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Wide Games!

More ambitious than typical outdoor games is the wide game (also known as field games, or cross-country games). Here is a collection of 84 different wide games from different sources!

 

 

 

Night Games  

A complete guide to nighttime Scouting activities and training.  Includes 42 night Scout games designed to train the senses in an environment in which the dominance of sight is greatly reduced.

 

 

 

 

 

Outdoor Games

1. Team Games
2. Observation & Sense Training
3. Wide Games
4. Street Games
5. Night Games
6. Games of All Sorts

 

 

 

 

Birch Bark Roll

These are the original "Scouting" Games, 
some of which Baden-Powell "borrowed" 
for his book, Scouting for Boys.

 

 

 

 

Scouting Games

The classic book of games by Baden-Powell,
the guy who invented Scouting.  

 

 

 

 

 

Rough & Tumble

Dan Beard

 

 

 

 

 

Pioneer Games

Renegade
Simon Kenton

Big Foot

Gander Pulling

Goose Hangs High

Raccoon Jumping

Running Indian Scouts

Running the Gantlet

Animal Tracking Game

 

 

 

Copy_of_gms4scts_small.gif (5963 bytes)War Games For Boy Scouts

by G. S. Ripley

Scout games "including selected War Games  
of the Army and Navy"

 Additional Scout Stalking Games  by Ripley

Boy's Ballista

Blow Guns

 

 

Outdoor Laser Tag Alternatives

 

 

Relay Games

 

 

Native American "Indian" Games

 

 

Scout Games for Disabled Boys

 

 

Game Leadership The classic introduction by Charles F. Smith

 

Dan Beard Games:

Spring Activities For Boys:

bulletMarble Games
bulletTops Games
bulletStilt Making! 
bullet75 Kite Plans
bulletFishing Bait & Psychology
bulletPet Frogs
bulletHoop and Wheel Games 

 

Summer Activities for Boys:

bulletDifferent Games of Ball
bulletBee Messengers
bulletBoat Making & Sailing
bulletBugs
bulletRhymes for Choosing Up & Counting Out
bulletSummer Games: Duck on a Rock, Hopscotch, I Spy, Jack Candles, Jack Stones, Jack's Alive, Kick the Wicket, Mumbly Peg, Skittles, Spirit Tortoise, Tipcat
bulletLeapfrog Games
bulletSwimming
bullet18 Games of Tag

 

Autumn Fall Activities for Boys:

bulletBoys' Ballista
bulletBlowguns
bulletDogs
bulletElder Guns
bulletIndian Games
bulletLasso (See also How to Spin a Rope)
bulletSpring Shot
bullet"Tally-Ho" and Other Cries
bulletTaxidermy for Boys

 

Winter Activities for Boys:

bulletActivities & Recreation:
bulletSnowball Warfare Games
bulletOn the Ice
bulletSleds, Sleighs & Ice Boats
bulletSkate Sails
bulletIce Fishing
bulletSnow Houses
bulletSnow Sculpture & Statuary

 

 

Winter Snow Games

Snowball Fights:
Snowball Warfare Games

 

 

 

More Outdoor Activities

 

 

   

 

 


Additional Information:

Baden-Powell's  Games ] B-P's Adult Military Games ] Dan Beard's Games ] A. Mackenzie's Games ] G. S. Ripley's Games ] Ernest Seton's Games ] J. Thurman's Games ] Smith's Advancement Games ] Wide Games ] Relay Games ] Special Needs Boys' Games ] Laser Tag Alternatives ] Game Leadership ] Compass Training Games ] Highland Games ]

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