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Teen Team Building


Program Overview

With guidance from our skilled facilitators, students will experience a unique day of experiential training and development activities, teamwork and leadership exercises in a spectacular outdoor learning environment. Our staff work to engage all students in a fun, interactive way that will create lots of laughter and great memories. 
Teen Team Building uses 3 locations and takes 1.5-2 hours to complete.

Sample of the daily schedule:

9:30am Base Arrival and Welcome 
10:00am Skyride to Alpine Station 
10:15am Washroom Break 
10:30am – 12:30pm Teen Team Building
12:30pm – 1:00pm Lunch 
1:00pm – 1:45pm Optional activity 
To further your custom team building experience, add on 1 of the following optional activity choices ($5 per student):

1. hiwus Presentation with our First Nations Elder in our Feasthouse 
2. Eco-hike or Snowshoe, depending on season and snow conditions 

Educators will cover: 
  • Activity rules and procedures 
  • How to work as a group 
  • Stay within safe limits on a mountain environment
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving

Program Objectives
  • To understand effective processes for communication, and problem solving
  • To examine the concepts of Collaboration vs. Competition and Time vs. Quality
  • To promote understanding and appreciation of different leadership styles
  • To promote positive team relationships

  • Fun, lots of laughs as students work through activities
  • Involves every participant (even in large groups) in a single multi-faceted activity
  • Activity is equally effective when presented in its easiest or most difficult formats
  • Provides opportunities to create situations that promote interactions based on desired outcomes
  • High energy level and fast pace of the activity increase the level of positive participation
  • Challenging, yet low risk
  • Teams are able to interact, share enormous success and celebrate as a unit 

  • Better understanding of skills and abilities within the team
  • Establishes personal bonds leading to decreased conflict
  • Development of creative approaches to problem solving
  • Enhanced communication linkages, collaboration and cooperation

SECONDARY applicable Big Ideas

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