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  Team Building Ideas: Team Building Activities for Teens
Posted on Thursday, July 03, 2014 - 03:13 PM (1430 Reads)
Outdoor Guides The real benefits of team building activities for teens is providing youth with those essential life skills of problem solving, working together, understanding others, and leadership.
I have lots of ideas to share with you from over 25 year experience of running team building activities for teens. I will guide you through the process of selecting, preparing and running team building activities, and supporting teens in developing their teamwork in a fun way.
I have also included a huge list of team building activities for teens that you can choose a suitable activity from, and return to time and time again as it grows.



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  Team Building Ideas: 10 Principles of Successful Team Building Activities
Posted on Tuesday, July 01, 2014 - 12:05 AM (294 Reads)
Outdoor Guides You encounter team building activities throughout modern life from school, youth groups to the corporate world. However, when you are planning a team building activity, what do you need to think about to make sure that all goes well?
Well, here are a few tips I have learned during my 25 years experience of running team building activities for all ages.



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  Team Building Ideas: Corporate Team Building Activities
Posted on Friday, June 06, 2014 - 12:10 AM (1329 Reads)
Outdoor Guides You groan inwardly as you reluctantly tape another drinking straw to the wobbling tower that precariously supports an egg. You are bored, embarrassed and still donít know anything more about the other people from your organisation.

Corporate team building activities donít have to be like this. I have collated for you a list of the best, successful and most popular outdoor team building activity days for work on offer from established outdoor activity providers. Whether you want to Go Ape, ski or snowboard indoors on real snow, blast the boss with paint, whitewater raft the Olympic course, hovercraft or have a fantastic day at Center Parcs, you will definitely have a company teambuilding day that is brilliant fun.




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  Skiing and Snowboarding: No more soggy piste maps - Wipeout durable piste map printed on Microfibre lens cloth
Posted on Monday, October 14, 2013 - 10:55 PM (1503 Reads)
Outdoor Gear You know it has happened to you. You manage to get your hands on a piste map when you go skiing or snowboarding, and before you know it, it is a soggy pile of pulp paper. Fear not. The Wipeout lens cloth not only keeps your ski goggles clear, but also has the entire piste map printed on it.

Durable, reuasable, helps you find your way around the ski resort, and can still be read after being dropped in any amount of snow and ice.



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  Nature and Wildlife: Best flashing collars for dogs in the dark
Posted on Tuesday, October 08, 2013 - 12:00 PM (2461 Reads)
Outdoor Gear Some of us don't have the luxury of being able to walk their dog in daylight. I want to let my dog have freedom to run around the park, but how can you see the little brighter in the dark? After a trying a few different flashing things, I have found the best light up dog collar that is also reflective.



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  Adventurous Activities: Clay Pigeon Shooting
Posted on Sunday, August 11, 2013 - 05:04 PM (1212 Reads)
Land Activities Clay pigeon shooting is a sport where you use a shotgun to shoot at clay discs that are fired into the sky. Think of it as trying to shoot at a small, fast moving clay frisbee.

Skills - Strength: 3, Balance: 1, Flexibility: 1, Agility: 1, Coordination: 6
Time needed: Two hours, Cost to try: £39


Note: All guns in the UK require a licence and use must comply with firearms laws. Active Outdoors is not responsible for content external to this website.

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  High Power LED Torches
Posted on Thursday, September 22, 2011 - 09:11 PM (4880 Reads)
Outdoor Gear As the nights get darker sooner, you will probably wish you had a high power led torch in your pocket. Fear not. The best LED torch will fits into your pocket at a very reasonable price.



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  Team Building Ideas: Assault Courses and Obstacle Courses
Posted on Sunday, May 29, 2011 - 10:17 PM (7808 Reads)
Land Activities Me Tarzan, you Jane? Fancy flying along a zip wire 10m in the air surrounded by a forest? Then you want to get yourself to an outdoor adventure course!

Assault Courses and Obstacle Courses are a physical challenge that consist of physical obstacles to get past. These include use of strength, balance, and general fitness.

Skills - Strength: 6, Balance: 6, Flexibility: 6, Agility: 6, Coordination: 6
Time needed: 1 hour, Cost to try: Free or minimal cost.



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  Fun Activities: Sledges and Toboggans
Posted on Friday, January 08, 2010 - 11:13 PM (11973 Reads)
Winter Activities Snow is falling and you want some high speed fun with a sledge or toboggan. I have lots of tips that will help you to have the best time sledging. Find out what makes a good sledge, how to make your sledge go faster, how to steer, and what the best things are that you can use as a sledge.



