20th Nerf gun war - go on, guess what we're doing this week! Bring your own Nerf guns... Quiet space upstairs for those not wanting to join in!
27th Chocoholics paradise – Easter's nearly here, so lots of fun with chocolate fountain with healthy fruit and other stuff to dip, making chocolate bowls etc...
3rd GROG - can you survive an alien invasion? A torch is dismantled and the parts hidden. Can the team find the parts, reasemble the torch, and use it to evaporate GROG before he gets them? If we get time we can also play 'Everybody's it', 'The blob', and other indoor games.
10th Beauty and pamper evening (foot spa, nails, hair etc), and egg drop - create a parachute you can use to drop an egg off a high place,
11th Saturday - Soul Survivor Celebration: Please text Andy if you'd like to come. Meet BBC @ 5 pm. Bring money for a MacDonalds on the way there. We'll drop you off at home around 9.30 ish.
Half term is Monday 13th - Friday 17th
ONEL!FE Conference - details out soon
17th No meeting - Panto at Chesham Methodist Church
24th Banners and pancakes! Join us for pancakes! Make the batter, cook your own, add yummy fillings, eat. We're also going to make a youth group banner for the Upper Room...
(Term ends 30th Chesham, St Clem, 31st for Ashlyns, Hemel, Kings)
1st Lent begins
3rd Cake bake - making Fairtrade cakes for the Fairtrade Fortnight service.
5th Sunday - Fairtrade Fortnight - cake sale at church
10th Rush trampole park, High Wycombe: Leaving BBC at 5 pm PROMPT! Parents will need to book an hour long session, starting at 6 pm, which costs £10. You will also need to purchase RUSH Non-Slip Socks, which cost £2, but can be used in the future if you visit again. A WAIVER NEEDS TO BE COMPLETED on the Rush High Wycombe website. Please let Andy know you are coming so he can make sure we have enough spaces in cars to take everyone. We will drop everyone back home by 8 pm.
17th 'Would I lie to you?' People tell us stories about themselves - but can the group guess whether they are true or not?
24th Karaoke - sing your little hearts out...
26th Mothering Sunday
31st No meeting - YOUTH GROUP CANCELLED!
(Term starts 18th for Chesham, Ashlyns, Hemel, Kings, St Clem)
If weather is nice, we can ignore the programme and go to the park and play rounders instead
7th No meeting
14th Good Friday - Walk of Witness 10 am at St Lawrence churchyard
16th Easter Sunday
21st £3 food challenge – prepare a 3 course meal using only £3 and a trip to the CO-OP
28th Angry Birds catapult evening - revisiting our huge catapult, launching small (toy) animals at stacks of boxes. Such fun... Twister for those who want something a bit more gentle.
(Bank Holidays 1st & 29th May)
5th Bowling at Garston Hollywood Bowl (WD25 7JZ) - Please return consent form by 3rd March. Meet 4.50 @ BBC. Bring £7.50 for 2 games, consent form, plus cash for a drink. We'll drop off at house after, 8.30 ish.
12th No meeting
19th Car wash - please bring a change of clothes down if you want to wash cars... Anyone can bring their car down, the youth group will wash it for them. Raising money for Home Mission.
26th China smash - our annual smash
Half term Monday 29th - Friday 2nd June
2nd No meeting
Saturday - Soul Survivor Celebration: Please text Andy if you'd like to come. Meet BBC @ 4.45 pm. Bring money for a MacDonalds on the way there. We'll drop you off at home around 9.30 ish.
Welcome new youth group members
9th Ice cream creations and chin videos
16th Water fight and bottle rockets (if weather is dry). Need towel and change of clothes.
23rd Where's Wally? Pictures of our stripy friend stuck around the village - can you find them?
30th Swimming at Aqua Vale, Aylesbury. Leaving church 4.45 pm, cost 2.80. Returning by 8 pm, we will drop off at home.
(Term ends 14th St Clem, 19th for Chesham, 20th Kings, 21st Ashlyns, Hemel)
7th Silly Olympics -the very competitive event based on the now defunct website. Compete in Silly Olympic sports such as pea pushing (with your nose), cotton bud javelin etc... See if we can beat last year's records.
14th Chipperfield Common
21st Our summer 'end of term' BBQ
28th Join us at Friday @ 5 (church open for families - under 11s must be accompanied by an adult, 5 - 7 pm)
NEW WINE ???
Tuesday @ 10 (meet at Andy's house, 10 am Tuesdays)
Friday @ 5 (church open for families - under 11s must be accompanied by an adult, 5 - 7 pm)
Summer Sundays (in the Upper Room, every Sunday, 10.30 am)
(Term starts 4th & 5th Kings L & St Clem, ? Hemel, ? Ashlyns, ? Chesham G)
8th BBQ - a relaxed start to the new term... Mug painting for the new year 7s. Followed by the 'pull apart game' (lads join arms, girls have to pull them apart) and 'Shuffle your buns'.
