Noodle Fencing

I first played this game at a young adult retreat in Texas, and I’ve been hard-pressed to find a more fun use for pool noodles. This is a great game as a high energy introduction activity, a one-on-one upfront game or a giant free for all. It’s not a leadership developing game or a team-building…

Magic Carpet Race

This is a fun team-building game for medium to large groups that is high energy, high intensity and a bit crazy, which seems to be the winning combination for most teens. It takes a few supplies, but little or no prep, so it’s ready to do at the drop of a hat. Divide your group…

Epic Blind Counting

This one is a great team building activity for any size group, but especially large groups. It’s no set-up, no prep, and can be a great activity to do on the fly. Have the group circle up facing outward. You can have them link arms or touch shoulders, but it doesn’t matter, as long as…

Giant Dodgeball

Dodgeball is fun, but sometimes my teens throw too hard or too aggressively. I think it’s the Wheaties. Dodgeball is no fun if someone gets hurt, so if we want to play, we need some adjustments. One of the adjustments we use often is we play with yoga exercise balls. It adds a whole new…