Scouting Tech: Virtual Games for Scouts

Looking for a game to put some pep in your next virtual meeting? I’ve pulled together a collection of Look Wider Still games that can be played over your favorite online conferencing platform. Keep it simple – make it fun. That’s the Scouting way.

Scouting-Themed Pictionary

If you find yourself in a slump or in need of a last-minute game, try my Scout-Themed Pictionary Zoom Game! Complete with a free printable Pictionary Word Cards and links to a number randomizer and timer, this post has everything you need for a fun game of Scouting Pictionary.

>> Scouting-Themed Pictionary

SCOUTERGORIES

Do you remember family game night growing up? Some games made for a fun evening, like Candy Land and Life while others turned typically sweet family members into wild-eyed logophiles, like Scattergories. Why not find a way to play Scattergories for Scouts… SCOUTERGORIES! Complete with a list of rules, links to an online letter generator and official Scattergories letter die (with timer), and printable game lists, this makes for a fun break during your next Zoom meeting.

>> SCOUTERGORIES

Virtual Whisper Game

The Scouts Whisper Game is a great opportunity to encourage Scout Spirit and practice the trustworthy, friendly, courteous, kind, and cheerful points of our Scout Law. Much like the Whisper Challenge played on the Tonight Show, this game offers up funny phrases that Scouts try to guess by reading lips, all over Zoom, Skype, or any other virtual meeting program. Complete with game rules and a printable set of whisper phrases, you can’t go wrong with this simple Scouting game.

>> Scouts Whisper Game

Scout Rank Bingo Game

There are a LOT of great Scouting Bingo games out there that have been shared in the last several months, many of which help your Scouts continue on the advancement trail. We worked together to pull a series of six individual S.C.O.U.T. game boards that specifically review the Scout Rank materials. This post has everything you need to help your new Scouts earn their very first rank.

>> Scout Rank Bingo

Survival Situation Game

Make the most of your platform and use breakout rooms to get your den or patrol working together. With four full survival situations and all of the materials you need to lead your Scouts through a deserted island, the zombie apocalypse, the wilderness, and an extreme adventure injury, you’ve got the makings of a great meeting game.

>> Survival Situation Games

More Games to Come

As my son continues thinking up ways to convert games to suit his virtual meetings, I’ll update the Look Wider Still Game Zone! Keep your eyes peeled here for updates.

Don’t forget to follow Look Wider Still to be the first to know when new materials are posted. You can also follow me on Facebook and Instagram. Have you used any of these games in your virtual meetings? Tell me all about it in the comments, and don’t forget to like this post!

Yours in Scouting,
Rebekah

Published by Look Wider Still

Rebekah is the mother of two wonderful sons, Michael and Nate. She and her husband, Mike, married in 2002 and have built their family on a foundation of adventure. Between geocaching, camping, hiking, cooking, fishing, crafting, reading, and snuggling their Irish Terrier, Bentley, they enjoy a long and happy career in Scouting. The boys come from a long line of Scouters, including Eagles on all sides. Mike has served as assistant den leader, treasurer, and Pack Committee member, and Rebekah has served as den leader and Cubmaster for Pack 521 out of Mechanicsville, Virginia. LookWiderStillBlog@gmail.com

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