Minefield game is a youth group game which seems to have lots of variations. It is easy to set up, requires materials you can find in your meeting space, and can be played indoors, so it is a good option for youth ministry or Vacation Bible School.

How to Play Minefield Game

Materials

  • A variety of obstacles:
    • chairs
    • balls
    • boxes
    • tables
  • Blindfolds

Instructions

  1. Place a variety of obstacles in the play area.
  2. Divide the group into teams. You can play in pairs or in small groups of 3 or 4.
  3. For each team, one person is the “caller”. The other players are blindfolded.
  4. The blindfolded players must make their way through the obstacles by relying on the instructions from the caller.
  5. If a player touches an obstacle, they must go back to the start (following the caller’s instructions) and begin again. There is no penalty if they hit an obstacle while returning to start.
  6. The first team to get all of their players to the opposite side of the minefield wins.

Resources

Printable Copy of Minefield Instructions

Guide Me to Heaven Game

This is a similar game which is also played blindfolded.

Shepherd’s Voice Game

Another game which involves guiding blindfolded players

More Games

Find even more youth ministry games on this site.

A Few More Easy Games

Life Teen has five no prep games


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