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Searching for camp games 63 games found

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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 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
Talking Point
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
Talking Point
Each person has a chair. Put 4 chairs in a row (or use a couple couches), the rest in a circle - works well with a range of players. The four on the sofa, or in a row, name off as Matthew Mark Luke an...
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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
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
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
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
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
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
Divide your group into 2 teams. Each person writes the name of a well known person they would like to be play for this game on a notecard. "Well-known" can mean famous (Madonna) or very well known (...
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Multiple Teams
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
No cost
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 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
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 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 ...
Inside
Multiple Teams
30 - 60 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
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
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
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
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
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
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
1. Each person will get a piece of paper and a pencil/pen. 2. Write down your name vertically down the paper. 3. With every alphabet written down, write a keyword to represent each alphabet th...
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All On All
30 - 60 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
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
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
Divide the group into teams of between 5 and ten people (If you are running a camp with small groups, split them into their small groups). The game takes the form of a general knowledge quiz with ...
Inside
Multiple Teams
30 - 60 mins
No Mess
No cost
The timeless classic game - dodgeball - requires little set up effort and is always a winner. There are two ways to play it and they're both explained below: CLASSIC Divide the playing area (an ...
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Multiple Teams
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
You start out by setting up 2 chairs on each end of the room or wherever you are playing. If you play outside, make sure you have a good size gap between the two chair. You're going to pick 2 teens to...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
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
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
This is an excellent game for groups of daring youth. It's a bit hard to explain, but it is easy to get into the full swing of it. One person gets to start. They select someone in the group and cha...
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All On All
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
I remember playing this game way back in primary school days. Awesome fun. It's similar to "Doggy doggy who's got your bone" but a little different. Get to group to sit in a circle. Put a chair in ...
Inside
Whole Group
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
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
1) Use just like Twister except you can get around 30 kids on a time. 2) Make 2 teams start them at each of the further ends. Whichever team gets the first two/three to the other side wins. 3) Battl...
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Multi Player Duel
30 - 60 mins
No Mess
Over $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
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
This is a messy food youth group game with an ultimate surprise at the end! First you mix up a big pot of green mush. Ingredient: 3 boxes of vanilla instant pudding 3 big jars of apple sauce ...
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Multi Player Duel
5 - 10 mins
Extreme Mess
Over $20