Light It Up Camping Activity

Light It Up Camping Activity

Light It Up   Light It Up Camping Activity   Camping Activity

This Activity is meant for older campers.
Decide for yourself if it is appropriate for your younger campers or not.

Required:an 18 inch section of 2x4
a candle - 3/4 inch diameter or greater
a small box of matches - not a BOOK of matches
2 drawing pins
Give the 2x4, candle, matchbox, and pins to each team leader.

Tell the teams their task is to stand the 2x4 on end, attach the candle to a side of the 2x4, and light the candle.
They may use nothing except the materials they were just given and their hands.

There is no trick to figure out. They just need to come up with a way to do it.


Possible solutions:
heat the needles and stick them through the candle to pin it to the wood.
pin the matchbox to the wood and set the candle in the box.
others?


Light It Up Camping Activity