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Coke & Candles

What you will need: 1. Two Coke Bottles 2. Two Candles 3. Two Lighters 4. A Table How To Play: Call two students up who really love coca cola. The objective of the game is to chug a coke as fast as you can. You can only drink you coke while your candle is lit.…

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Shoot The Name

What you will need: 1. Nerf Gun (we used this one) 2. Hula Hoop 3. Chairs for each person. How to play: You get everyone in a circle and have each person say their first name. You choose a person to be in the center ready to shoot someone with the nerf gun. The shooter…

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Hall Ball Youth Group Game

Hall Ball has been one of my favorite Youth Group games to play for the last several years. I had first read about it on the YouthLeaderStash, and hadn’t seen it many other places, so with Chad shutting the site down over there, I wanted to make sure this game would live on. In this…

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Tectonic Plates

Tectonic Plates is a fun, cheap game we played with our Jr. High Ministry yesterday. If you’ve played Human Roomba, it’s very similar to that, just more group participation. Two teams are formed, and one volunteer from each team gets wrapped from head to toe in duct tape. The big difference here is that usually,…

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Whack ‘Em

This game is a classic youth ministry game. I think most people have probably played this one, but it’s also easy to forget about. Everyone sits in a circle except for one player, who has the sword of squish. To begin the game, the person in the middle points at one person of their choosing,…

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Circle Soccer

We played this game last night in our Jr. High Ministry and on Sunday with our Sr. Highers. Haven’t played it in a few years, and I totally forgot how much fun it is! Everyone stands in a circle, with their feet touching the feet of the person next to them, spread a little bit…

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Youth Group Game: Nerf Duel

This game was a huge hit with our Middle School Ministry, and was super easy to set up and play. Object of the game:  Two students stand across from each other with nerf guns. A table stands between them with 5 cups lined up the middle. When the ref says go, students have to shoot…

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Youth Ministry Color Wars

IDEAS FOR A YOUTH GROUP PAINT POWDER PARTY. We recently did a Color Wars event with Oneighty Students, and it was a complete blast despite the weather being FAR less than ideal (a 60-degree rainy day surrounded by beautiful, sunny 85-degree days all around). The last few weeks, the YouthMin.org Facebook Community has been inundated…