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TEAM BUILDING & THE POWER OF PLAY

Through our team building activities, events, and ice breakers, we will help the members of your team create bonds that are as authentic as they are deep. We believe that play creates the most effective teamwork at work – sweet!!!

PROFESSIONAL FACILITATORS

U-Rocket Facilitators or “Clever Dudes” understand what team building is all about. It’s building a connection, and maintaining it beyond the team building event. Our Facilitators trained to be supportive and to foster connections both with and between those around them – great!!!

CORPORATE MEETINGS & CONFERENCE VENUES

We’ve developed a working relationship with corporate meeting venues in all the major centres. It’s called Preferred Venues, and it’s a partnership designed to save time and money. U Rocket will be your concierge and go-to resource for delivering customised team building events that exceed your expectations. We create memorable experiences! – lekka!!!

BENEFITS

Combining play with work is the best way to create an effective team building event. We call it “the power of play.” Our Programs teach teams how to have fun at work. As a result, teams become more productive, creative, flexible, motivated and employees feel rewarded – Kewl!!!

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    WATER BONANZA

    The H2O is welcomed by everyone, especially on a hot summers day. Teams get
    to compete in series of challenges which allow them to advance to the next
    round – only when they have completed the challenge they are on successfully.
    It is filled with fun and craziness. Guaranteed to bring forth your groups silly
    side and never forgotten memories. Typical activities include Fill the Bucket,
    Gutter ball, Beverage relay and more.

    Area: Outdoor • Group Size: 10 – 150 • Duration: 120 min • Physicality: Low
    Outcome: Fun – Team Work – Participation – Strategic Planning

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    CONSTRUCT

    Try your hand at this construction activity. It will definitely blow your mind, as a
    platform for teams of colleagues to work together on different aspects of the
    project, where a defined final product is needed. Each step of this activity is
    critical to the overall outcome and each aspect delivers a different group
    dynamic. No engineers require here, just some common sense, meticulous
    attention to detail and imagination. Design and planning, application and
    method, crafts and presentation all play a part in this activity.

    Area: In and Outdoor • Group Size: 10 – 60 • Duration: 120 min • Physicality: None
    Outcome: Team Work – Thinking Skills – Problem Solving – Strategic Planning

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    SHOOTING GALLERY

    The perfect activity for any group. It emphasises accuracy in the workplace
    through a method of Olympic scoring. It will get teams up in arms and ready to
    compete to be crowned the shot of the day. This activity comprises of several
    different shooting activities. Starting with a simple elastic band, traditional
    South African Kattie, 3 man Slingshot and either Blow Darts or Air Rifles.

    Area: In or Outdoor • Group Size: 10 – 80 • Duration: 120 min • Physicality: Low
    Outcome: Trust – Team Work – Leadership – Accountability – Listening Skills

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    BINGO EXTRAVAGANZA

    The game show activity, designed to bring out the fun, interactive element in a
    group and creates the right atmosphere in the room. BINGO EXTRAVAGANZA
    comprises of rounds different categories that has the teams crossing off
    squares based on not only standard numbers but trivia answers and random
    challenges as well. This experience is tailored to the celebration yet provides
    an entertaining way of bonding a work group together like no other activity
    can.

    Area: Indoor • Group Size: 20 – 200 • Duration: 120 min • Physicality: None
    Outcome: Team Work – Thinking Skills – Problem Solving – Fun – consensus

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    BACKYARD VOLLEYBALL

    A fun, exciting way to get our whole team involved in a nice outside setting. We
    set it up and through our facilitation, teams get to compete against each other
    in a round robin tournament, using U-Rockets unconventional rules. Teams
    will need to respond quickly, adapt and become creative through fun and
    quick thinking to achieve their goals.

    Area: Outdoor • Group Size: 10 – 100 • Duration: 120 min • Physicality: Low – Medium
    Outcome: Accountability – Trust – Creativity – Team Work – Participation

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    GAMES OF CHANCE

    A challenging series of engaging tasks await the teams. Each is positioned at
    different Task Stations and given 5 minutes to overcome the challenge. These
    task stations require a different set of skills so that every team player will need
    to apply themselves (who knows which player has better skills than the next?)
    Successful or not, teams move onto the next station until all the stations have
    been visited. Coming up with a strategy, compiling a game plan and executing
    an action will decide the winning team from the also rans.

