Team Building Activity | Behind the scenes at Glamping Hub

As a few of chances are you’ll know, because the starting of the COVID pandemic, like many different companies, Glamping Hub has been working remotely to ensure we keep wholesome and secure all through the pandemic. We’re a workforce of over 50, with over 14 totally different nationalities, and cut up between our HR workplaces in Seville, Spain, and Denver, Colorado. Now we have needed to adapt and embrace the distant working way of life, like many different companies, however all through we have been in a position to maintain our sturdy sense of togetherness by way of digital conferences, distant workforce constructing actions, and steady communication.  

Though, we did miss seeing one another across the workplace, having a fast chat subsequent to the water cooler, having a cerveza (beer in Spanish) after work to speak about our subsequent glamping adventures, or discovering the most recent cultural distinction we observed since dwelling overseas. And naturally, our quarterly team-building actions. 

Our first workforce day trip and reunion in over a yr!

Now we have been ready for the federal government pointers and restrictions in Spain to ease earlier than we have been in a position to plan a day trip in Seville to see our colleagues once more. For a few of the workforce, it has been over a yr since they noticed one another in individual, and a few new workforce members nonetheless hadn’t met anybody face-to-face. So lastly, final week our time got here the place we might take pleasure in a enjoyable team-building exercise, and an out of doors journey in Seville, collectively. 

Plaza España in Seville, host to Glamping Hub
Plaza España – Pexels

The place? The very best park in Seville, María Luisa Park

Sometimes at Glamping Hub, we maintain 4 enjoyable group exercise occasions all year long. As Seville will get very heat in summer season, we use spring as an opportunity to take pleasure in outside actions and team-building video games. This yr, we took half in a Sports activities Day occasion in one of many must-see locations to go to in Seville. The María Luisa Park within the heart of town, subsequent to the Plaza España. It’s a palace backyard that was donated to town of Seville in 1893, is roughly 100 acres and stuffed with worldwide and fascinating statues, fauna, fountains, playgrounds, and wildlife. It was the proper place for a neighborhood and covid pleasant exercise for the workforce. 

Glamping Hub's team getting ready for their team building sports day

The primary workforce problem: discover your group

We met at Plaza España within the morning with directions to put on sportswear, deliver a bottle of water, put on sunscreen, and naturally a masks. Our individuals’s workforce had organized with Andaya Senderismo, a neighborhood outside journey exercise organizer to do a scavenger hunt throughout the park! Our first mission: discover our workforce on a hidden workforce sheet inside Plaza España. 

Two team members using a map of the Maria Luisa Park during Glamping Hub's team building sports day

After a couple of minutes of working collectively, we ultimately discovered our groups and have been prepared to start out our day of outside workforce constructing actions.

Glamping Hub employees finding their teams during a team building event day.

Inside our groups we needed to search the park and work collectively to seek out clues given by our host Anda Ya. 

Small team getting ready to explore the park during Glamping Hub's team building sports day

What outside actions have been included in our workforce constructing day?

Every process was designed to problem mushy abilities, orientation abilities, normal data, and naturally teamwork. Anda Ya inspired us to suppose creatively, discover wildly and embrace all of the challenges forward of us.

This was a spotlight for a few of the groups and was additionally one of many largest challenges. – Take a photograph with a pigeon in your palm. We all know this sounds just a little unusual, nevertheless it’s a very fashionable factor to do within the María Luisa Park in Seville, and we had hand sanitizer on the prepared. 

Glamping Hub's team member holding a pigeon as a challenge during their team building sports day
Josemi – one among our proficient again finish builders was cool, calm and acquired the job accomplished!
Pigons on Glamping Hub's team member arm as a challenge during their team building sports day
Mercedes – One of many individuals’s specialists was just a little hesitant and the birds knew it. She nonetheless managed to get an ideal picture and accomplished the problem.

Typical Sports activities day actions included passing the ball to one another in a circle with out touching it along with your arms, and a race with a ball between your legs. 

Glamping Hub's team members passing a ball during challenge at their team building sports day

We additionally recited poems, wrote little needs subsequent to a well-known statue, and looked for hidden clues to reply normal data questions. 

Glamping Hub's team working together during their team building sports day

Why is it essential to get outside for workforce constructing?

Glamping Hub had a unbelievable team-building day outside. The open air, sunny skies, and spirit of competitors was an effective way to disconnect from our day-to-day roles. It introduced us nearer collectively as an organization, reunited us with actions that inspired collaboration, and has given us the boldness to work with new individuals in departments we could not normally. We extremely advocate getting outside as an ideal team-building thought when it’s secure and attainable to take action. It’s a enjoyable alternative to get artistic, re-energize your groups, and keep covid pleasant. 

Glamping Hub members who attended the team building sports day event

What’s subsequent?

We’re persevering with to work remotely for now, and are trying ahead to our subsequent reunion. We are going to keep alert for the most recent recommendation and rules offered by the federal government, WHO, and native authorities For extra photos, movies, and details about our behind-the-scenes actions comply with us on Fb, Twitter, and Instagram. We’ll be sharing some extra nice clips quickly!

Remember to learn out Digital Crew Constructing Actions and Firm Retreat Concepts in the event you’re on the lookout for inspiration on your firm. Moreover, try our Ideas and Recommendation for Secure Journey in Summer time earlier than organizing your subsequent company getaway. 

Notice: Photographs taken by @xiosercis


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