Baloo's Bugle

May 2008 Cub Scout Roundtable Issue

Volume 14, Issue 10
June 2008 Theme

Theme: Go For The Gold
Webelos: Traveler & Handyman
Tiger Cub Activities


Utah National Parks Council

Michael Jordan Applause

Pretend to slam dunk a basketball and yell, "Swwwwooosh!"

Spirit Cheer

Divide the group into two sections.
The first section chants, "We've got spirit, yes we do! We've got spirit, how 'bout you?"
The first section points to the other group.
The second group responds by yelling the chant even louder. Repeat two or three times.

Baseball Cheer

Hey, batter-batter-batter! Hey, batter, batter, batter!
Swwwwiiiiinggg, batter!

Olympics Cheer

Join hands, raise them over head and shout,
"Go for the Gold!"

Best Pack Cheer

Everyone yell together, "Clap your hands,"
then clap hands together two times.
Then yell "Stomp your feet," then stomp feet
three times on the floor.
Then say, "PACK _____ can't be beat."

Grand Stand Applause

All are seated.
They stamp their feet three times,
then slap legs three times.
Then all stand and shout, "Rah! Rah! Rah!"

Grand Teton Council

STRONGMAN’S APPLAUSE -— Pretend to lift a heavy object and say, “Uh, Uh, Ah”.

GOLF APPLAUSE: Motion like to swing the golf club and yell “Fore”

TOUCHDOWN APPLAUSE: Quickly throw both arms up into the air with fingers close together pointing upward (as if to signal a touchdown) and yell and scream and cheer.

HOME RUN APPLAUSE ——Simulate swinging a bat at a ball, shade your eyes with your hand and yell, “Thar she goes!”

Sam Houston Area Council

POLE VAULT CHEER  Stand two fingers of one hand on other arm like legs. Have them run down the arm to the wrist and then leap into the air. As the hand comes down, CLAP!


Lift imaginary weights to arms length – grunt
Lift imaginary weights to chest height – grunt
Lift imaginary weights to above head – grunt and cheer!!


Hold any kind of ball in your hands. When you are holding the ball, everyone is quiet.
When the ball leaves your hands, everyone goes wild and cheers.

Try bouncing the ball, faking a throw,
or tossing it to another person.


Utah National Parks Council

This would make a great two part Run-On.  Do the first scene and then later in the meeting do the second.  CD

Scene 1 –

Two boys are talking about muscle building.

One, proudly posing and flexing, is asked by the other how he developed such a great body. The first boy tells him the secret is to rub down with oil every night. The second boy decides that this is a good idea.

Scene 2 (maybe precede with a sign, the next day)

The next day both enter, with the second boy crawling on his knees. "I shrank!" he exclaims, "I thought you said it would work!"

"Well it does work for me. What kind of oil did you use?"


"No wonder you shrank, that's shortening!"

Utah National Parks Council

Cub 1:I bet I can jump higher than a house.
Cub 2:I bet you can't.
Cub 1:Yes I can. Did you ever see a house jump?
Cub 1:(shaking all over)
Cub 2:What's the matter?
Cub 1:I've got to take my medicine.
Cub 2:Can I get it for you?
Cub 1:Yes. It's that bottle over there that says "Shake well before using!"

Grand Teton Council

Cub:       What does a ballplayer do when his eyesight starts going bad?
Dad:       He gets a job as an umpire!
1st Cub:   Wow, It’s a run-home.
2nd Cub:         You mean a home run.
1st Cub:  No, I mean a run-home. You just hit the ball through that window!!!
Sam Houston Area Council


Have den line up on stage. One Scout steps forward and announces that this is the first international exhibition of a new Olympic event. This is the cue for the rest of the Scouts to grin as wide as possible. The narrator announces that this was the Standing Broad Grin.


Cub #1:    Do you know how to play ball?
Cub #2:    Yes, of course!
Cub #1:    How do you hold a bat?
Cub #2:    By the wings!


Cub #1:    Can you skate?
Cub #2:    I don’t know.
I can’t stay up long enough to find out!


Cub #1:    Why are baseball stadium seats so cold?
Cub #2:    Because FANS sit in them!


Cub #1:    What is harder to catch the faster you run?
Cub #2:    Your breath!


Cub #1:    Why is tennis such a loud sport?
Cub #2:    The players raise a racquet.


Cub #1:    If you were in a race and passed the person in 2nd place, what place would you be in?”
Cub #2:    2nd place!

Utah National Parks Council

Cub 1:  What do baseball players eat on?
Cub 2:Home plates!
Cub 1:What's the quietest sport in the world?
Cub 2:Bowling. You can hear a pin drop.
Cub 1:Why do baseball fields last longer than football fields?
Cub 2:Why?
Cub 1:Because diamonds are forever.
Cub 1:Why did the javelin thrower practice in the music store?
Cub 2:I don't know, why?
Cub 1:He wanted to break a record.

Football Riddles
Capitol Area Council

How many teams can you name by these descriptions?

  • Seven squared.  (49ers)
  • American gauchos.  (Cowboys)
  • A 747.  (Jets)
  • Suntanned bodies (Browns)
  • Six rulers (Vikings)
  • Rank of Boy Scouts (Eagles)
  • Credit card users (Chargers)
  • A dollar for corn (Buccaneer)