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Messy Factor
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
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 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
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
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 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
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
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
Get 4 kids to lie down on their backs in a small circle with their legs sticking up in the air. So their feet should be touching at the top, making a kind of table. Put the full bucket of water on her...
Outside
Multiple Teams
0 - 5 mins
Extreme 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
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) ...
Outside
All On All
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
No cost
Talking Point
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
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 game we made up by accident back at youth group in good old days. Basically... everyone in the group spins around on their own, while looking up, for a certain amount of time (ie. 1 minut...
Outside
Whole Group
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
This game can either be played as an up-front game or as an all-play game. Either bring 4 people up front or break your group up into even teams of 4-6. Each team nominates one volunteer. Each volunte...
Outside
Multi Player Duel
5 - 10 mins
Extreme Mess
Under $20
This game is a classic messy food game! Basically set up your twister board (or you can use paper plates if you don't have one). On each colour put a different coloured food. Red - tomato sauce Bl...
Outside
All On All
5 - 10 mins
Extreme Mess
Under $20
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
Whn the leader says "get ready", each player puts the tablet on their tongue. On "go", each player pours the water in their mouth (NOT swallowing any), and clamps their lips together. The object is to...
Outside
All On All
0 - 5 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
1. Create 2 teams. 2. Begin the game by throwing the ball over the net. 3. The goal of the game is to not let the ball touch the ground on your side of the net. 4. You may catch the ball and thro...
Outside
Multiple Teams
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
How To Play: Teachers will split students into two teams. There will be a sponge with water next to each student starting. The first student in each line will get the sponge and soak up as much ...
Outside
Multiple Teams
0 - 5 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
Talking Point
Break the group into 2 teams of 3 players. The players of each team will be tied up together by their feet using a rope. There must be 2 poles on the field and each team will have a different pole as ...
Outside
Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
Its best to play outdoors in an open area. Give everyone a number (1-however many players there are). Have a leader throw a ball in the air and say one of the numbers that was given, that person ha...
Outside
All On All
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
This is a wide game that we played on our last youth camp. It should run for a couple of hours. As with most wide games, you'll want to customise it to your group. I've written down what we did, but f...
Outside
Multiple Teams
1 hour +
No Mess
Over $20
Divide the group into two teams. Set out an area with clear boundaries and get one team to stand in the middle of the area and the other team to line up around the area. The outside team get the ba...
Outside
Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
1. Break up into even teams 2. Pick a captain for each team who will begin on the dodgeball court 3. The rules are just like dodgeball except when you get hit, the other team GAINS a player rather t...
Outside
Multiple Teams
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
Talking Point
A bit messy but a real laugh. Get enough eggs so there is one per player. Hard boil them all except one. About 15 minutes in boiling water will be plenty. Put all the eggs in a bowl, including the ...
Outside
Whole Group
0 - 5 mins
Extreme Mess
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
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
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
Split your group into teams A and B. With each team having an equal amount of girls and guys. The guys from team A take the court first. All they have to do is make as many points as possible - lay-up...
Outside
Multiple Teams
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
How to play: 1. Divide the group into 2 teams. 2. Each team goes to the opposite end of the field where their flag is located. 3. One person on the team distributes the cards before and during the ga...
Outside
Multiple Teams
30 - 60 mins
No Mess
No cost
This game is a variation on Dodgeball, with no teams. Three players begin the game holding dodgeballs. They call out "Triple Trouble", throw their balls straight up into the air and catch them to b...
Outside
All On All
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
Under $20
1) At youth group, break everyone into three teams. If you are at a camp and have a group system, divide them into those groups. 2) Put each team into a straight line and give each person a tooth p...
Outside
Multiple Teams
5 - 10 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
How to Play: Partner up pairs of two (Usually an older kid and a younger kid.) Velcro the partners legs together. Let them all practice walking around for about 3 minutes. Once the race starts, ...
Outside
Multiple Teams
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
Under $20
In teams, give the kids an even amount of ice cream on a plate, on a table outside. Using only their hands, give them 5 minutes to make a snowman. Best snowman wins. It's good team work, because to...
Outside
Multiple Teams
0 - 5 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
For those of us on water restrictions who cant have a normal water slide this is a fun and messy alternative. Simply cover the tarp with spaghetti. Start with more up one end so that when the kids sli...
Outside
Whole Group
5 - 10 mins
Extreme Mess
Under $20
Basically, all students stand in one straight row. According to if they are right or left handed, that's the shoe they'll slip off a bit. Example: Keira is right handed. So Keira will slip off her ...
Outside
Whole Group
0 - 5 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
Divide into teams of three. One person needs the the toothpaste and mask in each team. Another person needs to be on the ground with the cup in there mouth and the last person is going to be standi...
Outside
Multiple Teams
0 - 5 mins
Extreme Mess
No cost
Jelly bobbing is like bobbing for apples... only we're using jelly instead of water and lollies instead of apples. Give each contestant a bowl full of jelly and hide some lollies in it (*It's a good i...
Outside
Multi Player Duel
5 - 10 mins
Extreme Mess
Under $20
How to Play: This game is basically Duck Duck Goose except instead of tapping the persons head and saying 'Goose!' you have a sponge with water that you squeeze on the persons head and you say 'SPLASH...
Outside
Whole Group
5 - 10 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
This is an outdoor game combining tag/chasey/tiggy/tips, bluff, and a healthy dose of running around like a maniac. In any given round, one team plays Offence, and the other Defence. They have differe...
Outside
Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
There is many different ways to play this game - I think the key ingredients are using a decent vortex and allowing some tackling. It basically works like ultimate frisbee if you've ever played tha...
Outside
Multiple Teams
30 - 60 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
So you've all heard of pick-up sticks right? The game where you get a pile of multi-coloured sticks all mixed up and each player takes it in turn to pick up a stick without touching or moving any of t...
Outside
All On All
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
Crack an egg into the plastic tubing (it is possible to do this without a funnel, but you may want to use one). This is a duel between two players. When you say 'go' they must blow as hard as possi...
Outside
Multi Player Duel
0 - 5 mins
Extreme Mess
Under $20
Using gellatine, make a slab of jelly in an ice-cream container (you have to increase the consistency to enable the jelly to be more firm so it stays as a cube when you get it out the container...I'm ...
Outside
Multiple Teams
5 - 10 mins
Extreme Mess
Under $20
1. Each team puts 8 cards in a discard pile with the top card facing up. 2. That leaves 12 cards “in hand” or on the ground to flip. 3. When the game starts each team flips over 2 cards at a ...
Outside
Multiple Teams
30 - 60 mins
No Mess
No cost
New
This is a basic relay race using wheel barrows. You'll need at least two teams, each team needing 1 wheelbarrow. So depending on how many wheelbarrows you have available, this could restrict things a ...
Outside
Multiple Teams
5 - 10 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost