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TEAM BUILDING in Boston
What Is Team Building in BOSTON?

“Team dynamic” – Courtesy Wikipedia
When assembling a team it is important to consider the overall dynamic of the team. When building a team, five dynamics are fundamental to team success.
The team member: Successful teams are made up of a collection of effective individuals. These are people who are experienced, have problem solving ability, openness to addressing the problem, action oriented.
Team relationships: For a team to be successful the members of the team must be able to give and receive feedback.
Team Problem Solving: An effective team depends on how focused and clear the goal of the team is. A relaxed, comfortable and accepting environment and finally, open and honest communication.

Team leadership: Effective team leadership depends on leadership competencies. A competent leader is: focused on the goal, ensures a collaborative climate, builds confidence of team members, sets priorities, demonstrates sufficient “know-how” and manage performance through feedback.
Organizational environment: The climate and culture of the organization must be conducive to team behavior.

Team building is also available in Newport at Newport Adventures

Boston Adventures

What better way to experience a professional team building activity than with Boston Adventures. For one, Boston Adventures has been at it longer than most companies and we strive to make each and every event more successful than the previous one, we learn, your team learns, it’s that simple.

Goals
The overall goals of team building are to increase the teams understanding of team dynamics and improve how the team works together. Unlike working as a group, working as a team incorporates group accountability rather than individual accountability and results in a collective work product. Team building encourages the team approach to working on a project.

Types of exercises:
Team building exercises consist of a variety of tasks designed to develop group members and their ability to work together effectively. There are many types of team building activities that range from games for kids to games and challenges that involve novel and complex tasks that are designed for improving group performance by addressing specific needs.
Team building can range from simple social activities – to encourage team members to spend time together- to team development activities -designed to help individuals discover how they approach a problem, how the team works together, and discover better methods of communication.
Team interaction involves “soft” interpersonal skills including communication, negotiation, leadership, and motivation – in contrast to technical skills directly involved with the job at hand.


Risks
The major risk of team building is the team member may become cynical of the organization. This could happen as a result of the organization holding team building events outside of the normal context in which the organization usually functions under. For example, if an organization hosts team building events when individual goals and efforts are the norm with the organizational culture, the team building event will have no lasting impact.
It is crucial to follow up a team building event with meaningful workplace practice. If the team members do not see an improvement within an organization as a result of team building events, members may view such events as a waste of time. This may lead to loss of trust in the organization, harm motivation, as well as decrease employee morale and production.

Boston Adventures
Types of exercises:

 

1. Customized Scavenger Hunts

2. Sailing / Yachting Adventures

3. Museums / Historic Attractions

4. Historic Walking Tours / Guided Sightseeing

5. Adventure Tours / Ocean / Newport Mansions

6. Helicopter / High Above Boston

7. Progressive Dinners / Limousines / Coaches

8. Private Sailing / Yacht on Boston Harbor

9. Cocktail Party Cruise / Sail or Yacht

10. Private Behind-The-Scenes – Off-The-Beaten Path

11. Philanthropy Team Building Event / Charity Events

12. Shopping – Spousal Charter – MFA / Gardner Museum

13. Sunset Dinner Cruises / Clambakes / Beach Trips

14. Wedding Parties / Family Reunions

15. Anniversaries / Birthday Parties

16. Corporate Ice Breakers / Milestones / Appreciation

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JUNE / JULY 2012 – Newport, Rhode Island!
America’s Cup Race Newport 2012 & Ocean State Tall Ships

Team Building Events Can Be Packaged With Restaurants
and great Newport City Attractions, and More!

 
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“TEAM UP WITH THE EXPERTS!”
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$99 per person
(min. 20 people)


3 FOR Includes Boston Adventures Fenway Scavenger Hunt / Lunch at Jerry Remy’s
& A Guided Tour of the Red Sox® Stadium!
The Red Sox are 100 Years Old in 2012!
Here is the menu for Jerry Remy’s for your event.
Group Menu
Menu will be offered when the group arrives.

