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TEAMBUILDING

Building teams with custom, engaging events!

Eaglewood Resort is ideal for building team spirit. Thrill your team with fun, exciting and unique team building experiences designed to build  confidence and teamwork while producing better communication, improved productivity and increased effectiveness.

Companies need to communicate and bond with their respective employees and co-workers and are looking for ways to do it more efficiently and effectively than they have in the past. At Eaglewood, our experienced planners are here to help you plan on-site and off-site activities geared to your interest, time and budget.

Team Building Activities:

Golf & Bowling

Night golf team building

Night Golf

Take on three to nine holes of night golf! Includes clubs, pull car, glow balls,headbands and lit pinsticks. Add on a group BBQ dinner for a full evening experience!

  • Price: 4 holes $50 per player; 9 holes $65 per player
  • Skill Level: Moderate
  • Length of Time: 1.5 -3 hours
  • Group Size:  4 hole 24-36 players, 9 hole 36-72 players

Signature Pavilion Golf Chip Challenge

Time to show off your skills! Chip from one of the two driving mats right onto the golf course. Includes mats, golf balls, two ball runners and scorekeeper.

 

  • Price: $2500 for mats, clubs, and labor; $5000 F&B minimum
  • Skill Level: Moderate
  • Length of Time: 3-4 hours
  • Group Size: Up to 100

Lighting for event will be an additional fee and will vary based on seasonality. Please consult with your planner during arrangements. 

Night Putting

It's mini golf like you've never seen it before! Our team sets up a customized glow-in-the-dark course filled with contours and obstacles to give your team a fun challenge.

 

  • Price: $1,100 for 5-holes  or   $1,500 for 9- holes
  • Skill Level: Easy
  • Length of Time: 2 hours
  • Group Size: Up to 100
  • Groups larger than 100 people can be accommodated at an additional cost

 

 

Bowling

Our retro themed, 6-lane bowling alley is perfect for a fun and relaxing team building experience. Ask about "wacky" bowling and karaoke to add on to the fun!

  • Price: $30 per lane per hour or food & beverage minimum of $2500 for exclusive use
  • Skill Level: Easy
  • Length of Time: 1-3 hours recommended
  • Group Size: 2-6 players per lane (6 lanes available)

Culinary & Bar

Culinary team building experiences

Margarita Mixologist

Margarita Mixologist

Unleash the inner mixologist in you with our Margarita Challenge! Attendees will be divided into teams, and then work together to select fresh ingredients from the pantry to create their own signature concoction - name and all. The winning drink will be featured at the group's bar or the lobby bar the next evening!

  • Price: $35/person
  • Skill Level: Easy
  • Length of Time: 1 hour
  • Group Size: Up to 100 people

South of the Border Salsa & Guacamole Challenge

South of the Border Salsa & Guacamole Challenge

Attendees will be broken into teams and then must work together to select their ingredients from a pantry of farm fresh produce, tortilla chips and assorted seasonings. The best Salsa and Guacamole will be judged based on presentation, flavor and creative use of ingredients. Olé!

  • Price: $35/person 
  • Add Margarita Challenge: additioanl $20/person
  • Skill Level: Easy
  • Length of Time: 1-2 hours
  • Group Size: Up to 100 People

El Chili Rojo Cook Off

El Chili Rojo Cook Off

This is one spicy corporate icebreaker! Culinary skills will come in handy as attendees must develop their own chili recipe to create an unforgettable southwestern delicacy. Teams will gather ingredients from a fresh-stocked pantry and then work together to try and create the winning dish. Points will be awarded based on presentation, flavor and creativity. 

  • Price: $40/person 
  • Add Margarita Challenge: additioanl $20/person
  • Skill Level: Easy
  • Length of Time: 1-2 hours
  • Group Size: Up to 100 People

Mexican Fiesta Dinner

Mexican Fiesta Dinner

Spice up your team building experience with a Mexican fiesta party! Forgo a traditional sit-down meal for a flavorful South of the border cooking challenge. Three separate teams must work together to prepare a full Fiesta Dinner shared amongst the entire group. Dinner will consist of Beef & Chicken Fajitas, Drunken Frijoles, Spanish Rice, and Guacamole with fresh Pico de Gallo. Salud!