    Area: In or Outdoor • Group Size: 20 – 200 • Duration: 120 min • Physicality: None
    Outcome: Team Work – Thinking Skills – Problem Solving – Communication – Confidence Building

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    DISCO GOLPH

    Disc golf, or Frolf is a frisbee disc game, requiring precision and accuracy.
    Teams are made up either as pairs, 4-ball or a Bunch. Each Player throws a
    flying disc towards a target or pin. As in traditional golf, the team play and try
    throw a par or less on an improvised Disc Golf Course. A frisbee seems like a
    fun game on the beach, but when you are feeling the stress to get as close to
    the pin as possible, concentration, a conservative approach and a level head
    are a few of the characteristics one needs.

    Area: Outdoor • Group Size: 10 – 200 • Duration: 120 min • Physicality: very little
    Outcome: Team Work – Communication – Problem Solving – Composure – Fun

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    SCAVENGER HUNT

    Teams compete and have to complete tasks and challenges. As they complete
    one section, information is given for the next one and so on. Find treasures,
    collect symbols, complete puzzles, solve problems all along the way. Groups
    are divided into working teams and require everyone’s participation to
    complete the quest on time. Some exciting surprises and bumps await the
    teams as they follow their maps en-route to treasures..

    Area: Outdoor • Group Size: 10 – 150 • Duration: 120 min • Physicality: Low
    Outcome: Communication – Trust – Creativity – Team Work – Participation

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    60 SEC HUSTLE

    You may know it as Minute to Win It but we much prefer 60 SECOND HUSTLE as
    the teams to practice a sense of calm and to pull together to succeed with a
    series of improbable yet possible challenges. Beat the clock countdown and
    watch the other teams struggle to match you. This is where each player takes
    part in challenges that use objects that are commonly available around the
    house. Keep it in the cup, King of cones and Blindfolded Banana Bonanza are just
    a few of the challenges.

    Area: Indoor • Group Size: 20 – 200 • Duration: 120 min • Physicality: None
    Outcome: Team Work – Thinking Skills – Problem Solving – Self Confidence – Fun

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    GOONS CRIME SCENE

    Team up with some office colleagues, put on your investigation hats and solve
    the crime. Who has a trained eye for detail that will help when analysing the
    crime scene and processing the forensic evidence found. Walk through the
    crime scene, do the forensics and then piece together a sequence of events
    and probabilities. Lots of fun, yet still an amazing activity that addresses key
    co-operation points in the workplace.

    Area: In or Outdoor • Group Size: 12 – 80 • Duration: 120 min • Physicality: None
    Outcome: Communication – Thinking Skills – Problem Solving – Team Work

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    SPEED MEET

    This sets the tone for things to come. Getting to know your colleagues and
    communicate in a fun, interactive way is what SPEED MEET will deliver.
    Working on the same principles as speed dating, groups rotate between peers
    for three minute intervals and ask questions. Our respected ‘EmCee’ will guide
    this session through interaction, directions and discussion.

    Area: Outdoor • Group Size: 10 – 150 • Duration: 120 min • Physicality: Low
    Outcome: Communication – Trust – Creativity – Team Work

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    FARMERS GAMES or BOERESPORTS

    Get out the dungarees, slap on a pair of wellington boots, team up with your
    fellow farm hands and participate in a series of traditional and some not so
    traditional sports and relay games. Loads of fun as the pressure is ever present
    with the teams vying to be top dog. Pole maze, Tug-o-war, Bokdrol Spoeg,
    Lawn Bowls and Wheelbarrow races are a few of the choices on offer.

    Area: Outdoor • Group Size: 10 – 150 • Duration: 120 min • Physicality: Low
    Outcome: Communication – Trust – Creativity – Team Work – Participation

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    ODDBALL OLYMPIC

    Why be normal when you could be having heaps of fun with laughter being the
    antidote. The group is divided into smaller relay teams who compete against
    each other in low or no physically demanding tests. Hoop Toss, Cornhole
    challenge, Horse Race and Shoot the balloon are just some of the tasks to be
    done. It’s a combo of team races and group tasks which gives everyone the
    opportunity of observing the others, trying their best to win the challenge.

