The 175 Best Camp Games

The 175 Best Camp Games

A Handbook for Leaders

Book - 2009
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Baker & Taylor
Presents numerous indoor and outdoor games for children ages four to sixteen, as well as advice for organizing, modifying, and supervising the games.

Firefly Books Ltd
Games for kids 4 to 16, plus tips on keeping them fun and fair for all participants.

Games for kids 4 to 16, plus tips on keeping them fun and fair for all participants.

Camp games are meant to be fun. Here are the very best camp-tested games for boys and girls aged 4 to 16, with easy-to-follow instructions and illustrations. The Frasers include indoor and outdoor games for both small and large groups, with some old favorites and lots of new, soon-to-be favorites.

The 175 Best Camp Games also includes advice on:

  • Choosing the right game for the situation
  • Starting and ending games
  • Dealing with rule breakers
  • Modifying games for varied abilities
  • Assuring safety and good supervision.

This practical guide is easy to use, and the more than 175 games are divided into five chapters:

  • Break the Ice (Name Dropping, Life Raft)
  • Taking It Easy (Speed Rabbit, Electricity)
  • Getting Them Moving (Soh Koh No, Kitty Wants a Corner)
  • Running Them Ragged (Pairs Tag, Fox in the Henhouse)
  • Wet and Wild (Battleship, Sharks and Mermaids).

Though written with camp leaders in mind, this book will appeal to youth activity directors, counselors, counselors-in-training, coaches, scout leaders, parents, teachers and any other adult looking for creative group activities for youth that include all participants and require little or no special equipment.



Publisher: Erin, Ont. : Boston Mills Press, c2009
ISBN: 9781550465167
1550465163
9781550465051
1550465058
Branch Call Number: 790.15 F8636o 2009
Characteristics: 160 p. : ill. ; 28 cm

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