YP Activities

Get Off The Couch!

This is an activity that we did six years ago and are planning to do in September. Recently we had a Teen Department reunion and many of our graduated teenagers mentioned this as their favorite activity. I hope it helps. Enjoy! Items Needed: 1 Couch Per team Objective: To take as many different pictures with…

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Getting Teens to Camp

1. Be excited about going to camp. 2. Begin announcing about camp early. 3. Talk to them personally about going to camp. 4. Talk about the fun things at camp. 5. Have work projects for them to earn their way. It will always mean more and build the excitement when they have to work for…

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Hosting a Youth Explosion

A Youth Explosion is basically a one-night Youth Rally, but with church groups that are farther out than your own region of fellowship. This event is open to churches from anywhere within several hours. 2-3 Months before the Youth Explosion: 1. Arrange The Stage.      Find a speaker. More than anything, seek your Pastor’s…

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SERVANT SATURDAY

John 12:26, “If any man serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there shall also my servant be: if any man serve me, him will my Father honour.”  Servant Saturday is a great way to get the teens involved in serving. Many times, teenagers want to be involved, but there are certain…

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CRAZY BALL TEEN ACTIVITY

This is an awesome activity for your youth group if you’re tired of playing the same games over and over. Change it up. Get a little CRAZY Crazy Baseball need a baseball diamond (make your own to play indoor) bases are available at 5 below rules same as baseball Change: – use different sized soft…

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The Gauntlet

  The Gauntlet is an awesome activity that can be modified to accommodate any teen group. The concept of the gauntlet is to play a series of games while competing for points. The team at the end of the night wins the Gauntlet.

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Super Bowl Party

Items Needed: Ability to watch the game Snacks Teenagers Objective: To have fun and enjoy the super bowl in a Christian environment. There are somethings that are done in the secular world that are can be enjoyed by Christians in a right manner. Football is exciting and enjoyable to watch, but many times the Super…

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Christmas Caroling

Activity:  Go sing Christmas carols to different people. Description: Practice with your youth group for 2 to 3 weeks before you are going to go out caroling. Compile a list of people in your church that are shutins\in a hospital\elderly\in a nursing home\etc. After you have compiled your list of names and addresses, bring the…

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Christmas Lights

Activity: Viewing Christmas Lights as Youth Group   Description: Recently we took our youth group to the “Lights Under Louisville” located in Louisville, KY. It gets its title for the fact that the lights are located in a cave under part of the city of Louisville. This was a very fun and unique activity, I…

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