YP Activities

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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Corn Maze

ACTIVITY: Go to a corn maze with the youth dept. DESCRIPTION: It is an a”maize”ing activity for the entire youth group. Recently we went to the Devine’s cormaze and pumpkin patch. You would like to find a local maze near you, also before we go I call ahead asking for group discounts. Generally if you…

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How To Have an Awesome Youth Rally

1 Corinthians 14:40  Let all things be done decently and in order. Coming off of our first ever summer Youth Conference, and answering some questions for some YPs about how we put things together. These ideas could be used for VBS, Youth Rallies, Conferences and any other special meetings. Here are some ideas about “How…

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Slip-n-slide Kickball

Slip-n-slide Kickball! Yes it is as epic of an activity as it sounds! I have done this activity with our teens three times now. It is always an exciting activity and usually the kids want to do it again within a few weeks. It is just a regular game of kickball with 3 outs and…

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Video Scavenger Hunt

The Activity: Video scavenger hunt is a fun activity to do anytime in summer. It is an easy activity to run for there is not much set up required. Simply make a list of things that the kids are to look for throughout your. In each photo every member of that team must be in the…

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NYFC17

NYFC is more than a Youth Conference… it’s a Preaching Conference for Teens! Check out www.thenyfc.org for more information about this year’s NYFC! Here’s some pics from last year: See you in March!

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Snow Tubing

The Activity: Snow tubing is a fun activity to do during the winter months. Some of you are privileged to have snow of your own and can actually do this activity in the back yard of a church member or of a local park. But for the rest of us, snow tubing is an easy,…

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Bigger & Better

Items Needed: paper clip or other insignificant item for each group Objective: Trade what you have for something bigger and better. Continue doing this until time has expired. Bigger and Better is an awesome activity to do with your teenagers, and you might even end up with some great things for your teen department! The…

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