Baloo's Bugle

December 2007 Cub Scout Roundtable Issue

Volume 14, Issue 5
January 2008 Theme

Theme: Cub Scout Car Show
Webelos: Fitness & Scientist
Tiger Cub Requirement 3


Baltimore Area Council

PINEWOOD DERBY CHEER: Hold your hand over your head and bring it down as if it were a car coming down the track while saying, "Swoooooooshc.." then "Yay!"

Or from Alice, Golden Empire Council

Hold your right hand over your head and bring it down as if it were a car coming down the track, while going "Whoosh," then "Thud" as it hits the bottom and end of the track.

Also from Alice, Golden Empire Council

Pinewood Derby Winner Cheer:

(To recognize a particular person)

Do as above, but at the end, yell out "_________ is the winner!!!  (Repeat three times)

RACE CAR CHEER: Move hand forward like a race car moving down a race track and shout "V-V-R-R-o-o-o-m!"

Do it three times (at least!)!!

CHECKERED FLAG: Wave arm in figure 8 motions.

Great Salt Lake Council

CONSTRUCTION FLAGGER | Wave your arms and yell "Slow down!"

TRUCKER | Pretend you are driving a big rig. Reach above your head and pull the horn cord,
make a loud, deep "HONNK! HONNK!"

Trapper Trails

Pinewood Derby cheer |

Cubmaster yells, eStart your engines,"
Everyone places their car at the top of the ramp
(they raise their hands up in the air, fingers straight, palms down)

Then the cars go down the ramp
Everyone moves their hands in the shape of the track going "Whooooosh" all the way

It all ends as the car hits the bumper at the end
Everyone gives one big, loud clap

Harley Cheer -
Get on your motorcycle,
Kick start a couple of times saying, Vroom Vroom
Then give it the GAS and drive away.

Pop A Wheelie Cheer -
Pop wheelie leaning way back and saying, "EERRRRTTT!"

Den Yells
Grand Teton Council

Do three times, starting out softly,
and ending up really loud.

We're from Den (#)
Couldn't be prouder.
If you can't hear us,
We'll yell little louder.

Do once, LOUD!

United we stand.
Divided we fall! Den (#)
Is best of all!

Do once, LOUD!

Look out!
Here we come.
Den (#) Is on the run!

Do once, LOUD!

North, South, East or West,
Den (#) Is the best!

(LOUD, with ACTION!)

Clap your hands!
Stomp your feet!
For Den (#)
Can't be beat!


Great Salt Lake Council

  • Scout 1: What words would you write on an old jalopy's headstone?
  • Scout 2: Rust in Peace!

Grand Teton Council

Joe:      I saw you running along side your bike this morning.

Moe:     Yes, I was late and didn't have time to get on.

Knock, Knock.
Who's there?
Targets, who?
Tar gets all over my shoes when I walk down the street.

Teacher:  Jimmy, your drawing of a stagecoach is very well done, but it has no wheels. What holds it up?

Jimmy:    The bad guys!

A boy walks across stage carrying a car door.
He is asked why he is carrying the car door.
The boy demonstrates as he says, so that he can roll down the window when it gets hot.

  • A man whose son had just passed his driving test went home on evening and found that the boy had driven slap bang into the living room.
  •  (Father)-How did you manage to do that?
  • (son)-Quite simple, Dad. I came in through the kitchen and turned left!
  • Stop! This a one way street.
  • Well, I'm only going one way.
  • How many elephants can you get into a small car?
  • Four: Two in the front and two in the back..
  • How many rhinoceroses can you get into a small car?
  • None, it's full of elephants.
  • Stop! This is a one way street.
  • Well, I'm only going one way.

Capital Area Council

Cub 1:     Did you hear about the wooden car with the wooden wheels and the wooden engine?

Cub 2:     No, I didn't hear. What happened?

Cub 1:     It wooden go!

Cub 1:     I've come to buy a car, but I don't remember the name. It starts with a "T".

Cub 2:     Sorry, we don't have any cars that start with tea. All our cars run on gasoline.

Cub 1:     Son, here are the keys to my magic car.

Cub 2:     Is it really magic?

Cub 1:     Yes, one speeding ticket and it will disappear!

Cub 1:     This is a ticket for speeding.

Cub 2:     Wonderful! When do I get to use it? 

Cub 1:     What kind of shot do you give a sick car?

Cub 2:     A Fuel Injection

Tongue Twisters:
Alice, Golden Empire Council

Red Buick, blue Buick

We're real rear wheels.

Real weird rear wheels

Knife and a fork bottle and a cork
that is the way you spell New York.
Chicken in the car and the car can't go,
that is the way you spell Chicago.

The little red lorry went down Limuru road.

Limuru (Lee-moo-roo) road is a the name of a road in Kenya.

Grand Teton Council

What driver doesn't have a license?
A screw driver.

What has a head, can't think, but drives?
A hammer

What happened when the wheel was invented?
It caused a revolution!

What do you call a song played on car horns?
A car tune.

When is a car not a car?
When it turns into a garage.

What do you get when you cross a motorcycle and a funny story?   A Yamaha ha ha ha!

Why did the Cub Scout take peanut butter bread with him in the street?            He was looking for traffic jam.

Why can't bicycles go as fast as cars?
            Because they are "two" tired.

What did the jack say to the car?
            "Can I give you a lift?"

What part of a car is the laziest?
The wheels. They are always tired.

What would happen if everyone bought a pink car?
            We would be a pink car nation.

How do you change a duck's tires?
With a Quacker Jack.

Alice, Golden Empire Council

What kind of car does Mickey Mouse's wife drive? A minnie van!

Why did the new racing driver make ten pit stops during the race?        He was asking for directions!

Cub #1:   Our car won't start, and my mom says there's water in the carburetor.

Cub #2:   How does she know there's water in the carburetor?

Cub #1:    Because the car is in the swimming pool

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