Trust Building Activities 

Trust is a vital component of any team, organization, or youth program.  Here are a few activities to build trust between participants.

Here are a few select activities to get you started:

  • Circle of Friends: Trust building; when you want your group to develop a feeling of physical and emotional safety with one another. Risk: Moderate to High. Group Size: 15 – 20. Time: 20 mins.
  • Touch the Can: Large group team builder, address personal boundary issues, work on group problem solving skills. Risk: Moderate to High. Group Size: 8. Time: 15–20 mins.
  • Trust Box: Builds trust and supports group members. Risk: Moderate to High. Group Size: 10+. Time: 10 mins.

Want More?
For more trust building activities, please see our book Growing Together.

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