Friends Swimming

Piranha Ball

Here is a another game to go with this month’s aquatic theme. It can be used to fuflill requirement 2 for the Swimming belt loop from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program:

Play a recreational game in the water with your den, pack, or family.

This is a good game to play if you have some kids in your group who are not strong swimmers. They can play this game in chest-deep water and still have a lot of fun. For swimmers who need more of a challenge, the group can go to deeper water and tread water while they play.

Piranha Ball

  1. Have all of the players form a circle and hold hands.
  2. Place a ball in the middle of the circle. The ball is the Piranha.
  3. If the ball touches a player, that player is out. The remaining players rejoin hands to close the circle again.
  4. Continue playing until only one player remains.
  • Lowering your hands to let the ball out of the circle is not allowed.
  • You may blow the ball, try to make waves to move the ball,  or try to pull other players toward it.

 

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One Response to Piranha Ball

  1. SLC June 21, 2011 at 5:12 PM #

    Love the idea of getting a group of kids together to all play and earn their belt loop. Great idea.

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