Summer Youth
Camp -
Capture the
Flag
In this game,
participants are
divided into
opposing teams
and must “capture
their fl...
Game Description
In this game, participants are
divided into opposing teams and
must “capture their flag” to win.
www.Crea...
Game Materials
Flag (Can be a cloth, Frisbee, or
almost anything easily carried by
a participant)
Game preparation
This ga...
Game Play
1. The playing area needs to be
divided into 2 approximately
equal sections (be very
specific about all the
boun...
3. Each of the 2 teams should
be allowed to designate it’s
own space anywhere within
their area to place the flag.
They mu...
4. The game is played with flags or
objects that the opposing team
must seize and deliver to their
own area. A Frisbee is ...
5. Each flag has an imaginary
boundary around it of 1 to 5
meters depending on how
difficult you wish to make the
game as ...
7. Prisoners may be set free
by a teammate touching
either the prisoner or the
jail – you can choose
whether one person ca...
9. The leader may also
choose to call a jail break
on occasion, which would
set all the prisoners free
on both sides.
10. ...
Variation
• Have everyone wear a dark
colored shirt. You can make
“snow balls” (Put 2/3 cup flour
in a nylon stocking (pan...
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  1. 1. Summer Youth Camp - Capture the Flag In this game, participants are divided into opposing teams and must “capture their flag” to win www.CreativeYouthIdeas.com www.CreativeScavengerHunts.com
  2. 2. Game Description In this game, participants are divided into opposing teams and must “capture their flag” to win. www.CreativeYouthIdeas.com www.CreativeScavengerHunts.com
  3. 3. Game Materials Flag (Can be a cloth, Frisbee, or almost anything easily carried by a participant) Game preparation This game requires a large outdoor play area such as a public park or camp setting. www.CreativeYouthIdeas.com www.CreativeScavengerHunts.com
  4. 4. Game Play 1. The playing area needs to be divided into 2 approximately equal sections (be very specific about all the boundaries!), with some sort of dividing line down the middle. The dividing line can be a sidewalk, a string across the ground, a chalked line or simply an imaginary line between two objects. 2. Divide the group into two teams. www.CreativeYouthIdeas.com www.CreativeScavengerHunts.com
  5. 5. 3. Each of the 2 teams should be allowed to designate it’s own space anywhere within their area to place the flag. They must also designate a prison area for captured prisoners to remain within. Both should be out in the open (not hidden behind trees or in bushes). www.CreativeYouthIdeas.com www.CreativeScavengerHunts.com
  6. 6. 4. The game is played with flags or objects that the opposing team must seize and deliver to their own area. A Frisbee is easier to toss to a teammate so in order to balance that out you might want to have a rule that as soon as it touches the ground, the entire team must cross back over the central territory line before trying to retrieve it again. The object is simply to capture the flags from the other team and bring them back to your own side without getting caught. www.CreativeYouthIdeas.com www.CreativeScavengerHunts.com
  7. 7. 5. Each flag has an imaginary boundary around it of 1 to 5 meters depending on how difficult you wish to make the game as a safe zone. Once a player enters the safe zone they cannot be tagged. Team members cannot enter this area to tag them. 6. Anyone tagged on the opposition side of the field becomes a prisoner (It works best if prisoners must be escorted back to the prison – this prevents one person from taking more than one prisoner at a time). www.CreativeYouthIdeas.com www.CreativeScavengerHunts.com
  8. 8. 7. Prisoners may be set free by a teammate touching either the prisoner or the jail – you can choose whether one person can free a single person or is allowed to free the entire jail. 8. Once prisoners are (tagged) freed, they (and the person freeing them) get a free walk back to their side. www.CreativeYouthIdeas.com www.CreativeScavengerHunts.com
  9. 9. 9. The leader may also choose to call a jail break on occasion, which would set all the prisoners free on both sides. 10. Once the flag is captured by a team and delivered to their side of the play area, the game is over. www.CreativeYouthIdeas.com www.CreativeScavengerHunts.com
  10. 10. Variation • Have everyone wear a dark colored shirt. You can make “snow balls” (Put 2/3 cup flour in a nylon stocking (pantyhose) and tying it into a small ball.. You can get about 4 out of one leg of panty hose.) Socks can also be used but are not as effective. • In order to capture a person from the other side youth must use the snow balls as bullets. When hit with one there is a telltale white circle on the dark colored shirts. Once a person is hit with a snow ball he is captured and must go to jail. www.CreativeYouthIdeas.com www.CreativeScavengerHunts.com
  11. 11. Bible Studies based on the book of Jonah Only. This youth camp curriculum was designed to teach the basic truths of obedience in addition to evangelism in the context of a Biblical character. The advantage of going through a book and looking at one man's story is that we see not only the teaching but the example. It becomes much more real! Camp Curriculum - Whale of a Tale -> Tell me about “Whale of a Tale” www.creativeyouthideas.com/resources/order5.html www.CreativeYouthIdeas.com
  12. 12. Creative Youth Ideas Camp Bible Study Series “Who Do You Say that I AM?” www.creativeyouthideas.com/resources/whodoyousay.html -> Tell me about “Who Do You Say that I AM?” Jesus asked the disciples, "Who do others say that I am?" It was easy to answer because it required no conviction, no commitment, and no risk. But then he follows that question with another, "Who do YOU say that I am?" www.CreativeYouthIdeas.com
  13. 13. Live the Fruitful, Abundant Life Jesus Promised. Great for youth camps or weekly Youth Bible Study. There are 7 Primary Bible study Sessions in the series. www.creativeyouthideas.com/resources/fruitofthespirit.html -> Tell me about “Fruit Of the Spirit” Creative Youth Ideas Youth Camp Bible Study Series “Fruit Of the Spirit” www.CreativeYouthIdeas.com
  14. 14. "The Great Adventure" is western themed Bible study series loosely based around the song of the same name by Steven Curtis Chapman. It was initially written for a large Texas Church to use for their Summer Youth Camp but has since then proven popular around the world. Camp Curriculum - The Great Adventure www.creativeyouthideas.com/resources/order12.html -> Tell me about “The Great Adventure” www.CreativeYouthIdeas.com
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