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19 Best Virtual Team Building Activities
Fun online team building that maximizes participation. 60-90 minutes each. Fully facilitated.
❤️ loved by remote teams all over the world
An online version of Office Olympics, these virtual team building games are designed to be equal parts friendship creating and skill building. Your remote coworkers will form teams, compete in world class trivia, and play games like "Can Your Hear Me Now." At the end, we tally the points and celebrate the winners, and the non-winners too because everyone on your team is awesome. This event is 90 minutes with additional time and games/activities optional.
❤️ loved by virtual teams new to working remotely
We run fun virtual campfires for remote teams. The activities start with camp-style icebreaker games, followed by historic ghost stories and a real s'more making experience. A week or so before your campfire, we mail each of your remote employees a care package that includes a tealight candle, matches, and s'more ingredients. Then, on camp day we bring your coworkers together on a 90 minute video call to play games and enjoy time together around the virtual campfire. No mosquito repellent required.
❤️ loved by cutthroats, detectives, puzzle solvers, collaborators
Murder in Ancient Egypt is a virtual murder mystery game. The experience combines the best elements of a traditional murder mystery with the unique game mechanics of virtual conference rooms. Our senior facilitator will lead your team through a series of clues and challenges related to one of Ancient Egypt's most infamous murders. Your colleagues will work in small groups to solve wickedly smart puzzles in a race against time. The experience ends with the big reveal told as an engaging story. This activity is a fun twist on the traditional murder mystery.
❤️ loved by ghosts, ghouls, and goblins
Ghosts and ghouls come to life at our Virtual Halloween Party. Enjoy spooky games and haunting activities led by our bewitchingly energetic hosts. Activities include options like Halloween trivia, Scary Story Bingo, and an epic costume contest scavenger hunt. Your team will leave the event spooked and satisfied.
❤️ loved by amateur sleuths, puzzle solvers, teams
International Monster Hunter is a game of puzzles, wits, discovery and surprise. Your team takes the role of investigate sleuths: following clues, answering trivia and working together to track and trap monsters and strange creatures from all over the world. The peculiar beasts may include the Loch Ness Monster, Bunyip, Chupacabra and Ebu Gogo. This experience is built to be international, and covers all the continents, even the cold ones.
❤️ loved by the gingerbread man, competitors, holiday fans
Virtual Gingerbread Wars is a fast-paced, wildly fun team building event perfect for adding a touch of sweet and spice to your holiday season. Before your event, we will mail participants a fun holiday kit with everything to compete in an epic gingerbread showdown. Then, on event day, your high-energy holiday host will lead your group through gingerbread battles and other holiday-themed competitions to crown your team's ultimate gingerbread champion. It's a holiday blast.
7. Ski Chalet
❤️ loved by skiiers, winter enthusiasts, hot cocoa fans
Cozy up to the virtual fire and check into TeamBuilding's Ski Chalet for a winter delight. We'll celebrate the holiday season with games, stories about winter monsters, and real hot cocoa. Before your event, we'll send surprise holiday packages to your guests, complete with all the ingredients needed to make a festive mug of hot chocolate with mini-marshmallows, and candy canes. Your ski instructor, aka your virtual holiday party event host, will bring your team together to inspire good will and cheer to last all year long.
❤️ loved by people who want to spread smiles, gratitude enthusiasts, anti-Scrooges
The holidays are the time of year to spread joy, kindness, and cheer. It's also a great time to take a minute to appreciate and be grateful for what we have. During this special event, our gratitude team will lead your group through a series of activities designed to brighten the days of those in your community. For example, sending thank you cards or answering trivia that delivers kibble to local animal shelters. Your team will have a great time discovering new and unexpected ways to bring smiles to people's faces. It's the perfect way to celebrate the true meaning of the holiday season.
❤️ loved by anyone who wants to get merry
Cheers to the holiday season! Say good-bye to 2020 and ring in 2021 with our holiday cocktail party. During this virtual happy hour, our spirited mixologist will teach your group how to create two festive cocktails. Your group will play holiday-inspired drinking games, enjoy activities carefully curated to promote team bonding, and enjoy the company of co-workers, friends, and families. Bond, drink, and be merry this season at our Winter Cocktail Party. This event is BYOB.
❤️ loved by coworkers with good taste, yogis, coffee fanatics, introverts
This experience is focused on zen, mindfulness and the art of enjoying tea and coffee. Before your event date, we send each of your coworkers a care package that includes four exotic beverages from eco-friendly farms and Fair Trade chocolate. A senior facilitator then takes you and your colleagues through friendly virtual icebreakers, guided meditation and a tasting ceremony. While your team enjoys drinks like mushroom coffee and turmeric tea, we share stories about the ingredients' origins and what exactly is happening with the health benefits and flavor compounds.
