August 18, 2015

Leadership Development with Kenyon College Freshmen Orientation Program

We played Eureka Games with the student leadership orientation from Kenyon College at Flying Horse Farms



Using the Experiential Learning education model we explored the 5 Practices of Exemplary Leadership

Inspiring a shared vision
Student leaders Inspire a Shared Vision by envisioning the future and enlisting others in a common vision.

Model the way
Student leaders Model the Way by finding their voice and affirming shared values.

Encourage the heart
Student leaders Encourage the Heart by recognizing contributions and celebrating values and victories.

Challenge the process
Student leaders Challenge the Process by searching for opportunities and by experimenting, taking risks, and learning from mistakes.

Enabling others to act
Student leaders Enable Others to Act by fostering collaboration and strengthening others.

April 07, 2015

September 18, 2014

Team Engagement event with United Way LINC members

United Way played Eureka Games during the kick off meeting with the members of LINC. 



LINC is the newest affinity group is open to United Way donors ages 22 to 30 who are passionate about volunteering alongside their peers, developing new skills and getting involved to build a stronger, more vibrant community.

August 21, 2014

Energizer with YP Presidents' Council - August 2014

The Young Professionals Presidents' Council met at the Greater Columbus Arts Council to learn more about their many initiatives. This group is organized by The United Way of Central Ohio and funded by the City of Columbus.

August 12, 2014

Ice Breaker and Energizers with Nationwide's User Experience Workshop - Day 2

We started the morning with an Energizer called 'This or That?' 
Everyone starts out on a magic school bus (between the ropes) and then we stopped at various imaginary towns and villages. As we visited these magical lands, each person had to choose which direction they wanted to go. 
Ice cream village: Chocolate or Vanilla?

August 11, 2014

Ice Breaker and Energizers with Nationwide's User Experience Workshop - Day 1

We started the morning with an Energizer that we call Tinker Toy Topics. Everyone grabbed a few sticks and then the topics were revealed. People formed groups of three and began making connections as they introduced themselves.


August 05, 2014

4th & 5th Grade Team at Mountview Vacation Bible School

LESSON: CROWN OF LIFE

“Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love Him.”
-JAMES 1:12 

A group of 22 students in 4th and 5th grade. In a word this lesson was focused on teaching perseverance.

June 27, 2014

Team Building Event with Grant Family Medicine Residency

A total of 20 first- and second-year medical residents from Ohio Health's Grant Family Medicine Residency played Eureka Games to improve communication and build rapport.


June 19, 2014

Team Building activity with the User Experience Research Team from Nationwide Insurance

The User Experience team from Nationwide Insurance invited Eureka Games to play at Woodhaven Farm


After a delicious meal, a visit to the lake, and a walk around the farm...

It was game time, it was time to build Tall Towers
First we formed two groups of five people and
 received an identical set of tinker toys and were moved to separate rooms.
The goal: Build identical towers by using all of the resources provided.

The challenge: Only method of communication is via two-way radios. 

May 07, 2014

Team Effectiveness with Insurance Intermediaries Inc. - Midwest Team

45-minute session focused on Team Effectiveness.
As we prepared to play Blind Polygon the players were split into three groups: 
  • Able to See and Touch the rope, yet unable to Speak
  • Able to Speak and Touch the rope, yet unable to See
  • Able to Speak and See, yet unable to Touch the rope

April 29, 2014

Energizer with Nationwide User Experience Workshop - Day 2

In preparation for an entire day of presentation and discussion Eureka Games was invited to BREAK THE ICE and ENERGIZE thirty participants.

April 26, 2014

Leadership Training with Chicago State University's Upward Bound Program

We were invited to play Eureka Games at the Chicago State University Upward Bound Program Annual Leadership Conference 2014, and it was a blast!

April 24, 2014

Ice Breaker and Energizers with Nationwide User Experience Workshop - Day 1

In preparation for an entire day of presentation and discussion Eureka Games was invited to BREAK THE ICE and ENERGIZE thirty participants.


April 17, 2014

Energizer with YP Presidents' Council - April 2014

The Young Professional Presidents' Council meeting invited the Eureka Games to play a game that challenged players to think about diversity and seeing things from another point of view. 

We visited the tinker toy buffet and did a few rounds of "What Goes Where?" Then we discussed how although we are all the same, are also all different. Thanks to Mary Connolly and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center for hosting.

March 19, 2014

Team Effectiveness with Insurance Intermediaries Inc. - Midwest Team

45-minute session focused on Team Effectiveness.

We played "This or That?" to get to know one another a little better.

Then we discussed the four temperaments in a format based on well known animals, the otter, lion, golden retriever, and beaver as described by Gary Smalley



Then the group was challenged to tell a story using the pages from "Harold and the Purple Crayon"

February 20, 2014

YP Presidents' Council Meeting - February 2014

The Young Professional Presidents' Council meeting invited the Eureka Games to play a game that challenged players to be active and to think outside the box. 


Thanks to Carl Seiley at Vue and the FLIP organization for hosting us!