The power of influence is very clear in this activity. Overcoming frustration and resisting the temptation to blame others is key for success. This activity is surprisingly difficult for most groups.
Have the team line up in two lines, facing each other, with their index finger extended from the hip. Have them lower the pole to the ground without losing contact with the pole.
Each tent pole has 7 collapsible sections, each section being 23 inches long, for a total of 161 inches.