Games Index


Games List

The age ranges are as follows;
Sparks (S) are 5 to 6 years old
Brownies (B) are 7 and 8 years old
Guides (G) are 9 to 11 years old
Pathfinders (P) are 12 to 14 years old
Senior Branch (SB) are comprised of Junior Leaders, Rangers and Cadets, and are 15 years old and up.
For the purposes of this table, I have grouped any adult games in with Senior Branch!

All the Games in Alphabetical Order   

Game S B G P SB # Players Time I/T Equipment Comments
Africa, A Participatory Game S B G     8 and more 10 to 20 mins Group E Quiet game
Artifact Mixer Game     G P SB 8 and more 10 to 20 mins Individual E Mixer
Australian Circle Game     G P   6 to 30 10 to 20 mins Group E Active game played in a circle with two tennis balls
Autograph Mixer       P SB more than 8 15 to 30 mins Individual E Mixer played with notepad and pen
Baby Picture Identification Game     G P SB more than 8 15 to 30 mins Individual E Mixer requiring baby pictures of the participants
Ball Bouncing Rhymes   B G       10 to 20 mins Individual E Active game played on an individual basis with a ball
Ball in Cup Game and Craft   B G       20 mins Individual E Quiet game/Gather Game with advance prep done as a craft
Ball in Stocking Game   B G       10 minutes Individual E Quiet game/Gather Game
Ball Lose-All     G P SB 8 and up 10 to 20 mins Team E Active game played in teams with a medium sized ball
Ball Relay     G P   10 and up 10 to 20 mins Team E Active Relay game requiring two balls per team
Balloon Ball   B G P   8 and up 10 to 20 mins Team E Active game requiring an inflated balloon and bean bags
Barnyard (Woodland) Bedlam   B G P   any number 20 to 30 minutes Team E Outdoor game
Bean Game II     G P   any number 10 to 20 minutes Pairs E Quiet Game/Program (knots)
Beans Game and Song S B G     6 and up 10 to 20 mins Team E Active relay game
Beast, Bird or Fish   B G P   any number 10 to 20 minutes Individual Nil Quiet Game
Becker Bottle Game     G P SB 10 and up 30 minutes Team E Active game requiring 1 ball, 2 plastic milk jugs and ample space
Bedlam Game and Variations S B G     20 and up 15 minutes Team Nil Active game
Bedroll Game     G P SB 10 or more 10 to 20 minutes Team E Quiet Game/Camp Prep
Beetle Game S B G P SB 8 and up 10 to 20 minutes Team E Active game requiring some advance prep
Blindman's Sanctuary S B G     5 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual Nil Active game requiring blindfold's
Blob Tag S B G     8 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual Nil Active game of TAG
Bobbing for Apples and Variations   B G     5 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Active game good for HALLOWEEN
Bowline Game     G P   10 and up 10 to 20 minutes Team E Quiet Game/Program (knots)
Bricklayers Relay Game   B G P   10 and up 10 to 20 minutes Team E Active game requiring advance prep
Bubblegum Relay S B G P   10 and up 10 to 20 minutes Team E Active relay game requiring bubblegum for everyone
Burst the Balloon S B G     8 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Active relay game requiring advance prep
Camp Preparation Game   B G     8 and up 10 to 20 minutes Group E Quiet Game
Canada Day Scavenger Hunt S B G     8 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Outdoor Game/Scavenger Hunt
Captain's Coming S B G     8 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual Nil Active game involving running, and laughter
Capture the Fort     G P SB 10 and up 10 to 20 minutes Team E Active game requiring a ball
Childhood Diseases Game     G P SB 8 and up 30 minutes+ Individual E Quiet Game/requires advance prep
Chucklebelly or Ha! S B G     6 and up 5 to 10 minutes Individual Nil Quiet Game
Circle Tag S B G     12 and up 10 to 20 minutes Pairs Nil Active game of TAG
