Pinguard Game for All scouts

> > > Triple Prizes < < < 

Pinguard   Pinguard Game   Scout Game

20 or more scouts.
As many dodge balls as you can get.
6 plastic bottles or bowling pins.
It really works best in a gym with walls to keep the balls in the area.
It's good to mix up teams after every round or two if you are just playing for fun.
Divide in 2 teams.
Use a basketball court or tennis court sized area.
At each end of the court, each team sets up 3 bottles as targets. Each target can have a guardian to protect the bottle, but does not need one. He must stand behind the bottle and can only reach in front of it to deflect thrown balls.
Line all balls up on the center line and all scouts on their end line.
On the whistle, scouts run to the center, grab a ball, and throw at opponents. If you are hit, you immediately drop your ball, run to the sideline and wait in line at the center line. You may NOT deflect a hit with a ball held in your hands - that counts as getting hit.
If someone on your team catches a ball thrown at him before it bounces, then the first scout waiting in line on the side gets to rejoin the game.
If a guardian is hit, he is not out of the game. He can take a hit instead of letting it hit the bottle. That is why it must be obvious who a guardian is by standing directly behind the bottle.
If a bottle is knocked down by any means (ball thrown, guardian touching it, rebounded ball from the back wall, ...) it stays down and that guardian runs to the sideline to wait in line.
The last team with a target standing wins the round.

There are many rule variations, such as:
Did you try it and like it?             Or hate it?
Click a thumb to vote:              

Follow Me, Boys

Recent Comments
John Titsworth on Philmont grace
Brian S on Mt Dew Chicken recipe
Kate on No Socks song
Kate on On the Loose song
P Kincheloe on /content/activity/mafia-2154.asp
Scouter Paul on Spoof Merit Badges
Sandra C on Spoof Merit Badges
Sandra C on April 1 post
STEVEN CRANE on Supporters
Lee on Purple Gorilla Story
More Comments...

Contest   -   Ask a Question   -   Add Content   -   scout software

This site is not officially associated with the Boy Scouts of America
listeria testingscout software
Boy Scouts  
Boy Scout Trail
Cub Scouts
Boy Scouts
My Blog

Group Games
Merit Badges
SM Minutes
Pen Pals

Online Tests
Our Schedule
Our Progress


Shop 4 Stuff
Privacy Policy
ICRA labeled

Find more Scouting Resources at
This site is not officially associated with the Boy Scouts of America
Boy Scout Trail Home Bobcat Tiger Cub Scout Wolf Cub Scout Bear Cub Scout Webelos Boy Scout Tenderfoot Scout 2nd Class Scout 1st Class Scout Star Scout Life Scout Eagle Scout