Cane Tower

The team are lost in a bamboo forest, the only way of survival is by catching the attention of the people in the local village. To get their attention, the teams must build two free-standing structures, each 6m high.

Equipment Required:

40 x canes (exactly)
10 spare canes (do not give out with the task)
4 x large balls of string
10 x blue stakes
Mine tape
Pens and paper

Space Required: Medium. Indoors or outdoors.
Group Size: 8 to 12 ideally.

Total Time: 55 minutes

5 minutes to brief and set up
45 minutes to achieve outcome
5 minutes to review and debrief

Suggested Learning Outcomes

Communication
Cooperation
Creative thinking
Leadership
Problem solving
Time management