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Port and Starboard



Game Description

This game can be played indoors or outdoors although you must be able to allocate a square/ rectangle and to give each side a name - Port, Starboard, Lifeboat, Bridge

When the leader calls out one of the areas all Cubs must run to that side.

There are various other commands that you can call:

Captain's Coming - Cubs must stand to attention and salute
Man Overboard - Cubs must sit down a pretend to row a boat
Climb the Riggings - Cubs must mimmick climbing up a ladder
3 Men on a Island - Cubs must get into groups of three (any number can be used - anyone who cannot make up the number required is out)
Shark Infested Waters - Cubs must lie down on their fronts and pretend to swim.

In most cases the last Cub there or to complete a command is out, unless otherwise specified.

This game is very suitable for adapting to many other themes for a themed programme and you can always make up your own favoutite commands