Active games for team building

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

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Cups and Downs

This game is best played with a small group. Place 20 or more cups in the middle of the room,...

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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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Three Ball Soccer

This is soccer. Soccer with not just one ball, not just two balls, but three balls! You'll need three...

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Pea Pipes

Simple relay structure for this game. 4 teams line up at one end. Place a bowl of peas (or whatever...

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Caterpillar Race

Divide your youth group kids into some groups, 4 works well as a relay. Just make sure the groups aren't...

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Chairball

Set up your hall like a foosball table: With chairs as the black and white team. The 'black' chairs...

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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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Fruit Juice Face-off

Each team must line up behind an empty bowl. At the other end there must be a bucket of...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Proper Dodgeball

The most popular game at our Youth Group (played just like in the movie 'dodgeball'). Two teams line up...

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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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Niteball

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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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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Balloon Frenzy

The aim of this balloon game is to knock the opposing teams balloons to the floor whilst keeping your...

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Candy Pants

I love this game mostly because of the name, but it is fun to watch and play. One person...

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Lima Bean Relay Race

Give each team member a straw. Place two tables about 10 feet apart. One the first table have a paper...

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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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Blend-O-Rama

In this messy food game, contestants (two teams of two) face each other in three mini-games. The winner of...

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Ultimate Soccer

Each team selects a "goalie" who will stand on a platform. The goal is to get the soccer ball...

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Team Bump

Divide group into 2 teams and have them stand on opposite sides of basketball hoop in parallel lines. If playing...

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Cup Stack Relay

Line two teams up next to each other with a table a few metres away from the start of...

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Ultimate Frisbee

Divide the group into 2 teams. Create a playing field with 2 "end zones" which are essentially rectangles marked out with 4...

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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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Human Relay

Each team stands in a straight line behind one another at the start line. When the relay commences the...

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NetTag

Create two teams out of your youth group. We usually separate with girls vs boys but that's not necessary...

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Play Dough Pictionary

Split the group into groups of about 5 pleople and distribute them around the room. Each group is given a...

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Vegemite Cheeks

You separate into 2 (or more) teams. Each group lines up in a single file. At the front of the...

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Molecule

This simulation game is a great one to play on a youth camp. It involves a lot of running...

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Shoe Wars

This game is really simple and so much fun. You divide the room with some kind of dividers. You...

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Speed Cricket

This game has proven to be a real hit. We play it inside after our bible study has finished....

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Tug of Water War!

Before the game starts place all the objects at a hidden place where you it is not too difficult...

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Key Game

You can do this with any amount of kids you would like (min of 5 kids per team) the more...

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Human Battleships

One of my favourite things is taking something normal and making it life-size. The game of battleships is great...

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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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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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Newspaper Hockey

This is a fantastic game that gets even the quite kids involved. This game can be played with 10-25...

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Rescue Relay

Preparation: 1. Tie each life saving device (we used empty cordial bottles) to a separate rope 2. Set out a start...

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Bacon

An action oriented game good for medium and large sized groups. Similar to football and ultimate, two teams try...

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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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