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Game: Circle Pass

Found another quick and easy youth ministry game on YouTube.  The directions are very simple.  Find a hula hoop or something like it.  Have a group of youth join hands.  When you say go, they have to pass the hula hoop around the entire circle without letting go. Watch the video for a good example […]

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Icebreaker: Banana Pass

This is pretty clever youth ministry icebreaker that I found while searching YouTube for some ideas. Icebreaker Instructions Have two or more teams.  Have them lie down on their backs in a long line (one persons head at the other persons feet).  The person at the front starts with a banana in between their feet […]

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Throw Down | Catholic Youth Ministry Icebreaker

Game: Throw Down

This is a simple icebreaker that I have used several times.  It is great in that it requires people to share about themselves, but in a competitive way. Supplies Needed You will need 20-25 pieces of paper for each person.  I just give everyone one sheet of paper and have them tear it into 20 […]

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Ooga Booga Game

This is a catholic youth ministry game that involves just three people and is an excellent icebreaker game.   I have met a few in youth ministry that do not agree with games that embarrass someone.  If you are one of those people then I apologize, but this game is not for you. You do […]

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Brain Fry - Catholic Youth Ministry Game

Brain Fry

This is one of the weirdest/craziest youth ministry games that requires no set up, no supplies, and typically 5-20 people. The more people the better I think. Everyone sits in a circle and everyone works as a team to stack as many layers of chaos as they can and can handle before your brains are […]

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Ninja – The Youth Ministry Game That is Taking Over…

…You may have seen this game before and not really understood what was going on. The game is called Ninja. It is an extremely easy game to figure out and explain but can take a lifetime to master. Youth Ministers like it simply because they will play and analyze it more than anyone else, ensuring that they could beat any youngster up for the challenge…

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