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Scrapheap Challenge

Dive into the Scrapheap Challenge, where teamwork meets creativity in a race to build incredible catapults. Will your creation be the pinnacle of innovation or back to the drawing board?



Resource Management




Multiple Formats:​
60 min to 180 min


10 – 500

Unleash Your Creative Genius with Scrapheap Challenge Team-Building Adventure!

Embark on a journey where the ordinary transforms into the extraordinary with our Scrapheap Challenge team-building adventure! We start by diving into some friendly team-building games. These aren’t just for fun – they’re your chance to earn ‘cash’ that you’ll need to pick out materials from our well-stocked scrapheap shop.

The real task at hand? Pulling together to build something amazing, like a huge catapult or a towering crane, making sure it meets all the design briefs we throw your way. And when it’s all said and done, you’ll find yourselves in an exhilarating showdown, where your team’s creation will be put to the test. Will your machine be a marvel of teamwork and ingenuity, or will it be back to the drawing board?

Our Scrapheap Challenge is more than just an activity; it’s a unique blend of imagination, strategy, and hands-on problem solving. This challenge is a thrilling race against the clock, where communication and collaboration are your most valuable tools. It’s hands down one of the best team building activities, filled with dynamic interactions and the pure joy of creation.

Outcomes of a Scrapheap Challenge Team Building Activity

Taking part in a Scrapheap Challenge team-building activity is like going on an adventure that really sticks with you, changing how you and your mates work together. After the fun and dust, when you’re all standing there looking at what you’ve built, you’ll notice something different. The way you all talk, solve problems, and get those creative juices flowing will have changed for the better. It’s all those moments of laughter, the odd challenge, and those little wins along the way that knit you closer, making your team stronger and more ready than ever to take on whatever comes next.

This isn’t your run-of-the-mill team-building thing. It’s something special that brings a real sense of achievement and respect for each other. In the Scrapheap Challenge, it’s all about sparking that creative spark and thinking outside the box. As everyone works together, turning old bits and bobs into something incredible, you’ll see everyone bringing their A-game, becoming more skilled, flexible, and open to new ideas. It’s amazing what you can do when you all pull together.

But it’s not just about the buzz of the challenge. The Scrapheap Challenge leaves a lasting mark on how your team tackles problems and works together back in the real world. The skills you sharpen and the friendships you forge don’t just stay in the scrapheap – they come back with you, making your workplace a better place. It’s about more than just building from scraps; it’s about rebuilding how you work as a team, laying the groundwork for a future that’s as bright and exciting as the challenge itself.


This event, “Scrapheap Challenge,” is inspired by common themes found in popular culture and television shows, but is an independent and original creation. It is not officially affiliated with, endorsed by, or connected to any specific television show or its creators. All content, activities, and concepts related to “Scrapheap Challenge” are the property of our organisation and are designed to provide unique and engaging team-building experiences. Any resemblance to specific television shows or other media is purely coincidental and not intended to infringe on any intellectual property rights.

Resource Management Team Building

Why not add a workshop with your activity?

We offer a range of workshops that can be doubled up alongside our team building activities, check out our workshops below.

F Star Therapeutics

You had the best version of the scrapheap challenge.

Thanks for the great day, and for bearing with all the delays!

Paul Thompson | F Star

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