World’s Craziest Sports

When did "sports" begin? Is ironing clothes a sport? Can you play hockey under water? What if you combined soccer and volleyball? Find out in this Camp Kinda adventure, where we'll be vaulting into sports like limbo-skating, Parkour, toe-wrestling, and worm-charming, and checking out some wacky sports traditions, fans, and food along the way.

By the end of the adventure, you'll have learned where sports came from in the first place, explored some truly strange sports from around the world, invented your own sport to play with family or friends, and met some of the breakthrough athletes who have helped make sports available to all. So grab your foam fingers and face paint—it's game time at Camp Kinda!

what you’ll need

  • Your Camp Kinda toolkit
  • Various household objects to use for an obstacle course
  • A string or broom handle to use for a limbo game
  • Poster board
  • Old boxes
  • Sports balls (any type)
  • Paper plates
  • Popsicle sticks or craft sticks
  • A balloon

weekly family activity

Get the whole family outside to play one of your favorite sports! Soccer, basketball, tennis—whatever sport your family likes to play together. Don't have a favorite sport? Try one you have always wanted to play or find a new outdoor game to try.

this week’s content builder:

Kim Walsh

Kim Walsh has worked as a school health coordinator, healthy living teacher, second and third grade teacher and a reading interventionist. She currently serves as the Intervention Coordinator at ReNEW Schaumburg Elementary school in New Orleans.

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