Baloo's Bugle

June 2007 Cub Scout Roundtable Issue

Volume 13, Issue 11
July 2007 Theme

Theme: Rockets Red Glare
Webelos: Aquanaut & Geologist
Tiger Cub


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Great Salt Lake Council

On a copy machine, enlarge this puzzle. Trace this puzzle onto a sheet of poster board as shown

below. Mix up the pieces and see who can be the first person to put it together.


How Well Do You Know Your Patriotic Songs?
Trapper Trails Council

Match the song title to the line in the song.


1. This Land is Your Land

2. America the Beautiful

3. God Bless the USA

4. Armed Forces Medley

5. God Bless America

6. My Country, ‘Tis of Thee

7. The Star Spangled Banner

8. Let There Be Peace

9. You’re a Grand Old Flag

Line in Song

a. I’m Proud to be an American

b. I love the rocks and rills.

c. As I was walking that ribbon of highway

d. Should auld acquaintance be forgot

e. For amber waves of Grain

f. To take each moment and live each moment

g. Off we go into the wild blue yonder

h. And the rocket’s red glare

i. From the mountains to the prairies

(Answers: 1.c, 2.e, 3.a, 4.g, 5.i, 6.b, 7.h, 8.f, 9.d)


Miss Betsy Ross
Baltimore Area Council

Give each player paper and crayons or pieces of colored construction paper and tell them that they have been commissioned to design a new American flag. After the designs are finished, take a vote to see which design wins. The winner is crowned “Miss Betsy Ross”.

Presidential Scramble
Alice, CS RT Commissioner
Pioneer District, Golden Empire Council

Unscramble the letters to find some American presidents – write the answer in the blank.

NEYKNEDK              LYCEMIN           RANVUNEBN

OSHOJN                   GRINDAH            TOOLSERVE

LOYTAR                  KOSJANC                 LONNICL



(Answers – going right to left and starting at the top:  Kennedy, McKinley, Van Buren, Johnson, Harding, Roosevelt, Taylor, Jackson, Lincoln, Buchanan, Clinton, Washington, Jefferson, Filmore)


4th of July

Santa Clara County Council

Congress                   Connecticut                   Delaware

England                     Fireworks                          Flag

Freedom                      Georgia                            July

King                            Liberty                     Maryland

Massachusetts Bay   New Hampshire             New Jersey

New York               North Carolina                    Parade

Pennsylvania             Rhode Island         South Carolina

States                           Taxes                          United



Rockets Red Glare Crossword
Trapper Trails Council


1. Fireworks held in the hand (by adults)

2. ________of July

3. Outside dinner with friends and family

4. Not daytime

5. Wrote The Star Spangled Banner

8. 13 stripes and 50 stars

9. _________ of Allegiance

10 What our forefathers fought for

11. Launches and flies through the air


1. Our national anthem

6. Pretty bursts of light in the sky

7. Red, white, and __________

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