CHOOSE ONE PER CATEGORY AT THE LUNCHEON

Appetizers
-New England Clam Chowder – Oyster Crackers
·Crock of Chili-Cheese and Onions
·Caesar Salad-Romaine, Croutons, and Parmesan Dressing

Entrees
·Classic USDA Prime Burger
·Pulled Pork Sandwich-With Slaw

·Chicken BLT- With Russian Dressing
·Veggie Wrap-With Goat Cheese

Desserts

·Brownie Sundae-Double Fudge Brownie topped with French Vanilla Ice Cream, Chopped Nuts & Whipped Cream
·Apple Crisp- Caramel Sauce and Whipped Cream

Includes a soft drink
(ALL alcohol and applicable tax/gratuity is additional, thank you.

BOSTON HISTORY!   “YOU HAVE CLASS”

Are you ready for an adventure? Explore Boston’s most amazing historical sites, from Boston Common, the oldest public park in America, the old Granary Burying Ground, where 3 signers of the Declaration of Independence are buried, Sam Adams, John Hancock and Robert Treate Paine, to Faneuil Hall & Quincy Market. Explore Quincy Market, with over 100 eateries and shops. A perfect place to take your friends, class trip or overseas guests for lunch or dinner. Later. We’ll show you the North End, home to Paul Revere and The Old North Church. Then you’re off to see Charlestown, the berthing place of The U.S.S. Constitution, built in 1797 and Bunker Hill, with an amazing view of downtown Boston. Great photos.
Group Size: 10 or more    Length: 3 hours
AVAILABLE BY FOOT / BOAT, COACH BUS, MINI-VAN

TOP THIS! WALK THIS WAY
SEE HISTORIC BOSTON from the top of the Prudential Building from the 50th floor. See Harvard, Cambridge, The Charles River, Back Bay, Fenway, all of downtown in 45-minutes. Then head down to street level, seeing Newbury Street, and Copley Square, where we will board the T-Subway arriving at Boston Common (Park Street) to begin a walk along the famed Freedom Trail. See and explore key landmarks including the Granary Burying Ground, site of the first Public School in America, Boston Latin, established in 1635, The Old South Meeting House, Old State House, site of the Boston Massacre and Faneuil Hall Quincy Market, where we will finish the tour. Have lunch or dinner at America’s oldest restaurant, The Union Oyster House, Hard Rock, Kingfish Hall or the Black Rose tavern. Relax and enjoy some fun souvenir shopping, too.
INCLUDES ADMISSION TO THE SKYWALK, SUBWAY RIDE.
Group Size:
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BOSTON HARBOR SIGHTSEEING / CRUISES

Take a cruise with Boston Adventures! We sail from Rowe’s Wharf or nearby Long Wharf by the Aquarium. Chart your course as you take in amazing panoramic views of downtown on the water. Cruise under the jets arriving at Logan International airport. Boston Harbor is the perfect backdrop for a private tour, meeting, social gathering or perhaps your wedding or rehearsal dinner. Join the Captain and crew for some seafaring stories of Boston long ago. Enjoy a selection of delicious menus, food served plated or buffet-style, include an open bar with sodas, beer, wine or cocktails.

 AVAILABLE FOR SCHOOL OR CORPORATE GROUPS
Group Size: 30 to 600 Program Length: 2 to 3 hours

TREASURE HUNTS / SCAVENGER HUNTS!

What a great way to see Boston! Teams will explore the city on foot or by custom vehicles, starting from your office, hotel, Faneuil Hall or Boston Common. Teams are given their cameras, tote bags, team lists, maps & instructions. Then they are off from 90-minutes to 2 ½ hours seeing Boston like no other city. Together, teams will work together, team building, getting to know one another better and having some friendly fun. Getting creative and having some friendly competing with your teams makes for an exciting time. The  best picture, best score or most FUN had wins a prize. Afterwards, we will present the awards, prizes, golden trophies, medals, colored ribbons and more! If you are looking for an activity that gets people moving, having a blast and learning something about the city and each other, then it’s time to call Boston Adventures. A PHILANTHROPIC TWIST CAN BE DESIGNED INTO YOUR BOSTON ADVENTURE AS WELL.
Group Size:
20 or moreTeam Size: 4 to 6
COMBINE WITH A LUNCHEON / DINNER FOR ADDED DELIGHT!

