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The Outlaw
I was recently on staff at Camp Birch of the 95' staff, and this was the most popular of them all we did. This is set in the western era ...

49 49 49
Jumper, bystander Setting: City Street (A person is jumping on up and down, yelling 49! 49! 49! The second person comes by and notices this; he asks what he's doing.) ...

7 Jerks on the Line
2 People on the phone, up to seven Victims, rope Each person is holding the rope at either end, and talking on the telephone Person 1: I went fishing the other day! 2: ...

A Christmas Sotry
Characters: HOUSE Hands over head in inverted “V” SHED Hands in front of chest in inverted “V” SLED Hands together as in praying, waving from left to right. REINDEER One ...

A Christmas Story
CHARACTERS:HOUSE Hands over head in inverted “V” SHED Hands in front of chest in inverted “V” SLED Hands together as in praying, waving from left to right REINDEER One hand, ...

A Compass Lesson
Need: 1 leader and 2 or more scouts. Props: A good compass and a map Announcer: In this scene, we see a Scoutmaster teaching a Patrol about maps and compass. ...

A Drivers Dilemna
CHARACTERS:A Cub Scout and his friend PROPS:          2 chairs for the car (The Cub and his friend are sitting on the chairs. They go through the motions as the narrator ...

A Genius Is This And That
Here’s an audience participation skit - ideal for large group meetings or banquets. There is only one character - the narrator or story teller - and there is no rehearsal ...

A Gift of Goodwill
Personnel: Den Chief & 8 Cubs Setting: A group of 8 Cub Scouts are gathered around.  Each boy is wrapping a gift.  Den Chief enters. Den Chief: Hey, guys, let ...

A Hot Meal
Version 1 3 Lost Campers Setting: Woods #1: Boy, am I hungry! We haven't eaten in days! #2: Me too. #3: And I would just love a hot meal. #1: (Looking to ground) Wow! A rabbit! ...

A Lesson for the Big bugs
BEES: “Buzz, Buzz” ANTS: “Hup, Two, Three, Four” MOSQUITOES: “Bite-e-Bite” FROG: “Croak, Croak” WOODS: All sounds together This is a story about Billy and his family and their adventure in ...

A Scouting Story
HISTORY “Way Back” (point in opposite direction) SCOUTS/SCOUTING “Be Prepared” (give Boy Scout sign) CUB SCOUT “Do Your Best” (give Cub Scout sign)This is a story you won’t find in ...

Acting Skits General
These skits are more like plays than the previous group. Each of the characters have lines and perhaps some action to perform. They will need a little more practice and ...

Airplane Short Runway
Cast: 2 scouts (If more are desired, they can be passengers, with suitable sound effects and actions. Seating for pilot and co-pilot, and for passengers if required and a compass. ...

Alexanders Rag Time Band
Props: Coloured strips of cloth for each participant, spears and shields if desired. Announcer: In this skit, ALEXANDER THE GREAT has called all his officers together to plan the next ...

Alien
Alien comes in - traditional "take me to your leader" routine etc. When taken to leader the alien says, "Stop singing, Ging Gang Goolie -- it's our national anthem..." ...

All Face
An Indian and a white man are traveling together. It's cold and the white man is shivering. The white man is all bundled up and the Indian has very little ...

All In a Days Work
Props: A sign reading: "Undertaker, Justice of the Peace, Furniture, Fresh Eggs", some overalls, straw hats, bandannas. Announcer: Here we see old Clem Smithers sittin' in front of his country ...

All Over Me
Two scouts needed, or one scout and the MC. "They're all over me, they're all over me!" "What's all over you?" "My clothes!" ...

America the Beautiful
PROPS: • Curtains on stage - behind which is U.S. Flag (Either a painting, or a print or a real flag opened out flat - blue in upper left corner). ...

American Folk Tale Skit
Narrator: America's history is full of colorful characters. I'm sure you've heard of many that you couldn't even begin to count them. But we also know that much of our ...

Announcement The
A five second gag to put into a loose moment. Cast: Campfire chief and a volunteer in the audience Campfire Chief: And now it's time to make a spot announcement. ...

Another CPR Skit
This is a skit that I have done a couple of times in the past few years. Scouter Bill Palmer - 1st Port Elgin, 15th Juan de Fuca Scouts in ...

Ants The
Characters: 6 to 8 Cub Scouts Props: Paper sacks Setting: Skit opens with boys standing together in a backyard. Cardboard cutout trees and bushes could be used. 1st Cub: Gee, ...

Artistic Genius
The scene is an art show where judges are inspecting several canvases are displayed. They comment on the brightness, color, technique, that is used on the different pictures. They select ...

Backpacking
Two scouts lay down on sleeping bags on the stage. Two other scouts, pretending to be bikers "ride" over to one of the scouts who is on top of the ...

Bad Breath
One blanket-covered player is the terrible dragon with the terrible breath. Plant three or four "volunteers" in the audience who come up, one by one, to say hello to the ...

Bad Turn
Akela: "Now, (Cubs name), you know you should always do Good Turns." 1st Cub: I tried, honest! Akela: OK Each Cub enters and says similar things to Akela Last Cub: ...

