If you’re in charge of team building activities for your company, you may want to consider organizing a scavenger hunt for your next event. Scavenger hunts are fun, challenging, and a great way to build team spirit and cooperation among your employees.
How Employees Benefit from Team Building Activities
Scavenger hunts are the perfect way to help a department or multiple departments develop skills in teamwork. First, they help build individual relationships. New employees can get to know those who have been part of the company for years prior. Staff from one department can talk with members of other departments that they may not interact with on a regular basis.
Communication is another benefit of team building activities. As employees get to know each other, it can build friendships. People who get along are better at communicating with each other on projects or in the daily operations of the business. When working on a scavenger hunt, the employees get to work on their communication skills and improve them in a fun environment.
Retain Employees with Team Building
When you host events for team building, you help assure that more employees will stay with the company. They can feel more valued if you take the time to organize a fun event for them. Instead of just being a worker, they see themselves as part of a team.
Employees put a high value on company culture or an environment that is fun and inclusive. They will be less likely to look for another job if they enjoy working with their boss, their coworkers, and the company as a whole. These team building activities allow them to get to know others and to see a positive image of their employer. The events are also viewed as a reward, which can be a powerful reason to stay with the company.
Why Choose Scavenger Hunts for Team Building Activities?
Scavenger hunts in general are designed to utilize certain skills that can easily be translated into work skills. For instance, you need to be able to think strategically and often outside the box to get results. You must be assertive and able to act quickly.
Our scavenger hunts are designed specifically for the corporate client. We provide challenging activities that include business skills people are using each day in their jobs. Because you work in teams just like in business, your employees must learn how to prioritize and assign roles on the team. They need to communicate with each other and play to the strengths of the team members. These hunts require creativity and competitiveness to stay ahead of the other teams.
How Hunts Work with Scavenger Hunt Anywhere
We provide a fun way for you to build teamwork and enhance your company culture with our scavenger hunts. There’s very little work for you or your company event organizer. We take care of all the details for your hunt.
You split your group into teams and each team must have the Scavenger Hunt Anywhere app on at least one phone per team. The teams must complete all tasks to gain points. The team with the most points is the designated winner. Most hunts can be completed in two or three hours and by walking. We customize the hunt for each client, including the length of the hunt and starting and ending locations.
Benefits of Scavenger Hunt Anywhere Hunts
Unlike a treasure hunt, our scavenger hunts aren’t designed as races. Instead, the teams should arrive at about the same time, so you can move on to your next part of the event, which is often happy hour or the awards ceremony.
You don’t need to be physically fit or an athlete to participate. Rather, the hunt will focus on your mental fitness and your ability to work as a team. Teams will complete multiple choice questions and photo tasks. For some types of hunts, they may also have checkpoints and special tasks, such as quizzes and voting tasks.
When you work with Scavenger Hunt Anywhere, you have less prep work to do. We take care of more of the organization, and all you need to do is provide us with the desired date and time. You’ll also divide your group into teams. Your event will be staffed with a local hunt leader who knows the area, which makes execution even easier.
Plan Your Scavenger Hunt
If you are interested in developing a stronger team either within a department, across departments, or through the entire company, scavenger hunts are an exciting option and valuable learning opportunity. We can provide a scavenger hunt no matter where you are located, customized for your business, and enhanced as a unique learning experience.
Choose from multiple packages to find a scavenger hunt that fits your needs. Let Scavenger Hunt Anywhere help you build a stronger team with our special activity packages.