Activity List

One of the great strengths of Winter Camp over the years has been the number of different and unusual activities we've held. Some have been fairly normal activities taken to a larger scale, like Capture the Objective; others have been extensions of existing activites, like 4-Way Volleyball. Still others, like Forest Bowling, have been just plain bizarre.

In the list below, anything we've ever held will show a Last Held with a link to that year's history. If we have a more detailed description, then the name of the event will be a link.

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Activities beginning with Numbers

10 gallon hat relay:  You have to fill the hat to win the race.
12 hour nap:  The Rumpelstiltskin moment
1977 Trivia Challenge  (XXIII):  Answer challenging questions about the events of 1977
3-Square  (X):  Like 4-Square only with three squares.
3-Way Snake Hockey:   Three teams vie for the honors
4 way dodgeball:  Four teams play dodgeball
4-Square  (XX):   The official indoor game of Winter Camp
4-Way Dodgeball:  Like regular dodgeball only with 4 teams.
4-Way Tug of War:   4 teams pull on an X of rope
4-way Volleyball  (I):   Who can make the least mistakes?

Activities beginning with A

Aardvark Imitation:   The first on the list
Abduction Clue  (XXI):  Can you figure out which Winter Camper was taken by aliens?
Accupuncture:  Needle poking for improved health
Activity Voting Marathon:   A work in progress
Aerial Obstacle Course:   Complete the course but don't touch ground
Aerial Tram:   Make a tram from BC to Clearwater
Agents Pursuit  (XXIV):  Matrix style multi-station event.
Air Hockey  (V):  The classic tabletop game.
Airsoft:  Bring airsoft guns for use on the rifle range
Alermeraine  (XVII):   From the DS9 Episode
Alf Imitation Day:   Act like little Charlie's favorite alien
Alien Design Contest  (XVII):  Build your own aliens.
Alien Quest  (XXI):  Search for intelligent life.
Anagram Contest:   Scramble 'em and give it a shot
Anarchy:   No government, no leaders
Anarchy Contest:   Try to be the most disruptive
And then:  Given the start of a story about a camper, you have to finish it.
Animal Balloons:   Learn to make your own latex creations
Animal Sense:   Approximate their limitations
Appropriate Facial Hair:  Grow (or trim) facial hair to styles appropriate for thee 1870's)
Archimedes Screw:   Build an ancient water pump
Area 51 RPG  (XXI):  Players are assigned to be aliens, skeptics, reporters, etc and attempt to reveal or hide the truth as appropriate.
Armageddon  (XXXV):  An overnight activity based on a nuclear holocaust.
Arrowmen Bingo  (XXXVIII):   Get your card signed and play along
Art Contest:   Who is the new Michelangelo?
Art that is cut up and then put back game:  Art is drawn and shown, then torn and passed out. Those who play must trade to get back the parts they need.
Ask Doctor Beast:  A live action version of the original Winter Camp advice column.
Assassin:   Kill your friends for points
Astrology Debunking:   It's sort of scientific
Astronomy:   Yes, and that's the north star
Attack the Fort:   Take the shore batteries me hearties!
Away Team Contest:   Two teams race to complete their mission

Activities beginning with B

Backwards Baseball:   Just like it says
Backwards Day  (XIII):   Eat snack first and breakfast last
Backwards Face Marching:   Walk backwards up the face
Backwards Hike:   Take a whole hike in reverse
Bag Lady Day:   See if you can fill your sack o' goodies
Bake A Thon:  An evening of baking.
Ball Blast  (XXI):  Volleyball-like game played over a low fence by kicking a giant ball.
Balloon camera:  Use a lighter than air balloon to loft a camera
Balloon Stomp:   Last one with a balloon left wins
Balloonography  (XV):  Decorating the cabin and campers with balloons
Baseball:   America's favorite sport
Basketball:   Kinda rough without a court
Battle Chess  (XXXIX):   Pieces fight to take the squares
Battles/Military Trivia:  Trivia about military history
Battleship with Artillery (no explosives):  Create artillery and fire at your opponent's ships
Battleship with Potato Guns:  Create potato guns and fire at your opponent's ships
Beach Party  (VI):   The sparkling white sands are calling you
Beast Game:   Highly variable and very entertaining
Beeline Hike:   Walk as straight a line as possible
Begging  (XIII):  Who can get a good meal?
Behind the Enemy Lines  (XXXIV):  Yet another Capture the Objective variant
Belching Contest:   Who can beat Booger?
Belly Flop Contest:   Slide down the hill on your belly
Betta Battles:  Buy some fish at Meijer on the way up and let them duke it out.
Bid For Work:  A scheme to make those who want the best things at camp earn them.
Big Bro Taboo:  Guess the word but you get clues of just one part.
Big Wheel Marathon:   Race 3 wheeled trikes around camp
Big Winter Camp Myth Show:  Contestants compete to either debunk or create new myths about Winter Camp
Billiards  (XXXIII):  Play billiards on a larger scale
Bird Census:   A study of our avian neighbors
Black Rhombus:  Inside the rhombus is a drama called The Artifact
Blacksmithing:   Mr. Wilson's soon to be hobby
Blind Basketball:   Even rougher without a court
Blind Hike  (II):  Destination Unknown
Blind Kim's Game:  The standard memory game with a blindfold, identify by feel.
Blind Maze:  Create a maze and navigate it blindfolded, perhaps with a guide.
Blind Maze (w/ sticks):  Navigate a maze while blindfolded.
Blind Puzzle Building:   Yep, another Blind activity
Blind Wrestling  (IX):  Wrestling while wearing a blindfold.
Blindfolded Archery:   Not even Robin Hood would try this
Blindfolded Darts:   Nearly as stupid as archery
Blob Tag:   When you're tagged, you're the blob
Boarding Party:  Conduct mock ship-to-ship combat.
Boat Construciton:   Make your own longboat
Bocce Ball:   Robert DeNiro's waiting,
Bocce w/ bowling balls  (XXXIII):  Bocce using giant balls
Bolas Throwing  (XXXIX):  Attempt the use of this south american weapon
Bonsai Sculpting:   As long as come from inside you...
Book Building Contest:   Make your own book at camp
Book Club:  We all read a book in the time when camp is not held then talk of it at camp.
Book of the Year:  A scrap book for camp.
Boomerang Bash!  (XXIX):  Playing with boomerangs.
Boston Ball:  Old school basketball.
Bottle Balancing:   A deadzone favorite
Bottle Peeling Contest:   Try to take the label off a bottle
Bottle Rocket Target Practice:  Launch bottle rockets at a defined target
Bowmaking  (XXXVI):  Bow Making
Boy's Life Air Car:   As seen in the magazine
Brain Vs. Brawn:  Choose brain or brawn to defeat the obstacles.
Brands:  Make a brand for camp then use it to brand some of our gear.
Bread Makers:  Bring several bread machines to camp and see how they do.
Broomball:   Sorta like hockey
Brotherhood Ceremony  (XV):   If required
BSI Wargames:  Have games based on Brownsea Island activities.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer  (XXVII):  A predator/prey variation based on the popular TV show.
Build a steam-powered device.:  Build a steam-powered device.
Build New Latrine:   A valuable (if unanticipated) service
Build nuclear survival shelters  (XXXIV):  Build a shelter designed to withstand a simulated attack
Bunny Slipper Relay  (XXIV):  Compete in a series of wacky events while wearing bunny slippers
Burn the Witch!  (I):  Set creations from earlier in the week ablaze.
Burning Dragon Boats:  Build dragon boats and set the ablaze
Burning Pirate Ships:  Build pirate ships and set them ablaze.

