What is the Purpose of Team Building?
The idea of “team building” has become a company catch phrase for team mini golf, ping pong, or “morale events.” We know team building here at Adventura. We live it and breathe it with our team of experienced facilitators, our workshops that have been tested and honed over many years, and our dedication to building collaboration and communication.
For us, team building is not simply about making friends with your coworkers and having fun with your team. It is striving to become better and more whole people. We work from those basic values to strengthen your team from the individual out. In any relationship, being a better person, with stronger communication skills contributes to a stronger bond. This is no different in interpersonal work relationships.
This is what we offer Our intention is not to be your friend. We are here to help you understand yourselves better, make better decisions, support one another and work towards being the best humans you can be.
Why is Adventura Your Pick for Team Building Near Bitter Lake?
We are the only company of our kind in the pacific northwest. Our facilitators receive classical training in experience-based learning and are the best in the business. Our clients receive exactly what they sign up for: straight forward team building from a seasoned team. We will help you define your team building priorities, and we will help you achieve your goals.
We don’t offer powerpoint presentations, online assessments or listicles, just direct and pure interaction, communications, and exploration between humans.
We are passionate about what we do, and have a unique point of view to share. Our workshops are designed combining our knowledge of team building and what we know about your company and team. Our team is highly qualified and standing by to guide you and your team through one of our workshops.
How is Experienced-Based Learning Useful for Team Building?
It is all about practice and mastery: Can you dance? Do you write amazing code? Can you sit down and proficiently play a musical instrument? How did you learn that skill? Through practice of course. It is not enough to have someone stand in front of you, telling you about a thing. Hearing is not as good as seeing, seeing is not as good as knowing, and knowing is not as good as doing. Our objective is to apply the knowledge to practice. The process of experientially developing skills is embedded within all of us. Here at Adventura, we actively work to provide people with the transition from knowing to applying.
How to we make the jump from typical work-mode to practice-mode? This question is central to making the most of time invested in team building. We are here to create this shift in focus. We utilize experience-based learning to do this.
Meet Our Crew of Team Builders NearBitter Lake, King County
We have high expectations for our Team Building practitioners. They are not camp counselors but are experienced, highly skilled and motivated to work with you to achieve your goals. The work we do is both demanding and rewarding. Our practitioners seek to make a long term impact in a short amount of time.
We look for candidates that have degrees in Organizational Psychology and experience-based learning. Our Team members should be committed to our values, and they should be able to communicate those to our clients.
Who Needs Team Building?
We have a lot of experience in this area, and our opinion is that anyone and everyone would be able to find value in our workshops. We emphasize self discovery, improved communication, and collaboration. These are skills that transcend work into life.
We typically like to work with groups ranging from 25-40 people. This seems to be the sweet spot for positive interaction. If you want to create an event for a larger group, definitely contact us and we’ll design a workshop around your business needs.
These are the types of teams and companies that have benefited most from our team building workshops:
- Small businesses (less than 40 employees)
- Executive leadership teams
- Small to medium business with less than 150 employees
- Teams with new leadership
- And more!
Team Building in the Long Term
There has been an extensive amount of research done about the benefits of team building exercises. across most of the research, it has been found that team building should not just be encouraged by businesses, it should be required.
Long term benefits from Team Building are clear. Well conducted team building workshops can change the direction of a company This work builds respect and camaraderie, improves communication and morale, and encourages productivity. Developing team building skills the way we do at Adventura can have a long term, positive impact on all areas of life.
Team building can break down barriers between individuals and can highlight different strengths, work styles, and problem solving approaches. It can help coworkers appreciate the value of what others bring to the team. By working together to complete a task, the multiplicity of skills within the team can be highlighted and acknowledged. Team building workshops allow coworkers to experience problem solving and communication in real time and in a healthy way.
Teaming building can have a lasting impact on:
- Fostering a respectful workplace where individual strengths are appreciated.
- Strengthening open communication
- Encouraging a positive work environment where productivity is a natural result.
- Inspiring creativity by highlighting strengths
Feedback on our Team Building Workshops
The work we do and the results we achieve give us great pride We receives lots of real time feedback, due to the interpersonal nature of our events. These are some of the comments that have stuck with us:
“This is the workshop we needed years ago. I’m relieved that we’ve finally found a company that helps us to be better people”.