    Area: Indoor • Group Size: 20 – 200 • Duration: 120 min • Physicality: None
    Outcome: Team Work – Thinking Skills – Problem Solving – Self Confidence – Fun

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    THE QUIZ SHOW

    ENTERTAINING, FUN, INTERACTIVE and MIND BLOWING. Just some of the words
    to describe this activity. With different categories and great quiz masters, we
    deliver a memorable evening. Teams will have to provide the answers to
    various questions in this fun quiz challenge. Typical section from the quiz will
    include ‘First team to answer’, Tandem Brain, field a question from the
    opposition and more. a highly interactive and involved activity for your whole
    group.

    Area: Indoor • 9 Group Size: 20 – 200 • Duration: 120 min • Physicality: None
    Outcome: Team Work – Thinking Skills – Problem Solving – Fun

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    SURVIVOR CHALLENGE

    SURVIVOR Challenge pits competing tribes against each other whilst tackling
    mildly physical and mental challenges with some bends thrown in. Members
    need to ‘pull’ together to be able to pull off each challenge and get their
    IDOLS, which are earned throughout the event. These will help when casting
    your vote at tribal council, immunity might be your only hope. This is a great
    motivator and will get any group moving.

    Area: Outdoor • Group Size: 10 – 150 • Duration: 120 min • Physicality: Low
    Outcome: Communication – Trust – Creativity – Team Work

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    AMA-ZING RACE

    An exciting, exhilarating and extremely interactive activity which resemblances
    the T.V. reality show – The Amazing Race. Your group is divided into competing
    teams and are faced with a series of challenges and tasks that are sure to take
    them out of their comport zones. To advance onto the next zone each
    challenge must be conquered whilst having to contend with obstacles such as
    roadblocks, detours and yields. The winning team is the one to cross the finish
    mat first with all the challenges done correctly.

    Area: Outdoor • Group Size: 10 – 100 • Duration: 120 min • Physicality: Low
    Outcome: Team Work – Leadership – Time Keeping – Goal Setting

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    OUTRAGEOUS GAMES

    This activity is an excellent choice for any company, consisting of a selection of
    different team challenges and relay races, in a simple setting that gets the
    whole group involved. Teams race against one another using different props
    and equipment, where teamwork is rewarded with the top team being victors
    for the day. No spectators allowed, these relay based challenges provides
    something for everyone. Fine motor co-ordination, ball skills and just general
    ability come into play. Expect a high level of excitement.

    Area: In or Outdoor • Group Size: 10 – 120 • Duration: 120 min • Physicality: Low
    Outcome: Synergy – Trust – Communication – Problem Solving

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    CORPORATE DODGEBALL

    This variation is fun, fast and full of laughs. Each team needs their best strategies
    as the objective to eliminate players of the opposing team as well as scoring
    goals at the same time. You aim to hit the opposing players as more balls
    become available as the game goes on. Played on a large inflatable football
    pitch, everyone has a chance to display their sporty side, even if they ‘throw
    like a girl’. Substitutions are allowed!

    Area: Outdoor • Group Size: 10 – 100 • Duration: 120 min • Physicality: medium
    Outcome: Strategy – Trust – Creativity – Team Work – planning

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    BUDU CHEF

    Cook-up your best stew and beat the other teams when you present a plate
    for tasting. This slow and leisurely activity allows for group mingling,
    conversation and generally getting to know each other whilst preparing the
    ingredients for the pot and then enjoying the fruits of their efforts. Teams
    need to nominate a ’Main Cook’, Vege Preppers, Meat Tenderisers, Hang-abouts
    and Table Organisers. Good fun and food – Cheers

    Area: Outdoor • Group Size: 10 – 150 • Duration: 120 min • Physicality: Low – Kitchenwork
    Outcome: Communication – Trust – Creativity – Team Work – Problem Solving

