Ideas for Summer Camp Activities & Games

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Ideas for Summer Camp Activities & Games

Wilderdom Store
gear, books, kits

 

Free Descriptions of Camp Activities & Games (Recommended Links)

Mega-List of 2000+ Free Online Group Game Descriptions

2000+ free online group game and activity descriptions, wide variety.

Camp Games Ultimate Camp Resource

300+ wide range of camp games and resources well organized into themes and a readily navigable database.

Proteacher's Summer Activities

Directory of links to more summer activities and ideas.

Summer Boredom Busters

How to make crafts, kite, sun catcher, etc.

Eileen's Camp Crafts & Fun

Craft activities for all ages by enthusiastic Jewish woman.

Camp Rena

Tips for leaders, Icebreakers & fun activities.  Books &  videos with activities for cooperation & self-esteem.

Scavenger Hunts for summer camps

A  range of ready made scavenger hunts prepared by a well experienced Summer Camp Director and fun youth group leader Rebecca Brown

Camp Philosophy & Culture

Free, professional resources for improving quality of camp philosophy, culture, and program.

Links to Game Description Sites

Links to recommended sites for free descriptions of fun and educational group games and activities.

 

Alphabetical Index of
Ideas for Camp Activities & Games


A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z

Links go to the best pages I know for the topic.  Suggestions welcome!

A

Active games

Adventure activities

Adventure racing

Aerobics

ACA

Animal care

Animal study

Animal tracking

Archery [pdf]

Arts

Assets, 40 developmental

Astrology

Astronomy

Autobiography writing

Awards, fun

 

B

Baking

Ball games

Balloon activities

Basketball

Beach olympics

Biking

Board games

Boat building

Boat racing

Boating

Body awareness

Body language education

Boomerangs

Bottling

Bingo

Birdwatching

Book discussion

Book talks

Bread making

Bungee jumping

Bus activities

Bush food

 

C

Camp cooking

Camp craft

Camp fire

Camp fire vigil

Camp songs

Camping

Canoeing

Canyoning

Car activities

Card games

Carnival games

Carpentry

Caring for animals

Caring for young

Caring for disabled

Caring for elderly

Cartoon drawing

Carving

Caving

Ceremonies

Challenge courses

Chanting

Chemistry

Chess

Charity work

Chores

Circle games

Cleaning

Climbing

Climbing towers

Closing circle

Co-created activities

Community service

Compass work

Computer education

Computer programming

Confessions

Conflict resolution

Construction

Cooking

Corroboree

Crafts

Creative activities

Creative writing

Cross-cultural training

Crosswords

Curing

Cycle touring

Cycling

 

D

Dance activities

Dance event

Deinhibitizers

Disco

Discussions

Dice games

Dinosaur activities

Distance study

Diversity activities

Diving

Drama activities

Dramaturgy activities

Drawing

Dream diary

Drumming

Duties

E

Early morning activities

Eating activities

Earth activities

Ecology

Ecosystem rejuvenation

Employment

Encounter activities

Environmental activities

Ethnic awareness activities

Evening family games

Exercise

Expeditions

Experiential games

 

F

Fancy dress

Fasting

Field observation

Fire education

Fire engines

Fire fighting

Fire lighting

Fire starting

Fire twirling

First aid

Fishing

Fitness activities

Flower identification

Food fights

Foraging

Forgotten period

Friendship bands

Frisbee, Golf

Frisbee, Ultimate

Frisbee, Other

Fruit picking

Fundraising

Fun games
 

G

Game shows

Gardening

Geocaching

Geology

Goal setting

Global village activity

Group activities

Group discussions

Graphic design activities

Grayson, Randall

Gymnastics

Gym workout


H

Haiku writing

Health education

Hiking

High ropes

Holiday games

Horseriding

Horseshoe throwing

Humorous activities

Hunting

 

I

Icebreakers

Indigenous activities

Individual activities

Initiative tasks

Insect study

Internet activities
 

J

Jewellery making

Jogging

Joke telling

Journal writing

Jumping

 

K

Kayaking

Kinaesthetic activities

Kite flying

Kite making

Knife making

Knitting

Knots

 

L

Language learning

Large group games

Leadership exercises

Learning games

Lectures

Letter writing

Lesson plans

Life expectancy activities

Liloing

Local heritage

Local history

Logic games

Low ropes

M

Marine science

Martial arts

Matchstick construction

Microscopes

Memory album

Mentoring

Miscellaneous games

Model making

Monopoly

Mosaic making

Motivational activities

Movement activities

Movie making

Movie watching

Mountain biking

Musical activities

Musical instruments

Music video making

 

N

Name games

Nature games

Nature observation

Nature study

Navigation

Necklace making

Night activities

Night walk

Nutrition analysis

Nutrition education

 

O

Observatory

Online activities

Online courses

Online treasure hunt

Opening circle

Orienteering

Outdoor education

Outdoor living skills

 

P

Painting

Parkour

Paper making

Peace activities

Pen pals

Personality questionnaires

Philosophical discussion

Physical exercise

Pioneering skills

Photography

Pillow fights

Play

Playdough

Poetry reading

Poetry writing

Portrait drawing

Positive thinking exercises

Poster making

Pottery

Primitive skills

Psychological activities

Public speaking

Puzzles

 

Q

Questionnaires

Quiet activities

Quiet time

 

R

Rainy days

Random acts of kindness

Rappelling

Reptile activities

Relay games

Reading

Relationship-building

Religious ceremony

Religious discussion

Religious education

Repairing

Reptile education

Resilience activities

Risk education

Rock climbing

Role plays

Ropes challenge courses

Rowing

Running

 

 

S

Sail training

Scary stories

Scatology

Scouting activities

Science museum

Screen printing

Scuba diving

Self-awareness activities

Self-concept questionnaires

Self-defense

Self-disclosure

Self-esteem

Self-portrait drawing

Self-sufficiency skills

Service

Sewing

Shelter building

Shooting

Short story writing

Show and tell

Silence

Singing

Sign language learning

Sketches

Sketching

Skiing

Skill games

Skipping

Skits

Snowboarding

Soap making

Soapstone carving

Social activities

Social skill activities

Solar energy activities

Solo time

Song writing

Snorkeling

Snow activities

Special days [pdf]

Special events

Speech making

Spelunking

Sport, fun

Sport, individual

Sport, team

Spotlighting

Stained glass making

Staying awake

Stargazing

Star identification

Storytelling

Strategy games

Stretching

Sunrise, watching

Sunset, watching

Surfing

Survival skills

Sweat lodge

Swimming

 

T


Tag games

Tai chi

Talent show

Team building

Telescopes

Tennis

Time management

Touch and feel

Theatre

Therapeutic activities

Track and field

Traveling

Treasure hunt

Tree activities

Tree planting

Travel activities

Trust-building

Tye-dying

 

U


 

V

Vespers [pdf]

Video conferencing

Video making

Visual impairment activities

Visualization activities

Volleyball

Volunteering
 

W

Walking

Warmups

Washing

Water games

Water color painting

Water play

Weather observation

Weather forecasting

Weaving

Wellness activities

Whitewater canoeing

Whitewater kayaking

Whitewater rafting

Wide games

Wind energy activities

Winter activities

Wood work

Writing activities

 

X

 

Y

Yachting

Yoga

 

Z


Last updated: 28 April 2013