Balloon Orchestra
The players in the orchestra each hold a balloon. They blow up their balloons in unison, then let out the air in a squeak at a time to the rhythm ...

Balloons
Action: Several boys repeatedly blowing up balloons until they break. Boy 2: What are they doing? Boy 1: Blowing up balloons. Boy 2: Why? Boy 1: It's a contest. Boy ...

Banana Skit The
This skit is ideally suited for four people, since it takes the form of a four-beat chant. However, any number can participate. The group forms a line, facing the audience. ...

Bareback Rider
Two clowns come out and get down on all fours, facing the audience. A third clown comes out and stands on their backs, facing the audience, then he gets down ...

Be Prepared01
First scout walks to center of stage, stands to attention, salutes and says, "BE PREPARED." This is repeated by three other scouts. When they are all standing side by side, ...

Beam Me Up
Scout: Walks on stage, looks around slowly and says, "Scotty! The aliens are very unfriendly!! Quick!! Beam me aboard!!" Another scout in the audience: THUNK (the sound of a 2x4 ...

Bear Hunt
A variation on A Talking Martian! And Saloon. Cast: Bear, two hunters Setting: The woods #1: (Whispering) Ah! There's a bear! I can shoot it and I'll have my take ...

Bee Sting
1st scout "OOOOOUCH , OOOOOH , OOOUCH." 2nd scout "What's the matter with you?" 1st scout "A bee's stung my thumb." 2nd scout "Try putting some cream on it then." ...

Bell Ringer 1
Props: Coat with football or wadded clothing under it for the Hunchback, hat or nightstick for Gendarme. Announcer: The Hunchback of Notre Dame has decided to retire, and has place ...

Bell Ringer 2
(The trick with this skit is to do it the night after doing Bell Ringer #1, and to do everything exactly the same - perhaps with a little more 'hamming ...

Bell Ringer 3
(To be used ONLY when Bell Ringer #1 and #2 have been used.) Props: Rain slickers, blanket, and Gendarme gear from above. (Two players enter in rain slickers holding blanket ...

Big Game Hunting
Two to four hunters talking together each says that he is packing a heavier and more powerful gun to shoot with. The first starts out with a small handgun and ...

Big Itch
Cast: Guy, 4 People on lunch break Setting: Park Bench Guy is sitting on park bench. Guy: I'm waiting for my girlfriend. I hope she comes soon. (Luncher #1 sits ...

Black Bart
There are several Black Bart skits, all revolving around the basic plot of the hero chasing Black Bart. The hero and BB come face to face. BB is cornered, building ...

Blindfold
Recruit three or four volunteers and blindfold each one. Have the volunteers stand in front of the audience and instruct them to take off anything they have on. The smart ...

Blue And Gold
CHARACTER:            BANQUET           Let’s Eat         (Rub Tummies)            CUBMASTER         Signs Up!!!       (Cub Scout Sign)            CUB SCOUT         Yippee!!!!        (Jump Up And Down)            DEN LEADER        Oh Dear!          (Hand On Top Of ...

Bob Cats Big Catch
CAST: GRAY SQUIRREL,       RUNNING DEER,       SMALL BEAR,       LITTLE WOLF,       BOB CAT,       CHIEF AKELA. COSTUMES:         Assorted Indian Costumes: headbands, vests, breech cloths, etc. PROPS:            Drum for ...

Bonfire
A leader begins to explain how to lay a campfire. The leader decides to use members of the audience to represent different pieces of wood. The bonfire builders bring up ...

Border Crossing
A variation on The Ghost of Midnight and The Ghost With One Black Eye. Cast: Border Guard, Supervisor, Several Crossers, 2 Brooms Guard: Hi, Boss! I'm new here! What do ...

Border Crossing
A variation on The Ghost of Midnight and The Ghost With One Black Eye. Cast: Border Guard, Supervisor, Several Crossers, 2 Brooms Guard: Hi, Boss! I'm new here! What do ...

Boss The Train
CAST:          2 BOYS tracking animals                Rest of den acts as TRAIN. PROPS:         3 flashlights,                Other props as desired. SETTING:       2 boys are walking across the stage shining their ...

Bouquet The
Cast: six Cubs on an outing. 1st Cub (glumly): I don't think Akela is having such a great time. 2nd Cub (looking at 3rd Cub): Well, you didn't help much ...

Bouquet The
Cast: six Cubs on an outing. 1st Cub (glumly): I don't think Akela is having such a great time. 2nd Cub (looking at 3rd Cub): Well, you didn't help much ...

Bragging Fisherman Skit
CAST: 6 Cub Scouts PROPS: Stools (for fishermen to sit on) Fishing polesSETTING: 6 fishermen sitting on stools by a lake, hanging their poles in the water. Heads droop until ...

Bragging Fishermen
CAST:       6 CUBS PROPS:      Stools (for fishermen to sit on)             fishing poles SETTING:    6 Fishermen sitting on stools by a lake, hanging their poles in the water. Heads droop ...

Brain Shop
Customer, Shopkeeper Setting: Brain Shop Customer: Hi! I'm bored with myself. I'd like to buy a new brain and have an all new personality. Shopkeeper: (In one of those ...

