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Corporate Adventures

ISA'S HIGH PERFORMANCE TEAMS PROGRAM

Team building and professional development has been a big part of many businesses, and in recent years it has been given the recognition, focus, and understanding in the context of mental health.

In Step Adventures is committed to providing alternate opportunities for professional development, team building, and activities designed to encourage mental health. All while in a fun and beneficially proven outdoor environment!

Take a break from the conference room and power point. Get outside to take the learning there – you will be amazed at the positive impact to your team that comes from working outside the box! Literally!

 

In Step Adventures has partnered with Tír na nÓg Forest School which is adjacent to Rockwood Park, and YIP CIDER on the Kingston Peninsula providing two exclusive venues to choose from and maximize the impact of your day.

Our Approach

 At In Step Adventures, we understand the corporate environment and how important it is for employees to feel healthy and happy in the workplace. Healthy and happy employees perform well, and the benefits are reflected across the board – work climate, customer relations/satisfaction, and corporate success. 

 According to Harvard University studies, some of the top skills employers are looking for are: 

1. Analytical Thinking and Innovation:

Understanding what needs to be accomplished and figuring out a way to get there – regardless of perceived obstacles. 

2. Active Learning and Learning Strategies:

Seeing an area where knowledge is lacking, recognizing it and engaging in self-teach. 

3. Creativity and Originality:

Seeing things from a different perspective and thinking outside the box. 

4. Critical Thinking and Analyses:

Being able to think thoroughly and deliberately through daily tasks and find an efficient way to accomplish them. 

 5. Leadership and Social Influence:

The ability to lead a team, establish relationships and recognize team roles by highlighting individuals’ skills and strengths. 

6. Problem Solving and Adaptability:

Being able to problem solve in the moment and adapt accordingly. 

7. Emotional Intelligence:

Understanding how to look inward to gauge self-perception and anticipate other’s needs. 

Our Programs

Each package includes: ISA Guides, selected activity, debrief with food and beverage, and all materials, gear or equipment needed for package selected.

A. Mindfulness Walk in the Woods

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 2 & 7

Our certified and professional guides will take your group into the woods. We won’t be meeting Meryl Streep, but your team will enjoy adventuring on the trails, taking in the beauty of the forest and moments for guided personal reflection.

 

At a predetermined and pristine location, our guide will lead you through some stretches, breathing and mindfulness exercises to create an environment that will facilitate an openness to new learning.

B. Photo Scavenger Hunt

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 1 - 7

Our photo Scavenger hunt is one of our most popular packages. Using their phones, your teams will use their creativity and innovation to take pictures or create video of specific things.

Using the forest and a map, they will work together to find or create locations to accomplish their tasks together.

 

While your group enjoys refreshments and corporate social/debrief time, ISA will put together the photos you can sit back and enjoy the show along with some good laughs and fun awards!

C. Art In The Park
 

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 1 - 7

This package is next level creative thinking, and a fun hike all in one. 

Fresh air, exercise and good conversation are often conducive to brainstorming great ideas and beginning to flush them out. The guided hike will give teams the opportunity to connect by talking together and planning the creative assignment given.

After the hike they will work together to use items collected, complete their work of art and present it's significance to the other teams.

D. Wilderness Survival
 

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 1 - 7

Learning to work together and learning practical skills for what to do when you’re lost in the woods, this package will stretch and challenge your team

 

Using items provided and having to forage some of their own, Teams will follow a map and use a compass to get to a specific location where they will have to set up camp: build a shelter, start a fire, and cook some food.

E. Build Your Own!

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 1 - 7

This is package is perfect for a fun, challenging, adventurous, team building event that is custom tailored just for you! 

 

Come to us with your great idea, and we’ll build a custom package that suits your time frame AND your budget! 

 

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