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Waxwing Puzzle Company

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Address: 53 E. Randolph, Chicago, IL 60625
Phone Number: +1 573-489-8401
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Waxwing specializes in treasure hunts, corporate team building, social...

Waxwing specializes in treasure hunts, corporate team building, social games, and unique adventures in Chicago! You'll have an adventure you won't forget.

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Corporate Team Building Event

Our company used Waxwing for our team building event at the Art Institute. We worked with Andy to come up with a great custom game which was a combination of Labyrinth and Heist... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 9, 2015
Nicole L
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Chicago, Illinois

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

Our company used Waxwing for our team building event at the Art Institute. We worked with Andy to come up with a great custom game which was a combination of Labyrinth and Heist, it was sort of like The Amazing Race meets a Scavenger Hunt…in an Art Museum. Our group was separated into 8 teams of 3 and each had... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Participated in a corporate team building event last week and had a great time. Well organized by our emcee and w all had a blast in the labyrinth game in the pedway. Definitely recommend this!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We participated in an event as a team and had a great time. It was challenging, fun, and a cool way to run around the loop.

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Oak Lawn, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

It was fun but getting it arranged was rather difficult. The options aren't easily accessible and my emails got messed up so it took a few attempts at reaching them before I got an answer. Once we got there it was fun to see people in their costumes trying to figure out who was a "fed" who was "mobster" and... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I did the scavenger hunt this week with my team from work. To be honest, I thought it'd be lame but turned out it to be a clever activity (all 3+ hours of it). It was a great way to bond with my group members and it was more challenging than I thought it'd be. And who knew about all... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We did a scavenger hunt through Waxwing as a team bonding activity. It was a lot of fun! Not only a very collaborative activity but also allows some to see parts of Chicago they may not be familiar with. I would do it again!

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Thank LB482014
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014 via mobile

Awesome group experience doing the Labyrinth puzzle! I had no idea about the Pedway system before this . Would definitely recommend this to others.

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Evanston, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Had a good time on this scavenger hunt, having gone with NU World Cup. Really good bonding activity, and a bonus was discovering how all of downtown Chicago seems to be connected underground. Very well organized, and a really good fun activity to do in a large group, as it becomes even more fun when competitive.

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Evanston, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

I had a lot of fun doing the scavenger hunt with NU World Cup. Got to explore the Chicago tunnel system. This was a very cool and different experience.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

went on one with a student group and it was a great bonding experience. everyone who went loved it and had a great time. definitely something we are trying to do again!!

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