What is Team Building About?
The term “team building” has become a catch phrase over time; an excuse for team mini golf, ping pong, or the general “morale event”. Here at Adventura, we know team building. 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 working to be more whole and better people. These are the basic values we are committed to, working from the individual, outward. 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 goal 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 Covington?
Adventura is the only company of its kind in the pacific northwest. Our facilitators are classically trained in the art of experience-based learning, and are second to none. Our clients receive exactly what they sign up for: straight forward team building from a seasoned team. We will help you define what you want to achieve through your team building events, and we will help you reach those goals.
We don’t offer listicles or power points, no online assessments, just pure, direct interaction, communication, and exploration between humans.
We want to help your team improve, and we have a unique point of view to share with you. Our team building experiences are designed combining our knowledge with the needs of your team. Our experienced facilitators are ready to guide you and your team through one of our team building experiences.
Why use experience-based Learning for Team Building?
It is all about practice and mastery: Can you dance? Do you write amazing code? Can you proficiently play a musical instrument? How have you honed those skills? It has taken hands on practice. It isn’t sufficient to just be told 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. Learning through experiential development of skills is embedded within all of us. Here at Adventura, we guide our clients through the transition from knowing to applying.
How to we enter practice-mode from our typical work-mode? This question is central to making the most of time invested in team building. We help create this shift in focus. We utilize experience-based learning to do this.
Meet Our Practitioners of Team Building Near Covington, 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 that we do is demanding but rewarding. Our team is committed to making a long term impact in a few days, or sometimes even hours.
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’ve worked with a wide variety of individuals and groups, and we believe that anyone and everyone would benefit from our workshops. We spend time improving communication, self discovery, and collaboration. These are skills that our clients take with them into their work and lives.
Our typical team building events range from 25 – 40 participants. This seems to be the sweet spot for positive interaction. If you do have a larger group, be sure to contact us so we can create and event around your 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!
Long Term Benefits of Team Building
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 of team building are clear. Whole companies can shift direction when team building is skillfully utilized. This kind of development improves morale and communication, builds respect and camaraderie, 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 create an atmosphere of appreciate by revealing what each team member contributes to their workplace. Completing a task can highlight the multiplicity of skills in a workplace. Our workshops give participants a healthy place to practice communication and problem solving in real time.
Teaming building has lasting effects on:
- Fostering a respectful workplace where individual strengths are appreciated.
- Strengthening interpersonal communication
- Encouraging productivity through a more positive workplace.
- Inspiring creativity by highlighting strengths
Some of our Favorite Feedback From Team Building Workshops
We take deep pride in the work we do and the results we produce. We receives lots of real time feedback, due to the interpersonal nature of our events. These are some of our favorite comments:
“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 Can You Expect From Our Team Building Workshops in King County, WA?
It would be difficult to share what exactly happens in one of our workshops, because each one is a little different. Each is structures around what your team brings in the door with them. It’s a collaboration between your team and our facilitators. You are there to do the work. We are there to guide you.
It’s fun. It can be intense. Sometimes it’s relaxed. It has the potential to be eye-opening. What your experience will be is up to you. Your success is dependant on how prepared you are to succeed. All we ask is that you arrive ready to take you experience seriously, and to be honest and open. We are ready to 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.
We have the experience to believe in our process And we’ve found that this gives us the experience based faith to believe in you.
Here Are Some of the Workshops We Offer
The Essentials Team Building Workshop
The title of this workshop tells you exactly what it is. It teaches the fundamentals of a healthy team dynamic. We offer your team a look at the foundation of trust and communication.
This workshop takes a look at what is important to a team and what is essential to YOUR team.” We use humor, adventure and a collaboration to help individuals discover what works in creating a team. This approach offers an environment where each person gets to personally experience how a healthy team helps the individual.
Healthy dialogue are encouraged in this workshop, through the use of activities, games, and sometimes climbing. We use laughter and fun as tools to guide 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 is available in three variations.
This workshop is truly crafted around our clients. Your experience could range from one day of team building exercises, all the way to a three day deep dive of self exploration. We offer a journey into self-awareness and team dynamics, communication, and collaboration. Our 3-day retreat gives participants an all encompassing experience in skill development and implementation, knowledge and practice. It is during the 3-day retreats that clients can truly learn new skills in communication and self discovery, and practice them. This can lead to powerful results. Read more
Who Are We at Adventura?
Adventura is an experiential education company located in Woodinville, Washington that specializes in both team building and aerial course adventure. We create unique memories, experiences, and adventures that span from a single afternoon to a life- changing weekend retreat.
We are here to support your corporate events, team building needs, and individualized adventures for friends and family. Our values are simplicity and honesty in our work and we craft all of our adventures with this in mind.
We’ve adopted a lifestyle, here at Adventura, that embraces the pursuit of happiness through outdoor adventures, with a commitment to experiential learning. We want to create a one-of-a-kind experience for our customers and engage each of them. Our overwhelmingly positive feedback tells us we are achieving our goal.
Contact Us and We’ll Answer All of your Team Building Questions
Giving your employees tools to build more positive team dynamics can change the direction of a company. It can be the turning point you need to increase productivity, morale, dedication, and creativity. These positive changes, in turn, translate to more success for your business.
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 really see yourselves and we will guide you to improve. You might expect to leave this experience with improved company morale, but we’ve found that our workshops can cause a deeper change. They can change how an individual approaches their life.
We’ve created this one-of-a-kind program for a reason. We believe in the value of team building and translating the skills that you learn from our program to every aspect of your life. We have a passion for growth and communication and we want to share those with you right now.
We would love the chance to work with you. Call today to find out more about our programs: 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.