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Human Towers

The most spectacular and impressive tradition in Catalonia is undoubtedly the Castellers. We invite our participants to create their own human constructions. Under the supervision of experienced Castellers, they will learn basic concepts such as organization, planning, strategy and final execution. A teambuilding activity that turns out to be a challenge.

PHASE I: INTRODUCTION TO THE TRADITION OF THE CASTELLERS

To give context to the activity, participants will learn about this famous local tradition.

PHASE II: PREPARATION

CAP DE COLLA: The technician Casteller will help the team in its decision, explaining the necessary characteristics to be the “Cap de colla” and then it will be chosen by the team.

ENFAIXAR: The moment comes when each one of the members of the “colla” (team), puts on the traditional castellera belt.

PHASE III: PRACTICAL EXERCISES

It is time to learn the different techniques used to build the different towers. Practical exercises that will be developed by couples, trios, quartets …

PHASE IV: CONSTUCTION OF THE HUMAN TOWERS

Human constructions are designed where the participants are the protagonists of all the necessary process to achieve the common goal, “El castell”; learning from the basic technical and organizational concepts, planning concepts, strategy, final execution of the structure …

PHASE V : LA COLLA CASTELLERA 

Once the techniques of the structures are learned, it is time to pursue the final objective: LA COLLA CASTELLERA.

The activity illustrates the operation of a business: Teamwork, the search for common goals, good leadership, solid planning, identification of different roles …

In this activity, teamwork and communication are indispensable tools to rationally organize the collective effort, as it happens in a company.

THE PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Coordinator
  • Monitors / arbitrators
  • Musicians
  • Technical team: Castellers de Vilafranca
  • Rent of strip for each participant
  • All the necessary material for the activities
  • Accident and civil liability insurance.

DURATION: 2H