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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
Pass the Parcel is a classic kid's party game and can be played on many different occasions - at youth group, at a birthday party or at a holiday kids club. First up you'll need to a get a gift and...
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All On All
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
Under $20
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 results in a po...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
2 teams, each team sets up a base on either side of the hall/playing area with limited about of objects. When the game starts both teams throw the sponge-balls at each other to get the entire othe...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
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
Line up 2 teams against opposite walls. Number them all off so each team has a set of matching numbers. Make sure there is a chair at either end of the playing hall to use as the goal, and set up the ...
Inside
Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
This is pretty much just a relay with a twist! Poke two holes opposite one another at the top of the cups and attach the large rubber band to the holes. This is to be used as a 'nose extension'. ...
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Multiple Teams
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
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
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 ...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
Each team must line up behind an empty bowl. At the other end there must be a bucket of water with one of each type of fruit in there (preferably one for each team member). In the middle, between the ...
Inside
Multiple Teams
5 - 10 mins
Extreme Mess
Under $20
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
Seeing as cell phones are something most teens have, why not merge cell phones, scavenger hunt, and hide and seek. Seeing as a lot of youth like to mess with their phones during services, have the ...
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All On All
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Divide the materials evenly and give a set to each team. Give them 5 minutes to make up their own game using each item in one form or another. We took the best parts of each game and made a relay ra...
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Multiple Teams
5 - 10 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
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
Each player has a balloon tied around their ankle with a piece of string. The aim of this balloon game is to pop all the other balloons, while preventing your balloon from being popped. Once your ball...
Inside
All On All
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
Whilst the music is playing, all players must dance around the room and when the music stops players must bop down. Last person to bop down is out. Remaining players will await further instruction, be...
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All On All
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
1. Sort your youth group into two teams and then move them to the volleyball court laid out earlier. 2. With one of the BIG balls the teams play normal volley ball, eliminations. So no points are a...
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All On All
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
Under $20
Get everyone to stand around the room in random places. Then it's as simple as telling everyone to be quiet! Basically, the game involves the players throwing the ball to each other. A player is el...
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All On All
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
1. Blow up all the balloons bought and evenly distribute them into 2 different large garage bags (do this beforehand) 2. Divide participants into two groups 3. From a high place release one of the ...
Inside
Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
Under $20
Everyone's seen the TV show right? It used to be on in Australia in the afternoons I think. Anyway, it's a theatre sport game. The possibilties are endless but I'll just start off with something simpl...
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Single Player
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
There is one person who is the seeker, the rest of the people are hiders. The seeker puts the hose into the shape of a circle. After the seeker counts to a predesegnated number (i.e. 2 minutes) the se...
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Whole Group
30 - 60 mins
No Mess
No cost
For medium size to large groups indoor or out. Use tape to create large boxes on the floor or ground. Each of these boxes is a deck. Students gather in one of these decks -- the poopdeck, quarterdeck ...
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All On All
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
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
Give each team member a straw. Place two tables about 10 feet apart. One the first table have a paper plate filled with lima beans. On the second table have another paper plate to deposit the beans on...
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Multiple Teams
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
Under $20
I have no idea why this game works, but it does! Kids are sitting in a circle on chairs. You give them each a word of the memory verse. You 'bop' them on the head and they have to say their word. Y...
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Whole Group
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
No cost
This is an event for the real he-men in your youth group. There is no equipment required, except a blank patch of smooth wall. Line up against the wall, with your backs right against the wall. Slow...
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All On All
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
I usually call this game dance and stop, because then the rules are even easier to explain. Play music, stop the music. When the music stops, everyone has to freeze. If you see someone moving - the...
Inside
All On All
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
Gather all kinds of really horrible foods - ones that are quick to open and eat. For instance, baby food, fresh produce, chips, crackers (small box), etc. Everybody is behind a line, 10 ft. One mem...
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Multi Player Duel
10 - 30 mins
Extreme Mess
Over $20
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 can be played in a pair, a small group or a larger crowd - but the more people there are, the harder it gets! Players have a conversation where each sentence begins with the next letter of the...
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Whole Group
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
No cost
Divide the group into two teams. Print out a memory verse and cut it up so there is one word on each piece of paper. Set up a hoop or bin which teams must aim for. When a goal is made, a team wi...
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Multiple Teams
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
Everyone sits in chairs that are facing in a circle except one player - that one is in the middle. Go around the circle and give everyone 1 of 3 fruit names (or 4 or 5 - depending on how many is playi...
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All On All
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Divide the youth into 2 or more teams. Place the bucket in the middle of the room, then put the ice in, and fill with water. Now poor the marbles into the bucket (about 50 is good). Get all the ...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
Extreme Mess
Under $20
You start by splitting everyone up into teams of two. Everyone is standing and has their backs against each other. Holding their hands in the air, they have to sit on the floor without falling over. A...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Two teams (1 or 2 youth to a team) head off in a race to eat away at a slice of cheese to create a certain shape. For this game, we projected images of states (hence the name of the game) on the sc...
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Multi Player Duel
0 - 5 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
You give each person the two pieces of paper. Tell them to write on one piece a random question starting with "What if?" For example: "What if butter was green?" or "What if our youth leader could fly...
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All On All
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
Before playing, designate two actions for 'true' and 'false' (such as hands on heads or hands behind back) and hand out five matchsticks to each player. When it is a players turn they say their ONE ST...
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Whole Group
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
This is a simple game, but can be great fun for a mini-olympics style event. Basically, set up a giant size bowling alley in a large area - it could be anywhere! We use our carpark and draw lines u...
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Multiple Teams
5 - 10 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
This is a fantastic game that gets even the quite kids involved. This game can be played with 10-25 kids per team. Best played in a large, in an un-breakable hall. Split the group into two teams and h...
Inside
Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
Tie the doughtnut to a string. Split the group into pairs - each pair being a "team". One people lies on the floor and one holds the string. The string holder has to dip the doughnut in the bowl of...
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All On All
0 - 5 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
This game is best played in teams of three or less. Each team will get a fruit item (banana, apples, oranges) that has been cut up and some random materials to put the fruit back together (needles,...
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Multiple Teams
5 - 10 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
This is a great game for learning names and getting used to each other. It's based on the whats missing game, where you place random objects under a sheet, secretly remove one then get the kids to gue...
Inside
All On All
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
No cost
Have your group split up into two teams and set up like they are going to play volleyball. Then take and set up the net and put the sheet over it so each team cannot see the other team and tell the ki...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
I played this at a baby shower, but I am reasonably confident it can be adapted to be youth-orientated... Basically it involves sniffing dirty nappies and guessing the 'mess' that has been deposite...
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Single Player
5 - 10 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
1: break up the group into teams of 3-5 (make sure team captain has a smart phone) 2: each team captain will be given the list of objectives(listed below) and the team will have to complete the tas...
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Multiple Teams
30 - 60 mins
No 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
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
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
Set up a large rectangle, mark out a no thow zone, about 5 metres, 2.5M from centre for each side. Then it is played like american dodgeball, only difference is you have the buckets at each end. One p...
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Multiple Teams
5 - 10 mins
Extreme Mess
Under $20
This game is simple and is a great icebreaker among youth groups and camps. Divide the group into four teams and send them to a corner of a large room, or selected areas outside. Placed in the cent...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
Under $20