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Scouts Game Recommendations

Find a game that works well for your group! All materials needed as well as game instructions are listed under each game. We have also included hyperlinks to other web pages to provide additional instructions if they are needed.
Long Jump
  • Participants:
  • Materials: painter's tape
  • Directions: Place tape on the ground in multiple lines about 12 inches apart. Have the AC kids see how many lines they can jump over. Standing and jumping, running start, jumping backwards and one leg hop.
Ultimate Hopscotch
  • Participants:
  • Materials: painter's tape
  • Directions: Place the tape down in squares to create a hopscotch board.
Balloon Race
  • Participants:
  • Materials: balloons
  • Directions: AC kids will place a blown up balloon in between their legs and waddle from one point to another without letting the balloon touch the ground. If it falls they must start over. This can be done as a relay race as well.
Hot Air Race
  • Participants:
  • Materials: painter's tape and balloons
  • Directions: Tape a course on the ground and have the AC kids blow a balloon with the air from their mouth from one side of the course to the other. Stay inside the lines!
Balloon Volleyball
  • Participants:
  • Materials: balloons
  • Directions: Volleyball with a balloon! Tie a string between two chairs and use that as the net.
Memory
  • Participants:
  • Materials: sticky notes
  • Directions: Write numbers, symbols or letters on the back of sticky notes in pairs and place them up on a wall or door. Use them to perform the memory game, having the AC kids take turns selecting two sticky notes to try and find a match.
Cup-to-Cup
  • Participants:
  • Materials: plastic cups
  • Directions: Have the AC kids split into teams of two, each holding a plastic cup. Using the hand holding the cup, toss a ping pong ball out of the cup toward their partner that will try and catch it with their plastic cup.
Cup Balance
  • Participants:
  • Materials: plastic cups
  • Directions: Tape off a straight line for walking. Have the AC kids balance a plastic cup on their heads as they walk the line from one end to the other. Add teams and a relay race for a variation.