YP Activities

Capture This

RULES: Obey speed limit and traffic rules!!! All but one person (The one taking the pic) in your group must be in every picture. You cannot take more than one picture at a location. You MAY NOT use the internet in any of your pictures Return on time. Teams will be heavily penalized for every minute that they are late.…

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Marshmallow Madness Activity

This Game is great for any time frame. I recommend two hours if you plan on giving a devotional and/or serving food (teens always love snacks). Divide everyone up into two teams. This activity works better as co-ed teams than guys vs girls (There is no game listed that requires physical contact, but I do…

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AWESOME ACTIVITIES

Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 / Ecclesiastes 11:9-12:1 Introduction: We as Youth Leaders get the awesome privilege to plan and produce activities for our teens. Think about it, part of your job description as a youth leader is to plan things that are fun and exciting, how awesome is that! I chose Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 as our text because…

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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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