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Baloo's Bugle


March 2004 Cub Scout Roundtable Issue

Volume 10, Issue 8
April 2004 Theme

Theme: Cubservation
Webelos: Family Member & Sportsman
  Tiger Cub: Our Colorful World and Conservation




Circle Ten Council

Cub 1:     What did the big chimney say to the little chimney?

Cub 2:     I don't know.

Cub 1:     You're too young to smoke!

Cub 1:     Everyone knows we should conserve energy.  Can you name one way to do that?

Cub 2:     By staying in bed all day!

Cub 1:     What is the first thing you should do with a barrel of crude oil?

Cub 2:     Teach it some manners!

Cub 1:     Do you know what will happen when man pollutes outer space?

Cub 2:     No, what will happen?

Cub 1:     The Milky Way will curdle.

Cub 1:     (reading statistics) Do you know that every time I breathe, someone dies?

Cub 2:     Have you tried mouthwash?

Cub 1:     What is blue and gold and covered with dirt?

Cub 2:     A Cub Scout who has gone back to nature.


Longhorn Council

Just in case you find yourself in the woods with nothing to do, think about these riddles:

What flowers does everyone wear all year-around?

                                                                         (Two lips)

When is a baseball player like a spider?

                                                  (When he catches a fly)

What’s the difference between an oak tree and a tight shoe?

    (One makes acorns, the other makes corns ache)

What tree does everyone carry on their hand?              (Palm)

Why is a dog’s tail like the heart of a tree?

                                           (It’s farthest from the bark)

What kind of bird is present at every meal?      (The swallow)

Why is the letter A like a sweet flower?

                         (Because a B (bee) is always after it)

What tree will keep you warm?                                             (Fir)

A bear walks two miles west, two miles south, two miles east and ends up in the exact spot he began. What color is it?

(The bear is white! He must be at the North Pole if he ends up in the same spot at which he began, and bears at the North Pole are white)

How far can you walk into the woods?

(You can only walk halfway into the woods. After that you’re walking out of the woods)

Elephant Repellent

1st scout enters spreading imaginary elephant repellent.
2nd scout - What are you doing?
1st scout - Spreading elephant repellent.

2nd scout - There aren’t any elephants around here.
1st scout - Does a pretty good job, doesn’t it?

A Henway

1st scout enters petting an imaginary animal - want to pet my henway?

2nd scout - What’s a hen weigh?

1st scout - About 3 or 4 pounds.

Funny Proverb

As ye sow, so shall ye reap.”

Translation: What you seed is what you get!

You, Too??

Two guys rush together from opposite sides of stage.

One throws his arms out and grabs the other fellow,

First Guy - Thank God, I ran into you I’ve been wandering around out here for three day

Second Guy - I don’t know what you’re so excited about, I’ve been lost out here for over a week.

Great Salt Lake Council

1.       What is the best kind of paper for making kites?

2.       Why is a joke like a coconut?

3.       Why did the Cub Scout stand on his head?

4.       I asked my mother for some new sneakers for gym and what do you think she told me?

5.       Why does a hummingbird hum?

6.       When will a net hold water?

7.       What goes hoppity boom, hoppity boom?


1.     Fly paper

2.     It isn't good until it's cracked.

3.     His feet were tired.

4.     Have Jim get his own sneakers.

5.     It doesn't know the words.

6.     When the water is frozen.

7.     The Easter Elephant.



Circle Ten Council

Clean Air: Take a big sniff of air, exhale and say “AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!”

Noise Pollution: Raise hands and have everyone yell as loudly as they can. Lower hands and volume of yells go down. When hands are on floor, everyone must be extremely quiet. Do several times – raise and lower volume. Then, with hands on floor ask the Pack to listen to absolute quiet.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Divide the audience into three sections. Have the first section yell, “Reduce!”, the second section yell, “Reuse!”, and the third section yell, “Recycle!” Alternate pointing at each section, pointing faster and faster.

Reverse Applause: Move hands away from each other.

Plant: Crouch near floor, take deep breath, hands together, like saying prayer with eyes closed, slowly rise upward spreading fingers and as you are on tip-toes, look up (to sun,) open eyes and exhale "Ahhhh."

Longhorn Council

Spider Applause: Walk all four fingers of one hand up the other arm and then scream ‘EEEEEKK!”

Great Salt Lake Council

RECYCLE:            Pick up an empty soda can, stomp on it and throw into a recycling can

SPRING:               Jump up and down and say "boing, boing, boing."

A TREE’S LIFE: Start as a seed, crouch on ground, stretch out arms and slowly stand to represent trunk and branches; sway with wind happily, shake fingers as you lose your leaves, shiver in cold during winter. Say "oh, no! Timmmberrrrr."

RECYCLE 2:         Pat yourself on the back several times.

LITTERBUG:       Slap back of hand several times with a frown on your face.

PICKING UP AFTER A LITTERBUG: Spot some trash, pick it up and put in can, clap, slide hands together as though you are brushing them off and smile big.

GARBAGE DISPOSAL: Turn you face up, open mouth, make gurgling sound, swallow big.

GARBAGE TRUCK: Start with hands over head together, lower arms, open, clap, lift up, open and make sounds of compressing garbage.

Baltimore Area Council

Beaver:      Cut a tree by tapping front teeth together, slap your tail by slapping a palm against your thigh, then yell, "TIMBER!"

Bear:          Growl like a bear four times, turning halfway around each time.

Bee:            Put arms straight out and pretend to fly, while going "Buzz-z-z-z, Buzz-z-z-z."

Rainstorm Cheer: To simulate rain, have everyone pat one finger of the left hand and one finger of the right hand. Gradually increase the intensity of the storm by increasing the fingers hitting together. Decrease the number of fingers as the storm passes.






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