Seaside OpeningTrapper Trails Council
Personnel: Cub Scouts
Equipment: A beach bucket and shovel with empty squirt guns for each Cub and Den Leader
Set Up: The Cubs come in and line up carrying
their buckets and shovels. The squirt guns are inside the buckets
out of view of the audience. It would also add to the effect if
the Cubs rolled up their pants legs (or wear shorts) and have
bare feet. They could also pantomime actions.
Cub #1: Here at the beach there is so much to see! Look on the
ocean is a sailboat!
Cub #2: Yeah! They're great. But the waves are really fun. I love
to run into the water and let the waves push over me.
Cub #3: Do you know what I like? I think the seagulls are cool!
They attack when you sit down to have lunch.
Cub #4: Yeah! But have you ever been able to find a starfish at
the edge of the water. That's really cool!
Cub #5: Do you know what else is fun! Hunting for clams. They bury themselves in the sand and when you get close to getting them--they squirt!! (Cubs reach in their buckets and use their squirt guns to *squirt* the audience.
Have all the boys stand around the edge of the shallow end of the
pool or the side of the beach. On signal, they are to jump or
wade into the water and make a circle in the pool.
Now that we are all together, please repeat the following pledge
"As a Cub Scout:
I promise to be careful in the water
I will observe water safety rules at all times,
When I am with a group around water I will encourage others to do the same. Please join us in the Pledge of Allegiance.
You gotta put up with the rain.
Gulf Coat Council
(can be used as closing also)
S - is for SCOUTING, a well rounded
A - is for ALL people working together.
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