Team Building Activities

Inspire Team Building

Get out of your comfort zone while you summit mountain peaks reconnecting with colleagues, or let creativity take hold as you brush up on your communication skills with a little Shakespeare. Either way, we can offer an innovative approach to meetings, retreats and the same old annual conference.

Or, get out and explore! Steeped in history, Staunton is the perfect blend of times past with its restored downtown mixed with a flourishing restaurant and arts scene. Choose from the City’s many area attractions, or let us help with the planning.

Arts & Culture Activities:

  • Blackfriars Playhouse

    American Shakespeare Center

    10 S. Market St.
    Staunton, VA 24401
    • Group Sales Contact: 540-885-5588
  • Drum For Fun

    Studio near Staunton
    • 540-255-9331
  • Sunspots Studios Glassblowing

    Sunspots Studios Glassblowing

    202 S. Lewis St.
    Staunton, VA 24401
    • Group Sales Contact: 540-885-0678

    Feel the heat of the furnaces as you watch artists create original art glass during live glassblowing demonstrations. Join the fun and make your own keepsake as you “Blow Your Own Ornament.”

Historic Sites & Museums:

  • Downtown Architecture

    Historic Staunton Foundation

    20 S. New St.
    Staunton, VA 24401
    • Group Sales Contact: 540-332-3865

    Led by the Historic Staunton Foundation, stroll through four of Staunton’s six historic districts featuring an array of architectural styles including Greek Revival, Second Empire Colonial Revival, Neo-Classical, Gothic Revival and more. Learn about the City’s development from frontier settlement to booming 19th century commercial center, and its beautifully restored architecture to date.

  • Virginia Scenic Railway

    1 Middlebrook Ave.
    Staunton, VA 24401
    • 434-391-9772

    Love trains? Get ready to step aboard Virginia’s first regularly-scheduled rail tourism experience! Starting in August, the Virginia Scenic Railway will offer twice-daily sightseeing excursions through the legendary Shenandoah Valley — complete with tabletop meal service in a beautifully modernized passenger car. 

Team Building Ideas:

  • American Shakespeare Center

    10 S. Market Street
    Staunton, VA 24401
    • (877) MUCH-ADO

    Diving into Shakespeare’s plays by studying his characters, ASC offers a fun and innovative approach to leadership training. With an array of program offerings including close study and application of communication strategies and team-building through collaboration, ASC designs custom programs which employ Actors, Teaching Artists, and Directors to meet the needs of your organization.

  • Crack the Code Escape Room

    300 Church St Bldg. B
    Staunton, VA 24401
    • (540) 688-2085

    Challenge your business or nonprofit team to work together to solve an escape room game and you’ll quickly see how cognitive abilities, communication and interpersonal skills, and overall performance are improved! Escape rooms are interactive games where you have 60 minutes to find clues, solves puzzles, and make your way to freedom. Crack the Code Escape Room offers year-round corporate and private packages outside normal business hours that will accommodate up to 31 people per session (7-8 per room, 4 different games). We can start multiple games at the same time or stagger start times as needed.  Each game session is 60 minutes and includes access to all the rooms, complimentary beverages, and game hosts. We also have a portable escape game that accommodates 12 – 48 players that we can bring to you in your meeting location.