Activities beginning with C

Cabbage Ball:   Play football with a cabbage
Cabin Cleaning Contest:   Cheap way to sneak in extra service
Cabin Crawl  (XX):   Circumvent the interior w/o touching floor
CAG Funeral  (IX):  Celebrating a change in the lodge
CAG Trap Contest  (IX):  Creating a change in the lodge.
Calisthenics:  Daily physical training
Calligraphy:  Write beautifull
Caloric Determination:   Determine calorie content of foods
Campfire  (VIII):   Complete with skits and the like
Can Shooter:  Knock down cans with rubber bands.
Canadian Theme Day:  Engage in activities inspired by our northern brethren.
Candle Making:   Dip it in the hot wax
Cannon Building:   Boom!
Cannon Shooting:   Knock 'em down
Capture the Daimyo:  International retheming of Capture the Objective
Capture the flag with boxes:  Capture the flag with boxes
Capture the flag with paint ball:  Play Capture the flag using paintball guns to capture the enemy.
Capture the Objective  (I):   Capture the Flag for big kids
Capture the Objective (overnight):  The typical game with an overnight bivouac thrown in
Card Draft  (I):  Pick cards to be used in the market game.
Card Tournament  (XX):   Who are the real card sharks?
Cards for Trade:  Make cards for each who comes to camp and trade them like sports cards.
Carnival  (VI):   A fun time at the fair
Casino Night  (I):   Win big or lose it all.
Castaway Day:   No lights, no planes, no motor cars
Cat Housin':  Build shelters for kitties
Cat's Quizzer  (XXIII):  Suess inspired trivia.
Catapult Building:   Build an ancient siege engine
Cattle Drive:  See if we can get the Ranch's supply of cows to come home.
Cattle Rustling:  Steal the Ranch's supply of cows in case they won't let us have the Cattle Drive.
CC Pole Vault:   Obstacle course with a stave to help you
CC Table Tennis:  Create a mobile tennis table and play in teams
Celebrity look-alike contest:   Who looks like Beavis?
Celebrity Roast:  Choose a prominent Winter Camper for some good-natured ribbing by his companions.
Cemetery Hike  (VIII):   Take a walk to a local graveyard
Charades:   An ancient parlor game
Cheater's Pinewood Derby:   Anything goes!
Cheeseball Machinegun:  Uses cheeseballs and a leaf blower for an automated weapon.
Chemistry:   Fun with explosives
Chess Tournament  (XVII):   Who is the champion?
Chinese acting:  Big make-up and big gestures with archetypical characters
Chinese Bocce:  No idea
Chinese Cabin Drill:   The whistle sounded, now change bunks
Chinese Checkers:  A tournament of Chinese Checkers
Chinese Chess:  A tournament of Chinese Chess
Chinese game tournament:  A tournament of several traditional Chinese games
Chinese Lanterns:  Launch and/or create paper lanterns
Chinese New Year Celebration:  New Year's Eve party Chinese style.
Chinese Percussion  (XXXVI):  Gongs, chimes and other chines percussion instruments
Chinese Percussion (Gongs & Drums):  Play traditional chinese instruments
Chinese Prohibition  (XXXVI):  You can not do something Chinese
Chinese Prohibition (guyan):  The prohibition game (CTO variant) with Chinese Flavor
CHR Memorial Construction  (XI):  Build a site to honor the gone but not forgotten camp
Christmas Party:   A little late, but still...
Clearwater Stampede  (XXII):  Multi-event game with a western theme.
Cliche Contest:   Who is the most trite?
Clock Building:   Build a clock of natural materials
Clock in a bottle:   Make a clock inside a bottle
Cloud pictures:   No, it looks like a horse, no, a dog.
Clout Shooting  (XXXVII):  Long distance archery
Clown-a-rama:   BYOW (Bring your own whiteface)
Codebreaking  (XXXV):  Decode the encrypted message
Coin Spinning  (XXII):  Who can spin a coin the longest.?
Coin Walking:   Walk a quarter across your hands.
Commando:   A track and stalk variant
Commando Stalking  (XXXVI):  Track down the target
Compass Regata:   A nautical compass course
Composite Materials Merit Badge:  Work on this exciting new merit badge!
Computer Crushing:   Not my computer you don't
Confuscious Say:  Create your own wisdom for fortune cookies
Conservation Project:   Ecology is the buzzword for the 90's
Conspiracy:   It's a plot I tell you, a plot!
Continuous Storytelling  ():   Everyone tells a little of this tall tale
Cooking Contest  (VIII):   A scouting tradition
Cooperative Game:   Nobody wins
Cope Course:  Run a cope course at camp (or use the camp's cope course).
Costume Ball:   Don't forget your glass slippers
Costume party:   At least we won't have to dance
Costume Sewing:   In case you forgot yours
Counter-Cultural exchange:   Two differing groups try to communicate
Countries:  Divide into groups based on fictitious countries created by the citizens
Cow Tipping:  More vengeance against the cows1
Cowboys and Indians:  Dress up and fight just like little kids.
Creative Cursing:   Who can cuss without 4 letter words?
Crew Baking:  Each crew bakes bread and other items to completioin.
Crew Compeition:  Crews compete in three events: Tall Tales, Genius Night, and Write and Follow Directions
Cribs:  View slideshows/movies of Winter Campers' homes.
Cribs!:  Take a tour of a winter Campers home.
Cricket  ():  Try not to hit a batsmen or get caught in a sticky wicket.
Croquet Kickball  (XXXVII):  Use kickballs to play croquet
Cross-Country Canoeing:   Use a canoe as a sled or carry it along
Cross-Country Golf  (I):   The Winter Camp classic par 62 hole
Cross-Country Shotput:   Throw as far as you can then chase it
Crossbow:  create a crossbow
Curling  (XXII):   The popular Canadian Ice game
Custer's Last Stand:  Re-enact the famous slaughter.

Activities beginning with D

Daily Calisthenics:   Begin excercise.
Daily News:   Print a daily newsletter
Dam Building:   Everyone loves to increase erosion
DDA Course:   A compass hike of enormous proportions
Dead Or Canadian?  (XXII):  Trivia about famous people who are either dead or Canadian.
Deadeye contest  (XXXVIII):  Attempt to shoot or throw for accuracy.
Decorating:   Christmas decorations really liven it up
Deer Blind Inferono:  Set fire to deer blinds.
Delegation Meeting  (XXXVI):  Introductory meeting
Demo Derby  (XXXIX):  Crash up go carts.
Democracy:   Vote on everything all the time
Demolition Derby:   Yeah, whatever
Design an Alien:   Evolution simulation
Design Challenge:  Teams square off to design a new look for the website, newsletter or other creative endeavours.
Design Challenge!:  Teams compete to create the best design for a website or newsletter.
Devise an original boardgame:   Illuminati variants don't count
Diorama Building:   Build the camp in miniature
Disco Discus:   Throw disco records for distance
Disks Of Tron  (XXII):  Dodgeball with frisbees.
Do what I Did (or HORSE):  One is in the lead and does a thing then all must try it. Those who fail get part of the word Horse.
Dodge The Bullet  (XXIV):  Dodgeball with a Matrix slant.
Dog Bite Contest:   Who can bite the hardest?
Dog Hunt:   Find the dog who bit someone 10 yrs ago
Domino Tipping:   Set up the maze and patterns
Dominos:  Play dominos, probably as a tournament
Double Frisbee Ultimate:   2 frisbees for twice the fighting
Downhill Skiing:   On the face!?
Dragon Boats:  Create dragon boats
Droopy Drawers Marathon  (XXIII):  Adults tried to style like youth in this event.
Drop Off Blind Hike:   Get dropped off in an unknown spot
Drop-off Hike:   Get dropped off and hike back
Drunken Sailor Day:   Imitate the popular folk song
Dumas Day:   Swear loudly and act like a jerk, it's ok

