Popular Team Building Activities in DC
While we can deliver any of our team building programs, CSR Charitable events, or SmartHunts in Washington DC, here’s a quick list of our 10 most popular programs in our nation’s capital.
Best Scavenger Hunt in Washington DC
City SmartHunts, our Washington DC scavenger hunt offers an exhilarating and engaging team building experience that combines fun, exploration, and collaboration in Washington DC. Designed to cater to both local and visiting groups, our sister company, SmartHunts®, crafts a unique scavenger hunt adventure that showcases the best of the nation’s capital, including its stunning architecture, renowned museums, and diverse culinary scene. Your team will embark on a thrilling journey through DC, creating lasting memories and fostering teamwork as they visit historic locations and popular landmarks such as the National Mall, Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, the White House, the Smithsonian, Navy Yard, and Dupont Circle.
A Minute 2 Win It!
A Minute 2 Win It! offers a fun and competitive team building activity ideal for corporate events. This tabletop team building exercise uses household and office items to create one-minute scored challenges. The program can be conducted in almost any event setting or venue and modified for group size, makeup, and time available.
Bike Build Donation®
The Bike Build Donation® program is a popular corporate social responsibility (CSR) event that incorporates fun challenges and activities while building bikes for children in need. BEST facilitators use proprietary apps and Apple iPads® to enable teams to “earn” parts and tools, making the experience even more engaging. The bikes come with helmets and locks, encouraging safety for the children receiving them.
Best Corporate Feud
Looking for an exciting exercise to engage and motivate your employees? BEST Corporate Feud is the answer! With fast-paced survey questions specifically designed for corporate teams, the game show is perfect for networking events and team building activities in DC. The unique design keeps everyone involved as teams compete to move forward to the final rounds.
Indulge in the sweetest program, Chocolate Architect, where teams bond over chocolate and create themed structures using delicious candies. Earn points through iPad challenges, chocolate trivia, and gaming, while capturing memories with photos and videos. Build iconic landmarks like Mount Rushmore or the Eiffel Tower—or something more specific to Washington DC, adding colorful confectionaries for a captivating display.
Competition to Collaboration®
This program focuses on team building and improving performance, starting with two sub-teams taking on various challenges individually. Participants aim to achieve their best without observing the other team’s progress. In a twist, teams must ultimately collaborate and share information in order for the entire group to “win.”
Corporate teams compete in constructing a large marble delivery system in the Pipeline team building event. Collaborate with your sub-team to create a seamless, cohesive mechanism. Each stage must be planned carefully, from concept and design to construction using PVC piping, bamboo, rope, and other materials. Wrap up by watching the successful delivery of marbles along the entire length of the structure!
Mini-Golf Build and Food Donation
Enjoy an entertaining and socially responsible charity activity with the Mini-Golf Build and Food Donation team building program. Work in teams to create a unique mini-golf course using canned and boxed food items. Once the course is built, participate in a fun tournament with friendly competition. After the event, donate the food to a local DC food shelf or nonprofit.
Igniting Team Performance Series™
Igniting Team Performance is a fun, dynamic training program that measures and enhances your group’s teamwork skills while imparting valuable lessons on leadership, goal-setting, and communication. The program is delivered via a series of challenging initiatives, and guided conversations will identify team strengths and areas of improvement, applying these lessons during the next challenge.
Experience the adrenaline rush of building and racing custom people-powered go-karts in this high-speed event. Teams collaborate to construct the chassis following strict specifications while unleashing their creativity to design unique themed bodies. Points are awarded for originality, design, creativity, and functionality, making the Go-Kart Competition an exciting display of teamwork and determination.