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Wilderness Survival USA Team Building by Executive Oasis International, Toronto

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Wilderness Survival USA: Facilitated Team Building & Executive Retreats

Are you an executive leading your team as you chart your course in the face of the business challenges unleashed by COVID-19?

Ourstunning collection of facilitated business team building simulations & executive retreats will help you:

  • build a cohesive virtual team to foster innovation
  • keep abreast of economic & business trends
  • identify new markets for your products & services
  • fine-tune your messaging to resonate with existing & prospective clients

Since 1996, Executive Oasis International, a Toronto team building firm, has helped Canadian corporate teams stay ahead of the curve and the competition.

Available in: Vermont, New Hampshire, The Poconos, New York

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Wilderness Survival USA

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Availability – Wilderness Survival USA


We first offered this simulation in Canada

It is now also Available in: UK, Switzerland, Germany, France

Overview Beach Team Building


Inspired by the TV show Survivor, Wilderness Survival Team Building takes teams through a step-by-step “team tune up” to:

  • Build team spirit.
  • Identify and eliminate communication stop gaps.
  • Identify untapped markets for your products and services.
  • Harness your team’s creative genius to resolve business issues.
  • Forge stronger links between geographically dispersed teams.

The Storyline

It was supposed to be the adventure of a lifetime – you hike (canoe or ride your horses) to the heart of the American Wilderness. But, you just couldn’t resist going for it. A wild race, a fast gallop, lots of laughs – and suddenly you’re separated from your guides and the rest of your party.

You’ve lost your money, your identification, your passports, and your airline tickets. You have enough food to last a for 3 days. All you have are your horses, tack, the clothes on your backs, your survival packs, and the one “luxury” item you managed to sneak inside your gear.

You’re not too worried. Your Native American guides told you they’d send out a search party. In the meantime, you must come up with a plan. Your guides will help you implement it and get the word out when you are rescued.

The next morning, you pull out the Wilderness Survival package. You begin to develop your strategy using idea chains, storyboards, flow charts, and force field analysis. You’ll identify a product that you can manufacture in the wilderness to raise money, and design a marketing strategy that you can implement upon rescue.

Meeting at the Oasis – Meeting Facilitation


Your facilitator will take you through a pre-briefing to ensure that the links between Wilderness Survival USA and the challenges your team faces are clear. Your facilitator will debrief the experience with your team to identify insights, tools and strategies that your team can take back to work and use immediately.

  • Idea Chains
  • Storyboards
  • Priority Grids
  • Corporate Landscape Analyzer
  • Force Field Analysis
  • Cause/Effect Fishbones (Not reviewed)
  • Flow Charts (Not reviewed)


Activities Included:

  • Orienteering with a Compass
  • GPS Geocache Treasure Hunt
  • Fire Starter Challenge
  • Bon Fire
  • Night Hike

Important: To offer this session with the name Survivor and include elements from the show, royalty charges will have to be paid to CBS, Disney or Touchstone depending on your location.

…there is no better quarantine than complete isolation in the wilderness…

Wall Street Journal

What our Clients Say About Us

Wilderness Survival USA

Bob Boaldin, Founder/CEO, EPICPCS, Elkhart, Kansa

The retreat went well. Anne provided useful techniques and was enthusiastic and informative. The Leadership Team enjoyed themselves and learned so much about the value by each participant from our Leadership Team.

Bob Boaldin
Founder/CEO, EPICPCS, Elkhart, Kansa

Alison Saunders, Manager IKEA

Excellent facilitator. She greatly respected and accommodated our differences in learning styles. I left the session with many ideas and practices to think about and implement.

Alison Saunders
Manager, IKEA

George Abate, Vice President Chief Accountant Xerox

Great fun, good exercise, and challenging…

George Abate
Vice President Chief Accountant Xerox

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