whispering pines conference center

401 Victory Highway, West Greenwich, RI 02817 | (GPS 27 Loutitt Lane West Greenwich, RI 02817)

W. Alton Jones Campus | wpines@etal.uri.edu401-874-8100

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Team Building at Whispering Pines

Highly productive teamwork at affordable prices.

Don’t let our wooded location fool you. Our team building program is conducted at the Whispering Pines Conference Center, only minutes from I-95. Located in West Greenwich Rhode Island at the URI W. Alton Jones Campus. The conference center has a northern New England feel in a southern New England location. While a change of scenery, even for a short time, can make a world of difference in someone’s outlook, getting away from it all is often not an option. That’s why at the Whispering Pines Conference Center, we give you the best of both worlds: a distraction-free environment with all the high-tech necessities you need. You start relaxing immediately on the drive through our ‘whispering pines’. You are greeted warmly by our friendly staff in the Sycamore Lodge with its rustic charm, fieldstone fireplace, and comfortable furnishings.

  • teams scale a wall with a little help from friends
  • teams try to get a hoop up and over with linked hands
  • after reception gathering by the campfire

A view of the lake and trees

Featured Amenities

Accommodations for groups of just about any size 32 Guest rooms available for overnight accommodations Our wooded location is the perfect setting for a distraction free day of team building. Programs are tailored to your group’s needs;  common areas, living areas, and leisure areas complimentary high speed WiFi internet throughout Knowledgable staff and coordinators to help you with anything professional planners and organizers

Teams bounce objects on a large tarp

What is Team Building?

The goals of many team building programs are:

  • to establish and/or build trust among participants
  • to open up and/or improve lines of communication
  • to break down barriers and resolve conflicts
  • to explore and improve the group’s problem-solving process
  • to foster a spirit of togetherness
  • to encourage people to move forward toward a common agenda
teams race to get water to their tube

How Can Team Building Benefit My Organization?

In today’s business climate, organizations have little choice but to evolve innovatively, to accomplish more with fewer resources. Success in the modern workplace is often a result of clear communication, trust, and collaborative approaches to problem solving. By working together in a manner that is experiential, fun and challenging, colleagues learn more about themselves and each other. Strong relationships among group members help create a stronger team.

taking notes on a whiteboard for a meeting

Our Meal Plan

Our convenient Full American Plan includes all meals for one price. Meal planning at Whispering Pines is easy, because we custom-design menus that fit a full-day, half-day, or multi-day event. Special accommodations can be made for those with restricted diets; including vegetarian, gluten free, diabetic, etc. A full alcohol/bar service is also available.

Team Building Pricing

Each program is specially tailored to the needs of your organization. Please call the office or fill out our online information request form so we can get you accurate pricing information.Full-day, half-day, or multi-day programs are available.

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