Welcome to our Catholic youth work Resources archive!

This section is primarily for parish youth workers and those involved in organising groups of young people. You may be a youth worker or leader, or perhaps just a regular young person who wants to start something in their school or parish. Whatever your situation, this Catholic youth work Resources archive is full of ideas for activities, games, praying etc. Use our filter tool below if you’re looking for something in particular. Please bear in mind that many of our resources can be used outside of the designated age range or theme, these are simply here to give you a rough guide!

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Agree or Disagree

Young people are given a statement and must decide whether they agree or disagree before defending their decision.

Back to Base

A base is decided and young people must run away and hid. They must then try and get back to base a quick as possible without getting caught. This game is great for outdoor fun.

Baggage

A skit on how God can help us deal with the baggage we collect through life.

Balloon Antlers

A fun game where two teams place tights on a member of their teams’ head and the winner is the team who fills these tights the best.

Bim, Bam, Bom!

Quick, funny and repeatable. A fast pace game where you need to say your word as fast as you can.

Blindfold game

How do you find your way when you have lots of voices telling you different things?!

Bold Billboards

A creative activity where young people design a billboard expressing their positive traits and attributes in a non-threatening manner.

Building a biscuit sculpture

This team activity involves groups building a biscuit scultpure out of biscuits and buttercream. The team who create the best sculpture as judged by you is the winner.

British Bull Dog

An old classic, people must run from one side of an area to another without being caught by the people who are on.

Capture the Flag

A large group team game where opposing teams must capture the opponent’s flag.

Carpet Tiles

This is a team game involving carpet tiles and a little bit of competition.

Choose your base

A large group game that is great for lower secondary school young people and primary school. This game is great requires very little set up but does require a bit of space.

Clapping Rock/Paper/Scissors

Rock/Paper/Scissors on a large scale with a twist. Every time someone loses a game, they must then become the winners cheering supporter.