❤️ loved by RPG nerds, online game fans, virtual teams
War of the Wizards is an online team building game that combines elements of popular role playing games, world building, storytelling, friendly competition and fierce collaboration. Essentially, a few wizards have been at battle for as long as anyone can remember and need your help to resolve the conflict. Your coworkers become the wizards' minions: gathering sparkles, casting spells and competing to be the first and most successful team to bring the war to a peaceful resolution. It's fun 🙂
❤️ loved by knights, jesters, members of the royal court
The apprentice of famous magician John Dee died under mysterious circumstances, practically outside the Queen’s door! Join a research lab to solve puzzles and earn clues to solve the murder. This activity includes elements of escape rooms, challenges and more that will have your team racing to the finish. Warning: This game contains murder, magic, political intrigue, learning, and fun.
❤️ loved by trivia nerds, quiz buffs, remote teams
Virtual Team Trivia is perfect as a stand-alone event, as well as for virtual happy hours and conference entertainment. The game is all the fun of a slightly chaotic pub-trivia night, without the sticky tables, loud music and overpriced beer. Virtual Team Trivia combines smart questions with unique game mechanics in a way that builds meaningful connections. You can choose from one of our themes like Interstellar or Rock & Roll, or we can customize the trivia to match any theme. Virtual Team Trivia is a 60 minute, fully facilitated activity that we can conduct over Zoom, Webex and other platforms.
❤️ loved by elves, Festivus fans, and anyone with a little holiday spirit
Deck the halls and get merry with our Virtual Holiday Party! This one-of-a-kind party will spread cheer and joy through a unique, inclusive celebration of the holiday season. Your engaging party host will spark laughter and high spirits as your group enjoys festive activities like Holiday Trivia, a Virtual Snowball Fight, or The Ugliest Holiday Sweater. Our Virtual Holiday Party celebrates winter holiday traditions from around the world.
❤️ loved by cosmopolitans, fun-lovers
Ready for the ultimate virtual office happy hour? Join us at our Cocktail Shake-Up, as we help you whip up two delicious, Prohibition era-inspired cocktails! In addition to the tasty beverages, we will help your team bond through our spirited Escape the Raid at-home scavenger hunt, a masterful, historically-accurate “toast-off” and our famous, workplace-appropriate World’s Classiest Drinking Game. You provide the booze and bubbles, and we’ll provide everything else you need for the best virtual happy hour you’ve ever experienced! Note: this event is BYOB.
❤️ loved by remote workers, beginner and advanced storytellers, skill builders
This virtual workshop is part virtual team building exercise and part professional development. Our master storytellers will share techniques like 5 Minute Story Shortening, and the 5 Elements of an Engaging Story. At the end, each of your virtual team members tells a story, and we award abundant praise for the best one. Storytelling workshops are an excellent way to invest in both creating meaningful connections for your staff, and education at the same time.
🕒 2 hours 👪 2 - 300+ people ℹ️More Info
17. Nerd Talks™
❤️ loved by nerdy coworkers, distributed teams, anyone that likes Ted-style talks
Nerd Talks™ are like irreverent Lunch & Learns. We will provide an expert host to teach your staff. For example, your expert can lead a session on Beer & Sharks, Witchcraft & Wine, Cereal & Killers, Plato & Pluto, Zombies & Philosophy and other topics. During your event, attendees can choose to actively participate or listen while quietly snacking, which makes it a good choice for remote teams with a range of personalities. The experience includes games like trivia, virtual Bingo, and icebreakers.
18. Beer & Sharks
❤️ loved by aquarium nerds, beer aficionados, remote teams
Beer & Sharks is a "Nerd Talk" about two of nature's most misunderstood subjects: calculus and progressive tax systems. Just kidding: it's about beer and sharks. Our host will take your team through a wild explanation of aquatic ecosystems, beer making, shark facts and the tenuous links between them. The experience includes virtual team building activities like trivia and icebreakers. Beer & Sharks is smart, thought provoking, wildly entertaining, and one of the best damn ways to make a virtual meeting fun.
❤️ loved by new remote work managers, leaders that work from home
If you have managers and leaders that are new to team building online, managing remote teams that work from home and similar, then we can help. We will share techniques, tips and ideas for running successful virtual meetings, powerful ways to engage remote workers and ensure productivity, methods to promote virtual team bonding, and how to trouble-shoot the most common pitfalls. This 90-minute session is itself an example of fun and engaging training and includes online group games and team activities your managers will learn from.
How it Works
1. Our virtual team building events are fully hosted, fun and unique experiences, built to maximize remote employee happiness and engagement.
2. Most virtual events are 60 to 90 minute video calls on a secure Zoom line that we provide. Some event types are available over Webex, Microsoft Teams and Google Meet.
3. We provide worldwide service, and have hosts in a range of time zones.
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