Tree Mend Us gives your people the opportunity to do their part for the community today and for the planet that their children's children will inherit.
It's more than just a community project. It's an Urban Quest that puts participants' teamworking skills to test. Think of it as an eco-treasure hunt with tangible results! You'll see why Tree Mend Us can complement financial carbon offset schemes or offer an engaging and significant alternative.
Armed with a golden spade, a tray of saplings and a tablet with the Go Team app, teams are challenged to track down prearranged locations. Participants celebrate success by planting a tree (or plants) and taking photos as evidence.
This is not guerrilla planting - we work in advance to ensure trees are planted in environments where they are welcomed: schools, parks, hospitals, retirement homes and other community spaces.
Teams begin by assuming this is a competition, but soon realise that the combined effect of what they plant has a much more significant impact when combined with others.
Between each planting, the teams need to use the random of kindness generator to give them a bonus challenge that they need to carry to the benefit of someone or something in the local community.
A thank-you ceremony and press coverage can be arranged to further motivate your people with a genuine feeling of making a difference.
Teams must work together to complete fun challenges and quiz questions to navigate their way to prearranged locations. And what is more, research attests that when people work together for social or environmental good, they bond together. Planting trees, especially in a common area familiar to participants builds a lasting memory and a lasting change to their environment that they can feel proud that they have had a positive impact on. Tree-Mend-Us also has fantastic health and wellbeing benefits as everyone gets outside and active. Moreover, it brings awareness and mindfulness to environmental issues, enabling participants to realise that a big project is the sum of small actions.
Corporate Social Responsibility Outcomes
Research attests that when people work together for social or environmental good they bond together. Planting trees builds a lasting change to their environment that they can feel proud that they have had a positive impact on. Tree-mend-us brings awareness and mindfulness to environmental issues with environment quizzes, enabling participants to realise that a big project is the sum of small actions. As an added bonus, impacts to environment focused B1G1 projects, can be incorporated into the event for an even wider and greater impact.
This activity can been designed to adhere to physical distancing guidelines. We modify the program to avoid game materials and handouts that need to be passed between participants. And, avoid anything where you have to get too close! Our skilled facilitators will be there to guide your participants throughout the experience, ensuring that as well as keeping to social distancing protocol each participant is engaged and having an enjoyable learning experience. Get in touch to find out how we can customise this experience for physical distancing and your team.
We were looking for an activity that would impact our team and the local community in which we are located. Tree Mend Us not only allowed us to positively impact our local community it also had tremendous effect on our people. It demanded clear communication, cooperation and allowed people to appreciate each other more and formed some lasting memories and bonds.