17 Team Building/Problem Solving Activities - Porthpean Outdoor

Big Beach Challenge

Epic Beach Games

Beach fun and group challenges

The Big Beach Challenge at Porthpean Outdoor is our flagship beach-based activity, designed to install confidence in children and help build peer-to-peer and child-teacher bonds.

Central to the activity timetable at Porthpean Outdoor, you’ll experience a range of team building activities, perfect for encouraging team work and problem solving.  The specific games and activities will be tailored to your group’s age, but all guaranteed to offer a whole lot of energy and fun!  A beach-based mini Olympics!

Our games include:

  • Human ladder
  • Surf life saving flag race
  • Dodgeball
  • Water bucket relay
  • Raft building
  • Tug of war
  • Beach frisbee golf
  • Sand art
  • Helter skelter
  • Water pistol battle

The Big Big Challenge takes place within a private area on our beach.

Activity details

Skill Rating

Personal Development

Building Confidence




Problem Solving


What you may see

See your group or team face the challenge of teamwork and watch them bond as a group as they work together to solve the activities.


Discuss each activity as a team before heading into the challenges. Include everyone, it’s not always the loudest person that has the most efficient solution!

Fun Facts

Team challenges featured in the first ever activity program here at Porthpean Centre in the 40’s. Back then the site was used as an international youth camp, where young people would come from all over the world to join together and build relationships.


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