Brain Shop
Cast: Customer, Shopkeeper Setting: Brain Shop Customer: Hi! I'm bored with myself. I'd like to buy a new brain and have an all new personality. Shopkeeper: (In one of those ...

Brain Transplant
A group Scout goes to a new Scientific Laboratory where they have developed a new process for brain transplants. The Scouts asks to see the selection of brains. The doctor ...

Brain Transplant
A group Scout goes to a new Scientific Laboratory where they have developed a new process for brain transplants. The Scouts asks to see the selection of brains. The doctor ...

Brer Possum
Location? Where else but in the woods? A cast of 4 is needed for this one. Brer Possum, Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox and Brer Bear. When the skit starts, Brer ...

Brer Possum
Location? Where else but in the woods? A cast of 4 is needed for this one. Brer Possum, Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox and Brer Bear. When the skit starts, Brer ...

Buc Tuocs Roundup Skit
CAST:        ANNOUNCER              DR. CURE-ALL              CUB SCOUTS (number can vary) ANNOUNCER: Presenting Dr. Cure-All and his marvelous medical discovery, “BUC TUOCS” DR. CURE-ALL: Thank you, my friends. Boys, have ...

Buffalo Stories
These are a variation of the popular elephant jokes. They can be set up with two boys for each "joke". Cub 1: How can you tell if a buffalo is ...

Bus Driver
Several Passengers, Bus Driver, "Stinky" Setting: Bus Bus driver drives the bus along the route, and at each stop, more and more people get off the bus, holding ...

CPR
The first Scout comes out walking around, he suddenly grabs his chest and falls to the ground. Two other scouts come in talking about just completing their first aid merit ...

Camel Patrol
A Scout dressed in a turban enters the campfire circle. He places a blanket on the ground, kneels and begins to pry. He prays by bowing down and with his ...

Camp Coffee
You need a large dixie or billy in the center of the stage and four scouts. In England we have nesting sets of aluminum cooking pots with a steel wire ...

Camp Coffee Sketch
Props: A large cooking pot and mugs for actors 1st Scout- (Walks to pot carrying his mug. He dips his mug in and brings it up to his lips for ...

Campers and Bears
Two campers are walking through the forest when they suddenly encounter a grizzly bear! The bear rears up on his hind legs and lets out a terrifying roar. They're both ...

Campfire Conference
Six or eight weary-looking campers enter the campfire circle, silently circle the campfire once, and sit in a ring around the fire. After a pause, the first camper sighs and ...

Campfire Ethics
"Scouting is a Game with a Purpose"Thoughts on bringing the values of Scouting through to youth By a Quiet CampfireIt is getting late. You are sitting by the fire. The ...

Can You Do This
Cast: 2 People, campfire blanket Have one person lie down on his back and the other kneel directly over him. The top person wears the campfire blanket so as to ...

Candy Store
The leader gives instructions for playing candy store. He asks that one person take a long string and hold on and then adds others until there is a long line ...

Candy Store 2
Announcer: This skit takes place in a candy store. Owner: [Working behind counter, mumbling to himself] Yep, yep, just like always, costs are up and profits are down. Boy: [entering] ...

Candy Store 3
A candy store owner enters carrying a long pole. He asks two members of the audience to hold the pole, draping a blanket or sheet over it, explaining that this ...

Candy Store 4
Props: Need a Scout stave, or a stick about 1" diameter x 5' long. Pick out 2 unknowing people from the group to hold up either end of the stick ...

Candy Store 5
This one can be really hammed up and included the kid walking up in a dance kind of way and the old storekeeper, being old, very laboriously climbing up a ...

Cant Pay the Rent
(In this skit, one person plays all three parts by changing the voice and by using a paper napkin as a mustache, hair bow, and bow tie, as the parts ...

Car Skit
Cub Scouts are bringing in their derby cars for their Pack meeting. Cub Scout #1: “Hey! That’s a nifty car! Did you make it?” Cub Scout #2: “Nah! My dad ...

Castor Oil
CHARACTERS:YOUNG MAN                 DRUGGIST                 PATRON SETTING:        A 1950’s drug store YOUNG MAN: Is it possible to disguise the taste of castor oil? DRUGGIST:       Certainly young man. YOUNG MAN: It’s ...

Change Underwear
Have the boys march in, single file, with one boy leading them like a drill sergeant. The sergeant tells them to stop and addresses them. He tells them he has ...

Chewing Gum
You will need: 5 Cub Scouts, props should include a lamppost, park bench, tree. Scene: Park area, Cub Scouts walk on one at a time. This is a pantomime skit ...

Chicken
Action: Several boys watching another boy crack a whip at a frozen chicken. Boy 2: What's he doing? Boy 1: Practising. Boy 2: Practising what? Boy 1: He wants to ...

Chief Shortcake
Pick a "volunteer" to be the dead Chief Shortcake (adult leader) and have him lie down covering with a towel/sheet except for his head. Have each boy repeat a line ...

Chief Woodpussy
(Each character in the skit has a distinctive sound to make when the Narrator says their name during the reading of the skit. The Narrator should pause, after reading the ...

Chin Faces
Performers arrange themselves with their heads hanging upside down over the edge of a table with a sheet or other drape covering their body with holes cut out exposing their ...

