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Bottle Seat

Player sits on bottle lying on side.  Places one foot on top of other. Attempts to light a candle or write his name on a card.

Long Reach

Fall forward to one hand.  With pencil reach forward and mark as far as possible.

Pick Up Penny

With back to wall, heels on floor, pick up penny and return to stand.

Catch Penny

a--Place penny on point of elbow, toss in air, and attempt to catch in hand.

b--Place penny on back of neck, toss, and attempt to catch.

Backward Bend

Stand two feet from wall, bend backward until in position to pick up handkerchief from floor.

Body Between Stick and Arm

Hold stick vertical, bend backward and try to rotate body about stick.

Jump Leg

Hold one foot in hand and attempt to jump through with other leg.

Finger Feat

Place tips of fingers together. Have someone attempt to pull them apart, grasping you by the elbows.


Blindfold Boxing

Smudge Boxing


Mounted, the rider attempts to dismount opponent by striking with boxing glove.

Cracker or Pie Eating Contest

Greased Pole Climb

Prize going to player making highest chalk mark on pole.

Pillow Fight on Pole

Two men sit astride a pole and attempt to knock each other off with pillow or stuffed club.

Shoe Race

Shoes are mixed in a barrel.  Players must find them.  First one to put on shoes and report to referee declared winner.

Eating Apple Floating In Tub of Water

Eating Apple Suspended on String

See Also:

Troop Skits & Stunts

Campfire Skits & Stunts

Indoor Games

Outdoor Games

Line Games

Circle Games

Games of Tag

Informal Games

Games of Strength

Ripley's Games For Boy Scouts
Many More Games for Boy Scouts
 Even More Outdoor Activities & Pastimes






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