Activities beginning with E

Early Adventure:   Get up at 3:00 am for an activity
Earth Ball Soccer:   Think about the size of the goals
Edge of Space Balloon:  Launch a balloon which will soar to the edge of space then burst and land near D-bar-A
Egg Roll:   Roll an egg with your nose
Egg Toss:   Who can toss it the furthest w/o breaking
Electro-plating:   Mr. Wilson's other new hobby
Elevation Hike  (II):   Pick a topo line and stick to it
Embroidery:   Put your name on your shirt
Emperor Race  (XXXV):  One player rides a freshly built sedan chair
Endurance Games:   Who can last the longest?
Environmental Art Project:   Aesthetically pleasing & naturally occuring.
Erect Squaw Point sign:   Make a new sign
Escape Contest  ():   Who can break their bonds fastest?
Escape Room:  Build our own escape room
Euchre Tournament  (XVI):  Which team will prevail?
Everyone is John:  RPG where we play the voices in John's head
Exploding Pirate Mini-Golf:  Miniature golf course with a final hole that bursts into flames.
Extreme Bowling  (XXVII):  Sled down the hill and try to score a strike.

Activities beginning with F

Face Painting:   Paint your faces Indian-style
Fair Trial  (XXXVIII):  A mock trial for the murder game.
Fake Trans-BC Hike:   Make 'em think they're walking
Fashion Emergency:  An inspection of Winter Campers for appropriate outdoor gear.
Fashion Emergency ala the Outdoor Network:  Critique of outdoor fashion sense.
Fear Factor:  Replicate a fear factor event at Winter Camp.
Feature Film  (XXXI):   Take a movie break
Ferris Wheel:   Build a ferris wheel pioneering project
Find the Terrorist  (XXXIV):  Search for the traitor among us Murder-style
Fire Lance:  Create a flaming lance
Fire Skills  (XXXIV):  Test your skills with fire
Firebuilding  (XXXVII):  Test your skills with fire
Fireworks:  Launch fireworks
First Class Hanging  (XXXVIII):  Punishment is meted for the Murder game
First Mission:   Just like on Star Trek
Fizzball:   Baseball with a shaken up soda can
Flag Ceremony:  Have an opening and closing flag ceremony each day
Flint Napping:   Make stone arrowheads
Fly Tying:  Learn to tie your own fishing flies.
Foot Bow:  Create a bow that can be fired using the feet.
Foot Race:   Who is the fleetest of foot?
Foot Volleyball:  Play volleyball with no hands.
Football  (XXVII):   Touch or Flag, sorry.
Football on Lifetime or Oxygen:  Powderpuff football (in more ways than one).
Forbidden Palace:  Create an area where no one may enter
Forest Bowling  (X):   Roll a ball at the pins through the trees
Forgery Contest  (XXXIII):  Practice signing a different name
Form Teams  (II):  Groups gather and form countries choosing a name and some cultural elements
FOUR PLAYER PING PONG:  Ping poing on 2 tables.
Foxtail 21:   Use the foxtail to play catch for points
Frankenstein Event  (XVI):  Frankenstein is revealed to have been at camp.
Free afternoon:  Freetime for an entire afternoon
Frisbee Golf  (XXVII):   Throw the frisbee through loops
Frisbee Ultimate:   Somewhere between football and soccer
Frozen Cow Chip Tossin':  I am not touching that thing.
Frozen Turkey Toss:  Continue to talk about this singularly uninspired event years later as if it's the worst thing that ever happend to you.
Fruit Baseball:   Play baseball using assorted fruit
Full Contact Chess:   Just what it sounds like
Full Contact Volleyball:   Reaching under the net is fine
Full Day Trek:   Hike the whole day & pack lunch
Fun with Words:  The core of this thought is to have folks speak in a way that is not the way they do most of the time.

Activities beginning with G

Gallows:  Necessary construction if you're going to have a first class hangin'
Game Design Merit Badge:  Earn the badge
Game Festival  (I):   Various games, no real structure
Game whose goal is not known:  When this game starts none know how to win.
Garb Construction:   Make you own Indian outfit
Garbage Relay:   Who can take the trash out the fastest
Genetic Manipulation:   Another in the Weird Science series
Genius Night  (XXXIII):   What can you make of this junk?
Geography Bee  (II):  Like a spelling bee but the quiz is on geographic locations
Geriocracy:   Rule by the eldest
Get Acquainted Game:   Match the little known facts.
Getting toknow you, getting to know all about you:  Interview a fellow camper for fun and prizes.
Ghost in the Graveyard:   A game similar to tag
Giant Balloons  (XXXIII):  Inflate very large balloons
Giant Battleship:  The basic idea is to create a large scale battleship board and then to play battleship on a board measured in feet rather than inches.
Giant Billiards:   Play billiards with beach balls
Giant Boardgames:   Set-up some game in giant format
Giant Bowling:  Like Bowling, only with bigger balls, pins, and possibly alley.
Giant Dominos:  Like dominos only bigger
Giant Kim's Game:  The standard memory game played using an overhead camera
Giant Knightmare Chess:   Play variable battle chess
Giant Mousetrap:   Make a contraption to capture a man
Giant Movie  (XXXIII):  Project a movie onto the side of a building
Go Tournament:  Play Go as a tournament
Golf Bowling:   Golf using a bowling ball
Gong Show  (IX):   Will you score a 10 or get gonged?
Goofy Golf:   Hit opposite handed and ignore advice
Goofy Racers:   Build a racing machine & compete
Great Cola Challenge  (XIV):  Taste test to identify various colas.
Great Wall event:  not defined
Grid Golf:   Similar to mini-golf
Gross Out Contest:   Who can make you puke?
Groundless Hike:   Hike without ever touching the ground
Group Eye for AnotherGroup Guy:  Members of one group attempt to help a member of a different group be more like them.
Group Eye for the Other Group guy:  Winter Campers from different groups try to give each other a style makeover
Group Hobby Draw:  Everyone gets the same hobby.
Group Projects  (XXVIII):  Each group is assigned a project based on the camp theme.
Guess My IQ!:   Randomly assigned IQ scores
Guest Speaker:   Michael Davis perhaps
Gungnam Style Video:  Shoot our own video to the tune of Gungnam Style

Activities beginning with H

Haka:  Winter Camp could start by driving out evil (aka unfun) spirits.
Ham Radio Station:   Make worldwide contact
Hammock Sleeping:   No bunks, everyone is pendulous
Hand Walking Race:   Walk inverted
Handicap Awareness:   Randomly assigned handicaps
Hatchet Throwing:   Just like Dan'l Boone
Hatmaking  (XXIII):  Build a Suess inspired hat.
Helen Keller Competition:   Deaf & Blind
Helium Football:   Football with a lighter than air ball
Helium Singing:   Dangerously funny
Hell Night:   A night of misery
History Day:   Become your favorite historical figure
History Test:   Who knows the most about Winter Camp?
Hobby Demo  (XXXII):   Demo last year's and select some new ones
Hobby Draw  (XXXII):   Learn a new hobby by next WC
Holbrook Contest:   Who can gain the most weight in a week?
Homeless Night:   The cabin doors are locked sleep elsewhere
Homemade Gunpowder:  Make our own gunpowder
Hong Kong Action move by wire Movie:  Make our own wuxia style movie
Horses:   Go horseback riding
House of Card contest:  Try to build the biggest/tallest house of cards possible.
How did that stuff do that?:  Use a bunch of junk to build a way to do some task.
How tough are you?:  Test how tough you are.
Howey Day:   Act like John Howey for a day
Human Checkers  (XII):  Human-sized checkers
Human Chess:   No contact version of Battle Chess
Human Clue  (XXVII):  Human-sized Clue
Human Croquet:  Use humans as wickets, stakes, etc.
Human Foosball  (XXXIII):  Use the human foosball at camp to play a game.
Human foosball.:  Use the court at Jack Lord cabin
Human Othello:   Players have to change colors
Human Slingshot:   Primitive version of human cannonball
Human Stratego:  Play Stratego on a giant board with campers as pieces.
Human Tic-tac-toe:   Like Hollywood Squares
Human Wheel:   Lock 'em in the tire and let 'em roll.
Humor Contest:   Who can tell the best joke?
Hydrogen Ballooning  (XXI):   Always a winner
Hypnosis:   Okay, cluck like a chicken