Circus Theme Activities   B G P SB 12 and up 30 minutes Team E Active game done in Patrols
Citizenship Trivia     G P SB 5 and up 20 to 30 mins Team E Trivia Game requiring some advance prep
Clapping Games   B G     2 and up 10 minutes Pairs Nil Active game done in Pairs
Clovehitch Relay     G P   10 and more 10 to 20 minutes Teams E Active Relay game Program (knots)
Cocopot and On the Riverbanks   B G     10 and more 10 to 20 minutes Individual Nil Quiet Game involving a song
Colour Tag S B G     10 and more 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Active game of Tag using bread tags
Communication Game   B G P SB Pairs 15 to 30 minutes Pairs E Quiet game requiring advance preparation
Cotton Ball Races S B G     10 and more 10 to 20 minutes Team E Active relay game
Crystal Palace Wide Rally Game     G P SB 10 and more 30 minutes to 2 hours Team E Active team WIDE game
Deer's Ears   B G P   any number 10 minutes Pairs Nil Outdoor Game/Ecology
Ding Bats     G P SB any number 15 minutes Individual E Logic Game
Disability Awareness Activities     G P SB 10 and more 20 to 30 minutes Individual E Active game Program
Dizzy Game S B G P SB 10 and more 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Active game/Mixer game
Double Simon Says S B       12 and more 10 to 20 minutes Individual Nil Quiet Game/Gather Game
Doughnut Relay   B G P   10 and more 10 to 20 minutes Team E Active Relay game
Drawing Game     G P SB 10 and more 10 to 20 minutes Team E Quiet Game requiring a premade picture, and paper and pen per team
Driver's Relay   B G     10 and more 10 to 20 minutes Team E Active Relay game
Duck, Duck, Goose S B       10 and more 10 to 20 minutes Individual Nil Active/ Gather game
Elbow Tag S B G     10 and more 10 to 20 minutes Individual Nil Active game Tag
Eye Ball Blow for Hallowe'en S B G     5 and more 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Quiet Game/Hallowe'en Theme requiring advance prep
Fact Finding Game         SB 10 and more 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Mixer for Adults
Famous People's Guessing Game and Match Up       P SB 10 and more 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Mixer requiring advacne prep
Find the Leader S B G     10 and more 10 to 20 minutes Individual Nil Quiet Game played in a circle
First Aid Carrying Relay     G P   10 and more 10 to 20 minutes Team Nil Active relay game Program
Five Pennies S B G     10 and up 10 to 20 minutes Team E Active relay game International Theme
Flag Games     G P SB 10 and up 10 to 20 minutes Team E Outdoor game
Four Corners Game     G P   6 and more 10 to 20 minutes Individual Nil Active game needing a squared off area, divided into four parts
Friday Logic Game     G P SB anynumber 5 minutes Individual E Logic game
Frisbee Frenzy     G P SB 12 and up 15 to 30 minutes Team E Outdoor game requiring a frisbee and open space, or ball diamond
Fruit Basket Upset S B G P SB 6 and more 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Active game International Theme
Game of Girl Scouting     JS     6 and more 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Quiet game for Junior Girl Scouts
Getting Acquainted Bingo   B G P SB 6 and more 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Mixer requiring advance prep, can easily be themed
Ghost Pinata S B G P SB 6 and more 15 to 30 minutes Individual E Active game International Theme Advance Prep!
Grave Yard (Sleeping Beauty) S B G     6 and more 10 minutes Individual Nil Quiet game
Great Canadian Snowshoe Race S B G P SB 10 and more 10 to 20 minutes Team E Active game
Group Juggling     G P SB 10 and more 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Active/Mixer/Team Builder game requiring 7 tennis balls, or pieces of gauze
Guide Law Learning Game     G P   10 and more 10 to 20 minutes Team E Quiet game/Program!
