All Aboard

All Aboard

Will you be able to transport the precious cargo to port?

Target: Counselors
Time frame: 15 to 30 minutes
Members: Everyone
Type of tool: Activities
Ages: 7-8 years, 9-12 years
Group size: One group
Value: $3   Free
Healthy eating Physical activity


In this active game, sailors must carry bottles of water while dodging sharks and pirates to avoid losing their precious cargo.


  • Healthy eating knowledge
  • Environmental knowledge
  • Motor skills

Suggested variant(s)

  • Refers to a larger number of sharks or pirates, if it’s a large group.
  • Give the sailors more canteens to extend the game.
  • Make pairs of pirates or sailors.


  • Raise awareness among youth that water is a precious resource and that it should not be wasted. Instead, it must be protected.
  • Get youth active using the theme of water.

Required material(s)

  • Five floor mats or colored tape to mark the floor
  • Gourds
  • Bibs