the dive at a team building eventChallenge Center Programs
Whether you are a youth group, a professional group, or a Sac State student organization, we offer a variety of programs to strengthen your team.  Use these program options as a starting point to be personalized for your groups goals and needs.

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reaching your peak

We are one - Teamwork and unity program
What to Expect:
A perfect program for any group wanting to have fun and get to know each other better. Spend time problem solving, developing teams, and exploring new perspectives on how teams operate. We believe that sharing a common experience creates a bond that those participants not present will never understand.

Learning Outcomes: At the end of the day your team will walk away knowing more about each other, feeling more connected and with a tighter bond than before. Experience the stages of Group Development (Forming, Storming, Norming, Performing, Adjourning) and apply it to your own team.

Our Clients: AmeriCorps, Grant High School, Criminal Justice Academy

change management program

empower yourself, empower your team - Personal Challenge Program
What to Expect: Even though the title is “Personal Challenge”, this is a great program for groups that may already know each other well and want to step it up a notch. Your teammates will be present to help you set goals and push yourself to accomplish them.

Learning Outcomes: Individuals leave with an increase feeling of self-worth, a higher self-esteem and self-confidence. An inherent sense of bonding will come along with having teammates present as you accomplish your personal goals

Our Clients: CSUS Women’s Resource Center, Sororities and Fraternities, Girl Scouts

communication and conflict resolution

Reaching Your Peak - Leadership Development Program
What to Expect:
Activities that promote personal and team decision making and prompt leaders to step forward.  Leadership is a skill to be developed and sharpened; discover your chance to step up and try new roles in a controlled environment. 

Learning Outcomes: Depending on your program goals we may include: theories on leadership, social responsibilities of a leader, Full Value Contract and Dimensions of Success. Participants may gain confidence in group management as well as an appreciation for leadership in task oriented settings. Our participants experience behavioral leadership styles and gain better understanding of leadership models.

Our Clients: Army Corps of Engineers Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3, Sutter Medical

teamwork and unity

Riding Waves of Change - Change Management Program
What to Expect: Participate in activities that can parallel the changes going on in your work place, family, or school environment. Whether it is the tools, people, roles, or goals that are changing, practicing in our controlled environment will help your team in the long run.

Learning Outcomes:
Even though changes can frustrate the best of us, in the end you’ll understand how to work past the frustration with your team instead of as an individual and work towards your common goal. Depending on your program goals we may include theories on leadership; behavioral leadership styles; situational leadership model; social responsibilities of a leader; confidence in group management; appreciation for leadership in task oriented atmosphere.

Our Clients: Principal Funds, Caltrans Accounting

empower yourself, empower your team - personal challenge

navigating connections - Communication and Conflict resolution Program
What to Expect:
Activities that demonstrate the many barriers we all face in communicating with others. Work through these barriers with your team in a safe environment to develop a deeper understanding of effective communication, and an appreciation for one another’s leadership styles.

Learning Outcomes: Improvements in productivity and efficiency, reduction in conflict developed through miscommunication with others. Active listening, appreciative inquiry, dimensions of success, and full value contract are models used in this program depending on your program goals.

Our Clients: Sacramento Job Core Recreation Staff

tolerance and diversity

Breaking Barriers - Tolerance and Diversity Program
What to Expect: Unity is our strength, but our diversity is our character. A great program for school and adolescent groups. The team will be broken up into smaller groups so participants will step out of their comfort zones and have a chance to interact with new people.

Learning Outcomes: In this program participants have a chance to mingle with others with whom they do not normally interact. Depending on your program goals participants may experience cliques being broken up, an appreciation for others differences, and an overall awareness of each other. In a professional setting, cultural differences are recognized and an appreciation for effective communication is developed.

Our Clients: Wonder Inc., Bridgeway Elementary 7th Grade AVID, Natomas Unified School District