Guiding Jeopardy     G P SB 10 and more 15 to 30 minutes Individual E Quiet game/Program! Advance prep required
Gum Game S B G P   any number 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Quiet game requiring oven mitts, a paper bag and a stick of gum per girl
Hallowe'en Stunt     G P SB any number 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Active game advance Prep!/Hallowe'en Theme
Hospital Tag S B G P   6 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Active game Tag!
How It All Began (a Pea Soup game)     G P SB 9 and up 10 to 20 minutes Team Nil Active game
Hug a Tree S B G P SB 6 and up 10 to 20 minutes Pairs Nil Outdoor Game/Ecology
Human Knot or Dr. Mixup     G P SB 6 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual Nil Active game TEAM BUILDER
Ice Blocking S B G P SB 6 and up 30 minutes+ Individual E Outdoor Game/Summer Theme!
Ice Floe or Snowshoes S B G P SB 10 and up 10 to 20 minutes Team E Active game requiring newspaper, great for District-wide events
In the Pond S B       6 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Active game/Gather Game
Inside Camping Game       P   6 and up 15 to 30 minutes Team E Quiet game
International Shopping     G P SB 6 and up 10 to 20 minutes Team Nil Active game International Theme
International Theme Crowd Mixer   B G P SB 6 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Mixer
Japanese Balloon Game S B G     6 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Active game International Theme
Jump Rope Relay   B G     10 and up 10 to 20 minutes Team E Active relay game
Jumping Kim's Game S B G     10 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Quiet game
Kick the Can Relay S B G     10 and up 10 to 20 minutes Team E Active relay game
Kick the Can   B G P   6 and up 15 to 30 minutes Individual E Active Outdoor game
Kim's Compass Game   B G P   6 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Quiet game Program
Kim's Game   B G P   6 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Quiet game
Knot and Riddles Game     G P   6 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Active game Program!
Knot teaching and Drilling Games     G P   6 and up 10 to 20 minutes Team E Active game Program! (knots)
Know Your Neighbour   B G P SB 8 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Outdoor Night Game
Line Up Game     G P SB 6 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual Nil Mixer
Lost Dog Game   B G P   6 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual Nil Quiet Game
Mad Hatter's Tea Party Game     G P SB 7 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual Nil Mixer
Marble Grab Relay S B G     10 and up 10 to 20 minutes Team E Active relay game
Mars Bar Game S B G P SB 10 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Active game, this is excellent!!!!
Martians Invade Rocket Base     G P SB 10 and up 10 to 20 minutes Team E Outdoor Night game
Medicine Man Scavenger Hunt   B G     10 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Outdoor Scavenger Hunt game
Mr. Bear S B G     10 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual Nil Active game International Theme
Name Acrostics     G P SB 6 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Mixer requiring a recipe card and pencil for everyone
Name Ball S B G P SB 8 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Mixer
Name Game     G P SB 8 and up 20 to 30 minutes Pairs E Quiet Game
Natural Scavenger Hunt S B       8 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Outdoor Scavenger Hunt
Newspaper Game       P SB 8 and up 20 to 30 minutes Individual E Quiet Game requiring advance prep
Night Eyes     G P SB 8 and up 10 to 20 minutes Team E Outdoor Night game requiring advance prep and set up
Night Lines     G P SB 8 and up 10 to 20 minutes Team E Outdoor Night game requiring advance prep and set up
Night Stalking and Daring Rescue       P SB 8 and up 30 minutes Team E Outdoor Night game
No Name Scavenger Hunt     G P SB 8 and up 20-30 minutes Team E Outdoor game
Obstacle Race Game     G P SB 10 and up 10 to 20 minutes Team E Active game best done outdoors
Oh Deer!   B G P   18 and up 15 to 30 minutes Individual Nil Active game Ecolgy!
One and Twenty!   B G P   10 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual Nil Active game
Operator or Gossip S B G     10 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual Nil Quiet game
Orientation Game     G P SB 10 and up 30 minutes Individual E Outdoor Night Game
Parachute Games S B G P SB 15 and up 15 to 30 minutes Individual E Active game Lots of space required!
