allotted a dish to prepare as their assigned task. This team cooking challenge tests the time management trait of the entire team in preparing a full course meal from salads to desserts, otherwise, the team would lose and literally stay hungry without meals. The situation becomes challenging and pressurizing as an actual five-star chef monitors and urges the participants to pull their socks on for cooking meals.
It involves playing tournaments on the ground and meeting with colleagues outside the office. However, it also involves meeting with people not associated with your office and forming new relations.
It involves celebrating diverse cultures and organizing events to bring people closer and understand each other. It is one of the best ways to build trust and empathy.
Ensure that you spend some time together once in a while to stay updated on each other’s life apart from just working in the office seamlessly.