FENWAY TEAM BUILIDNG TOUR!
Get your team together for a really fun experience around America’s oldest ballpark on Boston’s Fenway. See and explore baseball history. Great landmarks abound include the Green Monster on Lansdowne Street, Kenmore Square, Yawkey Way, the fens, Ted Williams and teammates, the souvenir shop, and some 20 fun restaurants and pubs for a memorable time together. Enjoy a private tour or group tour lasting about 50-minutes. Sit, walk, relax & enjoy  learning about the best of the baseball legends, TRULY SPECIAL.

FENWAY SCAVENGER HUNT! We take you to see it all. Teams will explore the streets surrounding the ballpark capturing amazing pictures together. Later, we will meet at a restaurant for lunch. An exciting awards ceremony follows. Then we will take you inside the ballpark that you came to enjoy.  
Group Size: 12 to 500    Team Size: 4 to 6  Length: 2 to 5 hours

NEW YORK CITY – BIG APPLE TEAMBUILDING

What better place to hold a teambuilding adventure than beautiful New York City! Your customized NYC adventure will take you from Central Park, uptown to Midtown Manhattan and SOHO. Explore the greatest city on earth, amazing landmarks, learn something fun and have a super-fun time with your teams. We will provide everything for a custom teambuilding outing. Get your friends and colleagues together. We will meet you at your hotel, office or place of business. Then it’s time to hit the streets. We can include limousines, sedans or custom vans for your enjoyment. After the adventure, we will meet at a restaurant for an amazing time together.  WE WILL CUSTOMIZE THE EVENT TO INCLUDE SOME OFF THE BEATEN PATH PLACES! ADVERTISE YOUR COMPANY BEFORE MILLIONS, too.

Group Size: 20 to 10,000 Team Size: 4 to 10  Length: 2 to 4 hours

NEWPORT RHODE ISLAND – circa 1639

Historic MANSIONS, sailboats, people & More!
Your adventure starts in the most famous seaport called NEWPORT, exclusive and exciting. Explore Newport’s mansions, beautiful piers like Bannister’s Wharf, Thames Street, America’s Cup Avenue and Bellevue Avenue. See the Tennis Hall of Fame, Fort Adams, Lighthouses, Pell Bridge and more. We will take you there. Newport scavenger hunts are great for companies located outside of the greater Boston area. Why not entertain your business clients and friends, taking in some incredible views. The event ends at a restaurant, club or hot-spot for lunch or dinner. Event available by custom vehicles or by foot. History and adventure surrounds you every step of the way.
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Group Size: 20 to 1000Team Size: 4 to 10 Length: 2 to 3 hours

TOTALLY AMAZING LIMOUSINE ADVENTURE!  Great for 40th or 50th birthday celebrations, corporate teambuilding, anniversaries, wedding parties, bachelorettes, entertaining out of town guests and more. Limited to participants that are well mannered. All participants must be 21 years of age, no minors. We provide the customization for you making your group outing truly special. THIS IS YOUR RAIN OPTION, YOUR HORSELESS CARRIAGE WILL TAKE YOU THERE. Drivers are very professional and will work with you to help seize the WIN! Friendly fun, competitive, best option for a super-fun and memorable group activity. We will pick you up or meet us for the start of the event. Three hours is typically the right amount of time to enjoy the experience. We can work with your schedule if a shorter event is required.

NOW “YOU’RE COOKING” - AMAZING ADVENTURE! 
Get a back door pass and complete access behind the scenes! A private tour of Boston’s top restaurants with your Boston Adventures PASS! See and learn how food is prepared and served. Get to know the staff, amazing Chefs, waiters and more! We will customize the afternoon or evening for you and combine the team outing with a Boston museum tour, too. This is a super-fun, totally private group teambuilding outing. Samples of pastries, appetizers and specially prepared food can be included. More details supplied at the time of booking. Cal today.

Group Size: 10 to 30 Length: 4 to 6 hours

TRANSPORTATION IS INCLUDED, Luxury bus, mini-coaches, vans, stretch limousines.