Chinese Story
The Gate Gods: A Chinese Fable Many Gods are worshiped in China, especially during the Chinese New Year. At this time of year many Gods are invited to be a ...

Christmas With The Right Family Skit
Required: small gifts for every scout Preparation: have all scouts stand in a circle, each with a wrapped gift Explain that you are going to read a story and every ...

Circus Closing Act
A den of Cubs in costumes, to represent acts in the circus, parade in and say their lines. The Ringmaster asks audience to guess what each boy is. We bring ...

City Slickers
CAST:    6 Cub Scouts as follows          MA          PA          BOY          SIS. All dressed as Hillbillies.          2 CITY SLICKERS PROPS:   Large cardboard car with handles on back. ...

Clarence Slept Here
CAST:           2 CUBS                 MOTHER                 OTHER CHILDREN (in the family) SETTING:        2 boys playing Nintendo 1ST CUB:        Clarence, I hear something. Is it raining? 2ND CUB:        Sure is, 1ST ...

Climb That
Two Scouts meet, and the first scout begins to brag he can climb anything. Scout 1: "Can you climb that tree?" Scout 2 "Sure I've done it lots of times." ...

Coloured Music
Each member of the Patrol has a clear glass pop bottle which has been partly filled with coloured water, each with a different colour. Each bottle is filled to a ...

Contagious Disease Ward
The scene takes place in the waiting room of a doctor of contagious and communicable diseases, Dr. Ringworm, M.D., l.s.d., v.i.p., l.c.b. Have four chairs and a stand for magazines ...

Convict
Props: A cardboard cutout of a prison window, or a few sticks as bars, and 3 candles. Announcer: The scene is the outside of a prison. [Enter 2 Scouts. One ...

Cotton A JC Penney Variation
Spokesman keeps meeting guys with new clothes - a loud shirt, new shoes, bright socks, new pants, a hat etc. Each time he remarks how snappy they look and ask ...

Country Scouts in the Big City
Two scouts enter campfire circle #1 Hi, we are country scouts, and this is our first trip to the big city. #2 Hey, (looking around) did you ever see such ...

Court Case
Second person walks in with a suitcase. First person already on stage asks where he is going and the first person's reply is that he is going to court. A ...

Court Scene
Guy brought in - "I'm Innocent! I was just picking up pebbles on the beach!" Two or more with similar stories. Last person comes on stage either dressed like a ...

CPR Rescuers
CAST:              3 CUB SCOUTS SETTING:           Cubs are standing around reading newspapers or magazines as if waiting for the bus to                    come. 1ST CUB:           (Suddenly grabs his chest and falls ...

Crazy Charlie
The scene is set up so that Crazy Charlie is portrayed as being in a mental institution. It's dinner time and before he can ask for anyone to pass the ...

Crazy Collecting
Actors pantomime the different types of collectors as the narrator introduces each one. The narrator may start with something like this: NARRATOR:        Everyone collects things. You collect things, I collect ...

Crazy News Flashes
Today, Lady Blenkinsop Smythe, laid a foundation stone. Both are said to be doing well. A lorry load of artificial hair has just overturned on the motorway. The police are ...

Cub Scou Ting
Props: Draw frogs on poster board; cut holes for faces Scene: Three frogs are sitting to the side of the stage facing the audience. As the Curtain Rises: The first ...

Cub Cookout
Characters: Several Cubs around fake campfire pretending to cook hot dogs on sticks. Two Cubs dressed as mosquitoes--antenn', wings etc. Setting: Boys around fire keep slapping as if they are ...

Cub Olympics
Characters: TV reporter, 4 Cub athletes getting ready for the Cub Olympics. Props: Frisbee for discuss, pile for javelin, bag of cookies, toothbrush and basin of water on stand, fake ...

Cub Scout Socks
Characters: Den leader, 3 Cub Scouts Props: A pile of socks on a table. Den leader sits behind table. Den leader: Boys, I'm pleased to announce that our new Cub ...

Cub Scout Stew
Setting: On stage is a huge pot, made from a cardboard carton. The pot could be painted on the side of the carton. Boys in the pot, pile on top of each ...

Cub Scouting is Many Things
This can be used as an opening or a skit. Each of 12 Cubs (or adults) holds a candle, which is lighted as he gives his message. The room lights ...

Cub Shop
4 Shoppers, Storekeeper, Kid (in underwear, or nightgown), full uniform Setting: Store #1: I'd like to buy the Cub Shirt. Storekeeper: Sure. One moment, please. (You hear the kid struggling ...

Damn or should I say Darn
Cast: Director, 2 Workers, Cameraman, Clapperman, Light Man, Soap Setting: On the Setting of a Movie Director: Okay, people! Remember what I said about the language! Action! Clapperman: Scene 5, ...

Dancing Knee Dolls
Paint faces on the knees of the performers. Use dresses (or pants and shirt) to dress the legs as dolls with the arms bulging out. The clothes can be made ...

Daring Sailormen
CHARACTERS: 10 SAILORS (the play opens with the 1st settler on stage) (A NARRATOR reads the verses aloud while the SAILORS perform actions quickly and briefly.) NARRATOR:            One daring ...

