Synergy Team Building Outing 2020

Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine at Maine Medical Center

Welcome Information

WELCOME TO THE NEM COMMUNITY!
Thank you for choosing Synergy by Northeast Mountaineering for your Corporate Outing! We are looking forward to meeting you and working with you during your team building adventure race. At Northeast Mountaineering, we strive to give you the best experience possible. We will work hard to make your time with us a success from start to finish!

WHERE TO MEET
We will meet at 10AM on October 22nd at 37 Lords Way, Windham, ME. Directions can be found HERE.

WHAT TO BRING
This event will be a completely outdoors. You will need appropriate clothing for the weather as well as a face covering when social distancing is not possible. This is an adventure race so please wear sturdy shoes and athletic clothing that allows for good range of motion. A gear list can be found below. It is that time of year where hunters are in the woods. Please bring an article of clothing that is high visibility or blaze orange. You will need your smartphone. Download the free app “Avenza” onto your phone as you will utilize this app to find the location of each challenge.

FOR MORE INFO
Please visit our website www.nemountaineering.com for more information on your climbing experience and to better prepare yourself. Also, friend us on Facebook for pictures and videos of past climbs and connect with others like yourself! Follow our guided climbs live on twitter, handle @nemguides. Share your adventure, share your success on Instagram with the hashtag #NEMGuides.

Complete Gear List

Here you will find a complete list of items for this adventure. Please bring many clothing options and we will do a gear check, prior to the race, to make sure that you are well prepared.

Please wear synthetic materials such as wool, polyester, goose down, and tech wick. NO COTTON. We recommend that you layer your clothing so you can manage your body temperature appropriately. A small backpack to carry extra clothing layers, equipment, food and water is required.

We will provide first aid kits, shared group gear, ropes and other technical equipment as needed.

HEADWEAR
Beanie, Sunglasses, Sun hat, face mask, blaze orange hat

UPPER BODY
Base Layer, Light Insulating Layer, Rain-proof shell jacket, blaze orange vest or similar

LOWER BODY
Base Layer, Athletic pants

FOOTWEAR
Sturdy shoes such as trail runners, hiking boots, or running shoes.

GEAR & EQUIPMENT
Backpack

HANDWEAR
Light Gloves

NUTRITION & HYDRATION
Please see food tab. Lunch will be provided. 2-3 Liters of Water in Nalgene Bottles or a Hydration Bladder

Adventure Itinerary

TWO TEAM ADVENTURE RACE FOR THE AGES


When: October 22, 2020


No. of Participants: Approx 20


Where: 37 Lords Way Windham, ME


Lodging: Not Needed


Food: Lunch Provided. Please bring snacks for the morning and afternoon.


Focus: Leadership and Teamwork


Activities: Adventure race challenge – including planning the route, navigation, communication, rappelling, teamwork obstacles


 

October 22, 2020


10AM: Arrival at 37 Lords Way, Windham, ME


10:15AM – 10:30AM: Introductions


10:30AM-12:30PM: Discuss objectives, review plan and organize into teams. Skill training needed for adventure race.


12:30PM-1PM: Lunch break


1PM-3PM: Adventure Race


3PM-4PM: Recap and review. Analyze good, bad and unexpected. Complete team makeup questionnaires.


Food

Lunch will be provided. Please bring trail snacks such as granola bars, candy bars, clif bars etc to snack on during the planning portion as well as the actual adventure race.

Entrance Questionnaire

Our focus for your outing is team building and leadership. We kindly ask you to complete the following questionnaire to help track the success of the weekend.