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Teambuilding Year-Round

 

BLIND WINE TASTING GAME
Test your knowledge of wine with a blind wine tasting facilitated by our sommelier. Guests will be broken up into groups and will sample two different wines (a red and a white). The wine bottle will be placed in a brown bag to conceal the label and bottle shape. Guests will have 15 minutes to guess the continent, country, region, grape and year of each wine. After the game, enjoy a tour of our world-class Wine Cellar. Minimum of 12; Maximum of 50. Can combine The Wine Educator Activity with Blind Wine Tasting Game for an extra fee. Activity is hosted on property at Grand Cascades Lodge.
For additional information please Email Group Sales, call (844) 774-2733 or Request a Proposal.


MIXOLOGY COMPETITION
‘Mix it up’ with mixology! In this contest, teams are challenged to create a signature cocktail using the provided beverages, plus a secret ingredient. Each station will include everything needed, with other ingredients available in the center of the room to share. Teams will be given the instructions and will have 30 minutes to create as well as name their signature cocktail. Each team will be judged on team work, taste, creativity and originality.
For additional information please Email Group Sales, call (844) 774-2733 or Request a Proposal.


IRON CHEF COMPETITION
1 Hour Preparation plus Lunch or Dinner Event. Our own team of chefs will guide your group in this unique culinary experience with hands-on assistance. Chef hats and aprons are provided to each participant. A selection of the freshest high quality ingredients will be used, and each team will prepare a meal consisting of an appetizer, entrée and side dish to be judged based on presentation, taste, originality, best name and teamwork. Each member of the winning team will receive a bottle of our private label wine. Our kitchen will serve a delicious meal for all guests after the competition concludes.
For additional information please Email Group Sales, call (844) 774-2733 or Request a Proposal.


FARMING WITH GPS
Participants travel around the Resort with a GPS unit to collect ingredients for an appetizer. You can choose your own appetizer or stick with one of our favorites: guacamole or pico de gallo. After collecting all of the ingredients, participants will be briefed by our chef on proper knife handling etiquette and tricks to enhance flavors and presentation. A panel of judges will choose the winner.
For additional information please Email Group Sales, call (844) 774-2733 or Request a Proposal.


CHILI COOK-OFF
Our team of chefs will guide your group in this unique culinary experience by providing the freshest, highest quality ingredients and hands-on assistance. Chef hats and aprons are provided to each participant. Each team will prepare its best bowl of chili for the judge, as well as a marketing pitch to convince the chef as to why its chili is the most favorable. Ratings will be awarded based on color, aroma, consistency, taste and effectiveness of sales pitch. Each member of the winning team will receive a bottle of our private label wine.
For additional information please Email Group Sales, call (844) 774-2733 or Request a Proposal.


CUPCAKE CHALLENGE
A group favorite! Each team receives twenty cupcakes to decorate. Chef hats, aprons and towels are provided to each participant. Each will receive frosting, fondant and piping bags. A communal center table will contain additional condiments and a display container that will be used to decorate cupcakes in a way that represents the team, the company, or positions in the company. Teams will have one hour to use condiments, display vessel and cupcakes to form their finished product, and then present. Cupcakes will be judged on teamwork, creativity and originality. BONUS: At the end of 20-30 minutes, there will be a mystery ingredient, or special add-on introduced to the event for even more fun and excitement.
For additional information please Email Group Sales, call (844) 774-2733 or Request a Proposal.


ARCHERY TAG COMPETITION
Archery Tag® is played similar to dodgeball with their bows and patented foam-tipped arrows. This exciting, action-packed competition is an experience that engages everyone. Don’t miss out on Tag . . . The game you never outgrow! Must be at least 12 years old. Indoor or outdoor in season.
For additional information please Email Group Sales, call (844) 774-2733 or Request a Proposal


CLAY & OAK SPORTING
Our exclusive club is located in a bucolic setting surrounded by historical dairy farms, meandering brooks, old wood forest and secret fishing holes. This trap and skeet range offers guests a unique opportunity to participate in clay sports with private, experienced instruction. Can be set up as a competition for teambuilding.
For additional information please Email Group Sales, call (844) 774-2733 or Request a Proposal.


SMASHBALL COMPETITION
SmashBall is a new, over-the-top game where players wear inflatable spheres featuring inner handles and adjustable shoulder straps. Come compete at the game of SmashSoccer - truly a blast, and may be more fun than you can handle! Indoor or outdoor in season.
For additional information please Email Group Sales, call (844) 774-2733 or Request a Proposal.


GEO-TREKKING
This high-tech scavenger hunt appeals to groups of all ages. Participants will use team collaboration plus GPS devices to locate various waypoints, all while overcoming numerous checkpoint challenges along the way. This event can take place at your hotel, nearby park, or anywhere around the world, catering to groups of all sizes and time-lines.
For additional information please Email Group Sales, call (844) 774-2733 or Request a Proposal.

ADVENTURE QUEST
A cognitive and physical competition where groups of two or more work through a variety of puzzles and other adventurous challenges with one goal - to reach the finish line first. Races can cover many miles in the back county or stay on site at your venue. This will be determined by your team’s goals as all races are customized for your group. It’s a great way to increase team collaboration, engagement, and have fun!
For additional information please Email Group Sales, call (844) 774-2733 or Request a Proposal.