Did You Have V8
Cast: Weakling, three or four Thugs, Old Lady, Director, Cameraman Setting: Street Corner Set in a Studio Weakling: Hi there. I'm advertising the great effects this wonderful vegetable cocktail, V-8, ...

Dinner Special
Characters: two customers, waiter. Let actors develop actions and dialogue from the situation Props: table with tablecloth, candles, menus, etc. Most important - a storybook Two customers enter a fancy ...

Dinosaur Hunt
Have the audience repeat the words and motions Going on a dinosaur hunt. (Slap thighs) And I’m not afraid. (Point to self) There’s a tall mountain. (Look with hand over ...

Dippers
Viking Council A Cub runs on stage with a large ladle in his hand “What do you have there?” Asks Boy 1. “The big dipper” Another Cub runs on stage ...

Dirty Socks
Need: 4 scouts, One large can (Billy can or gallon can) with water placed in the center of the stage. 1st scout (Walks to billy carrying his mug. He dips ...

Discover America
CAST:             LOUWEEGEE                   CHRISTO                   ANTONIO                   GENO                   NAVIGATOR                   MARIO                   LOUIE (all in sailor costumes)                   INDIAN (In appropriate costume.) PROPS:            Table,Boats, if desired NARRATOR:         Scene 1. Christopher Columbus and his sailors are standing by their ...

Discover America Skit
CAST: LOUWEEGEE NAVIGATOR CHRISTO MARIO ANTONIO LOUIE the LOOKOUT GENO INDIAN (in appropriate costume) PROPS: Table, Map, and Telescope. Cast are dressed in sailor costumes. Boats, if desired NARRATOR: Scene ...

Do a Good Turn
Cub 1: Comes on stage turning around. Cub 2: Comes on stage doing frontward rolls. Cub 3: Comes on stage rolling over and over. Cub 4: Comes on stage doing ...

Do You Have A Cub Scout Garden
This can be used as a skit or a ceremony. Have the boys make pictures of peas, lettuce, squash, and turnips with the key words printed on them. (Ex. Peas ...

Doctor Doctor
The secret to success with this series of quickies is to keep them moving along. You can have one doctor and different patients, but it may add greater rush and ...

Doctors Office
First patient comes in hiccuping and asks to see the doctor. The second patient comes in cross-eyed, with a silly look on his face. The third person can't control his ...

Doggie Doctor
A person comes to a psychologist and says that he needs help, he thinks that he is a dog, holding up his hands like a dog begging. Through out the ...

Doggie Doo
Cast: Two friends, doggie doo Setting: Street Two friends are walking along the street, perhaps having a conversation about something, talking about a movie or the latest hockey scores, when ...

Don Diego And The Super Jumping Beans
This skit has three main characters: Amigo, Pancho, and Dan Diego. In addition, you will need other characters for JUMPING BEANS. YOU can have as many jumping beans as you ...

Dr Frank N Stein and Igor
Here’s a cool skit I learned at Webelos Camp. One Person is the announcer, one person is Igor, one person is Dr. Frank N. Stein, and all the other people ...

Driving Video Game
Equipment: Set up two chairs side by side with Scouts sitting on them.   Scout 1 acts like he is driving. He starts acting like he is racing through a ...

Dude Ranch
Props: A couple of western hats and bandana would help set the scene. Announcer: This skit takes place at a dude ranch. Old Hand: [slouched against fence, with slow western ...

Earwash
Patrol of scouts line up facing audience. One announces that this is the Earwash Skit. Scout at end of the line drinks a glass of water. He puts his hands ...

Easter Bunny
The Easter Bunny is out delivering his eggs and the police arrest him for breaking and entering a house. The police don't believe that he is the Easter Bunny, but ...

Echo 1 Baloney
(Before the skit begins, one player hides a few feet into the woods behind the campfire circle, and plays the part of the ECHO.) [PETER AND TIM enter] Peter: Here ...

Echo 2 Jerk
(Before the skit begins, one player hides a few feet into the woods behind the campfire circle, and plays the part of the ECHO.) Scout: Boy, it's been a tough ...

Echo Point
Once modified this to suit a space theme -- it was a tour around the galaxy to different planets, people traveled in a spaceship to get from planet to planet ...

Echo again
A Scout enters the campfire area, walks around and collapses to the ground. He lays there seriously ill and dying. Soon another scout enters and finds the ill scout. He ...

Elephant Walk
The clown trainer comes on with a group of elephants, wearing over—sized tennis shoes. The elephants parade in a line, bent over as though walking on all fours. At a ...

Elevated Gum
A boy enters chewing gum, acting like a business man, with a briefcase etc. Walks up and enters a elevator, sticks gum on the wall. A kid listening to rock ...

Emergency Room Doctor
The scene is an emergency room at a hospital. The Doctor is totally self absorbed, combing hair, looking in mirror etc. A guy runs in, a hiker with a branch ...

Emergency Skit
This Skit should be learned by all Cubs and Scouts in the event that they find themselves called on unexpectedly for a skit (Be Prepared), or in case some other ...

Emergency Test
A group of scouts come out and stand in a line across the stage. One, the announcer, stands in front of them. Announcer: "This is a test." All: Hmmmmmmmmmmm. (Or ...

