Team-Building Campout EDU 506 Assignment 3 March 2, 2009 By Liz Stewart, Amy Smith and Beth Smith Team-Building Campout Overview Rationale: Why a campout? Tent Assembly Simple Outdoor Cooking Team-Building Games and Activities Resources and Links Why a campout?
EDU 506 Assignment 3
March 2, 2009
By Liz Stewart, Amy Smith and Beth Smith
Insert tent poles
With another person, bend pole upward and secure
Repeat with second poleSetting Up A Tent
Campfire Safety Rules
Dinner on a Stick
Use a food-safe green stick, make a point on cooking end
Pie Iron Cooking
Foil Packet Cooking
Foil Packet Ideas
This should be the first team-building activity.
Focus on similarities and common interests among students.
Work in pairs or small groups first, then whole-group activities.Ice Breakers
It does not matter if you think you cannot sing! If you are enthusiastic, they will be, too.
Make sure the songs are easy to learn. Examples:
“Repeat After Me” songs
Songs with hand motions and actions
Songs with a simply melody and lyricsInteractive Songs
It is crucial for all students to understand the rules entirely.
Adjust the activities to be challenging, but not impossible.
Allow students to make mistakes, but keep the rules intact.
Do not tolerate discouraging or negative comments.Team Challenges