From the Publisher
More than 400 creative events for community building, outreach, and fun. From the leaders in youth ministry, Youth Specialties, comes the most complete library of programming resources on this planet It led the way for 20th century youth ministry programming. Now the dynamic, updated Ideas Library sets the pace for 21st century youth groups. Totally redesigned and restructured from the inside out, this groundbreaking 11-volume library gives youth leaders - the most off-the-wall games and crowd breakers - the most creative and unchurchy Bible lessons - the most attention-getting publicity campaigns - a huge collection of laugh-till-you-cry skits and dramas that illustrate the
Bible's principles in action today - special events of every kind - holiday ideas for everything from Christmas and Easter to the Super Bowl and Groundhog Day Convenient, topical organization makes it easy to find the right idea for the right occasion, from action-packed games to dynamite camps and retreats. The Ideas Library is the most complete collection of youth ministry programming ideas on earth! All brought to you by Youth Specialties--the ministry whose heartbeat is to help youth leaders raise up young adults strong in the faith.
From the Back Cover
More than 400 creative events for community building, outreach, and fun! - Food Events . . . If there's one thing kids know and appreciate, it's food. Here's everything from elegant fetes to slobfests galore. - Games and Sports Events . . . You don't have to be a jock to have fun playing these sporting events. - Outings and Overnighters . . . If you're crazed enough to take a group of adolescents on the road -- whether across town or across the state -- here are plenty of trip ideas. - Races and Rallies . . . Your group have a need for speed? Whether it's cars, bikes, buses, or toilets -- if it can be raced, you'll find an idea for it here. - Special Events with a Purpose . . . More than fun. These events carry significant spiritual, moral, or community value. And more -- hunts and parties and theme events of all kinds! Whether you're a youth worker or recreation director in a church, school, club, or camp -- Special Events is your storehouse of proven, youth-group tested ideas.