The Rapids

The Rapids

Water is an essential resource, will you know how to preserve it?

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


Players must slalom through the water bottles while performing a preset task. They must avoid knocking over any bottles and wasting water.


  • Healthy eating knowledge
  • Environmental knowledge
  • Motor skills

Suggested variant(s)

  • Changes the way around water bottles.
  • To respect Public Healt recommendations: omit relaying an object between campers.


  • 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)

  • 1 spoon and 1 small item to carry per team
  • Clock or countdown timer (optional)
  • Water bottles (at least 6 per team)
  • Balls (1 per team)