February 2009 Cub Scout Roundtable Issue
March 2008 Theme
Theme: "When I Grow Up"
Athlete and Engineer
Tiger Cub Activities
I Grow UP
Sam Houston Area
Setting – Cubmaster (CM), 9 Cub Scouts and
cards with letters C-U-B-S-C-O-UT-S and appropriate verse written on the back
in LARGE print.
Scouts are eager and ambitious young men looking forward to making their mark
in the world. What will they be?
C could stand for Carpenter
U A University Student
B A Bus Driver.
S A Soccer Player
C A Computer Programmer
O An Office Worker
U A Uniformed Policeman.
T A Traffic Controller
S Could stand for Space – an
astronaut, scientist, technician or maybe a resident.
Cub Scouts we are thinking about our future. What will it be? The opportunities
are never ending.
wearing white shirt backwards and cardboard headband which has a foil circle
Cub Scouts in Cub scout t-shirts and shorts, with bandages as indicated in
Cub Scout doctors can wear
small-size lab coats, or dad’s old white shirt turned backwards with cuffs cut
off. They can wear white tennis shoes. They can wear a stethoscope and carry a
is sitting at a desk which has a large sign, “The Doctor Is In” on it.
on the desk are a large medicine bottle, a piece of cardboard with rib cage
drawn on it to resemble X-ray, pencil and index cards.
is located near center of stage. 5 chairs are placed near desk.
Scouts enter together, jogging, flexing muscles.
Cub Scouts have been learning about different professions this month, and Tommy
thinks that being a doctor would be interesting work. To help him make up his
mind our den is going to re-enact a day in the life of a doctor.
Cub #1: (To
other Cub Scouts) Well, today is the day for our annual physicals. As Cub
Scouts, we should stay in good physical shape.
in, come in. Please sit down.
Cub #2: Sorry we’re
your watch tell time?
Cub #2: Oh, no. I
have to look at it.
all Cub Scouts) Now let’s check your sense of balance. Lift your left foot.
(Cub Scouts lift left feet) And now your right foot. (Cub Scouts lift right
feet) And now, both. (Cub Scouts try) Hmmm. . . (Doctor rubs chin) Now tell me,
do you have any special problems?
Cub #3: (Holding up
X—ray) I’m worried because I swallowed a roll of film at our last den
worry. I’m sure nothing will develop.
Cub #4: (Holding up
bandaged finger) Tell me, doctor, will I be able to play the piano when my
finger is well?
at finger) Of course, of course.
Cub #4: Great! I
never could play before!
Cub Scout 5) I see you look a little thinner.
Cub #5: Yes, I’ve
been exercising regularly. This morning I touched the floor without bending my
How did you do it?
Cub #5: I fell out
Cub #1: Doctor, what
can I do for my black eye?
Who gave you that shiner?
Cub #1: Nobody! I
had to fight for it!
Cub #2: Doctor, my
him large bottle) Here, rub this on your leg. It will relieve the pain.
Cub #2: Will it
make my leg smart?
If it does, try rubbing some on your head! Seems to me there’s only one thing
wrong with you boys. (pretends to write prescription)
energitis! I recommend a balanced diet, daily exercise, fresh air, plenty of
rest, and regular den meetings mixed with rousing monthly pack meetings.
large box that Cubs can step into and out of; decorate front with knobs and
dials. Costume pieces representing the future career for Cubs to have on when
they announce their future career. (e.g Chef’s Hat for chef)
Cub #1: Ladies and
gentlemen, this is the fantastic, terrific magic future machine. By entering
this machine you will know your future career.
Cub #2: Let me try
Cub #1: OK, enter
the chamber (he turns dials on the front). Come out and reveal your future.
(This is repeated for each Cub.)
Cub #2: Wow, I am
going to be an inventor. I'll invent a way to transport people and products
Cub #3: (enters
then exits) Hey, I'm going to be a chef. Dinner anyone?
Cub #4: (enters
then exits) I'm going to be a doctor. Want a shot?
Cub #5: (Enters
then exits) I'm going to be a scientist. I'll discover a new clean energy
Cub #6: (enters
then exits) Yea, yea, yea! I'm going to be a rock star. Where's my guitar?
Cub #7: (enters and
exits) An astronaut, look at Mars!
Cub #8: I'm not
sure about this, but here goes.
Cub #1: This way.
Cub #8: (enters,
screams) No! No!
Cub #1: What's the
matter? What will you be?
Cub #8: NO! I'll be
a(pause for silence) CUBMASTER!!!(Runs off stage with arms flying.)
- Rocket pilot (RP) in cockpit on one side of
Ground control (GC) with computer on other side
of the stage.
RP: Mayday! Mayday!
Engines on fire Mayday!
GC: We read you.
Hang in there. We're going to try and lock in on you with our computer.
RP: Well, hurry up!
I can't hold on much longer. I'm surrounded by flames.
GC: O.K. This is
critical. Before you eject -- state your height and position.
RP: Oh, I'm about 5
foot 6, and I'm sitting down. Bye!
Pretends to push eject button and
jumps out of cockpit
Sam Houston Area
Setting – at least 5 Scouts. You can add lines
for a larger den. One Scout (Cub #1) should be dressed as a fortune teller with
a magic ball or reading palms.
Scene – Scouts are
sitting in a circle on the floor. Each will have a turn to visit with the
Cub #1: Why have you
come to visit me today?
Cub #2: We want to
know what we’re going to be when we grow up.
Cub #1: Let me check
my crystal ball!
Cub #3: What do you
Cub #1: I see that
you (pointing to Cub #2) are going to be a doctor when you grow up.
Cub #2: Wow –
I love taking care of people.
Cub #4: What else do
Cub #1: I see that
you (pointing to Cub #3) are going to be a scientist when you grow up.
Cub #3: That’s great
– I wondered why I got that chemistry set for my birthday.
Cub #5: Do you see
anything for him (pointing to Cub #4) or me?
Cub #1: Yes I do!
You (pointing to Cub #4) are going to be a teacher.
Cub #4: Super
– that’s just what I wanted to hear!
Cub #5: What about
me? What do you see for me?
Cub #1 (peering
very closely at the crystal ball): Oh! You will be very popular when you grow
up – you will be a Cubmaster!