Through team-based activities and the facilitation of experiential learning at Château Élan in north Atlanta our staff will guide your group to new heights as a community while breaking down barriers, encouraging the development of interpersonal and intrapersonal relationships, and inspire you to view challenges and failures as opportunities for learning and growth. Explore a variety of exciting Teambuilding events and activities below.
Sales Office:678 – 425-6017
Featured Teambuilding Events
Drive Your Way To Success … Healthy competition breeds enthusiasm, energy and excitement. What’s better than a team building event at a world famous race track? Entertain your top clients, prospects or employees with custom event crafted by the talented Skip Barber Corporate Events team.
Create an experience that will last a lifetime, make everyone a safer driver and build a dynamic environment to say thank you, close a sale or foster camaraderie within your team. Every program is different and will be tailored to fit your needs, wants and objectives.
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DreamBuilding, the next level of team-building and motivational events that strengthen and make a lasting, positive impact on your team and your world.
Examples include Public Family Programs, Wildlife Care, Build-a-Bike, Trail Building, Green Awareness, Adopting a Family in Need, and TOMS Shoes. Plus many others that can be tailored to meet your team’s goals. Learn more…
Experience what Kings and Queens of Europe have revered for centuries, the secret art of making fragrance. Revealed to you by a master parfumeur trained by GALIMARD, the oldest parfumerie in France, established 1747. Spend the afternoon/evening designing your own 20 ml custom bottles of fragrance to take home. Master blending artists will guide you through the process of choosing your best fragrance family followed by your choice of over 137 essences to select what truly becomes your personal chemistry. After designing your signature scent you will have the opportunity to name it and truly make it your own. Minimum of 6 people, maximum of 100. $75.00 per person.
Inspire your team and bring them together for some creative fun. Spend a fun filled afternoon or evening of painting and fine wine in the Château Élan Art Gallery. Each painter will be supplied with a 16″ x 20″ canvas, paint brushes and paint. Château Élan Estate Bottled Wine will be served for your group to enjoy while painting. During this team activity, your group will receive instruction from an art expert while sipping on wine and developing team “culture”. Each painter will have their own masterpiece to take home and admire. It is strongly suggested that attire be something that you won’t be worried about getting paint on. Aprons will be available upon request.
A 14 day cancellation notice is required. All skill levels welcome. Event takes approximately 3 hours. $65.00 per Person (10 person minimum required) Additional wines, cheese and crackers and other appetizers can be added for an additional fee.
Enjoy some fun on the fairways with Château Elan’s Golf Scrambles. Not only will you help strengthen inter-personal relationships or build positive reinforcement in the work place, but you can improve your golfing game as well on one of our championship courses.
We can arrange golf tournaments and scrambles to fit whatever your group’s preferences may be. In addition to golf scrambles, we can also organize putting and chipping contest, as well as individual or group lessons from our professional golf instructors.
The Par 3 Energizer Challenge is a golf-focused team building activity designed for anyone, including first time golfers. Goups are divided into 2 or more teams and compete against each other to win prizes. Each of the 9 holes in the Par 3 course feature different and creative challenges for each team.
Included with the Par 3 Energizer Challenge:
Use of the Executive Par 3 Course. Rental Clubs, Golf Balls, and Equipment necessary for all challenges. Professional assistance from our staff including setup of contests and scoring. Course Setup Fee: $250.00, $40.00 plus tax per person; (Minimum $320.00)
Available at an Additional Expense:
Beverages: A beverage cart will be provided upon request. Beverages may be charged to a master account on consumption or paid for individually.
Prizes & Tee Gifts: Prizes and tee gifts will be determined by the event planner based on the total number of participants, number of prizes desired to be awarded, and budget. Château Élan Golf Club offers a fully stocked proshop with a wide variety of merchandise for both men and women and will gladly assist with prize selection for your event.
There’s nothing more fun for your group than golf after dark! Play 8 holes in a scramble format on our Executive Par 3 Course. The longest shot is 115 yards so even the novice golfer can participate.
Night Golf outings include:
- Use of glow in the dark golf balls
- Glow in the dark identifier per person (i.e. Necklace)
- Golf clubs appropriate for night golf
- Course setup including glow flagsticks, tee markers, and directional guides
- Shuttle service from last hole to first hole
- Use of flashlights
- Tournament support
Due to special supplies, equipment, and staff, a guarantee of the final number of players is required 7 days prior to the event date.
Start time will be coordinated with your sales manager and will vary depending on the time of the year. It is best to begin play when it is completely dark.