15th Kite flying (& egg rolling / catching) at Ivinghoe Beacon - check with Andy if it looks like it might rain. Bring your own kites. Meet 5 pm at church (please get there on time). We'll drive in convoy. Back 7.15 ish.
22nd Anarchy ball - a game with very few rules, lots of running, and even more mud. Can get a little rough as well (it's in the name!). We'll play on the field behind the school (unless pouring with rain). Those who prefer something a bit more gentle, we'll take the Frisbee as well.
29th Ready, steady, cook – no recipe, just you and your ingredients! We'll provide everything, you just need to get into teams and cook...
6th Fashion show - we'll supply loads of old clothes and several people with sewing machines... teams rip up clothes and make something new and magical! Then your model will do the catwalk... Meow!
13th Film night @ The BBC Multiplex - would you like to coordinate which films we're watching? If so, chat to Andy. We'll supply popcorn, you can bring films. All films must be either U, PG or 12s.
20th The Great Berkhamsted Chip Shop Challenge - we jump into cars, drive to Berkhamsted, locate the best chip, then return wiser (and fuller!) Meet at BBC normal time.
Half term week - Monday 23rd - Friday 27th
27th No meeting at the church today - Chesham Methodist Players are performing
3rd Portraits - Everyone playing gets a pencil and paper, picks a name out of a hat, and draws that persons portrait. Once completed, the group show their pictures, and everyone tries to identify whose portrait it is!
Conker fights... collect your conkers and prepare your prize fighter!
If there is still time, we'll play 'Hunt the sock', the game where 2 teams hide their sock and the other team tries to find it. Finally, we'll play sock wars!
10th Tearfund's Big Bake is back - raising money to support the work of No Child Taken, an organisation that protects children from the growing slave trade across many countries. Did you know a child is trafficked every 30 seconds? Do something to help! Bake, buy and eat - the high calorie way to change the world (cakes will be sold on the night, Saturday night at the quiz night, and on Sunday morning).
Also, caption game - get into teams and come up with captions for a host of silly pictures, or 'Adverts' – We'll give you a random object. Persuade us to buy it in a 30 second advert...
17th Swimming - Aqua Vale, Park Street, Aylesbury, (HP20 1DX). Meet 4.45 prompt at church, or 5.25 pm at Aqua Vale reception. Pick up 7.15 from reception. Depending on numbers, we can give lifts, and will drop off at home afterwards. May need a parent to help as well. Cost £2.75. Consent forms back by 6th November please.
24th Torch dodgeball * Bring your own torch - A mix of dodgeball and bulldog, with the added dimension that the only light is from torches! Followed by opposite arm dodgeball - playing with your less dominant arm! Then 'Cat and Mouse', where the cat tries to get your tail!
Also 'balloon defence' - big piles of balloons, two teams, points for capturing or bursting opponents balloons!
(Term ends 19th Kings L, 20th St Clem, ? Chesham, ? Hemel, ? Ashlyns)
1st Human battleships... two teams lying down, throw cushion over barrier and see if you sink your enemies battleship! Winning team can sail away happy :) Followed by a game of sardines (to keep the aquatic theme going).
8th Putting up Christmas tree decorations, followed by... candle making
St Albans Sleep Out - sleeping outside St Albans Abbey again with hundreds of other people, raising money for homeless charities. Leaving BBC soon after 8.00 pm, we'll drop off home 7 - 7.30 am Saturday morning. Ask Andy for an information pack if coming. Also see www.abbeysleepout.org.uk
Saturday 9th - The Bovingdon Live Nativity. Reenacting the Christmas story as we walk between St Lawrence and BBC. Was a fantastic success last year - real donkey and sheep walking down high street with Mary and Joseph. Evil King Herod spotted outside Library!
15th Progressive supper: Our annual youth group Christmas meal on the hoof! Eat 3 courses - a Turkey roast with all the trimmings - at 3 different houses... Come in posh frocks, or fancy dress!
22nd Our annual youth group London visit...
Last year we walked 2 miles, taking in the 'sights of the lights' at Trafalgar Square, Leicester Square (Lego Shop), Covent Garden, China Town, Regent Street, Carnaby Street... finishing for an hour at the worlds largest toy shop - Hamleys.
Meet 3.30 pm at Chalfont & Latimer tube station (as school finishes early on last day). Discount price £4.30 for tube - give to Andy with consent form. Bring a snack for journey, and money for a MacDonald's (probably eating around 7 ish). This is not a shopping trip, so don't need much money (just bring £5 for a souvenir at Hamleys).
We get back to Chalfont & Latimer tube at about 10 pm. We may have spaces in our cars, so if lifts are a problem, give us a call...
Saturday 24th - Community Christingle - beautiful candlelit service. 4.30 pm for mince pies
Sunday 25th - Christmas Day service - a short service with everyone together, bring your pressies to show off, starts 10.30 am