Flags and Pennants

Flags and Pennants

Which team will steal the most water bottles?

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


The game involves stealing the other team’s bottle as many times as possible. Each steal is worth 1 point. The team that accumulates the most points during the game wins.


  • Healthy eating knowledge
  • Motor skills

Suggested variant(s)

Put several gourds per team to prolong the game.


Get youth active using the theme of water.

Required material(s)

  • Jerseys or other distinctive markers to identify the teams
  • 3 flags per player (the type used for flag football if you have them)
  • 1 tub or bucket per team (of 2 to 4 players) to hold extra flags
  • 1 bottle per team (2 to 4)
  • Whistle
  • Clock or countdown timer (optional)