Build-A-Boat Team Building Game

This outdoor team building activity is perfect for lighthearted summertime fun. You and your team get to design, build and decorate people-powered boats out of corrugated cardboard and other improbable materials.

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Why this event?

Get ready for a high-impact team building water activity that helps identify leadership characteristics of your attendees in an exciting, hands-on environment. As your team building event begins, each team receives the specialized equipment, tools and blueprints they’ll need to construct their boats. 

While you always want your boat to look good, these contraptions also need to be capable of floating through a designated race course. When teams collaborate, communicate and execute well, the boats are surprisingly seaworthy and reliable. Without teamwork, let’s just say the results can be both hilarious and memorable.

There are lots of different roles needing to be filled on each individual team, so everyone can engage on a level that works best for them. Teams earn points for innovative ideas, most beautiful boat design, best team flag, most team involvement, best collaboration with other teams and more. A closing award ceremony is the perfect way to end on a high note with the entire group celebrating together.

Team size
  • 10 – 120
Time needed
  • UP to 3 hours
Space requirement

Build-A-Boat team building program works great in hotel or resort pools, lakes or any calm, safe water. You’ll also need a section of dry land near the water for building the vessels.

Ideal for
  • Project kickoffs or wrap ups  
  • Annual meetings
  • Retreats and celebrations
  • Social media content

TeamBonding is all about customization. Theme choices for this event include pirate, military and Polynesian. Would you like specific elements of company branding, culture theme and/or mission statement woven into your program? Just let us know what you have in mind.

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For more than 20 years, we’ve been helping teams like yours enhance open communication and build team camaraderie. If you want to rekindle the bonds your team once shared, or you’re assembling a new virtual team for the post-pandemic world, we are here to help.

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