Activities beginning with I

Ice boats:  Build our own boats to sail across ice, probably at Lockwood.
Ice Climbing:   Who can climb an ice wall the fastest
Ice Cream Making  (XIX):   Look out Ben & Jerry
Ice Dragon:   2 Parade dragons duke it out on the ice.
Ice Fishing:   Bring your own tip-up
Ice Golf  (XV):  Like putt-putt on the ice
Ice Hockey:   On the (hopefully) frozen lake
ice hockey in indoor building:  Play hockey indoors.
Ice Sculpture:   Bodacious!
Ice Skating:   On the (hopefully) frozen lake
Idiosyncracies:   Randomly assigned personality quirks
Illuminating the World:   Create an Illuminati style satire
Indian Dancing:   Dance practice
Indian Leg Wrestling:  An old favorite with two supine opponents locking upright legs.
Indian Lore Merit Badge:   Earn the badge
Indian Olympics  (XX):   Compete in Native American Games
Indian Warpath:  The settlers come under attack.
Individualized Quest:   Assign quest buddies
Insect Test:   Strength vs. Body weight

Activities beginning with J

Jacob's Ladder:   The rope kind
Jail:  We build a jail then put people in it if they're scofflaws
Jail construction  (XXVIII):  If you're going to have a trial, you might need a jail.
Jail construction & testing & Murder Interviews  (XXXVIII):  A jail is built while others answer questions to set up the Murder Game.
Jeff Rand:  These are games that were played at Brownsea Island which are suitable for playing at night.
Jello Balloon Fight:   Fill balloons with jello & fling them

Activities beginning with K

Kick in hole  (XXXIII):  Play Crokinole using playground balls.
Kickball  (XXIII):   Modeled after it's cousin
Kim's Game:  The standard memory game
Kite building:  Build our own kites.
Kite Flying Contest:   Who can fly longest and highest?
Klingon Gauntlet:   Recreating the ritual
Knitting Bee:   Make a scarf since you forgot yours
Knot-tying Race:   Who can tie the 7 basic knots the fastest?
Kung fu movie:  Make our own wuxia style movie

Activities beginning with L

Labor Contest:   Who can work the hardest the longest?
Lacross:  Play lacross.
Lacrosse:   Traditional Indian Game
Lake Billiards:   Another excuse to stand on cracking ice
Lake Crawl:   Try to make it around the semi-frozen lake
Lantern Launch  (XXXVI):  Laucnh Chinese Landerns (now banned by BSA)
LARP:  Live Action Role-playing
Lasso contest:  Try to Lasso for points.
Lassoing:  Try your luck at this cowpoke skill.
Last Ceremony  (IX):   Performance of the classic from the '70s
Last Words:  Write a tale that ends with the words drawn from a hat.
Latrine Contest  (XIV):  Who can sit the longest, shortest,e tc.
Launch of Sputnik  (XXXIV):  Launch an object into the air
Lawn Jarts:   Hey, they're unsafe, we gotta play
Learn to Juggle:  Have a session to teach those interested to juggle.
Leg wrestling  (XXXVIII):  Indian leg wresting.
Lemans Grand Prix of D-A  (XXXIX):  Once around Ranch Road in hand-drawn go carts
Letter Chanting:   Chant a letter continuously
Liar's Club:   Players try to guess what objects are
Life Race:  Race on four then two then three "legs"
Light Bulb Manufacture:   Match wits with Thomas Edison
Limerick Contest:   Who can make the best 5 line poem?
Limited Computers:   Leave the damn things at home
Liquid Consumption Contest:   Who can drink the most?
Lockpicking (Houdini):  Lock someone up and see if they can escape
Locksmithing:   An important Scout skill
Long and Short:  Try to guess the word in the most or least time.
Long Bow Making:   Make a bow
Long Distance Slingshot:  Shoot the target at great distance
Lost Child Search:   A scout-skills drill
Lost Daha Hike  (III):  Recreating an ancient event.
Lynching:  Just in case the trial actually is fair.

Activities beginning with M

MacGyver Escape:   Use a tin can to save the planet
Machinery Midway  (XVI):  Various machines and their properties are explained.
Magic Contest:   Who can do the best trick?
Magic the Gathering Live  (XXXVII):  Like Battle Chess but with Magic cards
Magic Towel Contest:  Will a magic towel cause mayhem?
Mah Jong:  Play this Chinese game
Major Treasure Hunt:   An all day treasure map event
Majority Rules  (XXXV):  Separate players by category and score points using an equation
Make a movie:   Lights, Camera, Action!
Make Ads:  split the group and form teams, each of which would make a group of ads to say how good Cold Time Camp is
Make an idiot of yourself:  Try to do the most embarassing things possible.
Make me Laugh!:  Have 2 or three teams, then each team pics one guy not too laugh (probly a mossboy) and the rst of the teame to tell jokes.
Make our own bows:  create bows from branches and string
Make Rice Paper:  Make Rice Paper
Manhunt:   Try to find the escaped felon
Marionettes:  Make our own marionettes and have a puppet show.
Market Game  (I):  Players use their resources to barter for lunch
Market Madness  (XXXVII):  Buy and trade resources for maximum market penetration
Marshmellow Dodgeball:   Try not to get hit with soft projectiles
Mash Trivia:  Trivia about the venerable television series
Mask Making:  Make a mask from an impression of your face
Masquerade Party:   Wear a mask and act cultured
Mastodon Hunt  (XXXVII):  Use spears to hung mastadons
Math Game:  Each one who plays has a strength based on things which can change, like x, y and z. They vote ot change them and in the end the high strength wins.
Matter Transport:   Yeah, Whatever.
Mattress Dive:   Stack 'em up and leap from the roof
Maze Craze  (XII):  Follow the snowy maze to its conclusion.
McCarthyism  (XXXIV):  Separate players by category and score points using an equation
McElligot's Pool:  Using extra large balls, the teams compete in a game of billiards.
Meal Class:  At the start and end of most meals there is a time when things are slow. We could do things in this time. One thought would be to choose folks to learn more of the theme for that day and then tell us what they've learned when the meal is done or as we wai
Meditation:  Pause for thought.
Memorization Contest:   Who can memorize a text the fastest?
Mentos Display  (XXXIII):  Toss it into the diet coke and watch the aftermath
Merit Badge Midway:   A brief view of a few badges
Merit Badge of Year:   Each youth can earn a merit badge
Metamore Products Tour:   So, what do you guys make here?
Middle Name Day:   Everyone gets called by their middle name
Military Broomball:  Like broomball only no holds barred
Military Dress Contest:  Find out who can look the most like a soldier
Milk Drinking Contest:   Who can drink the most milk?
Minefield  (XXXV):  Lay a minefield for other teams to negotiate
Miniature Golf:   A little putt-putt golf
Mining/Excavation:   Let's dig a dungeon
Mission Control:  Each team is given a set of directions, a geocache box, and a set of walkie talkies (or they can use cell phones). One team has the directions and must guide the other team to a specific location where the box will open. Inside the box is a lego kit with
Mission Impossible  (V):   Your mission, should you choose...
Mock Battle:   A medieval conflict ala Grand Melee
Mock Hanging:  Nothing says fun like a first class hangin'
Mock Midieval Tournament:   Several events combined
Mock Trial:  Basically we hold a mock trial. Some person iss the prosecutor, someone is the defense.
Model Plane Bombing:   Use an RC to drop for accuracy
Model Rockets:  Build and launch model rockets from kits
Monarchy  (XVI):   The King is in charge
Monk Marathon:  Finish it or die.
Moonlight Night:   No electric lights for an evening
Mountie Murder Clue  (XXII):  Murder Clue with Canadian flavor
Mouse Maze Racing:   Bring your own mouse
Movable Pioneering Project:   This pioneering project moves!
Movie Marathon:   Continous watching of movies
Movie Quote Contest:   Who said it and in what movie?
Moviemaking  (XXVIII):  Make our own movie.
Multi-Baker tent game:  The game isn't important, the idea is to use Baker tents as goals and have more than 2 teams.
Multi-legged Race:   A human centipede
Multi-participant Juggling:   1 - 2 - pass - 1 - 2 - drop Damn!
multiple way bakers tent score game:  Play a game using Baker Tents as goals.
Murder Clue:   Live action clue game
Murder Game  (XXXVIII):  Computer instructed mayhem.
Music Appreciation:   Try different styles of music
Music Day:   Every activity has theme music
Mutant Hamster Races  (XXIV):  Real Genius inspired genius night racing.
Mutation Assignment:   Everyone has a bizarre new feature
Muzzle Loader:  Shoot muzzle loaders
My Way Game:   Each player makes his own rules during his turn

