Special Events

Paperback | October 13, 1997

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More than 400 creative events for community building, outreach, and fun! - Food Events . . . If there's one thing kids know and appreciate, it's food. Here's everything from elegant fetes to slobfests galore. - Games and Sports Events . . . You don't have to be a jock to have fun playing these sporting events. - Outings and Overnighters . . . If you're crazed enough to take a group of adolescents on the road -- whether across town or across the state -- here are plenty of trip ideas. - Races and Rallies . . . Your group have a need for speed? Whether it's cars, bikes, buses, or toilets -- if it can be raced, you'll find an idea for it here. - Special Events with a Purpose . . . More than fun. These events carry significant spiritual, moral, or community value. And more -- hunts and parties and theme events of all kinds! Whether you're a youth worker or recreation director in a church, school, club, or camp -- Special Events is your storehouse of proven, youth-group tested ideas.

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This volume from The Ideas Library of Youth Specialties contains more than 400 creative events for community building, outreach, and fun, including food events, games and sports events, outings and overnighters, races and rallies, and others.

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More than 400 creative events for community building, outreach, and fun! - Food Events . . . If there's one thing kids know and appreciate, it's food. Here's everything from elegant fetes to slobfests galore. - Games and Sports Events . . . You don't have to be a jock to have fun playing these sporting events. - Outings and Overnighter...

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More than 400 creative events for community building, outreach, and fun! - Food Events . . . If there's one thing kids know and appreciate, it's food. Here's everything from elegant fetes to slobfests galore. - Games and Sports Events . . . You don't have to be a jock to have fun playing these sporting events. - Outings and Overnighter...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.5 inPublished:October 13, 1997Publisher:Zondervan/Youth Specialties

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0310220408

ISBN - 13:9780310220404

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Table of Contents

Alphabetical list of every idea inthis book... 9GAMES and SPORTS EVENTSAll-Church Olympics...13Bat and Putt Night... 13Bicycle Pedalmonium Day...14Bowling Awards...14Summer Blizzard Blast...15Card Table Game Night...15Couch Potato Race...16Guinness Games...16Croquet Party...17Goofy Golf...18Fun Fair...18Mini-Masters Tournament...18Dye Fights...19He-Man Olympics...19Hurricane Party...19Instant Replay...20Late Great Skate...20Milk Carton Boat Race...21Nerf Festival...21Nonviolent Softball League... 21Oddball Olympics...21Olympic Marathon... 22Out-of-Egypt Olympics...22Sega Olympics...24Spoons Tournament...24Strobe Mania Night...24Tin Horn Rodeo...25Tin Man Triathlon...25Transgenerational Basketball...26Trike Olympics...26Turtle Tournament...26War of the Worlds...27Plunge Party...27Wheelbarrow Olympics...28Which Class Rules?...29Winter Olympics...30Snow Pentathlon...31Wreck in the Street...31Seafood Special...31Barnyard Olympics...32American GladiatorsCompetition...33Commando Church...34Frisbee Frolic...35Mud Bowl...36Shopping Mall Tag...37World's Largest Pillow Fight...38Feather Gladiators...38SCAVENGER HUNTSA to Z Scavenger Hunt...43Aging Scavenger Hunt...43Action Scavenger Hunt...43Back-to-School ScavengerHunt...44Auto-Graph Scavenger Hunt...44Blackbeard's Treasure ScavengerHunt...44Bible Scavenger Hunt...44Bible Scavenger Hunt with aSplash...49Comparison Scavenger Hunt...49Cereal Scavenger Hunt...49Fungus Hunt...50Magazine Scavenger Hunt...50Galaxy Scavenger Hunt...50Grotesque Scavenger Hunt...50Hunt for Red October...52Know Your Church ScavengerHunt...52Church Service Scavenger Hunt 52Manhunt...55Indoor Scavenger Hunt...55Challenge Hunt...57Pizza Scavenger Hunt...57Pictionary Scavenger Hunt...57Polaroid Bible Clue ScavengerHunt...58Polaroid People Pictures... 58Polaroid Scavenger Hunt...58Polaroid Pandemonium...61Video Hit Squad...62Scavenger Hunt Switch...63Rainbow Scavenger Hunt...63Tip: Scavenger Hunt Teams...63Organic Scavenger Hunt...65Zoo-Fari...65Shopping Mall Derby...65Shopscotch...67Sound Scavenger Hunt...67Superhero Scavenger Hunt...67Service Scavenger Hunt...67Telephone Scavenger Hunt...68Touch-Tone Scavenger Hunt...68Cobbler Gobbler...68Fast Food Frenzy...68Snack Search...68TREASURE HUNTSMemorization Treasure Hunt...73House-to-House Puzzle Hunt...73Money Hunt and Auction...74Concentration Clues...74Indoor Treasure Hunt...74Movie Treasure Hunts...75Vehicular Sardines...76Safecracking Safari...77Scripture Clues...78Submarine Races...78Tip: Treasure Hunt Basics...78White Treasure Elephant HuntAuction...79Foto-Map...80OTHER HUNTSMurder Madness...83Bigger and Better Hunt...84Blue Gnu...87Bounty Hunt...87Grocery Store Car Rally...87Picture Perfect...87Columbo Sleuth Night...88Progressive Pandemonium Party .88Missing Persons Party...89Where's Waldo?...90Crash-the-Party Party...92Picture Search...92Weenie Hunt and Roast...92THEME EVENTSAnti-Prom Night...97Alphabet Fellowships...99Back-to-School Night...99Backward Night...100Balloon Rodeo...100Boob Tube Bash...101Blow Dryer Blowout...101Blowout...102Blue Jean Banquet...103Come as You Were Party...103Cruise...104Good Old Days Night...105Crazy Rock Concert...105Foot Party...105Frog Day...105Garbage In-Garbage Out Party .106Golden Era...106Great and Glorious Goofy GolfGetaway...106Hallelujah Hoedown...107International Night...107Hogwash Contests...107I Don't Think We're in KansasAnymore, Toto...108IncREDible Red...109Indy 500...109Is It Spring Yet?...109Lifesavers Candy Tournament...148Live and in Color...109Make It a Date...111Music Video Night...111Newspaper Night...111A Night in the Tropics...112Noise Night...112On the Ritz...112Once in a Blue Moon Party...114Out of School for the SummerParty...114Peanuts Picnic...114Personal Potato Awards...115Picture Party...115Pirate Night...116Record-Break

From Our Editors

This volume from The Ideas Library of Youth Specialties contains more than 400 creative events for community building, outreach, and fun, including food events, games and sports events, outings and overnighters, races and rallies, and others.