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    Looking for ideas for an office outing. Figured you have probably been part of a few, what are some of the good ones? We have 25 people and around a $1200 budget.



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    Re: Office outing planning

    It's cheap and a good bonding experience...



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    Re: Office outing planning

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUKing View Post
    Looking for ideas for an office outing. Figured you have probably been part of a few, what are some of the good ones? We have 25 people and around a $1200 budget.
    What is the average age of the office?

    Some ideas:
    bowling, lazer tag, golfing, BBQ/picnic, baseball game, canoe trip



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    Golfing. Done. Even if guys don't golf they can drive around in the carts and drink. Everyone wins.


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    When I lived out East, we once went to Gettysburg. It was somewhat interesting, but my favorite part was taking in the history of the Battle of Schrute Farms. It was a long drive but we had movies on the way out so it was pretty cool.



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    I've got nuthin' but if you're going to have a drink limit, make sure you put somebody fun in charge of ordering the cups. See below....





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    Golf outing for sure.



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    most people are late 20's early 30's. We've done golf outings before and baseball games. Looking for something we haven't done. I'm interested in this canoe trip, is this from experience? details?



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    Re: Office outing planning

    I'd actually say rent that go-cart track down in Knoxville for a few hours. Internet price said $335/hour. Looked pretty cool.


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    Re: Office outing planning

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUKing View Post
    most people are late 20's early 30's. We've done golf outings before and baseball games. Looking for something we haven't done. I'm interested in this canoe trip, is this from experience? details?
    I was asking the age because that can play into how much physcial activity or adventuress the crowd might be. I haven't personally done a canoe trip with coworkers but I have went with friends. I have went canoeing around des moines so I can't really help with places to go around here.



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    Re: Office outing planning

    I guess I should also mention, our office is in West Des Moines with most of our team being local. Indianola and Ankeny are about as far as people travel to work, so East Coast may be a bit too far



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    Had a BBQ at Green Castle Rec Area south of marshalltown. Brought a bunch of yard games, had it catered...and made sure to bring a keg. Was a good time.



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    Shelter house at a rec area catered with the option to camp if you felt like it is an idea we have been knocking around.



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    Yoga pants camp-out?


    I'd agree with you, but then we'd both be wrong.

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    Yoga pants camp-out?
    You clearly don't know half the people I work with.



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