Activities beginning with N

Name That Arrowman  (VII):  Identify obscure arrowmen from obscured photos.
Name that Bro:  We should play a game of Clue where I was the one who was to be found and that at the end, my name would be known to all.I like that thought and will work on it.
Name that Tune:   I can get it in 2 notes
Name that TV show:   KInd of like name that tune
Nap  (IX):   A Beast favorite
National Geographic Presents:  Watch a travel show then compete for prizes.
Nationalities Day:   Dress up in a national costume
Natural Clothing:   Make clothes out of natural materials
Nature Hike:   Fauna and flora Identification
Nature Project:   Do a conservation project for the camp
Nerf Wars:  War using Nerf weapons
New Language:   Replace English as the tongue of choice
New Year's Resolutions  (XXIII):  Hobby Draw on holiday day.
Newspaper (daily):   Produce a newspaper every day
Newspaper (post-event):   Mail the paper to campers afterwards
Night In Hell  (XXI):   A night of misery
Night Outside:   Spend the night outside
Night Stalking  (V):   Try to sneak up on your prey
No Computers:   Leave all of them at home
No Nintendo:   Leave the gameboys at home
Not Being Seen  (I):  Players attempt not to be seen and are marked with smoke bombs when found.
Nuclear Survival Exercise:   Warning, detonation in 12 minutes
Number Recognition:   3.14159, 144, 1760, 2204.6, etc

Activities beginning with O

Oakes Day:   Urban folk tales carry the day
Oatley Ring Fighting:   Link hands and try to break the circle
Objective Space:  Find objects based on a series of hidden clues
Obstacle Course  (VIII):   Try to run through the various obstacles
Officer's Club:  Create a special room or activity for selected few
Old Wives Tales:  We could do a day where we tried to find which things that old wives say are true and which are not. This would take some work, since we would have to find those things first, then make up a way to test them (like a watched pot will not boil)
Orientation  (XXIX):  Explain camp to the new and remind the oldof the rules.
Orienteering/DDA  ():  Compass course.
Origami:   Paper folding
Original Murder Game:   Randomly assigned killers stalk camp
Osvath Wiring Maze  (XIII):   A confusing electrical nightmare
Other Cabin Improvements:   Service is service
Outdoor Marbles:   Played in the shimmering Sands
Outer Space Party:   Dress like a spaceman or alien
Overnight Capture the Objective  (XXXIII):  Capture the Objective on a massive scale
Overnighter:   Just like a night outside

Activities beginning with P

Paper Airplane Contest  (XVII):   Who can fly the longest and/or furthest?
Paper Making:   Mr. Rand's new hobby
Papermaking  (XXXIII):  Make our own sheets of paper
Papier Machier  (I):  Teams create constructs using wet newspaper.
Parissi Squares:   From the ST:TNG Episode
Parrot Contest:  Contest to see who can repeat the longest string of words.
Party Loyalty test.:  Chinese flavor of McCarthyism
Paul Bunyan Olympics:   Lumberjack games
Payload Planning:  Clean up our gear and get rid of the junk.
Pedal Powered Dryer:   Welcome to Gilligan's Island
Pedro Trail Trek:   Hike the famed Pedro Trail
Pegleg Race:  One leg bound up and replaced with a peg.
Pencil Making:   I just wanna see it done
Perimeter Hike  (II):   Hike around the outside of camp
Perimeter Hike Relay:  Groups gather for the hike but do it in stages.
Philibustering:   Just like congress
Photography:   Take and develop pictures during camp
Pie Eating contest:  Try to eat pies quickly
Pie Fight:   Just like the comedies of old
Pinata Smash  (XXII):  Break it open for a tasty treet.
Pinewood Regatta:   Bring a gutter or two
Ping Pong:  Play table tennis
Pioneering Project  (XI):   Make something of logs and rope
Pirate Kings  (XVIII):   An original boardgame
Pirate Mini-Golf:  Build a miniature golf course with a pirate theme.
Pirate Punishments:   Keelhauling, Barnacle scraping & deck swabbing
Pirate Quest  (XVIII):  Quest-style game with a pirate theme.
Pirate Ship Battles:   Hit him with a broadside
Pit Crew for Lemans  (XXXIX):  Prepare go carts for their trip around D-A.
Pixy Stix Contest  (XXIV):  Who can eat a giant-sized stick the fastest?
Placecard rockets:  Each camper decorates a cheesy rocket which becomes his avatar for some events
Placemat Contest:  Creation of a themed placemat for each meal. This activity would need to take place before Winter Camp,
Plant a seed:  Give each one who comes to camp a small pot and some seeds or bulbs to be grown. Plant them at camp and then bring what has grown back to camp the next year.
Play RPGs:  Schedule an evening of role playing games
Poetry Contest:   Who can compose the best rhymes?
Polar Bear Swim:   Cut the hole and dive in
Politically Correct:  : This would be in conjunction with another activity. The object is that the activity must be such and must be performed in such a manner as to offend no one.
Politically Incorrect:  : This would be in conjunction with another activity. The object is that the activity must be such and must be performed in such a manner as to offend everyone.
Pony Express:  Race across camp to deliver a message.
Popular Languages:   Learn each of the 15 most common languages
Postcards from Space:  Get some astronomical cards and send them to those who aren't at camp.
Potato Guns:  Homemade cannons
Potato Torpedo Target Practice:   Yeah, whatever.
Pre-Ordeal Ceremony (1936)  (XXIII):  Recreate the famous ceremony.
Predator  (XVII):   Help your young reach maturity
Primate Date:   Who can attract the best woman
Primitive Machines:   Build primitive versions of machines
Problem solver:  Genius night with a specific space related problem. Each team is given an identical set of parts with the same specific problem to solve. The problem should be something we could time or maybe the whole event is timed. Perhaps there is something on the fl
Prohibition  (XXXIV):  You can not do something.
Projects and competition  (XXXVIII):  Teams show off their projects and choose a favorite.
Psi Test:  We could find a test that would gauge who could "read minds" and then we could all take it. I don't think it would mean much, but it could be fun.
Puzzle Building Competition  (XII):   Build it for speed
Pyrotechnics Demo:   Let's see what we can blow up next.