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    CHOCOLATE CHALLENGE

    Chocolate Challenge is a great activity that simulates a complete business
    process in a light-hearted and highly creative environment. Participants are
    divided into teams of approximately five to undertake various team
    challenges. These include designing and producing an original box of
    chocolates from raw materials and creating a TV commercial for their
    product

    Area: Indoor • Group Size: 10 – 300 • Duration: 90 – 120 min • Physicality: None
    Outcome: Leadership – Communication – Trust – Creativity – Problem Solving

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    THE TEAM MACHINE

    This large scale activity requires participants to co-operate with other teams to
    achieve a common goal. Each team is given a set of building materials to create
    a moving sculpture. The plans are muddled requiring sharing of data before
    building can commence. Components must be assembled in just the right way
    for the individual mechanisms to work. Later teams must work together to
    find the correct sequence of mechanisms, so that, once launched each
    element will trigger the next in a chain reaction building to an explosive finale!

    Area: In or Outdoor • Group Size: 10 – 60 • Duration: 120 min • Physicality: None
    Outcome: Leadership – Co-operation – Problem Solving – Negotiation – Team Work

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    LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION

    This film making team building challenge is an excellent way to get teams
    working together creatively, to produce a tangible outcome within only a few
    hours. Within a set time, teams must produce storyboard outlines before
    using digital cameras and editing software to create and edit a finished film.
    The session involves a simple storyboard exercise, with assistance from our
    trained Drama and Fine Arts Facilitator.

    Area: In or Outdoor • Group Size: 10 – 100 • Duration: 120 min • Physicality: Low
    Outcome: Leadership – Co-operation – Planning – Self Confidence – Team Work – Memorable

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    DOMINO EFFECT

    Teams get together and spend at least half an hour designing a display of
    toppling dominos. Once the design has been completed, each team is assigned
    an area in which they must build their exhibit. Teams work together to create
    a stunt or pattern within their designated area. When the time is up, the
    event will conclude with a dramatic display – as the first domino is toppled
    and (hopefully) the rest all follow. The more complex, testing and stunning the
    display is, the more points your team will receive.

    Area: Indoor • Group Size: 10 – 60 • Duration: 120 min • Physicality: None
    Outcome: Leadership – Co-operation – Planning – Decision Making – Team Work

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    IN CAHOOTS

    Popular, engaging, group initiative, 4 in 1 challenge that always provides a rich
    team work challenge for the whole group involving thinking, imagination,
    action, fantasy, risk and attractive solutions. 4 Challenges await the teams
    who must each overcome the problems using only the equipment provided,
    and within a given time frame. Team must tackle TOXIC WASTE, MULTIWAY
    TUG OF WAR, RADIOACTIVE FIELD and THE GREAT EGG DROP.

    Area: In and or Outdoor • Group Size: 10 – 150 • Duration: 120 min • Physicality: Low
    Outcome: Leadership – Communication – Trust – Creativity – Team Work – Problem Solving – Believability

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    GAME OF MURDER

    Our Murder mystery game has one team who are secretly, and unknowingly,
    playing a murderer, whilst and the other teams determine who among them
    is the criminal. This involves each team getting a series of different clues
    throughout the game, requiring them to gather and collect any information
    that may help their investigation from the other teams. A great way of getting
    delegates to engage one another whilst having a good time.

    Area: Indoor • Group Size: 10 – 400 • Duration: 120 min • Physicality: None
    Outcome: Role Play – Problem Solving – Communication – Creativity – Team Work

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    ULTIMATE BOND

    Ever found yourself in a knot either in life or with someone else, well we take it
    to the extreme. The interesting and most extreme human knot will test your
    collaboration skills and make get you closer to your colleagues. Walking in a
    circle sounds boring but when someone can have the power to eliminate you
    out of the game that’s when it gets interesting with our wink game. If all that
    isn’t enough we push the team to make a perfect 5 pointed star, U- Rocket
    style. A truly ultimate bonding experience.

