Survival Simulation Series for Team Building


Our Survival Simulation Series exercises require team members to work together effectively to deal with life-threatening situations. These simulations can be used as icebreakers, to establish Constructive norms within a new work group, or to introduce members to the value of synergy or to gauge their synergistic problem-solving skills. 

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Desert Survival Situation™

The Situation
It’s a hot August day and your plane has just crash-landed in the Sonoran Desert in the southwestern United States.

The Challenge
Rank 15 items salvaged from the plane in the order of their importance to your team’s survival.

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Desert II Survival Situation™

The Situation
On your way home from Acapulco and your plane has crashed in the Sonoran Desert in the southwestern United States.

The Challenge
Identify your four greatest problems and the best strategy for your survival. Then, decide on the criticality of and best use for 16 salvaged items.

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Subarctic Survival Situation™

The Situation
22 air miles east of your intended destination, your float plane crashes on the east shore of Laura Lake, in the subarctic region of the northern Quebec-Newfoundland border.

The Challenge
Rank 15 items salvaged from the plane in the order of their importance to your team's survival.

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Bushfire Survival Situation™

The Situation
You and your group are on holiday in the Dandenong Ranges just east of Melbourne, Australia, when you suddenly notice a bushfire approaching.

The Challenge
Rank 12 items in the order of their importance to your team’s survival.

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Tsunami Survival Situation™

The Situation
Your group is enjoying a beach party on the coast in central Chile when a text message alerts that a tsunami is approaching.

The Challenge
Rank 8 items in the order of their importance to your team’s survival.

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Cascades Survival Situation™

The Situation
On the way back from a weekend retreat, the helicopter carrying you and your group crashes in a small clearing high in the Cascades Mountains.

The Challenge
Rank 12 items salvaged from the crash in the order of their importance to your team’s survival.

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Reef Survival Situation™

The Situation
On an excursion from Tahiti to Australia, your yacht strikes a coral reef and begins taking on water through the hull.

The Challenge
Rank 12 items salvaged from the yacht in the order of their importance to your team’s survival.

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