Energy Savers
Characters: Six Cub Scouts in uniform; one den leader in uniform. Setting: Den meeting place, decorated as desired. Den leader sits at a table. As skit opens, all “Cub Scouts ...

Enlarging Machine
(This skit is best set up in the opening of the campfire circle so that no one can see what is happening "backstage".) Props: A blanket (or on stage a ...

Eskimo Pie
Scene: Group of Cub Scouts around a table. Props: Ping pong ball, sponge, white golf tees, pan with ice cream bars in the bottom. Cub 1: Isn't it great our ...

Fall Quickie
Player walks across the area scattering handfuls of leaves he takes from a big bag. Another player approaches and asks, "What are you doing?" 1st Player: I'm leaving! ...

Family Lost In Space
Props: 5 chairs set up like a "space car" - 2 front, 3 in back row Participants: Father, Mother, 3 kids, 1 sign carrier Arrangements: Father is driving with mother ...

Famous Talking Dog
Two scouts run in front of the campfire. One Scout introduces himself as the owner of the World Famous Talking Dog. Second Scout puts up his hands in paw like ...

Finale
"They're all around me!" "What?" "Cheesy run-ons!" ...

Fire Drill
Through the meeting or campfire, different people run through with some container (cups, buckets, cans, etc). Eventually the MC stops one of them and asks what's going on to which ...

Fire The
You need two players and a behind-scenes person to move the fire (an artificial campfire with invisible strings attached). The players sit by the fire, reading, doing a puzzle, etc. ...

Firebuilding
When we entered the campfire theater the first four scouts walked in with large cans filled only with torn up news paper. The Staff immediately noticed and gave us their ...

Fish Market
Two people, one a fisherman and the other a fish market managar come on stage and hold a long cord between them. The fish market man attempts to call the ...

Fishing
(The scene opens with the two players rowing an imaginary boat.) Andrew: Whew! It sure is a long way out here. Robert: Yep. (puts hand to eyes) I can't see ...

Fishing on a Park Bench
Three guys are sitting on a park bench. Goober is quietly reading, Gomer is pretending to swim in a lake (jumps off bench and swims around). Gopher is pretending to ...

Fishing Success
Five or six fishermen sit on the end of the dock (chairs), casting and winding in their lines. One fisherman is catching all the fish: the others have no luck. ...

Fishin
Center stage is a lad fishing from a billy can or bucket, he keeps pulling the rod as though he has something on the line. A passer by looks at ...

Five Thousand Chicks
Props: Farm clothes for both players. Special Effects: [Knock, knock, knock] Farmer: Is this the farmer's information office? Manager: Yep, what can I do for you? Farmer: Well, I'm havin' ...

Flasher
One member seems to be wearing nothing but an overcoat in front of the campfire. As each scout approached him, he would (with his back turned to the audience) flash ...

Flea
Boys standing in a line, first boy scratches, then second on down the line, last boy feels it and says "Oh there you are Marvin, I've been looking all over ...

Flora the Flea
Performer (The performer is putting his trained flea Flora through all her tricks, explaining all her tricks as she does them. His eyes follow every flip, jump, ...

Fly in the Soup
Customer: Waiter, waiter, there's a fly in my soup ! Waiter : (Enters, very snooty, peering into the soup) Oh, yes, you are right sir. That will be an extra ...

Flying High
Boys on a flight to Germany or other destination. They act up and really give the stewardess or steward (den leader, 11 year old patrol leader etc.) a hard time. ...

Food Water Mirror on the Sahara
2 or 3 People, cup of water, combs, Narrator Setting: Sahara Desert Narrator: Here are some poor, thirsty men on the desert who've been stranded on the desert ...

Four Leaf Clover
A person finds a four leaf clover. He feels sure that it will bring him good luck. Another person runs into him. They accuse each other of running into each ...

Franky 2 The Monster
Announcer: We are in Dr. Frankenstein's laboratory, and as the scene opens, the he is just bringing his monster to life. Doctor: [connecting wires to monster] There, Igor, everything is ...

Franky 3 Youre it
Announcer: The scene is a school yard where the children are playing tag. [children run around, playing tag, but do not use the words ["You're It."] Boy: [entering, excitedly] The ...

Fred the Trained Flea
"Here in my hand is Fred the Trained Flea. Fred will perform for you some amazing feats. Watch closely." "Fred, do jumping jacks! Very good! Cheer, everyone!" "Fred, do a ...

French Restaurant
This skit is best done with older scouts because its rather complicated, and even better if the volunteer is an unknowing new adult leader. It always gets big laughs from ...

Fresh Fish
Merchant (hangs up sign FRESH FISH SOLD HERE): Sure did spend a lot of time and money having this sign made up, but it's worth it, it's worth it! Boy ...

Friends of Years
Three guys are sitting on a park bench. Goober is quietly reading, Gomer is pretending to swim in a lake (jumps off bench and swims around). Gopher is pretending to ...

Frontier Life
A narrator tells a story of the harsh frontier life out on the prairie. Scouts perform various actions cued by the narrator, including a large group to act as a ...

Fun Bearing Torut
Now it happened that there was a mining camp in Colorado where more than an average number of the miners were bald. An enterprising hair tonic salesman from Kentucky decided ...