  • Price: $65/person
  • Add Margarita Challenge: $20/person
  • Skill Level: Easy
  • Length of Time: 2-3 hours
  • Group Size: Up to 24 people (held in Chef Billings' personal kitchen)

Chef's Chopped Kitchen Challenge

Chef's Chopped Kitchen Challenge

Bring the thrilling experience of Top Chef to your attendees. Guests will be broken into teams and then challenged to create and cook their own entrée that incorporates that evening's mystery ingredient into their dish. Teams will be able to choose from a large selection of meats, seafoods, poultry, fresh produce, and other sundry items and will have one hour to complete their masterpieces. Dishes will be judged on flavor profile, presentation and creative use of the mystery ingredient. Don't get chopped!

  • Price: $40 per person
  • Skill Level: Medium
  • Length of Time: 1-2 hours
  • Group Size: Up to 24 people (held in Chef Billings' personal kitchen)

*Appetizer-sized portions; to add dinner service, please see our banquet menus.

BBQ Pit Master Dinner

BBQ Pit Master Dinner

Create your own specialty BBQ sauce and sandwich using only the ingredients from our fresh-stocked pantry. Choose from smoked beef brisket, smoked chicken, smoked pork shoulder and assorted breads, and then off you'll go! Each team will need to make five sandwiches to share for dinner, and will be judged on presentation, flavor and creativity. Start smoking!

Eaglewood's culinary team will also provide a BBQ relish tray, potato salad, honey mustard coleslaw and apple cobbler to go along with dinner.

  • Price: $65/person
  • Add Margarita Challenge: $20/person
  • Skill Level: Easy
  • Length of Time: 1-2 hours
  • Group Size: Up to 100 people

Stock Pot Dinner

Stock Pot Dinner

This hands-on, prepared from scratch culinary activity is one tasty team building exercise! Attendees will be broken up into groups and then instructed to create a stock pot dinner with a protein, vegetables and herbs from our pantry. Dishes will be judged on presentation, flavor and creativity - you'll want to fill your pot to the top with this challenge!

Eaglewood's culinary team will also provide a caesar salad, garlic mashed potatoes and strawberry shortcake martinis to go along with dinner. 

  • Price: $60/person
  • Add Margarita Challenge: $20/person
  • Skill Level: Medium
  • Length of Time: 2-3 hours
  • Group Size: Up to 100 people

Cooking Skills Academy

From private, hands-on cooking classes to a full-out Iron Chef battle, Cooking Skills Academy is a local Itasca gem! Perfect for team building and corporate events, the team at Cooking Skills Academy handles all the details so you can enjoy a worry-free and fun time with your co-workers.

Call 888.664.8865 Ext:2 or email events@gourmetskills.com to setup your event today!

Out & About

Team building experiences

Titanic Room Escape

The “Survive the Titanic" is an escape experience where we have everyone "board" the Titanic, have them get immersed in being a passenger on a tour, and - once the iceberg is struck - we have them run to their "Muster Station" to begin the process of solving riddles, puzzles, and finding hidden objects to get to their life boat. The ship is sinking fast so they only have 90 minutes to escape...and just like on the Titanic, there are only a few lifeboats to board. They are in a race against the clock and each other in this high spirited, nerve testing escape experience!

  • Price: $60 per player (groups of 20 – 70); $65 per player (groups of 71 – 100); $70 per player (groups of 101 – 150)
  • Skill Level: Hard
  • Length of Time: 1.5 hours
  • Group Size: 20 – 150 people

Run, Drop or Hunt

Team Run

Get fit and build a stronger team! Join the Eaglewood Fitness team during an invigorating morning run around the beautiful Eaglewood golf course.

  • Price: $50
  • Skill Level: Moderate
  • Length of Time: 30 minutes
  • Group Size: Any

Egg Drop

Strengthen the creative thinking! Assign teams to save an egg from a two-story fall.  Each group will receive one egg and supplies, but which team has what it takes to design the perfect cushion?

  • Price: $15/team, $10/dozen eggs and $50 for clean up
  • Skill Level: Easy
  • Length of Time: Up to 1 hour
  • Group Size: Up to 30 people

Scavenger Hunt

Take a tour around the gorgeous outdoor landscape at Eaglewood, while challenging the team to the ultimate scavenger hunt! Each step of the journey is packed with clues and hints.

  • Price: No added cost
  • Skill Level: Easy
  • Length of Time: 1-2 hours
  • Group Size: Up to 100 people

Windy City Fieldhouse

Eaglewood is proud to partner with Windy City Fieldhouse, the Midwest's largest Team Building and Entertainment company, dedicated to assisting its clients in the creation of exceptional and memorable interactive events. From larger team building exercises like a team challenge, to smaller activities like mousetrap and cake boss, Windy City Fieldhouse can accommodate any size party. For all size groups contact Murrel Karsh at 773-486-7403 or murrel@windycityfieldhouse.com.

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