BOSTON HISTORY!   KIDS! “YOU HAVE CLASS”
Are you ready for an adventure? Explore Boston’s most amazing historical sites with your teachers / parents, from Boston Common, the oldest public park in America, the old Granary Burying Ground, where 3 signers of the Declaration of Independence are buried, Sam Adams, John Hancock and Robert Treate Paine, to Faneuil Hall & Quincy Market. Explore Quincy Market, with over 100 eateries and shops. A perfect place to take your teachers / classmates for lunch or dinner. We’ll show you the North End, home to Paul Revere and The Old North Church. See Charlestown, the berthing place of The U.S.S. Constitution, built in 1797 and Bunker Hill, site of the American Revolution, with amazing views of downtown Boston. Great photos. We will send you a picture CD of your event. Includes FUN prizes for everyone.
Group Size: 50 or more Length: 3 hours or more
BY FOOT ONLY! GUARANTEED TO SEE ALL THE BEST LANDMARKS IN BOSTON! CHARTER BOATS AVAILABLE!

“WE’RE HAVIN’ A PARTY!” – TREASURE HUNTERS ADVENTURE TIME!
You’re having a Party! Whether you’ve already begun to plan your special party occasion, Boston Adventures Worldwide is here to assist you in adding that perfect element of fun & special touch to make your upcoming event a SUCCESS. We’re talking about a fun event! Our sup-fun treasure hunt can be customized to include great gifts for the holidays, birthday, engagement, or anniversary group outing. Got a big party to plan for, let us help.
CLUES will take your groups to places they have never seen. Hide a car, a small plane or perhaps a diamond ring in a small blue box in the middle of a city, park, building or unknown place. Teams will set off for an adventure. The first team to arrive gets bonus points. Everyone will have an amazing time working together to solve their clues in a limited amount of time. When everyone arrives to the FINISH, we will conduct the awards ceremony. We provide everything for the event including the chest!

Group Size: 10 or moreLength: 3 hours

YOUR CITY IS OURS! WE TRAVEL TO YOU, MAKING FOR AN EXCELLENT ADVENTURE
We’ll bring our professional, highly-skilled staff to you, making for an easy, turn-key teambuilding event that will run like clockwork. Boston Adventures Worldwide will arrive early, prepare and set-up an excellent adventure in your city, whether it be Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas / Fort Worth, Philadelphia, New York, Miami, Vegas, Toronto or London, England. We’ll make all of the arrangements at our end and work with you to customize the type of event that you are planning.
With more than 500 custom events / experience matters. We’ll bring the most talented staff to your corporate meeting / offsite / gathering anywhere you go!

Group Size: 30 to 600Program Length: 2 to 3 hours

CAPE COD & THE ISLANDS TREASURE HUNTER / SCAVENGER HUNTS!
What a great way to see CAPE COD! Teams will explore on foot or by custom vehicles, starting from your office, hotel, or resort / beaches. Teams are given cameras, tote bags, team lists, maps & instructions. Then they are off from 90-minutes to 2 ½ hours seeing CAPE COD like no other activity available. Together, teams will work together, team building, getting to know one another better and having some friendly fun. Getting creative and having some friendly competing with your teams makes for an exciting time. The  best picture, best score or most FUN had wins a prize. Afterwards, we will present the awards, prizes, golden trophies, medals, colored ribbons and more! If you are looking for an activity that gets people moving, having a blast and learning something about the city and each other, then it’s time to call Boston Adventures. FAST HIGH-SPEED FERRY IS AVAILABLE FROM HYANNIS TO NANTUCKET & MARTHA’S VINEYARD. JUST THE TICKET FOR FUN!
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Group Size: 30 or more Team Size: 4 to 6COMBINE WITH A LUNCHEON / DINNER / PICNIC

BREAK-OUT! OF THE NORM – CSI FUN WITH YOUR TEAM SLEUTHS!
Are you ready for an adventure? Explore Boston’s most daring places and neighborhoods. See and learn about Boston’s notorious gangsters and twisted characters on your 3-hour Boston Adventures “BREAK-OUT” teambuilding adventure. In just minutes, you’ll begin your sleuthing! This is an open-ended detective game where you solve mysteries by searching for CLUES, questioning suspects or perhaps interviewing witnesses. BE THE FIRST TEAM TO SOLVE THE CRIME AND REACH THE FINISH. MAKE IT REALLY FUN! FIND THE CEO OR CHOSEN TEAM PLAYER(S) BEFORE TIME RUNS OUT!