“It all makes sense now. I actually understand why conflict exists in the team and there is no closing our eyes anymore.”
“Not only did this communication skills workshop make a huge difference for the team, it made a huge impact with my family.”
“Every company out there, that really cares about having a healthy dynamic, should hire you all.”
“Best workshop I’ve encountered in 35 years.”
What to Expect From Our Team Building Workshops in King County, WA
It would be impossible to tell you exactly what happens at our team building workshops because every experience is a little different. Each workshop is structured around what you and your team has brought to the table. It is a collaboration between our team and yours. You are there to do the work. We will be your guides.
It’s fun. It can be intense. At times it’s relaxed. Sometimes it is eye-opening. What your experience will be is up to you. You will only be as successful as you are prepared to be. What we ask is that you arrive open and honest, and ready to take your experience seriously. We will meet you where you are. It’s going to be hard work, but if are up for it, and ready to put in the effort, the results can be life changing.
Our experience has led us to believe in our process. Because of this, we have the experience-based faith to believe in your.
Types of Team Building Events We Offer
The Essentials Team Building Workshop
The title of this workshop tells you exactly what it is. It offers insights on the fundamentals of healthy team dynamics. We bring your team together to create a foundation of trust and communication.
Our Essentials workshop explores the question of “What is important to a team and what is essential to YOUR team.” We utilize collaboration, humor, and adventure to help folks find out what works in creating a team. In this approach, each person is given to opportunity to experience exactly how a healthy team can help the individual.
Healthy dialogue are encouraged in this workshop, through the use of activities, games, and sometimes climbing. Fun and laughter is encouraged as we take participants toward a deeper level of learning and developing together.
The final goal is better communication, increased interactive creativity, and the ability to work together as a team. Read more
The True Colors Team Building Workshop
One day to change everything using only four colors and seventeen questions. Our True Colors workshop comes in three variations.
We truly craft this workshop around our clients. The experience can range from an overview of team building, offering some new skills and practices, all the way to a three day deep dive. What we offer is a journey toward self-awareness and team dynamics, collaboration, and communication. Our 3-day retreat hones in focus on skill development and implementation, knowledge and practice. It is during our three-day retreats that clients can put in true dedication to self discovery and changing their approach to communication. The results can be powerful. Read more
What is Adventura?
Adventura is an experiential based education company that is located in Washington that specializes in aerial course adventures and team building. We are an experiential education company located in Woodinville Washington and that specializes in aerial course adventures and team building events. We create unique memories, experiences, and adventures that span from a single afternoon to a life- changing weekend retreat.
We support your team building needs, corporate events, and individualized adventures for family and friends. Our values are simplicity and honesty in our work and we craft all of our adventures with this in mind.
Our team here at Adventura has adopted a lifestyle that is centered on the pursuit of happiness through outdoor activity, and a commitment to experiential learning. We share a passion for engaging every-single-human and creating a one-of-a-kind experience and connection with our customers. Our overwhelmingly positive feedback tells us we are achieving our goal.
Contact Us Now With Your Team Building Questions
You can change the direction of your company by giving your employees the tools to build a more positive environment. It can be a turning point toward increased dedication, productivity, employee morale, and creativity. These positive changes can have a direct impact of the success for your company.
We want to work with you to help define what team building means to you and your team. We want our workshops to have a long term impact on your life and work that you may not have expected. We will push you to look at yourselves and we will guide you to do better. You might expect to leave this experience with improved company morale, but we’ve found that our workshops can cause a deeper change. They have the potential to change an approach to life.
We’ve created this one-of-a-kind program for a reason. We believe in the value of developing team building skills, and we believe that you can take the skills you learn in our workshops and translate them into other all areas of your life. Interpersonal growth and communication are our passions and we want to share those with you today.
We hope that you’ll give us the opportunity to work together. Call us now to find out about our workshops: call 1.866.981.8665, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Mission Statement
Adventura is dedicated to experiencing team dynamics, human behavior, and crafting experiences to explore what it takes to be a team.