Jump the Shot Camping Game
|This Game is meant for older campers.|
Decide for yourself if it is appropriate for your younger campers or not.
|Required:||rope - 10 feet|
beanbag or other soft weight, tied to end of rope.
|Notes:||Some reflection about how the campers that got hit were treated by their own teammates and the other campers might be useful.|
|Instructions:||Each team starts with 30 or 50 points.|
Campers form a circle about 18 feet in diameter.
Leader stands in the center with the rope.
Leader starts swinging the rope around at ground level and increases the length of the rope until it is out to the campers.
People must jump over the rope as it swings by.
A camper hit by the rope loses 5 points for his team.
When a team's score reaches 0, all members of that team drop out of the circle.
The last team left wins.
Keep the rope between ground and knee level.
Have an alternate rope swinger ready in case one gets dizzy.
Alernative: When a camper is hit, he drops out of the circle. Last one left wins.