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.” At Adventura, we know about team building We live it and breathe it through our workshops that have been tested and honed over years by our team of experience facilitators, and our dedication to building collaboration and communication.
Team building, to us, is not just about making friends with your coworkers and having a good time with your team. It is working toward bettering ourselves and becoming more whole people. These are the basic values we are committed to, working from the individual, outward. Strengthening communication and working toward becoming a better person is essential for bettering any relationship 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 more, make stronger decisions, support each other, and work toward being your best self.
Why is Adventura Your Pick for Team Building Near Pikes Peak?
Adventura is unique in the pacific northwest. Our facilitators are second to none in the art of experience-based learning. As our client, you will receive just what you have signed up for: straight forward team building from an experienced team. We will help you define your team building priorities, and we will help you achieve your goals.
We don’t offer online assessments, powerpoint presentations or listicles, 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 experiences are designed keeping the needs of your team in mind, and combining those with our existing knowledge of team building. Our facilitators are highly qualified and ready to guide you and your team through your selected workshops.
Why is Experienced-Based Learning Important for Team Building?
Practice and Mastery: Do you know how to dance? Can you write amazing code? Can you proficiently play a musical instrument? How did you learn that skill? Through practice of course. It isn’t sufficient to just be told a thing. Hearing does not equal seeing, seeing does not equal knowing, and know does not equal doing To be able to apply the knowledge in practice, that is our objective. The process of experientially developing skills is embedded within all of us. Here at Adventura, we guide our clients through the transition from knowing to applying.
How do we get from the typical work-mode to entering 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. And we do it through experience-based learning.
Meet Our Crew of Team Builders NearPikes Peak, King County
We have high standards for our crew of team builders They aren’t camp counselors, they are skilled and motivated to help you define and achieve your goals. The work we do is both demanding and rewarding. Our practitioners are required to make a long term impact in a short amount of time.
Typically we look for candidates with degrees in Organizational Psychology with an emphasis on experience-based learning. Our Team members should be committed to our values, and they should be able to communicate those to our clients.
Do You Need 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 are completely transferable from work to life.
We tend to work well with groups of 25-40. 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.
In our experience, these are the types of teams and companies that most benefit 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. It’s been almost universally found that team building should be required, not just encouraged.
Long term benefits of team building are clear. Well conducted team building workshops can change the direction of a company 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 highlight different problem solving approaches, work styles, and different strengths and in doing so, it can break down barriers between individuals. It can help foster appreciation between people who didn’t previously understand each other. 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.
Team Building has a lasting impact on:
- Creating a workplace where respect and individual strengths are appreciated.
- Strengthening interpersonal communication skills
- Encouraging productivity through a more positive workplace.
- Inspiring creativity by highlighting strengths
Feedback on our 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. This is some of the feedback that keeps us doing what we’re doing:
“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
We would not be able to share exactly what happens in one of our workshops, because each one unfolds differently. 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.
We make it fun. It can be intense. At times it’s relaxed. It can 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 promise to meet you where you are. What we want to do is hard work, but if you’re ready to put in the effort, and are up for it, the results can change your life.
Our experience has led us to believe in our process. And we’ve found that this gives us the experience based faith to believe in you.
Types of Team Building Events We Offer
The Essentials Team Building Workshop
This workshop is exactly what it claims: the essentials. It teaches the fundamentals of a healthy team dynamic. We bring your team together to create a 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 offers an opportunity for each person to understand how a healthy team can help the individual.
This workshop utilizes activities, games, and sometimes climbing in order to guide participants towards a healthy dialogue. We use laughter and fun as tools to guide participants toward a deeper level of learning and developing together.
The goal of this workshop is to communicate the ability to work together as a team and to encourage interactive creativity. Read more
The True Colors Team Building Workshop
Four colors, seventeen questions, and one day to change everything. Our True Colors workshop is available in three variations.
This workshop, in particular, is 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. The workshop is a journey into team dynamics, self-awareness, collaboration, and communication. Our 3-day retreat hones in focus on 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. The results can be powerful. 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 will support your corporate events, individualized adventures, and team building needs. We seek simplicity and honesty in our work and we design and craft adventures with these values in mind.
Here at Adventura, we’ve adopted a lifestyle centered on the pursuit of happiness through outdoor activity, with a commitment to experiential learning. Our passion is engaging every single human to create a one-of-a-kind experience for our customers. The overwhelmingly positive feedback we’ve received tells us that we are achieving our goals.
Contact Us with All of Your Team Building Questions
You can change the direction of your company by giving your employees the tools to build a more positive environment. You can have a turning point that increases creativity, dedication, morale and productivity. 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 you to have a positive experience in our workshops with lasting effects that you may not have expected. We will push you and guide you to new levels of self awareness. You may expect to have improved company morale, but we’ve found that our workshops can have a deeper change. They can even change how an individual approaches life.
We built our a 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 passion for interpersonal growth and we want to share that 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.