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Searching for wide games 45 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...
Outdoors
Multiple Teams
Long (45 mins +)
No Mess
No cost
Hot Topic
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...
Outdoors
All On All
Unknown
Some 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...
Outdoors
Multiple Teams
Long (45 mins +)
Some Mess
No cost
Hot Topic
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...
Play anywhere
Multiple Teams
Long (45 mins +)
Some Mess
Under $20
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...
Outdoors
Unknown
No Mess
No cost
Hot Topic
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...
Indoors
Multiple Teams
Long (45 mins +)
No Mess
Under $20
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....
Indoors
All On All
Standard (15 - 45 mins)
No Mess
No cost
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...
Play anywhere
Multiple Teams
Standard (15 - 45 mins)
No Mess
Under $20
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...
Play anywhere
Up Front Duel
Long (45 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...
Play anywhere
Multiple Teams
Long (45 mins +)
No Mess
No cost
Hot Topic
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 ...
Indoors
Multiple Teams
Unknown
Some Mess
Under $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...
Play anywhere
Multiple Teams
Long (45 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 ...
Outdoors
Multiple Teams
Long (45 mins +)
Some Mess
Under $20
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...
Play anywhere
Long (45 mins +)
No Mess
No cost
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...
Outdoors
Multiple Teams
Unknown
No Mess
Under $20
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...
Play anywhere
Multiple Teams
Long (45 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...
Outdoors
Multiple Teams
Long (45 mins +)
Extreme 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...
Outdoors
Multiple Teams
Unknown
No Mess
No cost
Setup: Sticky-tape a ring of glow-sticks 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). Divide your youth group into 2 teams....
Play anywhere
Multiple Teams
Standard (15 - 45 mins)
No Mess
Under $20
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
Long (45 mins +)
No Mess
Under $20
If you don't know anything about science, an Amoeba is a type of cell that eats other cells by wrapping itself all the way around it, engulfing it to become its lunch (making the cell grow bigger). Th...
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Long (45 mins +)
No Mess
No cost
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
Long (45 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
Long (45 mins +)
Some Mess
Under $20
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
Long (45 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...
Play anywhere
Quick (5 - 15 mins)
No Mess
Under $20
Five tribes night game 5 teams of 2 cabins (about 20 kids each) each team has its own colour and home base everyone will have a tail their colour teams are trying to capture other teams...
Outdoors
Multiple Teams
Unknown
No Mess
Under $20
This game is to be played in the dark and it an awesome choice to play as a night game on a youth camp. Take apart the flashlight into it's parts and have the person who is "it" (the Gargon) to go ...
Indoors
Unknown
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...
Outdoors
Multiple Teams
Unknown
No Mess
Over $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...
Play anywhere
Multiple Teams
Long (45 mins +)
No Mess
Under $20
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,...
Outdoors
Multiple Teams
Unknown
No Mess
No cost
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...
Outdoors
Multiple Teams
Long (45 mins +)
Extreme Mess
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...
Outdoors
Multiple Teams
Long (45 mins +)
No Mess
Over $20
This is a fun run around church wide game I play with our middle-schoolers. The amount of nerf guns, pool noodles, and wasps totally depend on how big your group is, so you can experiment with whateve...
Indoors
Long (45 mins +)
No Mess
Under $20
I made this game up as a child with my friends but played it with a tennis ball and ice lolly sticks. I've switched it up so its more practical for everyone else. Stack up a pile of cones tall enou...
Outdoors
All On All
Standard (15 - 45 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...
Play anywhere
Standard (15 - 45 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 ...
Play anywhere
Long (45 mins +)
No Mess
Under $20
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 ...
Outdoors
Multiple Teams
Unknown
Some Mess
Over $20
Players work together to make decisions and solve problems during an engaging, fast-paced disaster simulation. The game facilitator reads from a script to create the narrative drama and create challen...
Indoors
Unknown
No Mess
Under $20
Each person has a milk jug. There are no boundaries set. Each team has a goal they are to defend with one person. By running up and down the field the tennis ball or is passed from teammate to team...
Indoors
Multiple Teams
Unknown
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...
Play anywhere
Multiple Teams
Long (45 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 ...
Indoors
Multiple Teams
Long (45 mins +)
No 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...
Outdoors
Multiple Teams
Long (45 mins +)
Some 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...
Outdoors
Multiple Teams
Unknown
Extreme Mess
Under $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...
Play anywhere
Unknown
No Mess
No cost
You get 2 chairs sitting on the opposite ends of the playing area. Then you separate your group into 2 teams. To play the game: The ref (leader with a whistle) starts everyone in the middle the...
Outdoors
Multiple Teams
Long (45 mins +)
No Mess
No cost