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Old 07-15-2009, 01:10 PM
 
Location: North Florida
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All access Nerf gun Capture the Flag wars! Inside, outside.... just set the rule that if a boy gets hit, he has to count to 50 after returning to his home fort. Boys learn quickly that nerf darts don't hurt, so there needs to be a consequence to getting hit.
Capture the Flag! I played that with my kids at summer camp. Too much fun! Kickball, pickle, slip-n-slide (you can do this cheaply with a tarp, a hose and dish soap. Just make sure your ground is clear and flat), Hide and go seek. Oh boys are so much fun! Enjoy it!
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Old 07-15-2009, 02:25 PM
 
Location: Wisconsin
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Water balloon fights are always fun, for the boys AND mom & dad Buy a big bag, fill em' before the boys come, put them in a water filled cooler so that way they won't pop.

It's great the sleepover is happening in the summer...so much to do! Supersoakers are fun, make your own slip n' slide, etc. For dinner, we've always had fun roasting hotdogs, and then when it got dark out, it was fun to make smores and do sparklers. (although a lot of adult supervision was required for the sparklers!)

Anyways, have fun..kudos to you for letting five boys sleep at your house!!
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Old 07-15-2009, 04:32 PM
 
Location: Plano, Texas
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How 'bout some kind of "treasure hunt" in the back yard? Bury some little box with some treasure in it and give them maps with clues. Not sure the logistics of this, but I got the idea from our friends who are doing it with their grandsons this summer.

You are brave.
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Old 07-15-2009, 04:34 PM
 
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well, Micheal Jackson is dead, so... Oh never mind...sorry
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Old 07-16-2009, 06:49 AM
 
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well, Micheal Jackson is dead, so... Oh never mind...sorry
how dumb
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Old 07-21-2009, 06:51 PM
 
Location: Danville, Ca
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This friday, July 24 is the sleepover, I am excited, I intend on using many of the suggestions by my CD family. I will let you know how it turned out!!
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