04 Jul 6 outdoor team building ideas for the summer season
corporate team building is a great way to get everyone together and bond over laughter and fun. in the summer months take advantage of the warmer weather and enjoy an outdoor team building event with your colleagues. there are plenty of options to pick from and something for any brief. see our top 6 outdoor group activities that will be a hit at your next corporate team building day.
1. clay pigeon shooting
head to the beautiful countryside for a civilized day of clay pigeon shooting. start the day with a brief from your instructor for the outdoor team building event and then head off out to the woodland to learn how to master your clay pigeon shooting aim. have some practice shoots then go head-to-head with colleagues and see who has the winning hit.
no experience is necessary for this event, and everyone is able to take part. professional instructors will ensure everyone is comfortable and enjoying the activity, alongside providing you with their expert knowledge. finish the day with a drinks reception and canapes to complete a perfect corporate team-building day.
2. quintessentially english
what is more quintessentially English than outdoor lawn games, archery, and sheepdog herding? this outdoor team-building event is the perfect combination for a relaxed day in the English countryside. add bespoke elements to the day such as Pimms and scones for colleagues to enjoy in between rounds of giant Jenga. or turn the day into a mad hatter’s tea party with theming such as flamingo croquet, giant card games, and cupcake decorating. the options are endless for this outdoor group activity and can include something for everyone.
3. interactive treasure hunt
explore the city or country with a sophisticated treasure hunt. pick your location and allow your team to explore it through the latest iPad technology with games and adventures along the way. each trail will be created specifically for your outdoor team-building events, taking into account the start, finish, and on-route locations you want to include. teams will need to use their iPads to navigate their way through challenges and find clues along the way. groups will have to work together as a team to ensure they are the first to the finish line. to end the day, we recommend an outdoor BBQ with summery cocktails for all to celebrate their victories.
4. it’s a knockout
picture inflatables, costumes, slippery slides, and relay races – this outdoor group activity is going to be a hit at your next outdoor team-building event. time to work with, and against, colleagues as you go head-to-head to win it’s a knockout challenge. promising high energy and a day filled with laughter this outdoor group activity is bound to be a hit with the team. finish the day with a buffet and wine, allowing guests to discuss the adventures and laughs of the day.
5. school sports day
bring some nostalgia to the team day with a school sports day! this activity provides something for everyone and will bring out your inner child. this corporate team-building day will bring some competitive energy with prizes and medals to be won. think egg and spoon race, 3-legged run, and a classic tug of war. include some street food vans such as candy floss, burgers, ice cream, Aperol spritz, and prosecco to ensure everyone is fuelled throughout the day and will finish on a high.
6. raft build
enjoy a laughter-filled day, uniting the team and building rafts – will you sink or swim? start the day with your team working out what you need to build a raft that can float you to victory. work as a team to build everything in time and race across the river to beat your other colleagues. whether you sink or swim, freshen up after this adrenaline-filled day and enjoy warming drinks by a campfire.
there is a corporate team-building activity for every brief and here at seven events, we are here to help. our expert planners are on hand to help you every step of the way. give us a call at +44 (0) 207 659 4430 or drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org – we’d love to hear from you!