Outdoor active games

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Bases

Bases An Outdoor Team Game Overview: Bases is a fast-paced outdoor game that combines elements of Capture the Flag,...

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Chinese Kickball

This is kind of like a normal game of kickball except there is only one pitcher--no outfielders, and everyone...

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Screamer

Get the group to stand in a circle facing inwards. Choose one player to stand in the centre of...

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Balloon Shuffle

Get everyone to blow their balloon up. The object of the game is to carry there balloon from the...

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Giant Twister

1) Use just like Twister except you can get around 30 kids on a time. 2) Make 2 teams start them at each...

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Shuffle Bums

You get all the chairs in a circle and have the people playing sit on them. Make sure there...

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Spud

Its best to play outdoors in an open area. Give everyone a number (1-however many players there are). Have...

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Water Balloon Volleyball

Just like volleyball except you use water balloons! The objective is to not allow the balloons to hit the...

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Bag Of Goodies

Gather all kinds of really horrible foods - ones that are quick to open and eat. For instance, baby...

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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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Going Up or Going Down?

You start by splitting everyone up into teams of two. Everyone is standing and has their backs against each...

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Running Twister

We’ve put a twist on “Twister” making it even more… twisty?! Definitely a slightly less awkward version of...

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Snowball Fight

This is a great fun get to know you game. It works well as an ice breaker game and...

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Velcro Puzzle Beanie Relay

This game has worked brilliantly every time I've played it at my youth group. It's one of those games...

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Giants, Wizards, and Elves

Summary: An icebreaker / action oriented game good for medium and large sized groups. Similar to a game of rock,...

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Revolving Dodgeball

1. Divide the playing area into a circle of 4 equal triangles (An AWANA circle layout to divide the gym into 4...

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Speed Ball

Divide the kids into two teams, even numbers of guys and girls on both team work best! Make one...

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Human Traffic Lights

Whilst the music is playing, all players must dance around the room and when the music stops players must...

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Marco Polo On Land

This is the same concept as the water version only with rule variations to make it work well on...

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Squirrels

Everyone gets into groups of three. Two people stand facing each other and join hands to create an arch...

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Top & Bottom Tag

Gather your players into two teams. Tell one team to put one of their hands on their head, and...

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Marshmallow Bowl Run

Fantastic running messy food game but shouldn't create too much mess depending on how many marshmallows fall onto the...

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Preacher Pratt

Students will sit in a half circle and try to work their way to the beginning seat by responding...

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Squirrelly Nut

This game should be played with 10-25 people. Pair up each person with a partner. Pick a team to...

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Twisted Dizzy Blob

This is actually a blend of three games: Tongue Twisters, Dizzy Tag, and Blob Tag. Insanity! One person starts...

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Aardvark Race

Set the game up by having two lots of two bowls facing each other. One on one side of...

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Explosive Relay

Split into two groups and go to opposite sides of the room. You can either play this game in...

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Chaos

Get the youth to make a circle with the chairs facing inwards. There needs to be one less chair...

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Target Tag

Prep: have each person write their name on a piece of paper and fold it in half. Each person...

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Zombie Tag

Split into teams of two. One person is the zombie and is blindfolded. The other person guides the zombie...

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Big Ball Volleyball

1. Sort your youth group into two teams and then move them to the volleyball court laid out earlier. 2. With...

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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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Hit the Hundred

Cut out cardboard circles and make a target. Smallest one is the hundred, second smallest is 90 and so on....

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Outpost

Players are separated into equal teams and given their own colored flag-football flags which are worn around their waist....

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Tired of Being Weak?

Objective: Rip the phonebook into 2 pieces evenly Players needed: Unlimited (the more the better) Instructions: Get a few volunteers...

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Capture the End Zone

The object of this game is the first team to score. You will need to play several rounds to...

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Electric Bean Bag

1. You place the 3 bean bags or pillows in the centre of the gaming area. 2. Participants make a circle around...

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End of the World

Make a large circle with the rope on the floor, have the group stand in the centre of the...

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Marco Chicken

Divide the playing group into two teams. One team should be blindfolded. They can call out "marco". The other...

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Pool Noodle Ball

Played this game with my junior youth (Kids Club - 6 to 12 year old). Have one of the leaders be...

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Pregnant Penguin

1. Everyone sits on a chair distrbuted randomly around the room. 2. A penguin is picked randomly. 3. The penguin stands in...

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Apple Eat Tag

Ask for two volunteers. These people will attempt to tip everyone else, in order to do this they must...

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Creeping Closer

Select one person from your group to be the captain. They must stand on one side of the playing...

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Dinosaurs

1. Choose one person to be the "Danger Alert" or choose an adult or a group leader or something. Give...

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Scoop Ball Lacrosse

Basic Rules: Pass the ball teammate to teammate and try to score a goal for your team (lacrosse-style) Explanation:...

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Just Dance Live

Based on the game for Kinnect or Wii, this is a simple fun, high energy group game for your...

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The Clobberin' Game

So this one works great for my lot of kids, might not work for all though. Every one sits...

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Orky? Snorky!

A group of players sit in circle. One person is placed standing in the middle of the circle and...

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Ship Wreck

Divide the kids into teams of around 10 people. Each team will need a "ship" - this could be a...

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Water Sponge

How To Play: Teachers will split students into two teams. There will be a sponge with water next to...

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