Slice 'n Dice
A dramatic finale type trust activity for a
Seems crazy or impossible, but it works.
Large group (>30) forms two lines, facing one another, creating a
corridor or gauntlet.
Participants put out their arms straight in front. Arms should
intersect, overlapping by about a hand with arms of people opposite.
The first person peels off and walks down the corridor. In order
to let the person pass, people raise
and then lower their arms, creating a Mexican wave effect - a ripple
through which a person is walking.
The person then joins in again at the
end of the line.
Next person, peels off, walks, down, and so on.
As the group gets more confident, invite people to walk fast, run, and
then sprint down the gauntlet (people generally take great care to raise
their arms in time).
At some point, or for the finale, have people chop their arms up and
down, only pausing to allow the gauntlet-runner through.
Equipment: large, safe space, preferably
outside or in a gym
Time: ~15 mins
A dramatic trust activity for a large group.
Group forms a gauntlet, arms out in front. As a person walks down
the gauntlet, people raise their arms. Build up to people down
running the gauntlet through a sea of chopping arms!