YPActivities

Beach Ball Bonanza
July 7th, 2022
For a fun and exciting activity, we had a beach ball bonanza. Every game involved one or more beach balls. We had five games planned to take place during an hour and a half timeframe. We just took common everyday games and replaced the normal ball that you would use with beach balls.You start by splitting your youth group into two or more teams based upon the number of teens that you have, for thi...
Among Us IRL
May 18th, 2022
To play in real life, you need at least 10 players. If you have an even number over 10, you could split them into groups to take turns with each round.I. TASKSFirst, set up all the tasks throughout your church property. The more scattered the better. If all your tasks are too close, players will be trampling over each other, and your imposter won’t have any good opportunities. I laid out 7 tasks t...
The Gauntlet
April 28th, 2022
The GAUNTLET has long been one of the highlights of the year for our youth group! It has brought the teens closer through competition and fun. The GAUNTLET is a series of games where teams can earn points to win the competition for their team!Normal we divide the youth group up into 2 - 4 teams and have a month or two months long competition with the GAUNTLET as the final day to earn points. When ...
Hosting A Youth Explosion
April 14th, 2022
A Youth Explosion is basically a one-night Youth Rally, but with church groups that are farther out thanyour 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 counsel. Ask who the Lord would lay on his heart, or what direction he would lik...
Truth and Trade\\Mary and Martha
January 1st, 2022
Mary & Martha – M&MThe Mary & Martha activity for our teen girls has been a huge success. My wife, Amber Ross,came up with the idea this past year as a way to connect more with our teen girls and have theopportunity to teach them things young ladies need to know. She has worked to get several ladies in our church on board with teaching recipes, crafts, and lessons to our teen girls.They have baked...
Christmas Lights
December 3rd, 2021
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 mean how many times have you gone under ground to see Christmas lights? We had a great time of fellowship, singing Christmas carols, playing games, and getti...
Christmas Caroling
December 1st, 2021
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 shut-ins | in a hospital | elderly | in a nursing home | etc. After you have compiled your list of names and addresses, bring the teens to the house and sing to the folks. It is a pretty simple a...