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How to Play: Basically, there will be three teams. One is the Zombies, one is the Survivors, the last is the Helpers. The goal of this game is for the Survivors to get back to the starting point wi...
Outside
Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
This get to know you game / ice break game is a great way to generate discussion amoungst a big group or to help a small group get to know a bit more about each other. Get the group to stand in the...
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All On All
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
The group stands in the middle of a room (or if outside, between two markers eg cones). one wall/marker is nominated 'true' and the other 'false'. The leader reads a statement, eg 'bats aren't act...
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All On All
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
No cost
This game is excellent for a competitive group. It tires everyone out really quickly and can provide a good opportunity to award a prize to the winner. You have one person to be the leader or "Capt...
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Whole Group
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
This one is insanely popular with all ages. Minimum age of 7 or 8 is recommend as anything younger is hard to teach. This game is basically hide and seek meets red light green light. Choose a count...
Outside
All On All
30 - 60 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
First off I wanted to say that this is probably one of my all time favourite youth group games. It is one of those games that just involves burning off a lot of energy! The basic idea is that there...
Outside
Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
Capture the flag is one of the most popular wide games ever and is great to play on a youth camp in a location with plenty of running space. SET UP 1. Find a location to play. The ideal location...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
Same rules as chasey... except everyone is it! Get everyone to put their non-prefered hand on their head. Then, everyone has to run around in the specified area and get other people out by touching...
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Multi Player Duel
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
This is a high paced game of concentration and reaction time. The goal of the game is to become #1 by tripping up the people ahead of you. WARNING: This game gets loud. You'll need to set up the ch...
Inside
All On All
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
This game is best played with a small group. Place 20 or more cups in the middle of the room, put half of them upside down and the other half the right way up. Divide the group into 2 teams and ...
Inside
Multiple Teams
0 - 5 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
This is a wildly popular indoor exhausting game. The game begins with all participants touching a wall. The dodge balls are thrown up in the air and play begins. The object is to not get out. Yo...
Inside
All On All
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
Get everyone to stand in a circle facing inwards. The leader running the game will need to stand in the middle of the circle. The leader points at someone in the circle. That person must duck down str...
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All On All
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
Talking Point
Put the keys in the metal bowl, and place it under the chair. Everyone makes a wide circle around the chair. A Person is blindfolded, and Sits in the chair, armed with the Newspaper/Nerf Sword. ...
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Whole Group
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
Talking Point
Overview: Time to embrace my inner nerd! This is a game based off a certain British science fiction TV show I won't name. Anyway, this game combines teamwork, reflexes, running, skill, and the occasio...
Inside
Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
Under $20
Talking Point
I love this game for getting to know students. Each player sits in a chair in a circle facing the canter. One player stands in the center to start the game, usually me after I explain it. Whoeve...
Inside
Whole Group
0 - 5 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
You will need a decent sized property for this game. Before you start the game you explain to the youth how Christians risk their lives everyday smuggling bibles into communist countries. All youth...
Outside
Whole Group
1 hour +
No Mess
No cost
Hot Topic
Fresh is a classic youth group running and strategy game. It's good for those kids who like to show off their speed, but also for those who'd rather stand still and out wit someone. It can be a rea...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Hot Topic
This is a great fun get to know you game. It works well as an ice breaker game and it really quick to play. Also works for both big groups and small groups. Hand out a piece of paper and a pen to e...
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All On All
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
No cost
A fun group game, sure to provide a whole lot of laughs. Might be suitable for a disco night at your youth group! Set up the group to stand in a circle, and choose one player to be the detective. S...
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Whole Group
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
This is an all time classic icebreaker game! Everyone stands in a big circle and then grabs onto two different peoples hands (not the people standing on either side of them). Once everyone is h...
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Whole Group
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Fantastic running messy food game but shouldn't create too much mess depending on how many marshmallows fall onto the ground and then get stepped on! Split your group up into 2 teams. Make two hats...
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Whole Group
10 - 30 mins
Extreme Mess
Under $20
Select one person from your group to be the captain. They must stand on one side of the playing field (usually just in a room or hall) facing the wall. The rest of the group must all start with one...
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Whole Group
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
Divide everyone into teams. Select one player from each team to lay down with a cone in their mouth. Allocate each team portions of ingredients. Similar to a relay, using just a spoon, the teams mu...
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Multiple Teams
5 - 10 mins
Extreme Mess
Under $20
This is a simple and easy game that everyone in our youth loves!! You have a pole (a broom will suffice) and you place the pole on a stool. Everyone needs to gather around the pole and hold hands. ...
Inside
All On All
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
Gather your players into two teams. Tell one team to put one of their hands on their head, and the other team to put one of their hands on their rear. Then tell them that if they are tagged by someone...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
This simulation game is a great one to play on a youth camp. It involves a lot of running and team work but also involves some problem solving skills. You'll need a decent bunch of leaders to run the ...
