Team Building Activities

Connect 4 Hunt

An outdoor treasure hunt, with 2 or 3 levels of problem solving – finding the treasure, solving the clues, completing the Connect 4 Grid

  • 45 mins to 90 mins
  • planning
  • communication
  • co-operation


Tower Build

Working as a team, using the crane and ropes provided, build a tower of wooden blocks. Absolute concentration essential

  • 30 minutes
  • trust
  • communication
  • leadership


Pipeline

Transport the marble over the course using only the limited pipeline resources available

  • 30 minutes
  • communication
  • team roles
  • strategy


Missenden Mystery

Part Treasure Hunt, part Whodunnit. Find the cryptic clues, piece them together and discover which monk stole the Abbot’s Sacred Scrolls.

  • 3 versions availabale – 30 minutes, 60 minutes, 90 minutes
  • lateral thinking
  • information sorting
  • planning


Great Egg Race

Eggs-eptionally simple activity, but cracking fun. Sorry no more puns. Throw the eggs so your team-mate can catch it in their mixing bowl… but one of you is blindfolded !

  • 30-45 minutes
  • pure fun
  • great energiser
  • very loud !


The Missenden Games

Complete 5 very different activities within the 2 hours time-limit – a bit like the Olympic pentathlon – but with hoops, wooden blocks, creativity, balloons and barrels. Gold medals for all participants.

  • 2 hours
  • resource planning
  • communications
  • dedicated activity website


Kaleidoscope

A logic puzzle asking teams to decipher the name of an organisation hidden within the deliberately confusing set of clues.

  • 25 minutes
  • communication
  • problem solving
  • creative thinking


Runaround Quiz

A general knowledge quiz with a big twist and a chance to bluff and double bluff your colleagues. Played as individuals or as smaller competing teams.

  • 45-60 minutes
  • team tactics
  • co-operation
  • trust


The Swamp

Plot your way across our swamp using 3 planks, 2 ropes and all your guile and cunning. Beware the swamp monsters and red herrings !

  • 30-45 minutes
  • strategy
  • creative thinking
  • problem solving


Berlin Wall

Using a ladder, a barrel, some varying lengths of rope and a selection of crates your team (and all the equipment) must scale the “electrified” wall – without touching it.

  • 45 minutes or 90 minutes (depending on set-up and ‘rules’)
  • trust
  • co-operation
  • planning


Team Drawing

Using the templates provided, one player describes the ‘target image’ whilst their colleagues attempt to replicate the drawing by following the instructions.

  • 45 minutes
  • communication
  • listening skills
  • strategy


Great Missenden Trail

A treasure hunt using local landmarks in the village of Great Missenden – many with links to the children’s author Roald Dahl. Fun and educational.

  • 90 minutes
  • problem solving
  • resource planning
  • communication


Spiders’ Web

Get al the team through the spiders’ web without disturbing the 8 legged-creatures. Great for small teams, very challenging for larger teams.

  • 30 minutes
  • trust
  • planning
  • leadership


Missenden March

Negotitate the obstacle course with the whole team using a set of massive wooden skis.

  • 30 minutes
  • co-operation
  • teamwork
  • leadership


Human Draughts

Participants are the draughts pieces – directed and organised an elected leader – fast moving and usually chaotic

  • 45 minutes
  • planning
  • communication
  • listening skills


Scavenger Hunt

A treasure hunt with a difference. Teams are given a list of weird and wonderful things to collect – harder to find items are worth more points. It’s against-the-clock, so what’s your strategy.

  • 60 minutes
  • lateral thinking
  • communication
  • influencing skills


Culture Shock

Compete silently against your colleagues to win casino chips by beig the first to grasp the rules of the game. NB: this activity has a big twist – whihc we are happy to reveal beforehand to non-participants ONLY ! Raucous laughter guaranteed – see the video

  • 45 minutes
  • trust
  • leadership
  • influencing skills


Pick’N’Mix

Select from any of our activities and we’ll run them in sequence for you to create a longer event of any duration you choose.

  • 1 hour, 2 hours, half day, full day
  • small teams or large groups
  • simultaneous activities possible with multiple facilitators


4 Letter Word

A word game where competing teams must work together to succeed by forming words created from random;y chosen Scrabble tiles. Fast, frenetic fun.

  • 45 minutes
  • co-operation
  • communication
  • influencing skills


Bespoke Treasure Hunt

We can create a treasure hunt in ANY venue you choose. Just give us the location and we’ll do the rest !

  • any duration
  • any style of hunt
  • multiple levels of challenge


Team Identity

Work with your team to develop your own team name, logo, strapline and values – much more of a challenge than pure design; the start of many a heated discussion over what you stand for !

  • 30 minutes
  • co-operation
  • creativity
  • influencing skills

 
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