Creating Age Inclusive Company Picnics

Age inclusive company picnics are a fantastic way to foster team spirit and create lasting memories. Planning an event that accommodates diverse age groups can be a challenging task. Recognizing the unique needs and preferences of different age groups is crucial for the success of any corporate picnic. By tailoring activities to suit the interests of seniors, kids, and teens, you can create an environment in which everyone can enjoy themselves, fostering a sense of community within the company. In this article, we’ll explore effective strategies to organize a corporate picnic that caters to all age groups, ensuring a fun and inclusive experience for everyone.

All Age Inclusive Company Picnic in Las Vegas

For the Youngest

For the littlest members of the corporate family, safety is of utmost importance. Setting up separate bounce houses designed for younger children ensures a secure and age-appropriate space for them to play, allowing parents to relax with peace of mind. Engaging activities for toddlers and young kids can include face painting, simple crafts, and interactive storytelling sessions. These activities not only entertain but also give ample opportunities to foster skills in learning minds. When planning activities for the youngest at your picnic, plan diversely. Pair physical (active) activity with laidback (passive) activity, to fully engage this age group. We delve into different passive and active activities in this article.

Perfect for Small Children:

  • Small/Age-Divided Bounce Houses
  • Arts & Crafts Stations
  • Potato Sack Races
  • Capture the Chicken
  • Face Painting
  • Pony Rides
  • Trackless Train
  • Spinning Apples Carnival Ride
  • Kiddie Swing
  • Kiddie Ferris Wheel
  • Inflatable Slides
  • Petting Zoo
  • Hay Rides
  • Water Slides
  • Zorb Balls
Age Inclusive Company Picnic Activities for Kids

Teens & Tweens

Pre-teens and teens often pose a unique challenge due to their varied interests and desire for more sophisticated entertainment. Recognizing this is the first step in choosing entertainment for this demographic. One activity we love for teens and tweens is a gamer truck equipped with various video game systems. This provides teens with a space to engage in their favorite pastime, fostering a sense of camaraderie among peers. For those who prefer physical activities, incorporating zip lines, rock climbing walls, or carnival rides can add an element of excitement for pre-teens and teens. We have countless exciting options for carnival rides and find that, whether it’s a Ferris wheel or an adrenaline-pumping ride, these are great options for ‘tweenagers.

Perfect for ‘Tweenagers

  • Bigger/Age-Divided Bounce Houses
  • Zip Lines
  • Carnival Rides
  • Video Games/Arcade Games
  • Rock Climbing Wall
  • Velcro Wall
  • Robo Surfboard
  • Foosball
  • Water Tag
  • Surfing Slide
  • Obstacle Courses
  • Human Bowling
  • Paintless Paintball
  • Bungee Run
  • Inflatable Darts
  • Air Hockey
Age Inclusive Company Picnic Ideas for Teens and Tweens

For Seniors

Seniors tend to prefer more relaxed and mentally stimulating activities. Providing a variety of tabletop games, like board games, foosball, or pool, creates a comfortable and enjoyable environment for them. Live performances, such as music or theatrical acts, appeal to a broad audience. Whether it’s a live band or a captivating magician, this type of entertainment can bridge the generation gap and be appreciated by both seniors and kids. For a more interactive experience, strolling entertainers like musicians, caricature artists, or magicians can engage older groups on a personal level, creating a dynamic and memorable atmosphere. When planning entertainment for seniors, think of passive activities such as board games that can provide a bit of brain stimulation.

Perfect for Seniors

  • Board Games
  • Game Tables
  • Trivia
  • Bingo
  • Live Entertainment
  • Mini Golf
  • Cornhole
  • Shuffleboard
  • Skeeball
  • Pool/Billiards
  • Magicians
  • Jugglers
  • Dance Troupes
  • Craps Table
  • Blackjack Table
Age Inclusive Company Picnic Activities for Seniors

Balancing Shared Activities for All Ages

Shared activities that cater to multiple age groups help foster a sense of unity. Live performances, in particular, can captivate audiences of all ages, providing a shared experience for everyone. Incorporating group games like bingo or trivia ensures that everyone can participate, fostering a sense of camaraderie among attendees of different ages. These activities also encourage teamwork and friendly competition. A diverse range of activities, from sports tournaments to arts and crafts stations, ensures that there’s to engage everyone. Bringing together guests of all age groups promotes inclusivity and a feeling of community in both the event and the workplace. If you’re looking for ideas for activities, check out our master list of family day activities for all ages.

We Recommend:

  • Passive Group Games
  • Live Shows and Performances
  • Carnival Game Booths
Age Inclusive Company Picnics: Activities to Bring All Ages Together

Planning A Picnic for All Ages

One thing to keep in mind is accessibility, not only for disabled attendees but for both small children and seniors. Keep clear walkways, ensure accessible restroom areas, and ensure the picnic area is easy to navigate. Senior accessibility may also include paying mind to parking and ease of access.

Your setup is a vital part of picnic planning.  By grouping the entertainment for small children, carving out an area with entertainment for teens, and setting up the seniors’ entertainment close to the buffet and seating, you can ensure everyone attending will have an easy time navigating the picnic. Our picnic planners are experts in designing the perfect picnic flow and ensuring every attendee can get the most out of the layout and the picnic overall.

On the entertainers’ side, working with entertainment providers who specialize in age-specific services ensures that each group’s unique needs are met. Whether it’s hiring a children’s entertainer or a live band that appeals to all, collaboration is key to success. Our MCs and DJs are adept at ensuring every picnic attendee feels included. Having a talented MC is key to making your age-inclusive picnic the perfect experience!

Crafting Your Age-Inclusive Picnic

If you’re looking to get started planning an age-inclusive company picnic, our picnic planning agency is ready to collaborate with you! We have over 35 years of experience coordinating picnics that cater to a diverse age range. In our repertoire are countless entertainers, games, and rides for all ages to enjoy. Our picnic planners collaborate with you to create a picnic experience tailored to your attendees on a personal level. Simply fill out the form below for a proposal on your age-inclusive company picnic.