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School Supply Scramble

School Supply Scramble

GIVE BACKPACKS AND SCHOOL SUPPLIES TO CHILDREN IN THE Toronto COMMUNITY

Every day, there are children in the community of Toronto who go to school without the supplies or tools they need to succeed. These are the types of educational items that many students take for granted, such as backpacks, lunchboxes, notebooks, and binders.
With School Supply Scramble, your team can help young boys and girls in need be better prepared for the school year. This charity team building activity has participants scrambling to complete challenges in order to earn school supplies and backpacks for a local Toronto children’s charity.
Not only is this a fun and energetic indoor activity for corporate groups, it’s also a great way to give back and do something meaningful for your team building event.

School Supply Scramble will help participants:

  • Build better teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Learn how to communicate under pressure
  • Share a heartwarming bonding experience
  • Compete in a friendly and fun charity challenge
  • Directly support local children in your community

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How it Works

There are three stages of School Supply Scramble:

  • Stage One: To get set up, your group will need to split into teams and download the smartphone app for the activity.
  • Stage Two: Time to scramble for the most school supplies! Finish as many teamwork challenges as possible by taking photos, videos, or answering trivia questions within the smartphone app. For each challenge you complete, you’ll have the chance to earn more school supplies.
  • Stage Three: Present your backpacks full of school supplies to the rest of the group, and find out which team put together the ultimate charity donation!

Sample Challenges

Word Scramble – Reward: Backpack
Write a numbered list on a piece of paper with at least 20 words that you can create using the letters in “elementary school.” Snap a photo of the completed list to earn your backpack!

Pencil Trick – Reward: Pencil Case
Complete this challenge to earn your pencil case. Record a five-second video of one teammate placing a pen or pencil on the back of their hand, tossing it in the air, and catching it using the same hand.

Packed Lunch – Reward: Soft Lunch Box
Get a piece of paper and write a list of five healthy food items that you would pack in a student’s lunchbox. Make sure that it includes all five food groups! Snap a photo of your completed list to earn a lunch box.


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Your investment includes:

  • Full-service School Supply Scramble event package
  • Complete pre-program communication including liaising with venue (we can help you source many hotels, resorts and venues in Toronto)
  • On-site professional event leader and friendly event hosts
  • Everything needed for the care packages, including all materials, tools and specialty items
  • Post-event re-cap and team achievement and award recognition
  • Delivery, set up, management and break down of event.

Keep in mind that for really large groups with tight budgets, we're fantastic at coming up with a solution that will work for everyone.

What You'll Need Prior to the Event:

  • A suitable venue including space for completing challenges and putting together the care packages
  • Rewards or prizes for winning teams (if desired)
  • At least one smartphone device per team that can download our activity app from Google Play or Apple App stores

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Key Facts

  • Price: $$$
  • Activity Level: Low
  • Duration: 2-3 Hours

How much does this event cost?

Pricing for our premium, full service team building events like this one depends on factors such as your group size and preferred event location. For the majority of groups we work with, pricing ranges from $65 to $170 per person. For smaller groups we do have a minimum total investment level of $5,099+. For larger groups we’ll be as flexible as possible to work within your budget. Pricing does not include any venue or location rental fees.

Contact us for a fast and personalized proposal that addresses your program specifics, group dynamics, objectives and budget.

Reviews for School Supply Scramble

"The idea of melding our objectives (Communication, Teamwork, and Collaboration) with an activity that resulted in a donation for the children was a win-win. The fact that we had nothing to prepare and you brought everything to the site was a huge time saver. We had fun while stretching our team to step out of the box by being creative and competitive."

- Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc.

"The participants had great fun building bicycles. The teams were randomly created, so it required people unfamiliar with each other to communicate about their own strengths and weaknesses in order to get the project going. The commercials were hilarious."

- Mission Hospital

"We are so happy that we chose Charity Bike Buildathon as our team building event. The feeling of being a team that lends a hand up to little ones in need, touched everyone in the room that day. Please let everyone involved know that we appreciated their extra effort leading up to the event and of course the actual event day itself!"

- Fluor Canada Ltd

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Contact our team at 437-886-8475 or 1-877-565-8735 to discuss what you're looking for and experience for yourself why people who plan team building activities for the most successful companies in Toronto rely on our talented team. Whether you have a large group of 1000 plus, or something much smaller, we can help. And if you require it, all our activities are available in a bilingual format!

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Download Our Guide to Innovative Corporate Team Building Events

Looking for a unique corporate teambuilding event in Toronto or group activity your clients will get excited about? Have a look at the team building ideas we provide to successful and emerging companies from around the world. They are all designed to improve morale, increase camaraderie and enhance productivity.

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Recent Client Feedback

We thrive on helping our partners achieve their goals through our unique and innovative suite of corporate team building events and group activities. Feedback like this is what we strive for every time!

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