The Deutsches Jungvolk formed in 1928, registration was required beginning in 1936 and joining became compulsory for German boys in 1939. The Deutsches Jungvolk participated in sports, camping, hiking and other outdoor activities. Once the war started target practice and maneuvers were required activities. The flag consisted of a black background with a single Sig rune, symbolizing Victory. The group was disbanded at the end of the war in 1945.