Tools for Schools

Build-a-Backpack


Tools for Schools program is a fun, interactive, and productive way to not only bring your team closer together, but unite them toward a common goal of helping your local community

As a part of TeamBonding’s Corporate Social Responsibility Team Building series, our Tools for Schools program is a fun, interactive, and productive way to not only bring your team closer together, but unite them toward a common goal of helping your local community.  School supplies can be expensive, especially for middle and high school students. “Tools for Schools” provides an easy way for your team to help make a difference in your own community.

This hands-on team building event challenges your teams to fill a backpack with vital school supplies, including notebooks, pencils, erasers, and more. But it’s not as easy as picking up the items and putting them in the bag – your teams need to earn their items through creative mental and physical team challenges that require teamwork, effective communication, and a willingness to roll up their sleeves and get involved.  With so many different ways to have fun and earn supplies for the backpacks for the kids, there’s something for everyone on every team to do. The group can only be successful by working together, communicating effectively, identifying strengths of team members, and focusing on their mission – helping the children.

 

Group size

12 - 250+

Time needed

2 - 2.5 hours

Space requirements

Large meeting room or function hall with a table and chairs for each team, banquet tables for supplies.

“Let me start by saying we absolutely loved TeamBonding’s Tools for Schools! It was light-hearted. It was fun. It gave the NPS team a nice break from reality.  Kevin, our facilitator, was wonderful and the company as a whole was a pleasure to deal with.”

imgres-3 S.I. – NPS Pharmaceuticals

“I just wanted to say thank you for a great event.  Kevin was amazing and the group had a really good time. It was quite entertaining and eye opening to see how many talented people we have in the firm! I wanted to share the feedback from one of the participants saying ‘I’m always a little suspect of team building exercises and the section came off brilliantly.”

Macquarie K.A. – Macquarie Holdings Inc.

“It was an amazing day… and the team really enjoyed Tools for Schools. It meant a lot to them to help children in the community. There were many teary eyes, including mine!”

ibm K.R. – IBM

“I just wanted to reach out to say how impressed we are with your organization, and would like to give you and your team kudos for a job well done.  Our Lead and his onsite team did a great job facilitating the Tools for Schools event – they were energetic, organized, professional and flexible with last minute program changes.”

wage works - 2 E.T. – Wageworks

“I wanted to touch base and say thanks for another wonderful Tools for Schools program! Everyone had a great time and, as always, getting to see the kids at the end and knowing that they are getting off to a great start at school meant a lot to our interns!”

gau-gbs_1 K.R. – GBS University Recruiting
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