Activities beginning with Q

Quest for the Grail  (I):  Players follow directions to find the holy grail.
Quilting Bee:   Sew what?

Activities beginning with R

Railroad Hike  (I):   Let's go see what the railroad left
Ranch Hand Games  (XXXVIII):  Hold a round of games that might be skills one would need to live in the Old West.
Ranch Hike:   Hike Ranch road from start to finish
Rand's Believe it or Not!:  Demonstrate items with unusual stories.
Ranger Alarm  (XVII):   Install a mechanism to identify intruders
Rapelling:  Use the rapelling tower
Raze the Village  (XXXI):  Viking Hordes descend upon a harmless village.
Re-Entry:  Participants take a quiz to see who has learned the most about other campers during the weekette.
Real Man Decathlon:   Tough events to test your mettle
Recording Session  (IX):  Record our own musical stylings.
Religious Service  (I):   A scout is Reverent
Repair Crew:  Players have to fix something while wearing heavy gloves and with limited vision because of helmets. Maybe they have to stack something after tossing it to each other. Ie, a chain of people throwing rings or blocks from person to person and the last one h
Repeling:   Take the leap of faith off the tower
Requiem for Boy Scouts Ceremony  (II):  A commemoration of the inclusion of females as youth members
Return Of The Lenape  (XXIII):  Recreate the famous ceremony.
Reunion Banquet  (XX):  A get-together with food.
Reverse Hockey:  The game is played the same as normal hockey, but the points are awarded a little differently. Instead of scoring a point by getting the puck/ball in the net, you score by hitting the goalie with the puck. If you take a shot and it goes in the net, the op
Revolving Activity:   Go from station to station
Rhombus hike:  Take a hike in the shape of a diamond
Rice Paper boats:  Build boats of rice paper
Rigging Climb:   Ropes for the monkeys
Rigging Race:  Build rigging and race to the top.
Road Bowling  (XXXIII):  A traditional irish game
Road Curling:  Curling on the road.
Roadhike:   Take a hike down the highway
Robin Hood:   Build a treehouse and live outdoors
Robot Wars:  Build robots (real, cardboard, or virtual) and duke it out.
Rock and Jock Event:  Change an event to allow Jocks to ignore some limiting rules while allowing Rock Stars unique scoring opportunities.
Rocket Building:  Build both model and water rockets
Rocket Launch  (II):   Build & launch model rockets
Rodeo:   A D-A style rodeo
Role Playing:   Randomly assigned behavior patters
Role Reversal:   Pretend to be another camper
Role Reversal Day  (XXIII):  Youth are adults and adults are youth for a day.
Role-Playing Round Up  (XXXVII):  Play role-playing games
Rolling Donut Shoot  (XXXV):   Kick a soccer ball thru an old tire
Roof Sledding:   Sled off the roof of the building
Root Beerhunter  (XXII):  Russian roulette with a shaken soda.
Rope Climbing:   Who can climb the fastest?
Rope Making:   Pioneering merit badge requirement
Rotation Board Games:   When the bell sounds switch games
Round Robin Murder:   Try to be the sole survivor
Royal Rumble:  Everyone gets into a giant brawl(not real hurting) inside a certain area. To eliminate, you have to either knock a pesron completely out of the ring or make them submit without hurting them.
Rubber Band Fight:   Take aim and fire
Rubber Chicken Relay:   Just a little different baton
Rumor Spreading  (XI):   Try to make everyone believe a lie