Fun Stuff
Cub # 1: I know a person who thinks he’s an owl Cub # 2: Who? Cub # 1: Now I know two. Cub # 1: How many birds can ...

Future Careers
Props: A large box that Cubs can step into and out of; decorate front with knobs and dials. Cub #1:Ladies and gentlemen, this is the fantastic, terrific magic future machine. ...

Future Careers
Props A 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 ...

Game Show
The skit starts out with a couple of campers (or scouts in your case) asking for some volunteers from the audience (parents will do JUST fine…evil grin). The volunteers are ...

Gathering of the Nuts Version 2
Vincent: I am the famous artist, Vincent Van Go Go. I have come here this evening at great expense to create one of my living nature paintings which will express ...

Getting the Bird
It is explained to the audience that they are to try and guess the name of well known local birds that will be acted out. Then, members of the patrol ...

Ghost Story
Boys lined up in file tiptoe onto the stage and suddenly stop. The message is passed in a mock whisper from the head of the line to the foot and ...

Ghost With One Black Eye
Ghost, 3 Pedestrians Setting: City Street #1: (Bends over; picks up coin.) Wow! A loony! Ghost: (Comes out; scary voice.) I am the Ghost with one black eye! (#1 scared; ...

Ghostcatchers
Two guys start a ghost catching business. They go to this house and can't get rid of the ghost. The ghost finally leaves because one of the guys sings very ...

Giant Worm
On stage you have a boy concealed in a sleeping bag that is open on both ends, he is the Giant worm. Several "hikers" happen upon the worm. The hikers ...

Glass of Water
There is a glass of water in the middle of the stage. First scout crawls across the floor crying for water. He dies dramatically shortly after beginning his crawl. The ...

Going Places
This is a question and answer skit for up to 9 Cubs. Two sets of answers are given and should be used according to whether you wish the skit to ...

Going The Distance
Personnel: Any number of boys Opening: All start out walking: 1st Boy: (stops) I’m thirsty. (All get a drink.) (Continue Walking.) 2nd Boy: (stops) I’m hot (All wipe off face.) ...

Going to Court
This one is a run on that requires the above-mentioned partner whose been around for years and will be for years more, and good timing. One of the nice things ...

Gold is Where Ya Find It
Props- Pie tins, old flannel shirts, old hats, maybe a shovel, a large gold cardboard heart with double-stick tape on one side! All boys put on old shirts and hats ...

Gone Fishin
Three boys sitting on a bench or chairs in the front of the room. The two boys on outside have fishing poles, the one in the middle is reading a ...

Good Soup
Props: a large pot, several spoons, and a floor mop. A chef's hat would also be useful. Announcer: This scene takes place in the camp Dining Hall. (Several boys are ...

Gotta Go Wee
(The boys are seated in two rows, as in a school bus, with one at the front as the driver.) Tommy: [running to front] Stop the bus, I gotta go ...

Granny Wake Up
Cast: Grandson, Granny (2 people), Volunteer, Victim, campfire blanket(s) Setting: In Granny's Room Granny is in bed (say on the floor,) and of course is covered with blankets. Your two ...

Grannys Candy Store
Paint a verbal picture of the various scouts acting as a cash register (person says ching, ching), popcorn machine (goes pop, pop), door (person holds arms horizontal,swinging saying creak, creak), ...

Grease
Boy 1: Tonight we are going to be talking about ancient Greece. (Boy 2 walks on stage carrying a can of Crisco.) Boy 1: No, no; not that kind of ...

Green Side Up Green Side Up
Characters: A Building Contractor, A Couple (if lady isn't available, changes can be made for one person) Contractor (inside house): Okay, we need a color for the wall in the ...

Greetings 2
This is a classic that appears almost every year for your Holiday Pack Show. Commissioner Dave Set Up: The Den Chief explains that the audience is to respond by doing ...

Hairy Hamburger
A man sits down in a restaurant and orders a hamburger. The waiter bring out his hamburger. The man starts eating his hamburger and finds a hair in it; complains ...

Happiness is Misery is skit
CAST: 2 to 8 Cub Scouts, or more. (Cubs alternate, first boy says, “HAPPINESS is…,” second boy says, “MISERY is…”) PROPS: Hold up cards or cardboard cutouts (painted) of smiling ...

Happyness Is Misery Is
CAST:    2 to 8 Cub Scouts, or more          (Cubs alternate; first boy says: “HAPPINESS IS…,” second boy says : “MISERY          IS…” PROPS:   Hold up cards or cardboard cutouts ...

Harlem Globetrotters
Three scouts are doing laundry, each is sitting behind a bucket which holds his "laundry". Two of the buckets really have water and a rag or two. All three work ...

Hat Skit
(This skit is done by one person. A hat type or position and voice indicates the character. The Mother talks in a high voice with the lower lip out and ...

Have You Seen my Belly Button
Cast: Dog owner, Passengers on bus, stuffed animal Setting: City Bus Owner goes around on the bus asking people if they've seen his Belly Button. Some ignore him, women gasp, ...

