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Searching for wide games 40 games found

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Play O's and X's with people either in different colour bib's / shirts or just with the hands in the shape of what they are etc. Get 2 teams and get one team to start. Send in 1 person at a time an...
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Multiple Teams
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
New
This is a game that we always play at my youth group. I guess it's kind of a reverse version of Hide and Seek - because the whole group is looking for just one person. So, one youthian is chosen by...
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Whole Group
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
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
New
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
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
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 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
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
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 m...
Outside
Whole Group
1 hour +
No Mess
No cost
Summary: An icebreaker / action oriented game good for medium and large sized groups. Similar to a game of rock, paper, scissors, two teams face off and decide to become either “giants,” “wizards,” o...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Before the game starts place all the objects at a hidden place where you it is not too difficult to find. Do not let players know where the objects are but clues can be given. Divide into 2 equal g...
Outside
Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
Extreme Mess
No cost
The object of this game is the first team to score. You will need to play several rounds to determine an overall winner. How to Setup - Mark off an even rectangular football field with 2 End Zones...
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All On All
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
1. Choose one person to be the "Danger Alert" or choose an adult or a group leader or something. Give him or her the whistle/horn. 2. Tell the players that they are dinosaurs and there are adult di...
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Whole Group
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
Under $20
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
A simple water fight game which is fantastic for cooling down on hot summer days. Preparation 1. Get a large group of youth together and split them into two teams. 2. Give the members of each tea...
Outside
Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
Extreme Mess
Under $20
It's a great name game! It's like playing a game of tag, only when the person who is is runs at someone to tag them they can yell out someone elses name. When they yell out someone elses name that pe...
Outside
Whole Group
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Bases An Outdoor Team Game Overview: Bases is a fast-paced outdoor game that combines elements of Capture the Flag, Flag Football, and role playing. Objectives for Winning: The game ends when o...
Outside
Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
Over $20
Line up kids. When you say go, they run as fast as they can, screaming as loud as they can as far as they can. When they can scream no longer, they drop to the ground (dramatic falls are best) The ...
Outside
All On All
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
No cost
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
This is kind of like a normal game of kickball except there is only one pitcher--no outfielders, and everyone else is a runner. When the pitcher pitches the ball, only one person kicks but once this p...
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Whole Group
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
It's a great game to play while going on a walk or playing another game or to play on camp through dinner. Everyone get 5 slips of paper they ask people questions and try and get them to say yes/no...
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All On All
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
players are separated into equal teams and given their own colored flag-football flags which are worn around their waist. The objective of the game is to get the other teams flags. Flags that do not h...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Divide the group into 2 teams. Create a playing field with 2 "end zones" which are essentially rectangles marked out with 4 cones on each end. The aim of the game is to get someone from your tea...
Outside
Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
this game is to be played in the dark. take apart flashlight into it's parts and have the person who is "it" (the Gargon) to go around the building and hide all the pieces separetly. EACH PIECE MU...
Inside
Whole Group
30 - 60 mins
No Mess
No cost
Summary: An action oriented game good for medium and large sized groups. Similar to football and ultimate, two teams try to get the “Bacon” to the other side of the field, the “end zone” which result...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Take 5-6 volunteer. Ask them to say a tongue twister or something that can be difficult to say. ie. "Sally sells sea shells by the sea shore" They must say this five times in a row. They have tw...
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All On All
0 - 5 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
Everyone sits in a circle like playing "duck, duck, goose!" the leader reads a story. Through out the story it says "left" or it will say "right" the leader picks a boy and a girl to give the wrapped ...
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Whole Group
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
Under $20
Split the group in to 2 teams, giving each team an equal amount of marshmellows. Basically its played like paint ball or dodge ball. Give a count down- everyone seperate -then teams try to hit the o...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
A fun twist on traditional kickball: Divide youth into two co-ed teams. Youth leader is "all-time pitcher." Played just like regular kickball except, only 1st and second bases (and home plate). Bases ...
Outside
Multiple Teams
30 - 60 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
Each team selects a "goalie" who will stand on a platform. The goal is to get the soccer ball to the "goalie". The ball can be moved with your feet, like in soccer, by passing it, or by dribbling it,...
Outside
Multiple Teams
30 - 60 mins
No Mess
No cost
This is a classic battle game which is easy to set up. Purchase a fair few water bombs and a couple of buckets. It's best played in a location with 2 tap access points, so maybe the area around you...
Outside
Multiple Teams
30 - 60 mins
Extreme Mess
Under $20
Righty-o! First, you need everyone standing in a circle. We start the game by everyone bringing up their imaginary carrot to their mouths. Everyone yells "CHOMP. CHOMP. CHOMPCHOMPHCHOMP!" One pers...
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Whole Group
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
This is a wide game that we play across the grounds of a school, best done at night time. Each team is given an egg and a cup of custard. The aim of the game is to complete all the mini challenges ...
Outside
Multiple Teams
1 hour +
Cool Off & Clean Up
Over $20
setup: stickytape a ring of glowsticks to the opening of the bins, one colour per bin. then place the bins on a stack of say 6 chairs (to give it some height). devide the youth into 2 teams, each tea...
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Multiple Teams
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
Under $20
1. One or two Leaders come up with a list of items that you would find in a dorm (ie, toothbrush, mouth wash, a bed mattress and if you would like to catch them out a mobile phone lol its happened onc...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Two teams. One team lies down and makes an obstacle course for the other team in a set area. These people are the man mines. Once in place, they are not allowed to move or talk until round is over. On...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
A large area the size of a basketball court is the best for this game. Have two or three leaders line up parallel to each other on either side of the court. The children then have to run from one end ...
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Whole Group
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
Under $20
It's an exhilarating, fast-paced game that involves four people slinging each other back and forth within a human sized stretchable band. Detailed instructions can be found at http://www.thehumansl...
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Whole Group
30 - 60 mins
No Mess
Over $20
This kind of thing can be really fun if it is done properly and works out well. Basically the idea is to create a scavenger hunt for the kids using words from the Bible to make up clues. ie. refer ...
Play anywhere
Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20