Activities beginning with S

Saloon Slide Shuffleboard  (XXII):  Slide the mug into the bullseye for points.
Satellite Images:  We could receive satellite images live during camp
Satellite Rcovery:  Using GPS locate the parts of a missing satellite and create something using the salvage
Sausage Making  (XXXVII):  Make various types of sausage.
Saving the Earth: Alien Invasion  (XXXV):  Saving the Earth: Alien Invasion
Saving the Earth: Natural Disaster  (XXXV):  Saving the Earth: Natural Disaster
Saving the Earth: Plague  (XXXV):  Saving the Earth: Plague
Saving the Earth: Zombie Apocalypse  (XXXV):  Saving the Earth: Zombie Apocalypse
Say What Karaoke:  The first round people sing along to any song of their choice. In the second round, they have like a karaoke wheel of death. Then after each round, judges assign point values to different categories (like accuracy, style and performance).
Scape Goat:   Mock 'em 'til they cry or stab someone
Scavenger Hunt  (VII):   Try to scrounge up the items on the list
Scheduled WCU:  Put Winter Camp University classes on the schedule.
Science Day:   Do experiments and pose hypotheses
Scout Concentration:   Can you remember which badge is where?
Scout Jeopardy!  (XVI):   Jailed Winter Campers for $500 please
Scout Skills Contest:  Competition in a variety of scout skills.
Scout Tic-Tac-Toe:  Set up a game where there are nine folks in the grid for tic-tac-toe. Have two play the game and get squares when they can tell if the one in the box has told the truth when asked to tell more of a thing
Scout Trivia Contest:   How much scouting lore do you really know?
Scouting Heritage Merit Badge:  Earn the badge
Scuba Diving:   Yeah, whatever
Seance:   Let's talk to the spirits of the dead
Seed Germination:   Required for the defunct Agriculture merit badge
Seeking Enlightenment:  Stand on Bamboo
Self-defense lessons:   Yeah, whatever.
Semaphore:  Attempt to send a message using semaphore.
Sense Maze:  Have a maze set up with rope or string that will buzz or make a sound when touched. The goal is for each team to send one or more through the maze. The catch is that the one who goes through the maze can not see it.
Service Project  (I):  Help the camp.
Shakespearean Theatre:   Welcome to the Globe
Shatner:  Kind of like a fire drill but when someone yells Shatner everyone has to overact whatever they are doing.
Ships in bottles:   Captain Picard makes 'em.
Shipwrecked!  (XXX):  Shipwrecked is the pirate-themed version of the drop off hike. Campers are grouped into teams and taken to various locations by a circuitous route while blindfolded. They are then expected to find their way back to camp.
In this version, the teams a
Shoot a promo video:   Actual footage with a script
Shoot Guns:  If the theme is Old West, then we should make use of the gun range at camp
Shoot-a-thon:  Teams construct shooting machines and compete in a variety of categories.
Shootout:  A good ol' fashin gun totin' shootout.
Short Day:   Compress the day by some percentage
showdown  (XXXIV):  It a showdown you use stuff that wont hurt too much and try to kill the other team once every one dies on one team the other team wins
Shows you clearly your reflection:  Seek enlightenment
Shuriken throw:  Throw shuriken at target
Signalling Contest:   Can you get the message through
Silence Contest:   Who can make the least noise longest?
Silk screening:   Make a t-shirt
Silly Walk  (I):  Who has the silliest walk? (Python-themed)
Sim City Market  (XXIV):  Our own carnival.
Singing / dancing choreographed  (XXXIV):  Our very own Busby Berkely moment
Single Hobby Draw:  Everyone is assigned the same hobby
Skate-a-thon:   Marathon skating session
Sled Jousting:   Try to knock your opponent off his sled
Sledding Contest:   Who can sled longest, furthest, fastest?
Sledding on the face:  Sled on the big hill.
Sledding relay:  Sled down, run up. Repeat.
Sling Shot:   Yeah, whatever
Smoke Signalling:  Attempt to send a message via smoke signals.
Smoker's Exclusion:   No smoking at Winter Camp
Snake Hockey  (XI):   A dangerous game from a dangerous troop
Snow Battle:   The mother of all snowball fights
Snow Bomb:  Create a bomb of snow and loft it at something
Snow Bowling:  Bowl with snowy balls and pins.
Snow Castle Building  (XXXV):  Make a snow castle
Snow Croquet  (XVIII):   I say Heather, is that your ball?
Snow Roll:   Can you make yourself into a snowball?
Snow Shelter Building:   Igloos and lean-tos for survival
Snow Snake:   Throw a spear through the snow
Snow Soccer  ():   The classic Game
Snow Sports  (XII):  A variety of snow-inspired fun.
Snowman Contest:   Who can make the tallest snowman?
Snowshoe Relay:  A relay race run while wearing snowshoes.
So Be It Contest:   Who can yell loudest and with most feeling
Soccer  (XXIX):   The classic Game
Soccer Obstacle Course  (X):   Kick the ball through the hazards
Soda Bottling:   With our very own capper
Softball  (VII):   Modelled after the standard game
Song and Story:  Make up songs or stories about famous Winter Campers and Winter Camp events.
Songfest:   Sing, sing a song...
Sound Hike  (V):   How far can you relay a message?
Space Invaders (Capture the Flag)  (XXXIV):  Yet another Capture the Objective variant
Space Invasion:   Stand too close to people
Space Quest  (XVII):  The quest in space.
Space Race:  Build and launch Water Rockets
Spacewalk:  Teams have to accomplish some task while tethered to each other and to a fixed point (the ship). Could involve reaching several different points on a fairly long line which might require winding and unwinding
Spare Tire Roll:   How far can you roll a tire?
Speakeasy  (XXXIV):  Re-themed Casino
Special Ceremony:   A ceremony of some sort
Special Ceremony (Ordeal Site)  (IV):  Recreating the classic ceremony
Speedball:   Hyper Baseball
Spelling Bee:   Who is the besst spelr at Wintr Kamp?
Spike Sledding:   Sled over an obstacle course
Spinning bat tee ball:  Put your head on the bat and do three revolutions, then bat.
Spit or Swallow:   Identify things by taste
Spy Games  (XXIV):  A variety of double-naught spy competitions
Stage Coach Robbery:  Rob a passing vehicle
Stage Play:   Put on a theatrical production
Standing on Bamboo:  Seek enlightenment
Star Wars Quest  (XXII):  Star Wars inspired multi-station game.
Staring Contest:  Competitive starting contest
STEM Space:  An object streaks across the sky. It must be found and its message decoded
Steve Donohue:  Using cargo nets or other ropes, the contestants have to race to complete the rigging obstacle course.
Stock Market:   How're your investments doing?
Stocks:  Put people in stocks (not a stockade) and mock them.
Stone Game  (XX):   Play a game involving stones
Stone Tool Making:   Chip away, chip away at the stone
Story of What?:  Group storytelling.
Story-telling Game:   Players use cards for the elements
String Maze:   Try to negotiate it for speed
Stringed intruments (homemade):  Build chinese-inspired instruments
Subcamp highpoints:  Visit the highpoint of each subcamp
Sumo Chess:  Like Battle Chess only Chinese themed
Superconductor Demo:   Is it cold in here?
Surveying & Mapping:   Cartography as a hobby
Survivor: Arctic:  Everyone is outdoors and gets voted in?
Swashbuckling Contest:   Errol Flynn look out!
Swimming  (VI):  Polar bear swim anyone?
Synchronized Sleeping:   Can you wake up at the same time?
Synchronized Tree Climbing:   Matched pairs tree climbing contest

Activities beginning with T

Table Saw:   Build a table saw at camp
Tabletop Soccer  (XVI):   In case of rain
Tag Team Chess:   Convert from 2 to 4 players.
Tag Team Hang-gliding:   I still say it should be 2 strikes
Tag Team Race:  Each team must have a car which can gauge how far it has gone. The races starts at our camp and goes on Ranch Road. The car drives one half mile from camp and then the race starts.
Talent Show:   Who is the most talented camper?
Tales by Lot:  Each one who plays the game must write down a set of words, a Name, a noun, a verb. The things which are on the list are ut in bags, one for each kind of word. Each one who plays must draw one or more things from each bag (the goal is to use all the words
Tandem Tale Tellin':  Players are paired into teams and assigned to write a story together. Each player writes a paragraph then hands it to his partner who reads what's been written, then writes the next paragraph.
Tarot Reading:   What's in the cards for you?
Taste this:   Identify things by taste
Telegraph Communication:  Set up telegraph offices between the two cabins. It may be a good way to summon people to meals and activities.
Telescope Making:   Can we do better than the Hubbel?
Test o' Strength Machine:   Can I win a kewpie doll?
The Big Trade:  Each one who comes to camp must bring a lot of some small thing, like a bead or a shell. The names of all the things are put on lots and the things are put in a big bag.Each one who comes to camp must draw from the list of things
The Cat's Quizzer:  The teams compete in a trivia contest. They get nine mistakes before they are eliminated from the contest.
The Fellowship Game:  Like Newlyweds only with someone you just met at camp. No Whoopie questions.
The Mean Game:  When we are done we get all the scores and find the mean, then play a game where we guess who wrecks the curve, who is close to the mean and who is more or less than the mean
The Ode Game:  We had a book a few years back which had an ode for each one who came to camp. I think we should make that a thing we do each year.
The Quest  (XVI):   Round robin challenge game
The Rat Race:  We could bring a group of mice or rats to camp and then give each team a group of them. The group of them could form a team of rats. The goal of each group is to teach their rats how to walk through a maze in the least time
The Rush is On  (XXXVII):  Search for resources
The Stock Sale:  We would have stock, but they would be live and each team would have their own herd. The goal would be to sell your stock for the most cash at the end of Camp. There could be three or four kinds of stock (either new breeds of cow, or whole new things, lik
The story of what:  Group story-telling.
Thematic Olympics:   Compete in theme-related games
Thou Art a Bowyer  (XXXVII):  Bow Making
Thought of the Day:  Each day there is a thought for the day, one which might teach us a thing, like Kant's rule or an old saw. Each one who comes to camp makes his own way to say that same thing and then a vote is held for the best ones.
Tibetan Golf:  International retheming of Cross-Country Golf
Tightrope Walking:   Another in the 'circus arts' series
Time Capsule  (I):   Bury your past
Tobogan Rescue:   Use a tobogan as a backboard
Toga party  (VII):   Just like Animal House
Tomahawk throw  (XXXVI):  Use tomahawks to complete an obstacle course
Tomato Tennis:   Play tennis with a popular fruit
Torch Event  (II):  Lighting of the Olympic Torch to mark the start of the Games
Torchlight Parade  (XVI):   Think Frankenstein movie
Touch Testing:   Identify things by touch
Track and Stalk (Day):   Try to track your opponent
Track and Stalk (Night):   Try to track your opponent
Tracking & Stalking  (VIII):   Try to track your opponent
Trading Post  (XXXII):   Sell candy, pop & chips
Trading Post (expanded):   Sell patches & stuff too
Trading Spaces:  Swap bunks with a camper in another building.
Training  (XXVI):   Careful, you might learn something
Treasure Hunt  (XII):   Search for the pirate's gold
Trebuchet Building  (XV):  Build our own medieval siege engine
Tree Climbing:   Climb highest, fastest.
Tree Growing Contest:   Who can raise the best tree by next year?
Tree House Building:  Build a tree house and sleep in it.
Tree Tapping:   Make your own syrup
Treehouse Building:  Build and then sleep overnight in a treehouse.
Trek from Independence  (XXXVIII):  Simulate the wagon trip out west with a camp wagon.
Tribal Inventory  (XXXVII):  Separate players by category and score points using an equation
Tribute Dinner:  Choose a prominent Winter Camper for some recognition of his hard work by his companions.
Trivial Pursuit Contest:   Who is the real master of trivia?
Trophy Put:  Throw trophies for distance
Truck Tire Sumo:  Participants wear a truck tire then belly-buck to victory
Tug of War:   Pull off against your opponent(s)
Tug of War with pulley:   Losers wind up airborne
Turkey bowling:   Use frozen poultry to clear the lane
Twice-told Tales:  One from each team gets to read or watch a tale. He then gets some time to tell the tale to his team. The team then takes a quiz on the tale and the two teams try to score the most points on the quiz.
Twilight CC Golf:  Play CC golf in the waning light
Twilight Zone:  A card is chosen at random for the theme of the night's activitity or as the nature of the Universe for the evening's events.
Two Games:  We play two games which are like, but not quite the same on the same field with four teams. Each team draws by lot which game it will play, but does not know who its foes are or what game the ones who aren't its foes have to play.

