What is a club event?
A club event is an activity that can stand on it’s own. It typically will take the bulk of the club time to complete. Sometimes it will involve leaving the club meeting place (but not always). Often this activity, a few songs, announcements and a talk would make a complete meeting. Event clubs are effective in breaking up the predictability of normal club meetings.


Leader Hunt

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Have the leaders go and hide. Kids are divided into groups of 10. Each person has a piece of paper with the color of their team. They must stay together. If they find a leader their whole team must be present in order to take the leader back. The whole team must carry […]

Kidnap Club Youth Group Special Event

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At the very start of club, break into teams for each adult driver you have. Drive around town and have kids “kidnap” their high school friends and bring them along. The group that kidnaps the most people wins a prize. Recruit extra adult drivers with big cars so that more kids could be […]

Hot Dog Lengths

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Give each team 2 hot dogs and have them go out and measure things in hot dog lengths. Here is an example of what to measure:
Height from the ground, of the softball back stop at the high school (closest to the pool).
Length of a picnic bench at Casa Blanca.
Length of Chamber of Commerce […]

Homecoming Yams

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Supply craft materials to make a yam into a homecoming queen. Each group should have yarn, scissors, ribbon, lace, small pieces of fabric, pens, glue stick, colored paper, shoe box (for car) etc. Divide into groups of 6 to 10 people so every one can be busy making something for this project. Give […]

Great Race

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Great Race

Divide the group into teams, with at least 40 kids on each one. Direct each team to select different kids to participate in each of the team events so that everyone gets an opportunity to play. Begin by dispersing kids to the specific event areas where they’ll participate. As the race begins, the […]

Great Mattress Race

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Teams must carry a mattress a mile or two across town without getting caught. Arrange teams and drop each team off at separate designated points, each the exact same distance from the final meeting place. Each group has one mattress each. Their job is to be the first team to get from their […]

Fugitive Hunt

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Transport all the kids 5 or 6 blocks away. They are fugitives. They are trying to make it back to the meeting place. If at any time they are hit by the beam of a flashlight they must get in that vehicle and are taken back to the start to try again. After […]

Football Night

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Instead of having a regular club, have a football game where the guys play the girls. Guys play on their knees, and girls play standing up. Sell ahead of time. Have the National Anthem and Olympic music. Have lights for the back yard and a sound system for the play-by-play. After the game, […]

Family Feud Youth Group Edition

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 250px-Family_Feud_Video_Game_Title_ScreenTake a survey with kids at school. This game is an excuse to meet new kids on campus and tell them that you are playing this game next week and invite them to come. Kids love to share their opinion. I ask them the […]

Christmas Light Scavenger Hunt

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Teams go out with video camera to capture on video a list of Christmas decorations. The list includes the more difficult items like house with all white lights, a baby doll in a manger, camels, three wise-men, Mr and Mrs. Claus or Snowman, wooden nativity, luminaries, group of live Christmas Carolers, extra points […]