CUSTOM OBSTACLE COURSE
Come and participate in a unique version of a mud run which includes:
• Customized design for your regional destination
• Your choice of obstacles from the menu of challenges
• Focus on teams and teamwork to complete the course
• Award ceremony following the event
For additional information please Email Group Sales, call (844) 774-2733 or Request a Proposal.

TEAM EVENTures
Maximize team benefit with low physical impact. This program will improve communication, trust and/or leadership through a shared bonding experience. Each activity will be determined based on obstacles your company is currently facing and will get participants engaged, thinking critically and having fun.
For additional information please Email Group Sales, call (844) 774-2733 or Request a Proposal.

BASECAMP
Imagine a small team, equipped with a single headlamp, entering into a pitch-black conference room . . . the light shines into wafting clouds of mist and fog as participants search for scattered pieces of equipment located across the “mountain.” The feeling of rushing wind simulating mountain weather, plus the sound of 100 mile per hour winds are an experience that cannot be forgotten.
For additional information please Email Group Sales, call (844) 774-2733 or Request a Proposal.


MURDER MYSTERY
The ultimate twist for your dinner party. Pair high-end dining with detective skills for an unforgettable experience. Your group will work together to crack a one-of-a-kind murder mystery staged by our skilled actors; the script is created specifically for your group so every event is different from the last. Your team will be engaged and entertained throughout the evening. This is sure to be a killer event.
For additional information please Email Group Sales, call (844) 774-2733 or Request a Proposal.


LASER TAG
Come experience the fun and adventure of Laser Tag! Our mobile laser tag system allows for easy movement from indoors to out, and is compact enough to travel from property to property. Unlike traditional indoor laser tag, our laser tag is played similar to speedball paintball. The games are fast and fun-filled for any skill level. Set up a competition as a unique teambuilding event.
For additional information please Email Group Sales, call (844) 774-2733 or Request a Proposal.


INDOOR & OUTDOOR SEASONAL SPORT CHALLENGE OPTIONS (with a coordinator):
 • Softball • Wallyball • Beach Volleyball • Kickball • Horseshoes • Dodgeball • Egg Toss / 3-Legged Race • Frisbee Golf Toss / Sack Races • Hula Hoop Contest • Tug-of-War Competition • Ameba Race / Human Knot • Basket Shoot (Indoors only) • Slam Ball • Corn Hole
For additional information please Email Group Sales, call (844) 774-2733 or Request a Proposal.


SCAVENGER HUNT
Everybody’s favorite, tailored to your group. Ranging from traditional to photographic to location-specific and beyond — scavenger hunts are a great source of active fun that gets participants moving around and can be designed within any time-frame. No matter the style, participants will love competing to be the first team to finish!
For additional information please Email Group Sales, call (844) 774-2733 or Request a Proposal.


Minute Mayhem
Help your team perform their best under pressure by racing against the clock to compete in short challenges. As short as a minute in duration, each challenge can be a standalone event or incorporated into our Geo-Trekking as checkpoints.
For additional information please Email Group Sales, call (844) 774-2733 or Request a Proposal.


CHARITY BIKE BUILD
Armed with wrenches and enthusiasm, teams race to construct the ultimate human-powered, no-gasoline-needed rocket known to many as a “child’s bicycle.” Teams will be faced with the challenge of assembling their “rockets” without any instructions, all while other teammates navigate entertaining, innovative puzzles and challenges to earn enough “money” to purchase that last crucial part needed to make their team’s bike the first produced. Starting at $125 per person (bike cost additional).
For additional information please Email Group Sales, call (844) 774-2733 or Request a Proposal.


SKI CHAIRS
Build and donate a New England classic - the Adirondack ski chair! Built from retired skis, these chairs are comfortable and stylish. All necessary materials and tools are provided, but it’s up to your group to design and build the chairs. They can be donated to area non-profits or taken back to your company.
For additional information please Email Group Sales, call (844) 774-2733 or Request a Proposal.


HANDS OF GRATITUDE
Imagine life without one of your hands . . . it’s hard to fathom the daily hardships faced. Together, we can provide much needed prosthetic appendages for those who are unable to purchase their own. All materials, tools, and information needed to build functional high-end prosthetic hands are provided. In small teams, your group is tasked with turning the pieces into fully-functioning hands. Completed prosthetics will be donated to those who need a “helping hand”.
For additional information please Email Group Sales, call (844) 774-2733 or Request a Proposal.


CORPORATE PICTIONARY
This fun, competitive activity involves several rounds where one team member will be provided with a word (which can be either corporate jargon or company specific language) which they will then need to draw, act or sculpt out of putty for their team to guess. As the rounds progress, challenges will be incorporated such as drawing with your eyes closed or only being able to hum. A winner will be awarded based on the most correctly guessed words in the fastest amount of time.
For additional information please Email Group Sales, call (844) 774-2733 or Request a Proposal.


CANVAS CONNECT
Let art bring your group together. We will craft an event to strengthen your group dynamic and spark creativity, drawing out the inner artist in all. Work with us to create something totally unique. No matter what you decide, this event is sure to build lasting relationships.
For additional information please Email Group Sales, call (844) 774-2733 or Request a Proposal.