Activities beginning with U

UFO Building:   I think it's the National Enquirer
Ultimate Frisbee  (XXXIX):  Kind of like football.
Uncle Ethan's Craft Hour  (I):  We make something cool with guidance from Uncle Ethan.
Unique Fact:  Each person identifies one thing they think is unique about themselves and others try to match facts to people.
Uphill Long Jump:   How far can you jump up a hill?
Upside Down Puzzle Building:   Now try it without the picture

Activities beginning with V

Vague Game:   Well, it's um, a game, where you sort of..
Variable volleyball in the Round:  This is a variation of 4-way volleyball. Basically the court is a large circle which can be subdivided in four (or more sections that will vary in size thourghout the game. On any given volley your team may need to defend half the circle area, or perhaps
Video Game Tournament  (XXIII):   Who can prevail at an assortment of games?
Video Game-a-thon:   Who can prevail at an assortment of games?
Video night  (XXXV):  A night of watching videos.
Videogame trivia:  Answer questions about famous video games
Viking Explorers  (XIX):  Explore the world in this custom boardgame.
Viking Olympics  (XIX):  Compete in a variety of norse events.
Vine Jousting:   Swing at each other and swat away
Viral Infestation (Reverse CTO)  (XXII):  Attempt to plant your flag in the enemy's base.
Volleyball (conventional)  (X):   The classic game

Activities beginning with W

Wacky Decathlon  (X):   Twisted version of the Olympics with 10 events
Wacky Olympics  (XIII):   Twisted version of the Olympics
Wacky Pentathlon  (XI):   Twisted version of the Olympics with 5 events
Walk the Plank:   Into a pile of snow
Walking Race  (XXVII):  Try to arrive the fastest while having one foot on the ground at all times.
Walter Raleigh Vertical Challenge:  Compete to make alternating stacks of milk crates for maximum height. Must stand on one stack at all times.
War Games:  Multi-station event based on war
Water Balloon Fight:   Fill 'em up and try to stay dry
Water Balloon Toss:   How far apart can you and your partner be?
Water Rocket Construction  (II):  Construct the typical Boy Scout rocket from a two liter bottle and assorted bits of foam and cardboard
waterball:  Figthing with fire hoses.
Watershed Perimeter Hike:   Hike the watershed area
WC 50 letters:   Write a letter to the future
WC Album:   Make a soundtrack for the event
WC Band:   Combine the musicians for an original song
WC Biathalon:   Running & 5 card draw poker
WC Pickup Band:   Play whatever is at hand
WC Promo Song:   Make a theme song for Winter Camp
WC Soundtrack:   Theme music for Winter Camp
WC Standard Time:   Move the clock ahead 77 minutes
Web Page School:  My thought is that we should hold a class and teach those who take it how to make their own web page. We could hold one class each day and have a new group in each class
Weekly Pinata:  Each time a team wins they designate a member to smack the pinata until it breaks open
What next?:  There are lots of tools which say they will tell us what is to come. We could bring some to camp, then try to use each one and make notes. We could have a list of things we want to know
What's that smell?:   Identify things by smell
Wheelchair Broomball:  Broomball played while seated in wheelchairs
Where is that Light Bulb:   Yeah, whatever
Which Steve?:  A trivia contest based on the people with the same first name. People come up the the appropriate last name to answear questions.
While You Were Out:  A tv like version of Kim's Game.
While You Were Out!:  A large scale Kim's game. Try to guess what was changed when you left the room.
Who the hell?:   Identify people by description
Whose Line is it Anyway?:  Attempt to replicate the famous improv show.
Whose Line is it Anyways?:  Recognize famous quotes or complete the ceremony.
Will it Stick?  (I):  Throw all manner of sharp objects at a target in hopes of sticking them.
William Tell Archery:   Are you sure you're aiming at the apple?
Windmill  (III):   Erect the wind machine
Winter Camp Adventure  (X):  A late-night randomized event.
Winter Camp Celebrity Roast:  One camper is deemed the celebrity and his friends roat him.
Winter Camp Family Celebration:  Invite families to camp for a party.
Winter Camp Future Olympics  ():   Test yourself now and again
Winter Camp Management Meeting  (XXXIII):  Nightly meeding of our leaders
Winter Camp Soundtrack  (XV):  Create our own CD of Winter Camp music.
Winter Camp Squares  (XXVII):  Winter Campers take to the grid in this version of Hollywood Squares
Winter Camp Trivia Contest  (IX):  Who knows the most about Winter Camp?
Wisdom of the Buddha:  Seek enlightenment by finding the Buddha nature.
Wood Burning:   Create decorative items with heat
Woods Battleship:  Fire shots into the woods to sink the opposing ships
World Games Emporium:  Traditional games from a variety of regions and cultures.
Wounded Spy  (XXXIV):   From your Scout fieldbook
Wrestling matches:  A daily Big Time challenge
Wrestling: video game style:  We have a wrestling video game tournament
Wumpus Hunt:   Divide camp into grids, he's out there
WWI Flour Wars  (XXXIV):  Attack the other team with flour ala Follow Me Boys!

Activities beginning with X

X Marks the Spot  (XXXI):  Teams solve a variety of clues to complete a giant tic-tac-toe game
Xanth Day:   Puns and plays on words become the rules
Xenobiology:   Dissect an alien
XXX Quest:  A quest type game with X's as a theme
XYZPDQ:   Yeah, whatever.

Activities beginning with Y

Yak Herding:   Joe Hall will supply all the Yaks we need.
Yarn Ball Contest:   Whose is the biggest?
Yellow Journalism:   Slant it without lying
Yes Man Contest:   Who's the biggest suck?
Yeti Dodgeball  (XXXIX):  Dodgeball with a very large ball.
Yo Yo Contest:   Who can do the best tricks?
Yodelling:   Swiss Miss anyone?

Activities beginning with Z

Zamboni Construction:   Yeah, whatever.
Zan-Tec's Game  (XIII):  A game of building and resposiblity.
Zone of Death:  Those who built the box would then put their box in a zone where it could fight with the works made by the rest of the teams.You would win the game if your box beat all the rest.
Zoo:   Create our own zoo of animals
Zymurgy:   The science of fermentation

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