August 2024 Team Building Activities & Ideas

From picnics to beach days. These are different ways to celebrate August with your team.
August 2024 Team Building Activities & Ideas
August is here, and the weather is warm. August is a great time to retreat to the beach, lakeside cabins, or anywhere else that offers a little piece of paradise over a large cup of coffee or a beer. Here are Teamland’s ideas on how to incorporate team-building activities into your August calendar.

August 1 – National Planner Day - What better way to celebrate than to plan out your future with a Vision Board Workshop? Vision Boards can be a great way to really focus on what you and your team want to achieve at work and in life, the intentions you want to set, and the goals you want to reach. However you do need to put some work into making them really work for you; it’s not something to do once, never look at them again and file them away in a drawer. Vision Boards and the work that goes into them can help you cultivate a positive mindset. Let your Vision Board serve as a daily reminder and a guide to working towards your goal; they are a great way to help you visualize your dream life every day. Follow our expert 5-step process in how to get clear on your goals and vision, how to create the right energy to achieve your goals, and steps to take for inspired action and achieving your vision.

August 6 - International Beer Day - Today 5 o’clock happy hour is extra special as you crack a cold one to celebrate beer! Join Teamland for a virtual beer tasting with your team to really learn and understand what goes into making this great brew. 

August 12 – World Elephant Day -  Who doesn’t love elephants? Use this day to educate yourself and your team on the plight of elephants and what can be done to ensure their survival into the future. Consider donating to one of the many dedicated organizations across the globe working to save elephants. Sign your team up for a Trivia or Family Feud, your company can donate to an organization supporting elephants in honour of the winning team. 

August 15 – National Relaxation Day - What better way to celebrate this day than to join Teamland for a virtual Sound Bath? A sound bath is a deep listening meditation practice where ambient sounds are used with the intention of accessing therapeutic connections within the listener. This is a meditation class that aims to guide you into a deep meditative state while you're enveloped in ambient sound played by our instructor using traditional instruments from around the world, including gongs, drums, and other healing instruments to generate a range of pleasant sounds, It is suggested that you stay in a seated position or more comfortably lay on a yoga mat, or cushions during the session to get completely into the relaxing experience.


August 16 – National Tell a Joke Day - On this day, you can share your favorite dad joke, you know that one you have used a dozen times or so. Or you could sign up your team for Teamland’s Master Improvisation class where you will rewire your brain for creativity, connectivity, and out-of-the-box thinking by learning to master improvisation. You will be able to come up with so many more new and original jokes after this class. Our virtual class will teach your team the skills they need in a fun way that is guaranteed to create laughter and enjoyment. It’s a great opportunity for skill-building among your team, which really helps build connections and strong relationships. 

August 19 –  World Photo Day - Share with your team your favorite photos. Maybe from your last vacation, your kid’s birthday party, or a favorite pet photo. Change your Zoom call background to your favorite photo for team meetings today. 

August 20 – National Lemonade Day - When life gives you lemons, make lemonade! And with that lemonade, why not make spiked lemonade, Moscow mule lemonade, or lemonade sangria!? Teamland offers a virtual Cocktail Making class for all your spiked lemonade drink needs. Our bartenders will lead you through a recipe step-by-step so that you can follow along and create the perfect at-home cocktail. You can choose from a customized experience where you learn to make what you want to drink or we can provide you with an array of classics. Non-alcoholic drinks are available and some kits are available for delivery.

August 26 – National Dog Day- We are ready to celebrate all our furry friends in the best ways possible! What would we ever do without man’s best friend? It is time to pull out all the pictures of your pup and share your love for them with the world! Gather your team and tell everyone to invite their doggo to your next Teamland event! Puppy paint night? Why not?!

August 28- National Red Wine Day - Red wine has been proven to lower stress and blood pressure. And it contains healthy antioxidants that can reduce the buildup of plaque in arteries, lower cholesterol, and cut your risk of heart attack and stroke. Sign your team up for a Wine Tasting to celebrate this day! 

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Written by:
Najeeb Khan
Head of Training & Events
Leadership Development, Team Training, Belonging, Diversity & Inclusion, & Innovation
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