    Area: In or outdoor • Group Size: 10 – 100 • Duration: 90-120 min • Physicality: None
    Outcome: Leadership – Problem Solving – Communication – Cohesion – Trust

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    PIONEER PLANS

    This construction Challenge will have the team stepping up and becoming more
    competitive than ever in their bid to go the distance and achieve success. The
    catapult will test the teams’ ability to develop a clear action plan, work with
    it, refine it and eventually bring it to fruit. Limited resources, strict time
    constraints, dismantling procedure, a competitive environment and safety
    management is ensured to make this activity one for the books.

    Area: In or outdoor • Group Size: 8 – 100 • Duration: 90-120 min • Physicality: None
    Outcome: Planning – Project management – Problem Solving – Initiative – Lateral Thinking

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    WATCH YOUR STEP

    During this activity trust and communication comes to play in an extreme but
    fun and safe manner. Giving a new meaning to hold my back, watch your step
    incorporates blindfolds, obstacles and walk areas to test your team to new
    limits. One person at a time needs to go through the maze directed by their
    teams. As soon as all members are through you can be crowned the victor…
    But not before you have conquered the quality web of teams.

    Area: In or outdoor • Group Size: 8 – 100 • Duration: 90-120 min • Physicality: low
    Outcome: Strategic Planning – Problem Solving – Team Work – Fun

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    DETECTIVE QUIZ

    This very entertaining mysterious quiz will have you thinking like a detective in
    no time. Have you ever wondered what they do or how they solve things, well
    we can show you how. This includes activities such as detective general
    knowledge, match up, solve the illusions and what is that image. Setting your
    eye on the object with some super zoom skills will be a great help and teams
    get to run through this highly interactive, audio-visual experience with their
    thinking caps on.

    Area: Indoor • Group Size: 10 – 500 • Duration: 120 min • Physicality: None
    Outcome: Memory Skills – Communication – Team Work – Thinking Skills – Fun

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    SUPER ES-CA-PE

    This will challenge you and your team to think on your feet as you are in a room
    filled with strange things and one clue at a time is the only thing to help you
    escape the room. Do you like mystery and riddles, puzzles and mazes well this
    is the right activity for you. Our facilitators will guide you through what to do
    but by using mental agility you should not find yourself trapped in a room with
    no escape. Keep the lights on and your team will blast the adventure away.

    Area: Indoor • Group Size: 12 – 200 • Duration: 120 min • Physicality: None
    Outcome: Communication – Self confidence – Problem Solving – Team Work – Accountability

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    PUT YOUR NOSE IN IT

    Perfumery is an emotive business; teams will work swiftly and efficiently,
    carefully choosing ingredients with a range of moods and character traits.
    Successful teams will understand how different environmental factors come
    to play when moulding the perfect product. Just as in life external factors will
    influence the results. This fine technique and knowledge is shared with your
    group by our own resident perfume fundi. This is an excellent activity for your
    group to bond, socialize and have fun.

    Area: Outdoor • Group Size: 10 – 60 • Duration: 120 min • Physicality: none
    Outcome: Participation – Creativity – Lateral Thinking – stress relief

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    KILLING THE HOST

    This activity involves a cluster of games played within the major mystery of the
    dreadful killing that occurred. All are suspects, but only one did it…. You and
    your team mates get a character to portray during the evening. Teams will
    represent different aspects of the lives and stories around the murder and it is
    your quest to find the hidden truth. Are you the HITMAN?? It will be an evening
    filled with suspicion, fun, communication and an overload of excitement.

    Area: Indoor • Group Size: 15 – 250 • Duration: 120 min • Physicality: None
    Outcome: Listening Skills – Communication – Roleplay – Creativity – Problem Solving – Participation

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    ICE BREAKERS AND ENERGISERS

    We have a whole range of activities designed to stimulate, integrate, intimidate
    and motivate any conference, Business meeting or product workshop. These .
    fun and engaging exercises are short duration and high impact. Let us help .
    ‘Break the Ice’ or ‘Awaken’ your group with a series of selected exercises and .
    create a memorable experience for everyone attending.

    Area: In or Outdoor • Group Size: 10 – 500 • Duration: 10 – 30 min each • Physicality: None
    Outcome: Team Work – New Acquaintances – second wind – alert – engaged

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