Top Activities for Team Building in Summer
As summer can be a slower-paced season for many businesses, it’s the ideal time of year to fit in some team building activities and fill out the social calendar. The benefits of team building events are plentiful, as creating a strong and engaged team of staff who know how to communicate and work together is always good for business.
Statistics show time and time again that investing in team building can improve your bottom line and increase employee engagement. Making sure the workforce feel valued is important for any company, and fun days out or special challenges are a great way to bring the team together.
If you want to build a strong company culture and make attract the top talent to your organisation, then team building is a great place to start. Take a look at the top team building activities for this summer.
VR Escape Rooms at Omescape
If you want to work on collaborate team building, then forcing employees to work together to break out of an escape room is the perfect activity! Indoor activities can also be ideal for hot summer days when you need to cool down and concentrate. Omescape London boasts superb VR escape and VR shooter games at our Aldgate venue, so it’s easy to split staff up into teams of six or more. Which groups will succeed in escaping in 60 minutes?!
Enjoy the classic escape room experience in the Kingdom of Cats. Your team has been caught trespassing in King Jasper’s realm and you have an hour in which to escape your sentence of death by a thousand scratches. Can you enlist the help of friendly animals, find clues, and solve the puzzles that are the key to freedom?
If the thought of VR escape games which use cutting-edge technology grab your interest, you’ll find a thrilling selection at Omescape. The Corsair’s Curse is a pirate fantasy-themed adventure in which you and your team will be transformed into wooden idols of various sizes. Work together across spatial dimensions to break the curse and find the Corsair’s treasure.
Travel into space with Eclipse and see if your team can work together to overcome the challenges of your mission to rescue the crew of a previous mission. Choose Huxley for a race against time in a machine apocalypse in the year 3007. Can you find this source of infinite energy and reverse the apocalypse?
Huxley 2 places your team in a Victorian steampunk world. There you discover that your father, a professor, went missing while searching for Huxley’s location. Your team must use his inventions and continue his quest to find the source of infinite energy.
If you and your team would rather battle things out, check out our VR shooter games. Arizona Sunshine LBVR places you in a desert, where you must shoot, scavenge, and survive in the midst of a zombie apocalypse.
After the Fall LBVR offers a different take on the zombie apocalypse. You and your team must battle zombies in a frozen post-apocalyptic Los Angeles. Can you see it through to face the towering boss at the end?
Hero Zone lets you choose three of five games, including Dead Ahead, Arrowsong, Cyber Shock, Quantum Arena, and Cops vs Robbers, for backpack-less VR shooting action.
Set in a haunted manor, Ghost Patrol is your team’s chance to blast colour ghosts, collect power crystals, dodge moving furniture, activate hidden platforms, and find secret chambers. After boosting your individual scores, you’ll need to work together to defeat the evil Ghost King.
With an escape room and so many VR escape games and VR shooter games available at Omescape in Aldgate, team building in summer has never been more entertaining.
It’s a Knockout/ Outdoor Obstacle Course
On the other hand, you may wish to take advantage of the warm weather by embracing a physical outdoor activity. Many team building companies will hire large inflatables and other equipment for you to host your own games day on-site if you have the space. Otherwise, arrange a coach to take staff to a location where the obstacle course is all set up and ready to go and see which group can become champions by completing it in the fastest time!
Another great way to get staff bonding outdoors is with a tailored treasure hunt. Whether it takes place on-site or at a different scenic location, teams have to work together to solve clues and find the hidden treasure. You may want to include an awesome prize at the end of the trail to make sure groups are working as fast as possible to locate the treasure!
We love catering for corporate groups and as team building activities go, we think escape rooms are one of the most effective and one of the most fun. Contact us today to find out how to make a corporate booking and what we do to accommodate large groups.