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Shadow Scout Game

Description: 
How to play the fast paced game of Shadow Scout.  Similar to the game of Hide and Seek except one player hides while 2 other players track them and leave clues so the group can find them.  Fun and fast paced.  Easy rules and requires no set up.

Items Needed to Play:
Group of Kids and a large outdoor area with hiding places

 

Instructions

Object of the game:
Find the player hiding with the help of shadow scout clues.

What to do first:
Choose who will hide first and give them a 2 minute head start to find a place to hide.
Two players are also chosen to be the shadow scouts and they both run off with the player that is hiding.

How to Play:

After 2 minutes of following the player that is hiding one of the shadow scouts goes back to the other players.

The second shadow scout continues to follow the player hiding and places clues on where he has been by leaving pebbles, rocks, chalk directions or anything else he can think of that would lead the team to where the hiding player can be found.
 
As soon as the first shadow scout returns the players follow him and try and pick up the clues left by the second shadow scout.

If the player that is hiding is not found within 5 minutes of the start of the game (or any amount of time set before the game starts) they win.

Scouts can not yell or point out in any way where the player is hiding once all the players are in the area he is hiding.

Strategy:
If you are “it” you need to somehow lose both of the shadow scouts so they don’t know where you are hiding.

If you are a shadow scout you need to get creative on what signs you leave.


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