Cheers and Applauses
Hear of America Council
Man In The Moon
Circle your head with your arms and say, "I eat green cheese!"
Have group look up, shade eyes with one hand, point with the other and yell
"Look, it's a UFO!" Have them turn heads as if the object is moving.
Blast Off Cheer
Everyone squats down in front of their chairs, starts a countdown
"10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 Blast off!" At blast off, everyone jumps up as high as
they can, roaring like a missile.
Count down "10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 Blast off." Blast off with your hand, gain
orbit, and say "Beep-beep-beep-beep."
Move right hand in circle overhead, opening and closing the fist, while saying
in a high falsetto voice "Gleep-gleep-gleep."
Blast Off Cheer 3
This is actually a combination of two – the Blast Off
and the Skyrocket cheers
Leader starts a countdown
"10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 Blast off!"
At blast off, everyone yells
Then they raise their hands and go
Jokes, Riddles and Run-ons
Santa Clara County Council
Cub #1: How many balls of string would
it take to reach the moon?
One, if it were long enough!
What do astronauts eat off?
What is an astronaut’s favorite meal?
How do you put an astronaut to sleep?
Cub #2: You
Cub #1: What monster flies his kite in a rainstorm?
What’s the purpose of the propeller on an airplane?
Cub #2: To
keep the pilot cool. If you don’t think so, just stop it and watch him sweat!
Instructor: We all know what a “good landing” is.
Student: One that you can walk away from.
Instructor: Do you know what a “great landing” is?
Student: One where you can use the airplane again!
Cessna: Jones Tower, Cessna 480, student pilot, I am out of fuel.
Tower: Roger, Cessna 480, reduce airspeed to best glide! Do you
have the airfield in sight?
Cessna: Uh, tower, I am on the taxiway; I just want to know where
the fuel truck is.
From Commissioner Dave’s Scout Classics
When I was hiking at Philmont , we saw cattle up on the saddle near the top of
Cub #2: Really?
Yes, really. They were part of a N.A.S.A. experiment.
Cub #2: A N.A.S.A. experiment??
Cub #1: Yes, they are going to be the
herd shot round the world!!!
Note – The first half is true. In 2000, I did see cattle near the top
of Baldy Mountain at Philmont. CD
Cub #1: Where do the astronauts leave their spaceships??
Cub #2: At
If athletes get athlete’s foot, what do astronauts get??
Santa Clara County Council
Longest Flight by a Paper Airplane: Ken
Blackburn flew a paper plane for 27.6 sec. at the Georgia Dome, Atlanta, on
Oct 8, 1998.
Biggest Kite Flown: The largest kite ever
flown is the Megabite, which is 210 ft. long (including tails) and 72 ft.
wide, Designed by Peter Lynn of New Zealand. It was flown for 22 min. 57
sec. at the Bristol Kite Festival, England on Sept. 7, 1997.
Central NJ Council
Take off’s are optional, landings are mandatory
Flying is not dangerous, crashing is dangerous.
It is better to be down here wishing to be up there than being up there
wishing to be down here.
The only moment in which you’ll have an excess of fuel is when the aircraft is
Always remember that you fly your airplane with your head, not with your
Learn from other’s mistakes. You won’t live long enough to make all of them.
Good judgment comes from experience, experience comes from bad judgment.
There are three simple rules for a smooth landing, unluckily nobody knows
Remember, in an aircraft you’re always a student.
Try to maintain the quantity
of landings equal to the number of take-offs.
Gravity never loses. The
best you can do is draw.