With so many experiential activities in the BWI Region, it’s no wonder it’s the ideal destination for corporate group meetings, team-building exercises, and family reunions. What better way to promote team building than by conquering a ropes course or learning to sail together? Check out the sample itinerary below that’s sure to make your team stronger!
Terrapin Outdoor Adventure Park prides itself on team building activities. Soar through the air together on their zip line through the woods or on a giant swing that falls from high in the sky. Scale one of the twelve Terrapin Tower routes or conquer the high and low elements of the ropes course. With kayaking, mountain biking, river tubing and more, the outdoor challenges are destined to bring your coworkers together as a team.
The castle at Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament stands ready to play host to your next team outing. Leave your indoor voices at the office and cheer on your favorite knight in battle. With company packages catered to your needs, your crew will indulge in a feast fit for kings and queens. To make it more interesting, divide up your team into small groups and have them sit in different sections of the jousting arena. Each group will be routing for a different knight. Who will win?
Mission Escape Rooms at Arundel Mills Mall will test your teamwork through high energy clue solving experiences. A real-life got to get out escape room is designed for groups of up to ten people. For larger teams, rent out more of their rooms and turn it into a race to see who beats the 50-minute limit and gets out first. The goal is simple – find your way out of a locked room by solving clues, puzzles, and riddles. Mission Escape keeps it fresh by frequently changing the themes of the rooms.
Located conveniently off of I-95, Autobahn Indoor Speedway and Events is a unique place to get your team together. A dedicated event team manager provides catering options and joins you for the day to make sure you meet your team goals. More than a raceway, it offers events, including ax throwing which is believed to be an old European sports tradition. It’s a great way to get a little competitive and liven up the team-building experience.
Dave & Buster’s at Arundel Mills Mall has options to tear down communication barriers and get your team working together. You have four options to choose from. “Mission Possible” brings minds together where the team needs to complete three missions. “Arcade Relay Racer” puts small teams in arcade relay games where pictures are required to move on!
If your group is looking for an experience unique to Maryland, they can try their hand at helping the crew of the Schooner Woodwind set sail in Annapolis Harbor. Your teams will sail past the U.S. Naval Academy and out into the Chesapeake Bay! The friendly and professional Woodwind crew will share the nuances of sailing a 74-foot schooner. Team members can learn how to trim a sail, basic navigation, boat steering techniques, or they can simply enjoy the cruise – with a local craft cocktail in hand.