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CI: The Crime Investigators

Use your detective skills to follow the evidence for energized, engaged employees and improved office morale. This interactive and entertaining group activity will have you solving the clues and uncovering the secrets of corporate success.


  • Crime Investigators
  • Crime Investigators
  • Crime Investigators

Solve the mystery of cohesive teams!

Foul play has taken place and the local police department needs your help in solving this crime. Your aptitude for cooperation, innovative problem solving and creativity will be tested in this interactive and entertaining event. Each team will have members learn a unique skill that is integral to the success of the team. Teams will receive a top secret crime dossier containing the necessary background information and history about the victim and suspects. Teams will then navigate a series of cryptic clues leading them to various relevant locations.

Each location will be staged as a crime or evidence collection area where teams must carefully search for clues, plus preserve and document evidence to solve each particular component of the case. Upon completion, the teams will hand in their evidence and receive lab results. Their final challenge will be to interpret the meaning of the clues and evidence, then attempt to solve the mystery: who has committed the crime!

Event Overview & Features

After a brief event introduction, team members will learn new and unique skills to help them complete the investigation. With members proficient in a specific navigational or crime solving skill, teams will work together to navigate their way to a series of different locations. We come to you and modify the program to your venue or location requirements. This is a low impact event with minimal walking required. Once all the evidence has been collected teams must submit samples to the lab and interpret the results. Careful analysis will lead teams to uncover the truth and solve the crime.

Quick Facts to Know

  • Activity Level: Low-Moderate

  • Event Duration: 1-4 Hours

  • Group Size: 25-2000+

  • Best Venue: Suitable for indoor or outdoor locations

  • Seasonal: Year round

  • A condensed Entertainment Option is also available

  • About Your Group

    Your team is looking to face a new and unique challenge. You want to give them an opportunity to explore different roles and discover new skills. They like to focus on cerebral exercises, practice creative problem solving skills, explore new perspectives and expand ideas. Participating in and enjoying an intelligent team building activity is not a crime!

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    Listen to our event update by Dolena who ran a Crime Investigators event in Woodbridge, Ontario for a group of employees from a Tire company.

    Listen to our event update by Nick who ran a Crime Investigators event in Mississauga, Ontario for a group of employees from an information technology solutions company.

    Listen to our event update by Dolena who ran a Crime Investigators event in Toronto, Ontario for a group of employees from a pharmaceutical company.

    Listen to our event update by Dolena who ran a Crime Investigators event in Mississauga, Ontario for a group of employees from a luxury vehicle manufacturer.

    Recent Feedback

    "I would like to thank all involved at Canadian Outback for the fabulous CI event! I enjoyed how the event engaged the group from beginning to end, well done! I was pleased with the crime scenes provided around Bear Mountain, very creative! I also appreciated the lack of need for involvement (as an organizer) on my part. The set up and execution of the event was cleverly done and very professional."

    - BC Ferries


    "The entire group loved the CI experience in Kelowna and had a great time. I was very surprised that finding out the ‘who done it’ actually took some time and that it wasn’t an obvious answer. In comparison to other events, we liked the fact we didn’t have to actually run around a lot (the group was not wanting exercise). The emphasis on the creative was great for creating laughs (especially the photos)."

    - General Mills


    "Our CI event was a great success! I liked the fact that we got to use a real camera, finger print tools and black light for blood spatter. It allowed us to actually get into character and experience the CI feel. I also liked how we worked as a team to try and figure out the mystery, it was great feeding off each other. Getting to see people in another light and learn about their strengths, creativity, and humour that you don't necessarily know about in their usual jobs was a big plus."

    - TD Meloche Monnex


    "CI: Crime Investigators was really FUN. It was great to get outside and move around. We enjoyed the personalization of the info, relating the suspects and victims linked to our conference location. There was a good variety of tasks to complete at different stations. Collecting the blood & fingerprints was really fun and good for a laugh."

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    Listen to an employee from a pharmaceutical company describe their experience with the Crime Investigators team building activity.

    Listen to an employee from a local university describe their experience with the Crime Investigators team building activity.

    Listen to an employee from a luxury vehicle manufacturer describe their experience with the Crime Investigators team building activity.


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    Your Investment Includes

    • Full-service Crime Investigators Event Package
    • Complete pre-event communication for operations and logistics
    • Event-day coordination including liaising with venue
    • On-site professional Event Leader and friendly Event Hosts
    • All equipment or additional admission fees if necessary
    • Post-event re-cap and team achievement and award recognition
    • Delivery, set up, management and break down of event
    • Create a customized event to meet your needs. Contact us for details.


    Event investment levels

    Pricing for our premium, full service team building events like this one depends on factors such as your group size and preferred event location. For the majority of groups we work with, pricing ranges from $100 to $200 per person. For smaller groups we do have a minimum total investment level of $4,750+. For larger groups we’ll be as flexible as possible to work within your budget. Pricing does not include any venue or location rental fees.

    Contact us for a fast and personalized proposal that addresses your program specifics, group dynamics, objectives and budget. If it turns out the solution you had in mind initially is not a good fit, we’ll explore together with you to find one that is. We have popular alternatives at other investment levels.


    What's next?

    Give us a call at 1-800-565-8735 or email one of our event solutions experts at info@canadianoutback.com, who will work with you to find solutions based on your event specifics, group dynamics, objectives, and budget.

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