Pass the Ball S B G P SB 15 and up 15 to 30 minutes Individual E Active game
Pebble Collection Relay S B G P SB 10 and up 10 to 20 minutes Team E Active relay game
People to People S B G     8 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual Nil Active game
Peter and Paul     G P SB 8 and up 15 to 30 minutes Individual Nil Quiet game
Picky Eaters S B G     8 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Active game Ecology!
Pepperoni, Cheese and Sauce     G P SB 10 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual Nil Active game International
Pip, Squeak and Charlie     G P SB 10 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual Nil Active game International
Play Dough Pictionnary     G P SB 10 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Quiet game
Poor Kitty! S B G P   6 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual Nil Quiet game/Gather game
Promise Learning Relay   B G     10 and up 10 to 20 minutes Team E Active relay game Program!
Rabbit without a House S B G     8 and up 10 to 20 minutes Pairs Nil Active game International!
Rainbow Tag S B       8 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Active Tag game International!
Rattlesnack S B G     10 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Active game played in a circle
Redlight - Greenlight S B       6 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual Nil Active Gather game
Rescue Barbie     G     6 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Quiet game
Santa's Coming S B G     8 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual nil Active game
Scavenger Games for Sparks and Brownies S B       6 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Outdoor Scavenger Hunt
The Scheme     G P SB 8 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Mixer
Sealed Orders     G P SB 8 and up 1 hour Team E Mixer/Large Group/Advance Prep Required!
Secret Codes     G     6 and up 10 minutes Team E Quiet game/Gather Game
Seekers     G P SB 8 and up 1 hour Individual E Outdoor Night Game
Sheepshank     G P   10 and up 10 to 20 minutes Team E Quiet Game/Program (knots)
Slapping Game     G P SB 10 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual Nil Quiet Game
Sleeping Beauty (Grave Yard) S B G     6 and more 10 minutes Individual Nil Quiet game
Snip Hunt S B G P   8 and up 1 hour Individual E Outdoor Game
Space Game and Song S B G     8 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Quiet Game/Space Theme
The Spagetti Game   B G P SB   15-30 Min Teams E Active gane
Stalking Game with Water Gun S B G     8 and up 1 hour Individual E Outdoor Water Game
Streets and Alleys S B G     16 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual Nil Active game!
Team Cats Cradle   B G     3 and up 10 to 20 minutes Team E Quiet game
Timely Logic Game     G P SB any number 15 to 20 minutes Individual E Logic game
Tips for Hiding Scavenger Hunt Hints       P SB set up N/A Individual E Tips
Toungue Twister Game S B G P SB     Team    
Tuppence Game S B G P   8 and up 10 to 20 minutes Team E Active game International!
Un-Natural Trail S B G P SB 8 and up 15 to 30 minutes Individual E Outdoor Game
Water Cycle Game S B G     8 and up 10 to 20 minutes Team E Outdoor Water Game/Ecology
What Time is it Mr. Wolf? S B G     10 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual Nil Active game
Where'd You Get Your Name?       P SB 10 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual Nil Mixer
White Cobra Game S B G     8 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Active game
Wind Blows West   B G P   6 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual Nil Active game
Windmill   B G P   12 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Active game
Witch, Watch Game   B G P   8 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Quiet game
Witch's Broomstick Game S B       8 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Quiet game
World Centre Jeopardy   B G P SB 8 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Quiet game
World Flag Bingo   B G     8 and up 10 to 20 minutes Team E Quiet game
Word Game - Belgium   B G     8 and up 10 to 20 minutes Team E Quiet game
Word Game II   B G P   8 and up 10 to 20 minutes Team E Quiet game
Zap     G P SB 12 and up 10 to 20 minutes Individual E Outdoor Night Game

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