Baloo's Bugle

February Cub Scout Roundtable Issue

Volume 14, Issue 7
March 2008 Theme

Theme: Litter to Glitter
Webelos: Engineer & Athlete
Tiger Cub Activities


Capital Area Council

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

Garbage Bag: In a deep voice say, “Hefty!  Hefty!  Hefty!

Give A Hoot:  Divide the audience into two sections.  Have one section yell, “Give A Hoot!” and the other section yell, ‘Don’t Pollute!”  Alternate pointing at each section, pointing faster and faster.

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. 

Spring Applause  Spring up and down and go "boing, boing, boing".

Sam Houston Area Council

Litterbug Applause
"Crackle, clatter, dump" (repeat 3 times.)
“Don’t be a litterbug. Pick them up!”

Recycle Cheer
Use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without!

Great Salt Lake Council

Scout 1:  Why do people preserve more vegetables than they used to?

Scout 2:   Because now they can!

Scout 1:   Do you ever file your nails?

Scout 2:   Nah. After I trim them I throw them away.

Scout 1:   Can you tell me an example of wasted energy?

Scout 2:   Yes, Sir. Telling a hair raising tale to a bald man.

Scout 1:   How can you make a coat last?

Scout 2:   Make the pants and vest first.

Scout 1:   Why did the little boy bury his flashlight?

Scout 2:  Because the batteries were dead.

Capital Area Council

How does a Cub Scout conserve his mind? 
He lets everything in one ear and out the other!

Sam Houston Area Council

Covered With Dirt 

  • What is blue and gold and covered with dirt?
  • A Cub Scout who has gone back to nature.

Crude Oil

  • What is the first thing you should do with a barrel of crude oil?
  • Teach it some manners!


  • How can you tell the ocean is friendly?
  • It waves.


  • Why doesn’t the sea spill over the earth?
  • Because it’s “tide”!

Light Bulb

  • What did the light bulb say when it was turned off?
  • I am delighted!


Teacher:Please give me the definition of climate.

Student: That's what a kid does when he sees a tree!


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