Outdoor active games

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Everyone's It!

Same rules as chasey... except everyone is it! Get everyone to put their non-prefered hand on their head. Then,...

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Quick Switch Chasey

Usually played in a hall, this game requires 2 even teams. 1 team kneels down in a line through the middle...

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French Vs English

First off I wanted to say that this is probably one of my all time favourite youth group games....

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Captain's Orders

This game is excellent for a competitive group. It tires everyone out really quickly and can provide a good...

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Countries

This is a really great running wide game - good for burning off a lot of energy. However, it's...

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Newspaper War

Collect a ton of scrap paper (in most churches, just place a box next to the copier for 3 or 4...

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Spin Chasey

This is a game we made up by accident back at youth group in good old days. Basically... everyone...

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Biblical Detectives

This kind of thing can be really fun if it is done properly and works out well. Basically the...

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Swing The Cat

I have nooooo idea why, but our youth group loved this game. Basically, it involves a designated person standing...

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True False Run

The group stands in the middle of a room (or if outside, between two markers eg cones). one wall...

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Fresh

Fresh is a classic youth group running and strategy game. It's good for those kids who like to show...

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Giant Bowling

This is a simple game, but can be great fun for a mini-olympics style event. Basically, set up a...

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Goldfish Gauntlet

This game is great when done infront of a crowd. Select four people from the crowd to be your...

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Messy Twister

Takes twister to a whole new level. Prepare to get very messy!

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Rocketball

There is many different ways to play this game - I think the key ingredients are using a decent...

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Sock Wrestling

Everyone is to have socks on and no shoes. They are to stand inside a designated area, and when...

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Spit in the Bucket

This game can get kind of gross, if people are squeamish about saliva. Set up two buckets on chairs...

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Mr Whippy

Divide everyone into teams. Select one player from each team to lay down with a cone in their mouth....

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Poopdeck

For medium size to large groups indoor or out. Use tape to create large boxes on the floor or...

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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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Stuck in the Mud

In stuck in the mud, one person is "it". when they touch someone, that person is "frozen" in place....

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Where The Wind Blows

Everyone sits in a circle on chairs and one person is in the middle. The person in the middle...

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Cross Country Spoons

Everyone's played spoons right? (if you don't know how to play, ask anyone at your youth group, they'll know......

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Moulder Ball

In this game there are seven or nine players. Three or Four people stand on one side of the...

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Rock Paper Scissors

In the middle of the playing field set up 2 long lines with a bout 1 - 2 metres to divide them....

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Russian Kickball

A fun twist on traditional kickball: Divide youth into two co-ed teams. Youth leader is "all-time pitcher." Played just...

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Duck Duck Goose

Get the group to sit in a circle and then select one person to be "it". They must walk...

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Who's Line Is It Anyway

Everyone's seen the "Whose Line Is It Anyway" TV show right? Anyway, it's a theatre sport game. The possibilties...

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Ameba

Place a chair in the middle of a room or playing area. The bigger the playing area is, the...

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Do You Love Your Neighbour?

Get all the players to sit in a circle, except for one person who must stand in the middle...

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Gum Boot Goop

Each team of four has a pair of boots. For each round, they nominate a player to answer a...

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Name Tag

It's a great name game! It's like playing a game of tag, only when the person who is is...

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Alka Seltzer Waterfight

A simple water fight game which is fantastic for cooling down on hot summer days. Preparation 1. Get a large...

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Coal Mine Relay

This is a basic relay race using wheel barrows. You'll need at least two teams, each team needing 1 wheelbarrow....

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Egg and Custard Game

This is a wide game that we play across the grounds of a school, best done at night time....

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Fruit Basket Turnover

Everyone sits in chairs that are facing in a circle except one player - that one is in the...

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Pillow Basketball

Split your group into teams A and B. With each team having an equal amount of girls and guys....

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Baby Burp

You need two people per team, you can make as many teams as you like, and one person is...

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Mix & Mingle

This get to know you game / ice break game is a great way to generate discussion amoungst a big...

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Stocking Ball

Your kids will either hate this game or love it. If people don't want to play, it's also really...

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Marshmallow Dodgeball

Marshmallow dodgeball is a variant of the dodgeball rules. It's best if the kids wear dark coloured clothing. When...

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Birdie on a Perch

Players should pair off into partners (girls with girls and guys with guys is usually better). One player will...

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Body Parts

Teens should pair off. The oldest person of the pairs should go to the middle and make a circle....

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Circle Untangle

This is an all time classic icebreaker game! Everyone stands in a big circle and then grabs onto two...

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Banana Chomp Relay: Search

As the teens get there, have them print their name on a list. This gives you the right spelling...

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Pantyhose Pull

2 players put an end of a pair of panty hose over each others head and hold it over there...

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Rock Paper Dragon

This game is great as an icebreaker and our group did it the first night of a youth confrence....

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Secret Dancer

A fun group game, sure to provide a whole lot of laughs. Might be suitable for a disco night...

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Banana Chomp Relay: Eat

Using the Bananas with the kids' names on them, pile all the bananas in a heap at the front...

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Blinded Volleyball

Have your group split up into two teams and set up like they are going to play volleyball. Then...

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