Church camp games for adults
When everyone is caught, they go after the teacher.
When the line gets to be four to six people long, split to form two groups. Light a few candles and see how long it takes each contestant to extinguish the candles. Provide plenty of blocks or tin cans for children to stack as high as they can in one minute.
Then, have them deliver a brief "sermon" to the group about why they chose this object and how it represents or relates to their Christian beliefs.
Natural Symphony Send everyone out to find something in the forest that can be used as a musical instrument - two rocks to clack together, a blade of grass, sticks of different weight, etc.
Simply from how their partner looks, they must create an entire life story for them ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â– where they were born, where their family comes from, what they like best in life, their favorite food, etc.
This biography is shared with group, and then the person who's "life story" was being told gets to tell the real story of their life! This is especially effective with groups that don't know each other well, and can be an excellent way to get people to think about how our stereotypes and first impressions can be mistaken.
Nature Activities There are plenty of educational and uplifting ways to incorporate the natural world into your summer camp activities.
Some of our favorites include: Really FEEL It For our own sanity, our bodies filter out a significant portion of the information our senses give to us on a daily basis.
At the signal, they face and chatter/talk nonstop for 30 seconds about a specific topic such as a Bible story they recently studied or another familiar subject. You could even bring in a special guest to teach the children some dance moves on appropriate songs.), as can discussing the stories and myths behind the constellations.For a practical activity, teach your group how to find the North Star, so that they'll always be able to orient themselves on a clear night.Then, bring everyone together to create a well-known piece of music, such as "(The Sun Will Come Out) Tomorrow" or your favorite hymn or church camp song.This is often quite funny, and can be a great way to get people loosened up.