Re: Training sparklers
Peter Farnham (pfarnham@CAPACCESS.ORG)
Fri, 21 Nov 1997 22:21:21 -0500
I always enjoyed agent X. You pick someone on the staff as Agent X
(unbeknownst to the students). Then, during gathering, you announce that
someone in the room is agent X. The first person to walk up to him,
introduce himself, shake hands, and say, "Are you agent X?" will get a
This gets all the adults introducing themselves to each other and to the
staff--served as a pretty good icebreaker.
Another alternative is sixes and sevens. Have everyone mill around in a
big group, and then say, "give me twos!" count down to zero from ten.
At zero, everyone should be in a group of two. Anyone who isn't is out.
Then say, "give me 3s." and so on, until just about everyone is
Niehter of these games requires any props or anything. If you wanted to
go to cut-out paper shapes, cut out triangtles, stars, squares, circles,
and pentagons (2 each). Give each person one of the shapes when they
arrive. Tell them they then have to find the other perosn with the same
shaped piece of paper, and write down five things about them. The first
team done gets a prize.
Hope these help!
SM, Troop 113
GW District, NCAC
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City