June Cub Scout Roundtable Issue
July 2008 Theme
Aquanaut & Geologist
STUNTS AND APPLAUSES
“Yo, ho, ho and a bottle of Coke”,
Deep Sea Diver Applause:
“ Blubb, Blubb, Blubb”.
“How, How, How, Water, Water, Water, Glug, Glug, Glug, Ah-hhh”
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.
Flutter tongue on roof of mouth.
Extend your arm straight out in front of you and clap with stiff arms while
saying, “‘Arf, arf, arf, arf
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
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."
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."
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.
Why do you keep doing the backstroke?
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!
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.
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
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
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?
Where is the ocean the deepest? On
Did you hear about the pelican
that switched from sardines to herring? The smaller fish just didn’t fill
Circle Ten Council
How many fish have you caught?
None yet. But I've only been fishing for an hour.
That's better than the man who was fishing here yesterday.
How's it better?
Boy: It took him five hours to do what you've done in just one!
Great Salt Lake Council
Where do rivers keep their money?
Scout 2: In their banks!
How are your test scores, Son?
What do you mean, underwater?
Son: You know, below C level.
Why can’t you get two elephants into a pool at the same time?
Scout 2: They only have one pair of trunks.
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.
Exactly what is my problem, doctor?
Doctor: You’re not drinking enough water.
Ldr: Where did you take your bath?
In the spring!
Web Ldr: I didn’t ask you when . . . I asked you where!!!
Capital Area Council, TX
Are there any athletes in your family?
Cub 2: My brother has been swimming for five years.
Cub 1: He must be pretty tired.
My mother does bird imitations.
Cub 2: Really? How does she do that?
Cub 1: She watches me like a hawk.
JOKES & RIDDLES
Why did the boy throw
water out of the window?
He wanted to see a
What does not get any
wetter no matter how much it rains?
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?
What fish helps
A tuna fish
What fish would an actor like to be?
What fish should wear a crown?
What fish might say, 'Bow wow"?
What fish can play in a band?
What fish might chase a mouse?
What fish may be found on a boat? Sailfish
What fish is the best fish of all?
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
What do you call someone who is allergic to water?
I give up. What?
Why did the cantaloupe jump into the water?
It wanted to be a watermelon.
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