Popular Team Building Activities in Chicago
While we can deliver any of our professional development, SmartHunts, or team building activities in New York, here’s a quick list of our 10 most popular programs in the city that never sleeps.
Best Scavenger Hunt in New York City
Our New York City scavenger hunt is a creative way to experience the essence of NYC with photo missions, video challenges, and trivia questions that guide corporate teams through popular attractions, historic sites, and local gems. Our sister company, SmartHunts, offers a unique corporate adventure tailored to your needs and group size, and can take your team through any combination of New York City’s famous neighborhoods and landmarks, including Central Park, SOHO, Times Square, Broadway, Hell’s Kitchen, Chinatown, Little Italy, Tribeca, The Battery, Pier 35, and more.
Bike Build Donation
Take part in our signature corporate social responsibility (CSR) program, the Bike Build Donation®, where teams use engaging audio/video clues and fun challenges to assemble bikes for children in need. With over 20 years of experience, our facilitators use proprietary apps and Apple iPads® to make the experience even more exciting. Every bike comes with a helmet and bike lock, and the finished products are donated to a local charity.
A Minute 2 Win It
A Minute 2 Win It! is a popular TV game show adapted for team play using everyday items like pencils, plastic cups, and cards. Teams participate in fast-paced tabletop challenges and vie for the title of champions. Teams are scored and engage in continuous improvement to maximize their point totals.
Best Corporate Feud
BEST Corporate Feud is an exciting game show filled with survey questions specifically written for corporate groups. The game keeps everyone engaged and is perfect for motivating employees or as a networking event. With fast-paced rounds of questions, winning teams move forward to the semi-finals and ultimately the Finale, providing everyone with a fun and stimulating experience.
Fiesta Fun! is an energetic event immersing corporate groups in the vibrant ambiance of Mexico. Teams engage in a contest to create their own signature salsa, guacamole, and golden margaritas. Participants partake in team-building activities, concoct unique recipes, craft a brand identity, and capture memorable moments on iPads. Culinary creations are presented to judges for evaluation on creativity, presentation, and taste, rewarding winning team members with culinary masterpiece medals.
Mini-Golf Build and Food Donation
Putt-Putt meets philanthropy with the Mini-Golf Build and Food Donation charity team-building program. Design, construct and play a mini-golf course using canned and boxed food items. Once the course has been built, teams face off in an entertaining tournament with scoring and fun competition. After the event, the food will be donated to a local food bank.
Igniting Team Performance
Newly formed groups can benefit from the Igniting Team Performance training program that emphasizes interactive collaboration, challenges, and company mission and vision incorporation. Participants will bond during this fun and engaging program. Existing groups and project teams can level-up by participating in the Igniting Team Performance Series, which includes both individual and team-centered takeaways, to apply immediately to the workplace.
Transform your team’s positive energy and build great team spirit with engaging team building activities leading up to the assembly of care packages for a chosen charity. Charities may include hospices, food banks, animal shelters, and more. When possible, participants will hear from a passionate representative from the charity, creating an inspiring and heartwarming event.
Build a Wheelchair
Build-a-Wheelchair® is a CSR program designed to help those with mobility challenges. Corporate groups work together to build new wheelchairs using iPads® activities to earn materials. Safety inspections, artistic notes, and obstacle course challenges will also take place. A representative from the chosen charity will show up to thank teams for their donations.
Bridge to the Future
Bring your team together for a fun and creative project with a twist. Build a bridge that can hold the weight of your entire group, using only cardboard and duct tape. Each section will be an artistic representation of your mission and goals. Get ready to walk on the bridge, test your teams’ work and collaboration, and take unforgettable photos!