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Multiple Teams
30 - 60 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
This is a game that you will want to play in an open area such as outside or in a Gymnasium. The goal of the game is to single highhandedly get everyone else with out going down yourself. It is a good...
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Single Player
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
Under $20
Line two teams up next to each other with a table a few metres away from the start of the line, each team has 15 cups stacked up like a pyramid. The first player will run to the table then collapse th...
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Multiple Teams
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
Under $20
This is one of the simplest games I've known, but it still adds up to fun. Hopefully someone hasn't already covered it. 1. You'll need to play in a room with four corners, so it can't be circular....
Inside
All On All
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
The aim of this balloon game is to knock the opposing teams balloons to the floor whilst keeping your own in the air. Basically you have all the balloons for each team blow up their balloons and st...
Inside
Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
This is soccer. Soccer with not just one ball, not just two balls, but three balls! You'll need three balls, preferably all of a different colour. This game can be really useful to keep as many people...
Inside
Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
This activity is very simple and can be used for a wide variety of ages. 1) The group splits up into pairs. One pair starts by going up to kick. 2) The rest of the group decides who will pitch the b...
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Multiple Teams
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
Under $20
This is a really great running wide game - good for burning off a lot of energy. However, it's also a good wide game for those who might not like to run as it involves a lot of strategy. 1. Set up ...
Outside
Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
This game is a fantastic group mixer ice breaker activity. Player must wander around the room and battle each other in Rock, Paper, Scissors. The winner evolves to the next stage and the loser stay...
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All On All
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
No cost
Both teams line up sitting down facing away from each other. Everyone holds hands. At one end, the 2 players from either team line, face inwards and place their hands by their sides - ready to grab...
Inside
Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Divide your youth group kids into some groups, 4 works well as a relay. Just make sure the groups aren't too big. Set them up in 4 lines across the room. Then send half of each team to the opposite...
Inside
Multiple Teams
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
We came up with this at our first lock-in 3 years ago and it is one of our most requested events! We ask the students to make teams of 4. We write down topics on slips of paper, the topics are fold...
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Multiple Teams
1 hour +
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
1. Tell the group to get into pairs, preferably with a person who has a similar height/weight to them. 2. Get them to designate one person from their pair to be the "jockey" and one person to be th...
Inside
Whole Group
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
Play this game with the same rules as volleyball except with 3 teams. Have 2 teams play against one another while the third team acts as the net. The "net" team can play a big part in this game as the...
Inside
Multiple Teams
5 - 10 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
Simple relay structure for this game. 4 teams line up at one end. Place a bowl of peas (or whatever you are using) at the other end. The first player from each team has to run to the other end and ...
Inside
Multiple Teams
0 - 5 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
One of my favourite things is taking something normal and making it life-size. The game of battleships is great fun to play normally, so naturally - a human version is twice as fun. You'll need to ...
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Multiple Teams
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
No cost
Get 2-4 volunteers. Give each player a can of soft drink, and get them to line up along the starting area. Using only their head they need to push the can of soft drink along the ground, around a chai...
Inside
Multi Player Duel
0 - 5 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
This game should be played with 10-25 people. Pair up each person with a partner. Pick a team to be the squirrel and the nut. Have the squirrel chase the nut. The nut can hook onto a pair of people to...
Outside
Whole Group
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Usually played in a hall, this game requires 2 even teams. 1 team kneels down in a line through the middle of the room, ensuring there is plenty of space for people to run around them. They must kneel...
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Multiple Teams
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
This game is based on the great children's movie "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory." You're going to need a large group to play it, so this could be a good camp game. 1) Break the group into six eve...
Outside
Multiple Teams
30 - 60 mins
No Mess
Under $20
Arrange the chairs in a big circle, everyone to sit on a chair apart from one person, who stands in the middle of the circle. The person standing in the middle starts the game off by stating someth...
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All On All
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Firstly blindfold the player and tell them that you have placed whole eggs around the hall. Their aim is to get to the other end of the hall without stepping on what they think are eggs. Instead...
Inside
Single Player
5 - 10 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
This is a great, fun game for leading into topics like spiritual warfare, reaching the lost, etc. This is best played with low lights and room to run and hide. You will need enough glow bracelets ...
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Whole Group
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
1) Give ten players a glowstick for the game, which they will wear around their wrists. Obviously, the game is played at night--preferably outdoors, at a camp. 2) Explain the following situation as...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
Under $20
Overview: This game combines "hot potato" with elements of tag. It can get very competitive with more people. Where to Play: Outside, in an area that is large enough to contain ten people and wide ...
Outside
All On All
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20