Combine with a lunch or dinner after the teambuilding event.   
Group Size: 10 or more    Length: 3 hours
AVAILABLE BY FOOT / LIMO / MINI-VANS /  SUBWAY

In BEANTOWN, one of the most infamous holdups in history happened in the North End in 1950. During the chilly evening of Jan. 17, a group of masked gunmen crept into Brink's North Terminal Garage at 165 Prince St. According to the FBI, the robbers wore Navy pea coats, chauffeur caps, and Halloween masks and forced five employees to lie on the floor at gunpoint. The seven robbers then dragged their bags of loot out onto Prince Street and into a 1949 Ford truck, speeding away with approximately $1.2 million in cash and $1.5 million in checks and securities. Courtesy of The Boston Globe.

BOSTONIAN “BEANTOWN” PACKAGE
Available Now!

BOSTON – (1630) Explore Boston, home to PAUL REVERE, SAM ADAMS, BEN FRANKLIN, JOHN HANCOCK & MOTHER GOOSE! Nicknamed “Beantown” for the Puritans that prepared baked beans the night before the Sabbath. Join Boston Adventures for a guided walking tour of Boston and the Freedom Trail®, a red-line connecting 16 historic sites and landmarks important to our American heritage. Have a great lunch at the Union Oyster House. Explore Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market, with over 150 shops and restaurants. Take a harbor cruise with one of several boat companies. Later, visit posh Newbury Street for a people watching or amazing shopping experience. At night, see all around, perhaps as far as Cape Cod at the Prudential Center Skywalk Observatory. Boston Adventures will take you there. Learn about such famous events as the Boston Tea Party, The American Revolution and Boston Massacre with more interesting historical facts along the way. Combine your corporate outing or school / family trip with our super-fun Boston Adventures scavenger hunt and see it all!


  • Corporate Retreats and Philanthropy

    Looking for an excellent Corporate Retreat for 2010?

    We’ll show your group an exciting time, whether in greater Boston, Cape Cod & the Island, The Berkshires, New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont. Your corporate retreat is customized to your groups’ needs. We make all of the arrangements for lodging, meals, activities, entertainment and transportation. Boston Adventures will make your corporate retreat an exciting time for everyone

    Problem Solving, Getting-to-know your colleagues, corporate training and teambuilding exercises, valuable lessons in relationship building, strategic thinking and building a positive outlook are just a few of the benefits of your special corporate retreat. Your employees will return to the workplace with improved morale and enthusiasm, creativity, communication skills and as a more cohesive group. Your business will benefit from a full day or two, or perhaps a weekend out of the office; relaxing, enjoying some great times together, blowing off steam, while having a memorable and adventurous experience together!

    Corporate Partnership in Philanthropy

    Wouldn’t you like to help others more? Yes, your company can help in big ways by donating your time and knowledge to those less fortunate. Let us put together a fun teambuilding event for your CEO, managers, corporate team members and generate some buzz for your organization, too. We engage executives with target groups making for an amazing experience together that every participant will gain a greater understanding of others and really benefit from. We welcome your suggestions on how, together we can all work on innovative ways and ideas to make your corporate retreat or philanthropic group outing a huge success. This is an excellent partnership that your CEO, managers, sales, IT, customer service department and other employees can say they were most proud of participating in, guaranteed.

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    My company decided the new interns, myself included, needed to learn teamwork and have time to bond. We took guesses at what the group event would be.  We knew it involved walking, as HR had suggested we wear comfy shoes.

    Turns out, my company hired this company,
    Boston Adventures, to lead us on a pretty sweet scavenger hunt!  After breaking us up into teams, they gave us all a bag, a new-style camera and a list of pictures to take, objects to find, and trivia to answer.  Most of the places revolved around historical parts of Boston, but some were simply fun, random spots, with lots of items to find, too, which kept us busy while walking from place to place.  

    At the end, they tallied up points. I might be a little biased, as my team won the competition and got sweet little trophies, but I really did have a lot of fun and got to know my fellow interns.

    Apparently,
    Boston Adventures is available to be hired to arrange scavenger hunts, tours and other team-building activities, as well as a whole bunch more, according to their website.  Definitely worth a look, if you need a group activity planned!

     KRIS M.
    Golden, CO

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