June 2005 Cub Scout Roundtable Issue
| Volume 11, Issue 10
July 2005 Theme
Theme: Play Ball
Webelos: Aquanaut & Geologist
Tiger Cub Activities
Pump It Up
You need a partially deflated basketball, volleyball, or soccer ball and a hand pump with needle.
The Cubmaster calls forward a Cub Scout and asks him to demonstrate dribbling. Naturally the ball won’t bounce well. Then the Cubmaster calls forward another Cub Scout and asks the two boys to inflate the ball with the pump.
Cubmaster : That’s much better! Now we can play a game after these Cub Scouts have finished their work, There’s a lesson for us here. Your bodies are like that ball. If you are not physically fit and pumped up with energy, you are not ready for anything -- not for play, for school, or for work. Like the ball I had that didn’t have enough air, you don’t have enough strength and energy to do anything.
Let’s all remember to keep our bodies, and our mind, pumped up so that we’re ready for whatever life brings our way.
End by having your song leader lead “I’ve Got That Cub Scout Spirit” from Cub Scout Songbook.
Worn Out Closing
Baltimore Area Council
Set Up - Have four or more boys on stage wearing cardboard feet which have scratches, cuts, band-aids, etc. on them.
Cub # 1: Our Sports Extravaganza meeting has come to an end.
Cub # 2: We now have a message to leave with you, dear friend.
Cub # 3: Our many achievements in life make feet tired and weary.
Cub # 4: But if there was nothing to do, our life would be dreary.
Cub # 5: So forget the knocks and scratches, blisters and aches.
Cub # 6: Do your best at all times, That’s what success takes
As the poem is finished, boys lay down on stage with their cardboard feet facing the audience...each of the feet has a letter on it spelling out G-O-O-D-N-I-G-H-T)
If you have more than 4 Cubs, put in Exclamation Points, pictures, or leave blanks
Return to Top of Page - Click Here
Materials found in Baloo's Bugle may be used by Scouters for Scouting activities provided that Baloo's Bugle and the original contributors are cited as the source of the material.
Materials found at the U. S. Scouting Service Project, Inc. Website ©1997-2005 may be reproduced and used locally by Scouting volunteers for training purposes consistent with the programs of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) or other Scouting and Guiding Organizations. No material found here may be used or reproduced for electronic redistribution or for commercial or other non-Scouting purposes without the express permission of the U. S. Scouting Service Project, Inc. (USSSP) or other copyright holders. USSSP is not affiliated with BSA and does not speak on behalf of BSA. Opinions expressed on these web pages are those of the web authors.