Once upon a time, Camp Cedarbrook had a mascot- and it was a blue aardvark. I’m still fuzzy on why we would ever disown such a fantastic mascot, but I digress.
We still celebrate him (her?) by playing a game named after him: Blue Aardvark.
Each person playing will need to have a partner and link elbows. If there is an odd number, the un-partnered one will be “it” (aka the blue aardvark) first. If there is an easy number, one pair will be split up and BOTH will be blue aardvarks.
The pairs will stand in a circle facing in with the blue aardvark in the middle. The goal of the game is not to be the person left as the blue aardvark. In order to stop being the blue aardvark, the blue aardvark must simply link up with a pair. However, the pair can never be more than two people, so the partner on the other side (not linked to the former blue aardvark) must let go and is now the new blue aardvark. This blue aardvark may not link on to a pair immediately neighboring their former pair.
The game goes until the “blue aardvark song” has ended. The song is simply a way to count from 1 to 100, and the person left as the blue aardvark when the count reaches 100 is the last blue aardvark.
There are variations that make the game more complex, but that’s the basic idea!