Baloo's Bugle

June Cub Scout Roundtable Issue

Volume 14, Issue 11
July 2008 Theme

Theme: H20hhh!
Webelos: Aquanaut & Geologist
Tiger Cub
Achievement 2



Baltimore Area Council

Buccaneer Applause: “Yo, ho, ho and a bottle of Coke”,

Deep Sea Diver Applause: “ Blubb, Blubb, Blubb”.

Water Cheer: “How, How, How, Water, Water, Water, Glug, Glug, Glug, Ah-hhh”

Clam Clap: Ask everyone to roll up his sleeves in preparation for this strenuous applause. Double up your fists with your left arm in front of your face and right arm over-head. Then silently open and close your right fist.

Motorboat Applause: Flutter tongue on roof of mouth.

Seal Applause: Extend your arm straight out in front of you and clap with stiff arms while saying, “‘Arf, arf, arf, arf

Beach Cheer: Divide your audience into 3 groups. When you point to group 1, they yell “Sand.” When you point to group 2, they yell “Surf” And when you point to group 3, they yell “Sun.”

Southern NJ Council

Water Sprinkler Applause  Make fist with the right hand with thumb sticking out. Place end of thumb on end of nose. Rapidly open and close fist while saying "Choo, choo,  choo, choo," etc. sounding like a water sprinkler and turning around as you go. After a complete turn spin back around the opposite direction, again like a water sprinkler, saying "Wheeee."

Longhorn Council

Surfboarders Cheer: Pretend to be riding a surfboard, run it onto the beach, jump off, spread arms wide, say “Success!”

Diver’s Cheer: Same idea as Surfboarders Cheer, but jump off and say “Kersplash.” “Perfect!”

The Wave: Start with one side and let the wave go around the room twice.

Swimming: Pretend to swim using the breaststroke, clap hands together as you put your arms forward.

Big Rain Applause: Start tapping one finger from each hand.  Build quickly one finger at a time until you are clapping both hands.  Then reverse and have storm fade away.

Beach Cheer: Divide the audience into three groups.  When you point to group one, they yell "Sand!"  When you point to group two, they yell, "Surf!"  When you point to group three, they yell, "Sun!"

Clam Clap: Fold hands together, interlocking fingers. Make noise by pressing palms together.

Motor Boat: Pull on starter cord a few times while fluttering tongue on roof of mouth.  Then start the sound of a motorboat.

Capital Area Council, TX

Water Cheer: “Wet, wet, wet, water, water, water, ah-hhh”

OCEAN APPLAUSE - Best done with a large group; have first row sway from side to side; second row swaying in opposite direction; third row same as first, etc. Then have them add sound effect: SWOOSH, SWOOSH, SWOOSH!!

RAINSTORM APPLAUSE - Start by gently patting knees alternately to simulate rain falling. Increase the noise by switching to hand clapping as the storm reaches its height. With a hand signal, have everyone shout “”BOOM” to represent thunder.  Gradually decrease the hand clapping and then pat the knees as the storm subsides.

Backyard Pool Cheer - Don't stand up for this cheer.  Lean back in your floating pool chair, take sip of your tall cool drink and say "Ahh, this is the life."


Longhorn Council

Cub 1:        Why do fish have schools?
Cub 2:        So the buoys and gulls can get an education.
Cub 1:        Do they have Scouts too?
Cub 2:        Sure Buoy Scouts and Gull Scouts.

Cub 1:        What do buoy scouts do?
Cub 2:        Make sure the coast is clear.

Cub #1:        Why do you keep doing the backstroke?

Cub #2:        I just had lunch and I don’t want to swim on a full stomach.

Cub 1:        They say that swimming is one of the best
                    exercises for keeping the body slim and trim.
Cub 2:        Yeah. Right!
Cub 1:        Why do you say that?
Cub 2:        Well, did you ever see a whale?

Cub 1:        What is the first thing the fisherman caught after
                    running to the river?
Cub 2:        His breath!

Cub 1:        Do you know what sea monsters eat?
Cub 2:        Sure. Submarine sandwiches!

Cub 1:         What ship is always managed by more than one

Cub 2:        A partnership

Cub 1:        What do you call a baby whale?
Cub 2:        A little squirt.

Santa Clara County Council

Cub 1:   I’ve eaten beef all my life and now I’m as strong as an ox.

Cub 2:   That’s funny.  I’ve eaten fish all my life and I can’t swim a stroke.

What stays in bed most of the day and sometimes goes to the bank?     A stream.

Where can you find an ocean without water?    On a map.

What do sea monsters have for dinner?      Fish and ships.

What do you call a thing that sits on the bottom of the ocean and twitches?         A nervous wreck.

When is a ship like snow?                            When it’s a-drift.

What gets wetter the more it dries?                            A towel.

What kind of lights did Noah’s ark have?        Floodlights.

Where is the ocean the deepest?                    On the bottom.

Did you hear about the pelican that switched from sardines to herring?  The smaller fish just didn’t fill the bill.

Circle Ten Council

Boy:               How many fish have you caught?

Fisherman:    None yet. But I've only been fishing for an hour.

Boy:               That's better than the man who was fishing here yesterday.

Fisherman:    How's it better?

Boy:               It took him five hours to do what you've done in just one!

Great Salt Lake Council

Scout 1:         Where do rivers keep their money?

Scout 2:         In their banks!

Father:           How are your test scores, Son?

Son:                Underwater, Dad.

Father:           What do you mean, underwater?

Son:                You know, below C level.

Scout 1:         Why can’t you get two elephants into a pool at the same time?

Scout 2:         They only have one pair of trunks.

Doctor:          Take the green pill with a glass of water after getting up. Take the blue pill with a glass of water after lunch. Then just before going to bed take the red pill with another glass of water.

Patient:          Exactly what is my problem, doctor?

Doctor:          You’re not drinking enough water.

Web Ldr:       Where did you take your bath?

Webelos:       In the spring!

Web Ldr:       I didn’t ask you when . . . I asked you where!!!

Capital Area Council, TX

Cub 1: Are there any athletes in your family?
Cub 2:
My brother has been swimming for five years.
Cub 1:
He must be pretty tired.

Cub 1: My mother does bird imitations.
Cub 2:
Really?  How does she do that?
Cub 1:
She watches me like a hawk.


Baltimore Area Council

Why did the boy throw water out of the window?   
                                                   He wanted to see a waterfall.

What does not get any wetter no matter how much it rains? 
                                                                                           A lake.

Why didn’t the man swim on an empty stomach? 
                                     Because it is easier to swim in water.

Where do ships go when they are ill?            To the “docks!”

What part of a fish weighs the most?                     The scales

What fish helps musicians?                                     A tuna fish

Circle Ten Council

What fish would an actor like to be?                 Starfish

What fish should wear a crown?                       Kingfish

What fish might say, 'Bow wow"?                      Dogfish

What fish can play in a band?                         Drumfish

What fish might chase a mouse?                        Catfish

What fish may be found on a boat?                  Sailfish

What fish is the best fish of all?                       Angelfish

What do sharks like to eat with
peanut butter sandwiches?                                 Jellyfish

What kind of cat lives in the ocean?           An octopus

 Sam Houston Area Council

“H” TO “O”

Teacher:    What is the formula for water?

Student:     H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O

Teacher:    Whoever told you that?

Student:     You did! You said it was H to O


Cub #1:      What do you call someone who is allergic to water?

Cub #2:      I give up. What?

Cub #1:      Dirty.


Cub #1:      Why did the cantaloupe jump into the water?

Cub #2:      Why?

Cub #1:      It wanted to be a watermelon.



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