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  Adventurous Activities: Yaktrax Snow Chains and Ice Grips for Shoes
Posted on Wednesday, January 06, 2010 - 10:56 PM (24559 Reads)
Outdoor Gear When there is a lot of ice and snow about, cars use snow chains to gain grip. You can easily fall on the ice and hurt or break something, but what can you buy for your shoes to give you grip in icy and slippery conditions?



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  Fun Activities: Theme Parks Halloween Fright Nights
Posted on Tuesday, October 13, 2009 - 11:39 PM (7472 Reads)
Outdoor Events In the month of October every year, theme parks around the world have extended opening hours to host Halloween Fright Nights, where you can go on the rides in the dark. Here are the details for the best Fright Nights for 2014.



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  Team Building Ideas: Team Building Activities
Posted on Friday, March 06, 2009 - 11:15 PM (70667 Reads)
Outdoor Guides Team Building Activities are a great way of finding out how well you work as part of a team. But why should you bother?



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  Adventurous Activities: Snow Socks Alternative to Snow Chains
Posted on Friday, February 06, 2009 - 11:03 PM (197826 Reads)
Outdoor Gear With the snow and ice on the roads, how do you stop your car tyres from slipping on the ice? This review of snow socks for tyres shows fabric snow chains provide a quick, easy to fit alternative to snow chains and mean that you don't have to swap to winter tyres.



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  Fun Activities: Experience Days Activity Gift Ideas for Your Boyfriend
Posted on Friday, February 08, 2008 - 10:33 AM (17931 Reads)
Outdoor Gear Valentine's Day is fast approaching and men love activity gifts. Get your boyfriend an Activity Gift for Valentine's Day and he is bound to have an unforgettable day.



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  Skiing and Snowboarding: Skiing Holidays
Posted on Friday, December 07, 2007 - 08:04 PM (14888 Reads)
Winter Activities So you're thinking about a skiing holiday, and want some ideas on where to go skiing and how to organise your holiday. Here is a guide to skiing holidays with a few pointers that will set you on your way.



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  Cycling: Winter Cycling Clothes
Posted on Thursday, November 29, 2007 - 10:35 PM (7754 Reads)
Outdoor Gear It's Winter again, and its cold cycling outdoors. Rather than cycling wearing a flapping luminous vest and having soaking wet feet, what you need are the best recommended winter cycling clothes.



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  Fun Activities: Indoor Skydiving
Posted on Monday, November 26, 2007 - 12:52 PM (11446 Reads)
Air Activities Indoor Skydiving is the amazing freefall simulation experience created by floating over a powerful vertically mounted fan.

Skills - Strength: 4, Balance: 7, Flexibility: 1, Agility: 5, Coordination: 6
Time needed: travelling time + 1 hour, Cost to try: £30 for two flights




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  Adventurous Activities: Outdoor Activity Holidays
Posted on Sunday, November 18, 2007 - 11:59 PM (7489 Reads)
Adventure Holidays An activity holiday , also called an adventure holiday, is just what you need if you love outdoor activities and are in need of an active outdoor holiday. If you are wondering what do I need to know about when booking an activity holiday, then read on.



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  Fun Activities: Weekend Activities for Teenagers
Posted on Tuesday, November 13, 2007 - 11:28 PM (74647 Reads)
Outdoor Guides What outdoor weekend activities are there for teenagers to do? Here is the list of what teenagers rated as being the best things to do at the weekend.



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  Fun Activities: Fun Winter Activities for Teenagers
Posted on Tuesday, November 06, 2007 - 09:59 PM (15243 Reads)
Winter Activities Winter is nearly upon us, but are there fun winter outdoor activities for teenagers and young people? Where can you go in winter for fun and excitement? There is a huge range of things to do outdoors in winter, but you may have to travel for them. If it snows, then the outdoor activities get even better.



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  Fun Activities: Go Ape! The UK's No.1 Tree Top Adventure
Posted on Friday, July 13, 2007 - 10:31 AM (22604 Reads)
Land Activities Take to the trees in the award winning tree top forest adventure and speed down thrilling zip wires. Go Ape is an exciting course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and crossings; all set up to 120 feet above the forest floor.

The Go Ape tree top adventures are growing UK-wide and are now spreading across the US. The Go Ape result is spectacular. The experience gets the adrenalin pumping, gets people out of their comfort zones and above all itís just great fun.

Find out what Go Ape is like, which is the best Go Ape location, how to book, buy gift vouchers and subscribe for Go Ape offers and deals.



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