- Create a night at the
movies: Ask for a
parent to volunteer their home, preferably someone who has a big
screen TV. Ask the girls to come up with 3 movies that they
would like to watch. Rent one of the movies on their list.
Ask parents to send some munchies and drinks.
- Have a spaghetti dinner:
Select an Italian
restaurant and work out a menu with them for pasta,
meatballs/sausage, garlic bread, salad and dessert Invites
players and families. Enjoy!
- Create a Dedication Tape
for the Coach: Select
a photographer (probably the person who owns the camera) and a
anchor person to ask questions.
the team into groups of 2 or 3
players. Take one group at a time to film. Have them state their name, age,
position and number if it applies. Then have them ask
each group two or three questions. You may need to adjust your questions based on the age of your
Why is your coach special?
Where was your favorite tournament?
What is the funniest thing that your coach ever did?
What is something that your coach has taught you to do?
What advise would you give your coach?
Why does you coach do to make practice fun?
What game was your favorite?
What is the funniest thing that happened this season?
What team is your arch rival?
Does the team have a special cheer that they do before the game -- be
sure to include it? Also include a group picture. If you
start in advance you can include footage from events that occurred
during the year. Let the kids be creative.
When your filming project
is complete you are guaranteed to leave the coach with a smile and the kids
will have a blast making it.
a Pizza/Ice Cream Party:
Contact your local ice
cream parlor and set up an event. You will want one that has a
separate banquet room. Talk to them about having pizza
delivered and see if there is a pizza place in the same shopping
center that could provide what you need. Have them provide the
ice cream and then put out all of the fixings for sundaes.
Include hot fudge, caramel, candy, and of course whipped cream.
Take the kids to hit
golf balls or play miniature golf.
Frenzy: Go to a sports
related game. It can be high school, college or professional
depending on your budget. The kids will enjoy seeing the
Bowling with a Twist:
Reserve time at
a bowling alley. Often they will have a party package that
will include shoe rental, pizza, drinks and two games. Do it as a
father/daughter event and make it a competition. Be sure to
have some crazy prizes on hand. Since some dads can be better
than others why not add some fun to it.
Frame 1: Bowl left handed
Frame 2: Bowl with both hands
Frame 3: Bowl holding your father/daughter's hand.
Frame 4: Bowl standing on one foot
Frame 5: The person next in line takes your turn for
Frame 6: Bowl right handed
Frame 7: Bowl between your father/daughter's legs.
Frame 8: Bowl with your hand on your head
Frame 9: Bowl kneeling on the floor
Frame 10: Bowl
an ice skating event.
a pool party:
Parents can provide meats,
salads, desserts and drinks. You can cook hot dogs and burgers
on the grill
a tailgate party for a home game:
See All Star Activities:
Team Tailgating Page for tips and ideas.
a family snow tubing event:
a picnic and parent vs. kids game:
works best with teams like soccer, football, volleyball, or
Invite families to enjoy a
bonfire and pizza and then have the girls stay over and sleep out
side in tents.
Does your township do fireworks any time during the year? Why
not turn it into a team event. Bring blankets, and snacks and
watch the fireworks together.
mall scavenger hunt:
See All Star Activities:
Scavenger Hunt Ideas for suggestions and lists.
Organize a Haunted House/Haunted Hayride night in the Fall.
a Halloween Party -- Costumes Required:
Be sure to have food,
drinks, games and prizes. Let the kids vote for best costume,
funniest costume, scariest costumes, most original costume.