Adventures in the Artic

Week 8
Adventures in the Arctic

 Greet the players and let them know that today’s adventure will take them to the arctic.  In the arctic there will be opportunities to keep their balance on ice, stay on a floating ice berg, and avoid a Polar Bear. 

I can do this.  Can You?
The coach states that certain skills are needed in the arctic and he can do all of these skills.  Can they?  He can balance on one foot to prepare for slippery ice.  He/she can hop on one foot.  He/she can walk like a penquin.  He/she can jump from ice berg to ice berg.  Can they?
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Adventures in the Mountains


Week 7
Adventures in the Mountains

 Greet the players and let them know that today’s adventure will take them into the mountains.  In the mountains they will have go on a mountain hike, go shopping in the valley, and go on a mountain raid.

Mountain Hike
All the players from a filed line and play follow the leader.  Encourage the leader to make it an adventurous hike by making frequent changes of direction.  Change leaders frequently to allow each player to be the leader.
mountain hike
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Adventures in the Country

 

Week 6
Adventures in the Country

Greet the players and let them know that today’s adventure will take them to the country.  In the country there will be opportunities to criss cross a barn, share farm jobs, race cars, and buck a bronco. 

Criss/Cross the Barn
Players are divided into two groups and placed in a joining lines in a ten yard by ten yard barn.  On the coaches command the players run across the barn. 
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Adventures in the Ocean

Week 5
Adventures in the Ocean

 Greet the players and let them know that today’s adventure will take them into the ocean.  In the ocean they will have to swim like fish, work with a team of pirates, and avoid the crabs, lobsters, and sharks.  Continue reading

Adventures in the Desert

Week 4
Adventures in the Desert
by John Dingle

Greet the players and let them know that today’s adventure will take them to the Desert.  In the Desert there will challenges with cactus, exploring, avoiding a dangerous hawk and protecting your pet lizard.

Ouch Cactus Touch
Players move around the grid and attempt to touch as many cactus as they can in a limited amount of time.  Players then attempt to beat their own record. Continue reading

Adventures in the City

By John Dingle

Week 3
Adventures in the City

Greet the players and let them know that today’s adventure will take them to the city.  In the city they will have to drive cars through in traffic, obey all traffic signals, listen to the policeman and avoid the car thieves.

Red Light/Green Light
Players line up on one end of a 10 yard by 15 yard grid.  The coach (policeman) stands on the opposite end.  The players must attempt to get to the policeman’s side without being seen by the policeman.  The policeman turns away and then turns to face the players.  Can the players stand on one foot while the policeman is looking. 
    redlight           
Red Light/Green Light with ball
Add a ball to the previous activity.
 redlight+ball 
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U5/6 Adventures in the Swamp

 


Week 2
Adventures in the Swamp

Greet the players and let them know that today’s adventure will take them to the swamp.  In the swamp they will be frogs jumping from lily pad to lily pad, navigate through a snake and alligator invested swamp, and face off against a swamp monster. Continue reading