Read in 2 mins Leader Resources » Other Leader Resources Print / Download Article Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Sample Schedules and Extra Games for Your Kids Camp Published: April 1, 2019 These three sample schedules and extra games will help you plan the perfect kids camp for your ministry. Sample Schedules To make it even easier, you can use this schedule for your mini-camp during the day. Or, choose a camp experience for one evening and then have kids stay at your church for a fun overnight experience! Creation Camp 9:00-9:20 Welcome/Worship 9:20-9:40 Game 1: Water Split 9:40-10:00 Devotion: Creative Creation 10:00-10:20 Snack: Mini Apple Pies 10:20-10:40 Game 2: Big Bowling Bash 10:40-11:00 Craft: Bug Barn Heart Camp 9:00-9:20 Welcome/Worship 9:20-9:40 Game 1: Water Balloon Relay 9:40-10:00 Devotion: Big Hearted 10:00-10:20 Snack: Fruit Kabob 10:20-10:40 Game 2: Ultimate Keep Away 10:40-11:00 Craft: Painted Rocks God’s Planarama 9:00-9:20 Welcome/Worship 9:20-9:40 Game 1: Step-by-Step Relay 9:40-10:00 Devotion: Joseph’s Journey 10:00-10:20 Snack: Ice Cream in a Can 10:20-10:40 Game 2: Dribble, Dribble, Splatter 10:40-11:00 Craft: God’s Plan Box Want to add some extra games? Here’s an extra game for each camp! Creation Camp God spoke, and it was there! Can your kids think of creation that quickly? Creation Concentration You’ll Need: ball Have kids stand in a circle. Toss the ball around. When kids catch the ball, they have 2 seconds to shout out the name of something God created, such as a zebra or an oak tree. Then the child will pass the ball to someone else. If a child can’t think of a creation in time, or if they repeat something that’s been said, he or she must sit down. But they can get right back in the game by jumping up if someone else gets stuck and shouting out an answer. Ask: What was it like to think of things God created so quickly? How do you think God created the world so quickly? Heart Camp Kids will practice seeing how everyone is different, but we’re all loved by God. Guess Who? Have kids stand in a circle. Choose one child to start the game. That child will secretly think of someone else in the circle and name one thing they have in common with that person and one thing that’s different about them. For instance, “We’re both girls, but I’m wearing sneakers and she’s wearing flip flops.” The other kids will try to guess who the person is thinking of. Ask: Why is it important to understand how people are different from you? How can you find things to love about someone who seems very different from you? God’s Planarama It looks like a simple game, but kids will have to figure out your plan! You’ll Need: sidewalk chalk paper pen Before kids arrive, use sidewalk chalk to make a 5×5 grid of squares. (If you’re inside, use masking tape instead.) Decide a route kids have to go in order to get from one side of the grid to the other, and map that out on your paper. For example, they may need to start with the 3rd square in the bottom row, then step right, then forward, then left, and so on. Have kids take turns attempting to get through the grid. With each step, tell them whether or not they are correct. If they made an incorrect step, it’s the next person’s turn. Kids will need to watch others take a turn so they can learn the correct path and try to add to it. Once one person determines your plan, let everyone have a turn walking through the grid correctly. Read Proverbs 16:9. Ask: How was this game like or unlike trying to figure out God’s plan? Looking for more summer camp ideas? Start here! © Group Publishing, Inc. All rights reserved. No unauthorized use or duplication permitted. Get our FREE enewsletter! Join thousands of other children’s ministry leaders, getting fresh, helpful ideas delivered weekly to your inbox. Sign Up Please enter valid email address Sign Up Recieve offers and promos from Group? Got it! Would you also like offers and promos from Group? Yes! No Thanks, you're all set!