Games for a youth group based on the Star Wars: PHANTOM MENACE
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Rob Lamont started paid youth Ministry in 1978 and is evangelical, reformed, (That means Bible believing) and has written these resources from a Biblically conservative position.

Rob has worked for such groups as Bible Society and Scripture Union and is a Westminster Presbyterian Minister.

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where he teaches Christian Education, runs 3 Bible studies and 6 prayer groups) He also coordinates Scripture teaching for Rouse Hill High School. He has preached for over 20 different denominations
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11 Great Game Ideas
Jedi Warrior Training Programme
This appears as a feature article in New Trends in Youth Ministry
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This set of games is designed to be done over a couple of hours
Break your group into teams of six to eight people and do trhe following as rounds. Each rouind 10 - 15 minutes.
1. Vision Training (find the Objects with a torch)
Aim  To find hidden objects with a torch
  Hide ten objects in a dark bush setting.
  Each team has to find them using their touches only
  The team must stand behind a line and not wander towards the hidden objects
  Hide the objects with different levels of difficulty to give a point spread.

2. Team Support Training (Chairs on the Hop)
Aim:  To get a team from one side to the other using four chairs and not touching the ground.
  Mark a square 15 metres by 10 metres.
  Each team has four chairs
  No chair is allowed more than two feet on it at one time.
  No one is allowed to touch the ground. If they do they must go back to the beginning

3. POD Racing (Obstacle Course Time Trial)
Aim:  To go through a timed obstacle course while holding two plastic cups of water
  Each person has two cups of water with a texta line one centimetre below the lip.
  They have to go through the course in the quickest time.

4. Ja Ja Binks - Go Home
Aim:  Find the hidden Lego city of Ja Ja Binks
  Hide a Lego city in a large area
  Teams are time trialed for finding the hidden city.

5.  Destroy the Intergalactic Federation Ship (2 Teams per Round)
Aim:  One team needs to guard four flags from being captured by the second team, whilst also trying to capture the life bands off the other team.
  You need two teams for this game. One team protect four flags that a spread out over a 10 metres circle.
  The other team seeks to capture the flags but must not lose the cotton bands from their wrists. If they do they die.

6. YODI School of Wisdom
Aim:  To balance the most books without toppling.
  Each member of the team has a go at how many books they can balance without toppling them.

7.  Ambassador Training
Aim.  Who can hold their breathe the longest in a tub of water
  The water is in a plastic washing up tub with food colouring in the water (Purple)


The Following to be done in a hall together
1. Darth Maul (Makeup, fashion and design)
Aim;  To have a blindfolded person draw a Darth Maul face on another person sitting in front of
  Each blindfolded person has a red and a black lipstick stick to design with.

2. Queen Amadala
Aim  To have the most beautiful queen.
  Each team has ten minutes to go to their rooms and a create the most beautifully dressed queen.

The following done as a big group outside
3. Big Eat Little Fish
Aim  To not be caught by the other fish.
  Each team is to be in a line behind each other and holding on to the hips of the person in front.
  The first person is the mouth and last person is the tail.
  After‘Go' has been called. Each team tries to catch other teams until you have one giant long tail.
  Points are given in the team at the end of the line to the front. The end being worth the most points
  Have five rounds.

4. Blockade
Aim  To get through the blockade without being tipped.
  Each team has a go at breaking the blockade. That is getting from side of the field to the other without being caught.