Get into classic camp mode with a twist on tug-of-war called Stumps. Two players stand on upside-down milk crates set 6 to 12 feet apart on soft ground. Players pull or relax a rope, trying to force the other to step off her crate. Strategy trumps strength: a hard tug can be neutralized by a loosened grip, and sudden slack can make the tugger teeter.
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HULA BLOCKERS:All you need is a couple of hula hoops and a bean bag. Set the hula hoops flat on the ground several feet apart (ours were about 8 feet or so). To play, each player stands in their own hula hoop and attempts to toss the bean bag into the other hoop. The defender tries to block the bean bag from landing inside the circle, by using their hands, feet, head, etc. to deflect it.
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Sponge Toss Each player gets a small bucket filled with water, and a big car wash sponge. Players stand about 8 feet apart with their buckets on the ground directly in front of them. Each player tries to throw her wet sponge into the other's bucket (and splash the other player, of course!).