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The group stands in a circle and nominates someone to start. 3 - 2 - 1 ULTIMATE NINJA! Everyone has to start with a ninja pose position. Going clockwise, the person whose turn it is must try and hi...
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Whole Group
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
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
Hot Topic
Have you ever wanted to play hide and seek, but found that the playing space was simply too small for a good hiding spot? This game seeks to eliminate that problem, simply and effectively. Really, ...
Inside
Multi Player Duel
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
Blatterball is essentially a cross between soccer and dodgeball [1]. It's named in honour of the former head of FIFA, Sepp Blatter, who we believe best captures the essence of "dodgy" and "soccer" in ...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Explain the game as a simple food eating competition game - you could do it with hotdogs or burgers or anything you can think of. Once you have selected volunteers and they are ready to start eating, ...
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Multi Player Duel
5 - 10 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
This is a classic kids party game and is great fun especially for a group of junior youth kids. One kid will sit on a chair facing away from the group with their eyes closed and have the keys or co...
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Whole Group
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
No cost
Firstly blindfold the player and tell them that you have placed whole eggs around the hall. Their aim is to get to the other end of the hall without stepping on what they think are eggs. Instead...
Inside
Single Player
5 - 10 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
Kind like duck duck goose but with water. Everyone sits in a circle and the game begins just like duck duck goose except the persion who is "it" walks around the circle and drips water on everyone...
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Whole Group
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Mark 9:23 "Everything is possible for him who believes." Philippians 4:13 "I can do everything through him who gives me strength." Similar to "if i were going to the moon i would bring..." excep...
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Whole Group
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
No cost
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
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...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 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...
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Multiple Teams
30 - 60 mins
No Mess
No cost
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...
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All On All
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
Simple relay structure for this game. 4 teams line up at one end. Place a bowl of peas (or whatever you are using) at the other end. The first player from each team has to run to the other end and ...
Inside
Multiple Teams
0 - 5 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
Give each team a packet of spaghetti and a packet of marshmallows. The team that builds the tallest spaghetti and marshmallow tower wins! You'll be surprised by the things people can come up wit...
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All On All
5 - 10 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
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
Under $20
Everyone gets into groups of three. Two people stand facing each other and join hands to create an arch they are the tree, the third person crouches underneath it and becomes the squirrel. You need...
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All On All
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
Played this game in a fairly large youth group but could work for smaller groups too! If you are familiar with the tv game show Talkin bout Your Generation there is a challenge at the end where they ...
Inside
Multiple Teams
5 - 10 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...
Outside
Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
Extreme Mess
No cost
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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Whole Group
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Ask for two volunteers. These people will attempt to tip everyone else, in order to do this they must touch the person with an apple. While holding the apple the tipper must keep one leg in the sam...
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Multiple Teams
5 - 10 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
Get a number of volunteers up the front. It can often work better if you don't tell them what they are in for. Have the jars of baby food hidden so the players can't see them. Have them stand in a ...
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Multi Player Duel
5 - 10 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
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
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Start with half the benches at on end of the hall and the other half at the other. Split the group up into two teams at opposite ends of the hall. Players should select one member of their team to be ...
Inside
Whole Group
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
So I am a sunday school teacher at my church and I have found this youth group game to be both fun and funny! You have x amount of kids and one less chair. It is basically like musical chairs but u...
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All On All
0 - 5 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
I have no idea why this game works, but it does! Kids are sitting in a circle on chairs. You give them each a word of the memory verse. You 'bop' them on the head and they have to say their word. Y...
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Whole Group
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
No cost
Everyone needs to pair up and one becomes the camper (pref. the smaller person) while the other becomes a tent. You all form a circle with the tents standing up holding the arms up high forming a r...
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Whole Group
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
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
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Set up your hall like a foosball table: With chairs as the black and white team. The 'black' chairs face to the right goal and the 'white' chairs face to the left goal. The goal could be a buck...
Inside
Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
This is a similar concept to the Iron Chef on TV and can be run in two different ways: Option A Give the kids a bunch of ingredients (best to combine a few standard ingredients such as flour, pa...
Inside
Multiple Teams
1 hour +
Extreme Mess
Over $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
Cryptograms are great fun to use on scavenger hunts, treasure hunts and in simulation games. They can also be a useful way of introducing a memory verse. Competitions are always good too - first perso...
Inside
Single Player
5 - 10 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...
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Whole Group
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
Under $20
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
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 ...
Inside
Whole Group
30 - 60 mins
No Mess
No cost
Talking Point
You start by splitting everyone up into teams of two. Everyone is standing and has their backs against each other. Holding their hands in the air, they have to sit on the floor without falling over. A...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
This is a brilliant circle game! Basically get a circle of chairs set up and get the whole group to sit in them, except for one person who starts in the middle. This person then has to select someo...
Inside
All On All
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
This is a very simple game (really an activity) which can be used to review information you have taught. 1. Choose your questions. I use this for my ESL class - ages 4 to 10. So the 'questions' ar...
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Single Player
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
No cost
Setup: First you make a very large circle of chairs, or tables on their sides. This can also be done by creating boundaries on the outsides with tape or a wall of students. Then you place the doll...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
Over $20
1. Find the story or book of the Bible you want to teach to your group at www.TheBrickTestament.com. The site has great Lego images which most people find entertaining in themselves. (Warning ... so...
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Whole Group
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
Under $20
The two bases are at opposite ends (much like the distance of a basketball court). Each base has one person on it representing his team. Each team must get their ball to their team member on the mat...
Inside
Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
This game is a classic messy food game! Basically set up your twister board (or you can use paper plates if you don't have one). On each colour put a different coloured food. Red - tomato sauce Bl...
Outside
All On All
5 - 10 mins
Extreme Mess
Under $20
It's a great name game! It's like playing a game of tag, only when the person who is is runs at someone to tag them they can yell out someone else's name. When they yell out someone else's name that p...
Outside
Whole Group
10 - 30 mins
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....
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Multiple Teams
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
Under $20
1. Create 2 teams. 2. Begin the game by throwing the ball over the net. 3. The goal of the game is to not let the ball touch the ground on your side of the net. 4. You may catch the ball and thro...
Outside
Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Give one life saver to each team. Each member of the team has a toothpick which they keep pursed between their lips (*cough* cough* cigarette style.) The team stands in a line and the aim of the...
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Multiple Teams
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
Under $20
This game can either be played as an up-front game or as an all-play game. Either bring 4 people up front or break your group up into even teams of 4-6. Each team nominates one volunteer. Each volunte...
Outside
Multi Player Duel
5 - 10 mins
Extreme Mess
Under $20
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