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Team Architect is basically a game where you get each team to build something with very little amounts of strange materials. For example, you could give each team a packet of pop sticks and a roll of ...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
This game is the ultimate icebreaker. Needs a bit a prep before hand - fill up some trays with water and place a t-shirt or pair of shorts or a hat in the water. Then freeze it! You'll need at leas...
Outside
Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
Extreme Mess
Under $20
Hot Topic
For this icebreaker game you'll need to set up your chairs in a circle facing inwards. Make sure there is one less chair than there are players. Select one player to start off in the middle. They m...
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Whole Group
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
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
Have the entire group sit in a circle; a room with couches and chairs are fine, as long as everybody is pretty much facing each other. Select one person to go out of the room. Now the group decide...
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Whole Group
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
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
Object: To have only your gender sitting on the couch. Set-Up: If you don't have a couch large enough to fit four people, just designate four chairs as the "couch". Circle the rest of the chairs,...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Hot Topic
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 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
First of all elect a adjudicator to go into the other room. A topic is chosen i.e. Food, Cars, brads, Countries ect. and one by one each person playing walks in to the room with the adjudicator and te...
Inside
All On All
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Such a great classic! Everyone sits on chairs in a circle with their eyes VERY shut. Leader taps the head of a person who will be mafia (or 2-3 mafia if lots of people). Then the leader announces next...
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Whole Group
10 - 30 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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
The classic game of Mastermind works well when solved as a whole group. The whole group must work together to crack the code. Alternatively, divide the group into two teams and each gets to set a cod...
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Whole Group
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Place a chocolate block in the center of the table. The candy should stay in its wrapper and, to make the game last longer, you could wrap the chocolate block in layers of gift-wrapping paper as well....
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All On All
10 - 30 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
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
This is simply the old TV game revisited. Central to this game is a list of questions and survey answers. You could make them up. But using David Morris' hard work is a better option. The game will wo...
Inside
Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
This is a game that requires little preparation and is fun among small groups. Have the players sit in a large circle so they can easily separate their "families" (more on that soon). Next, get pla...
Inside
Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
When youth leader says "draw weapons", each person sits on a pew or chair with their Bible held up in air with binding facing them (this is to keep people from putting their fingers IN the Bible while...
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All On All
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Hot Topic
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
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
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
This is an excellent ice breaker activity in it's simplest form! If you haven't heard of "Table Topics" before, they are a great tool to use to help people get to know each other and to inspire int...
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Whole Group
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
Over $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
First, you split up into groups of 3-5. You should have at least three teams to play. Each team gets a chair and the caller chooses any random tangible-object noun. Each team is given 5 minutes to...
Inside
Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
This epic twist on dodgeball (http://youthgroupgames.com.au/games/37/dodgeball/) is best played with a fairly large group. It's great to use as an icebreaker because there is almost never an official ...
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All On All
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
Under $20
Ok, so we all remember the kids game telephone, where the person at the front of the line whispers in the ear of the person behind then and then they turn and do the same and eventually by the time yo...
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All On All
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
This is a great youth group ice breaker game. Would work really well to help the group mingle and get comfortable being around one another. You'll needa jenga set or even a giant jenga set if you h...
Inside
All On All
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
Blatterball is essentially a cross between soccer and dodgeball [1]. It's named in honour of the former head of FIFA, Sepp Blatter, who we believe best captures the essence of "dodgy" and "soccer" in ...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Draw a giant sized Noughts and crosses grid in the middle of the room/yard/field. Divide your group into two teams and get them to number off. Line up the teams on opposite walls/sides of the field...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Set Up: - Divide the whole group into 2 teams, based on sides of the room. Any size youth group can play. In the front of the room place drawing pad/white board, somewhere both teams can see it wel...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
Get a volunteer to be the President, once they are chosen divide the rest of the kids into 2 unequal groups (either a 2:1 ratio or 3:1) the smaller group is then the President's body guards (for added...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Get all the players to sit in a circle, except for one person who must stand in the middle of the circle. The aim of the game is to not miss out on a seat and get stuck in the middle. The person in...
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Whole Group
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
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 else's name. When they yell out someone else's name that p...
Outside
Whole Group
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Push the long sides of the tables together so you have a large rectangle with a long seam down the middle. Line up your group. (We count off just to cement in our heads who hits the ball to us, but...
Inside
Whole Group
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
Start with half the benches at on end of the hall and the other half at the other. Split the group up into two teams at opposite ends of the hall. Players should select one member of their team to be ...
Inside
Whole Group
10 - 30 mins
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
Set up your hall like a foosball table: With chairs as the black and white team. The 'black' chairs face to the right goal and the 'white' chairs face to the left goal. The goal could be a buck...
Inside
Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
Fill each bowl (enough for all the players) with cream and place a cookie in each bowl. Set up the bowls on a table or outside on the ground. Now everyone has to eat everything out of the bowl without...
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All On All
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20