From the Publisher
Over 400 indoor and outdoor games teenagers love to play. >From the leaders in youth ministry, Youth Specialties, comes the most complete library of programming resources on this planet It led the way for 20th century youth ministry programming. Now the dynamic, updated Ideas Library sets the pace for 21st century youth groups. Totally redesigned and restructured from the inside out, this groundbreaking 11-volume library gives youth leaders
- the most off-the-wall games and crowd breakers
- the most creative and unchurchy Bible lessons
- the most attention-getting publicity campaigns
- a huge collection of laugh-till-you-cry skits and dramas that illustrate the
Bible's principles in action today
- special events of every kind
- holiday ideas for everything from Christmas and Easter to the Super Bowl and Groundhog Day
Convenient, topical organization makes it easy to find the right idea for the right occasion, from action-packed games to dynamite camps and retreats. The Ideas Library is the most complete collection of youth ministry programming ideas on earth! All brought to you by Youth Specialties--the ministry whose heartbeat is to help youth leaders raise up young adults strong in the faith.
From the Back Cover
You want whacked-out, run-till-you-drop games? Here they are. You want sedate games for small, quiet groups? Got 'em. Inside Games are more than 400 indoor and outdoor games teenagers love to play: - Balloon Games . . . Twice the fun of a church board meeting, with only half the hot air. An inexpensive good time. - Basketball Games . . . All of them slam dunks. - Volleyball Games . . .What self-respecting youth group doesn't love a good volleyball game? They'll go crazy for these bizarre mutations of the sport. - Indoor Games for Large Groups . . .Reserve your church's gym or fellowship hall for the night, and turn to page 35 for this collection of games! - Living Room Games . . . Great for parties, informal gatherings -- or anytime you've got a roomful of people just sitting around. And more -- indoor games for small groups, mindreading games, and dozens of Ping-Pong variations. Whether you're a youth worker or a recreation leader at a church, school, club, or camp -- Games is your storehouse of proven, youth-group tested ideas.
About the Author
For over thirty years, Youth Specialties has worked alongside Christian youth workers of just about every denomination and youth-serving organization. We're here to help you, whether you're brand new to youth ministry or a veteran, whether you're a volunteer or a career youth pastor.Each year we serve more than 100,000 youth workers worldwide through our training seminars and conventions, resources, and on the Internet.