Eco Challenge

A favourite activity amongst all ages, Eco Challenge is a fast-paced game that involves teamwork, tactics and determination. Two teams play a combination of tag and human chess where each player has a specific character role. The key to winning is to ensure that these roles are fulfilled.

Whether it’s sacrificing yourself for the sake of another or making a heroic dash down the field to free your captured team, this activity highlights the need for individual roles within a team. Eco Challenge is excellent for teaching a variety of social skills such as contributing to society and how we regard and respect others.

Example learning actions:

  • Be physically active in the outdoors
  • Generate a team identity
  • Develop strategies and share responsibilities
  • Fulfill a role within a team
  • Contribute to the team purpose and outcome
  • Understand what makes a good team player