Night games

Wizard in the Dark

14 Jan 2022 - This is an updated version of "Murder in the Dark" This game is very simple. Perfect for...

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This is a game that we always play at my youth group. I guess it's kind of a reverse...

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Mafia is a classic campfire game played at many youth camps, summer camps and scout camps before. In some...

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Sponge Ball Skirmish

2 teams, each team sets up a base on either side of the hall/playing area with limited about of...

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Setup: Sticky-tape a ring of glow-sticks to the opening of the bins, one colour per bin. then place the...

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A Light In Darkness

This is a great, fun game for leading into topics like spiritual warfare, reaching the lost, etc. This is...

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Zombie Apocalypse

How to Play: Basically, there will be three teams. One is the Zombies, one is the Survivors, the last...

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Bible Smugglers

You will need a decent sized property for this game. Before you start the game you explain to the...

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Skit Night

We came up with this at our first lock-in 3 years ago and it is one of our most requested...

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This one is insanely popular with all ages. Minimum age of 7 or 8 is recommend as anything younger is hard...

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Creative Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger hunts can be epic fun and there are many different ways to do them. This "Creative" Scavenger Hunt...

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Capture the Flag

Capture the flag is one of the most popular wide games ever and is great to play on a...

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Don't Blink

Overview: Time to embrace my inner nerd! This is a game based off a certain British science fiction TV...

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Alien Invasion

1) Give ten players a glowstick for the game, which they will wear around their wrists. Obviously, the game is...

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Get a volunteer to be the President, once they are chosen divide the rest of the kids into 2 unequal...

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Human Stratego

How to play: 1. Divide the group into 2 teams. 2. Each team goes to the opposite end of the field where...

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Return of the Jedi (Hide and Seek Freeze Tag in the Dark)

The goal of the game is to defeat Darth Vader(preferably a youth leader) before he finds and freezes...

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Bees Vs. Wasps

This is a fun run around church wide game I play with our middle-schoolers. The amount of nerf guns,...

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Five Tribes

Five tribes night game 5 teams of 2 cabins (about 20 kids each) each team has its own colour and home base...

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1. Pick a person to be it (Maybe a leader for the first round) 2. Everyone else hides in a large...

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Zoom Game

Guess popular superheroes, cartoon characters and movie covers from "zoomed" in photos.

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Glowstick Grab

teams compete to be the first to collect their glowsticks

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Hide the Thimble

A "hide and find" party game that's as simple as they come

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Laser Grid

Players become secret agents trying to navigate their way through a maze of lasers

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