Please allow approximately two hours for play. Rate is $40.00 per person, plus tax (minimum of $750.00)
Available at an additional cost: Prizes, Beverages, and Snacks
For the tennis enthusiast, our Tennis Mixers provide the perfect challenge. Improve your game while having fun in the process. Our impressive Stan Smith tennis center and our Professional Tennis Instructor will work with you in coordinating the type of competition you’re looking for. We provide an opportunity for individuals of all skill types to compete and have fun at the same time. Lit courts for night time play are also available.
Rejuvenate your team at our European Spa mansion. Individuals can select from an array of healthful indulgences and treatments for a serene and rewarding Spa experience. Enjoy a Swedish or Hot Stone Massage after your meetings or indulge yourself with a full day of relaxing treatments. Our Fitness Coordinator can work with you by demonstrating various ways to relax and take stress escapes from the workplace. When it seems as if the day could not get any longer, practice a few energy boosting techniques and conquer your mid-afternoon appointment.
We pour everyone a glass of wine to get the fun Team Building off to a good start, and then we divide the large group into smaller wine making teams. You and your winery team are pitted against up to 4 other winery teams by competing for points at 5-different Wine Challenge Tables. At one table everyone has to identify common wine scents from small vials. At the next table you blend your own wine, and then at another you create your own label, and so on. Points are awarded by the Wine and Label Judges chosen from within your own ranks. Since the labels are often designed to be hilarious, fun is had by all when a member from each group presents and explains their label creations to the whole group. One of the teams will be awarded the winner, will it be yours? A minimum of 15 people is required to participate. Cannot be booked before 5:00 p.m. on Saturdays or Sundays due to public tour volume.
Have some fun in the sun with our Synergy Sand Volleyball tournaments. Individuals of all skill levels are brought together to enjoy the pleasure of team play, healthy competition and good exercise. Teams can range anywhere from three to nine players. Ready. Serve. Spike!
We offer group classes in Yoga, Tai Chi, Low Impact Aerobics, Hikes and Chair Stretches. Classes range from 20 – 45 minutes in length. These assorted games and competitions are all about cooperation, creative thinking and learning to trust and rely on your fellow teammates.
Macro-Micro Stretch — Participants lead other participants in stretch exercises which sometimes are very unique and creative. 10 – 20 Minutes.
Giants, Elves, and Wizards — Participants are divided into two groups to develop a strategy to outwit the competition. 10 – 20 Minutes.
Warp Speed — Creating a passing pattern, participants try to better their time and skill. 10 – 20 Minutes.
Jumble Trek — The Trek is a combo of “Brain and Brawn”; a small team or teams compete to unscramble clues that direct them to a new location on property. Fast pace and plenty of Fun. 30 – 60 minutes (depends on group size)
Meet and Greet — Time frame varies with group size, 15 – 30 minutes.
Have you ever? — A fast moving activity in which participants will begin to learn a little more about each other and themselves.
About You — Learn a little more about you; example: your favorite vacation spot is?
Human Scavenger Hunt — Find similarities within the group you never knew.
Trust, Communication, and Problem Solving — Time frame varies with group size, 45 – 60 minutes.
Murder Mystery — Your team will be challenged to solve this horrific crime “Who killed Mr. Merlot?“
Newspaper Shelter — Each team builds a structure under which each team member can fit. Only with creative thinking and teamwork can teams get this to work!
Minefield — Challenge your communication skills as your teammate weave you through the minefield.
Ropes Course — Time frame varies with group size, 45 – 60 minutes.
Zig Zag - Challenge your problem solving skills and team work is a must on this one.
Spider Web - Trust is key to accomplish this activity.
Whale Watcher - Do you think your team is balanced? Find out on our giant See-Saw.
Trust, Communication, and Problem Solving — Time frame varies with group size, 45 – 60 minutes.
Jumble Trek - Brain to solve the puzzles and Braun to get you to the location with this fast-paced activity.
Château Hunt - You will be working with your teammate to find information and hidden clues around the property.
Château Regatta - Build a boat and sail your captain (teammate) across the Château Sea (pool). This is seasonal and a $25 charge per team will be required for materials.
Spider Web - The group will be challenged to pass through the “spider web” without disturbing the spider. Beware – there are consequences!
The moral? The group will learn how to learn from mistakes while being supportive (physically and emotionally) to one another. Real life value? Increased planning skills, communication, trust, and diligence.
Mohawk Walk - The group will be challenged to walk a tight rope while using each other as leverage. Although not high off the ground, the tightrope wiggles just like a circus tightrope, making it extremely difficult and entirely fun. The moral? The group will learn to support one another under very trying circumstances just like in real life work situations. Real life value? Increased communication, support, trust, and team work.