Heavens Gate
You can get your favorite leader or friend with this one. Need: 5 or more scouts (1 is an announcer, 1 is an Angel). Announcer: Here we are at the ...

Herman The Trained Flea
The trainer has a flea various tricks, when suddenly he loses Herman, his trained flea. He searches around for Herman, calling for him, eventually a person is brought forward with ...

Hiccup for Me
A boy comes out and says something like, "Hic - I can't - Hic - get rid of these Hic-ups". Another person comes out and asks what wrong. He is ...

High Wire Act
The clowns come on and single file walks along an imaginary wire on the floor. They use the standard umbrella to help balance themselves and make the walking look difficult. ...

How Far
Personnel: Any number of boys Equipment: Pedometer (can be an oversized prop for effect) Setting or Opening: Boys are heaped in a pile - looking worn out after a long ...

How Not To Build A Rocket
Think of this as the 3 Stooges building a rocket ship. It is pantomime only. With all the slapstick bumping, shoving, and horseplay possible. Cast: 3 boys as astronauts in ...

How The Sun Moon Stars Got Into The Sky
Dress up all the boys as Indian Braves and assign four of them the following parts. Have the rest of the boys sit around a “campfire” and listen to the ...

How to Build a Thingamajig
Doodads: Clickety-clack, clickety clack Dingford: Whiz, bang, boom Freedistant: Whoosh, whoosh Higoricky: Snap, crackle, pop Scatereekus: All sounds together Very few families these days can get by without a thingamajig. ...

HOW TO BUILD A THINGAMAJIG
Doodads: Clickety-clack, clickety clack Dingford: Whiz, bang, boom Freedistant: Whoosh, whoosh Higoricky: Snap, crackle, pop Scatereekus: All sounds together Very few families these days can get by without a thingamajig. ...

How to Make the Team
Two boys, one eats vegetables, exercises, ballerate (ballet & karate), runs (gets a kid to chase him home-school bully). The other kid eats candy bars, plays baseball with guys. First ...

How to Wash An Elephant
Before introducing this stunt, choose three people to leave the room. They should not overhear the narrator. Narrator explains to audience that the stunt is called "How to Wash an ...

I Gotta Go Wee
Five guys sleeping in a tent, all in a row. The scoutmaster on one end, the little scout on the other. The little scout climbs over all the other sleeping ...

Im a Rabbit
Cub 1: Ask me if I'm a rabbit. Cub 2: Okay Are you a rabbit? Cub 1: Yes. Now ask me if I'm a beaver. Cub 2: Are you a ...

Im Gonna Get You
Cast: Murderer, BUTTER knife, Jar of peanut butter, Sleeping Family Members Setting: In House at Night When All Are Asleep Thief is looking around the house, with a flashlight perhaps ...

Im Russian
One of those skits that may be inappropriate. Cast: 4 Russians, 1 Person late for work All actors come out one at a time, using Russian accents except the last ...

If
A short, silly skit about scampish elves and their concern for Santa. CAST:             SANTA                   9 ELVES                   EXTRA ELVES (Non-speaking parts) PROPS:            1 large sign on wall or drapes ...

Igor
No props are needed, although the actors can make up bits of costumes that emphasize their roles. The evil professor can wear a long white lab coat. Some rehearsal is ...

Important Papers
Props: Chair, roll of toilet paper, blanket for cape, tinfoil crown, sheets of notepaper. King: [seated] Sir Roger, bring me my important papers! Roger: [enters with notepaper] Here you are, ...

Improv Skit
Equipment: assortment of odd items Split into small groups. Each group is given an item or a bag of items and is given 2-3 minutes to come up with a ...

In the Furniture Store
You need a furniture store salesman and a customer who knows what is happening. Before the salesman can sell anything, he needs stock. Call for volunteers from the audience: four ...

Indian Scout
Props: Feathers and headband for the Indian, hiking gear for Scouts (As the scene opens, we find an Indian laying with his ear to the ground) [Enter Patrol on a ...

Infantry The
A variation of the Viper. A scout runs in to a camp of soldiers yelling "The infantry is coming! The infantry is five miles away!" The soldiers look up, mumble, ...

Intelligence
Two ditch diggers are digging a ditch when their boss walks by and then just stands around. One digger turns to the other and ask why they have to do ...

Is a Train Comin Today
Grandma, Grandpa Setting: Train Station Grandma: (In old voice) Grandpa, is a train Comin' from the south today? Grandpa: (Hobbles over to station, checks the schedule, looks to the ...

Is a Train Passing Today
One of those skits rarely done yet quite funny if done right. Cast: Grandma, Grandpa Setting: Train Station Grandma: (In old voice) Grandpa, is a train passing from the south ...

Is Captain Kidd Afraid of Himself
Cast: Captain Kidd, Other people walking by, Mirror Setting: Street C.K.: I'm the roughest, toughest, meanest, ugliest pirate to roam the seas. Watch this. (Tries to scare first man walking ...

Is Captain Kidd Afraid of Himself
Cast: Captain Kidd, Other people walking by, Mirror Setting: Street C.K.: I'm the roughest, toughest, meanest, ugliest pirate to roam the seas. Watch this. (Tries to scare first man walking ...

Is It Time Yet
Need: 5-8 Scouts standing (or laying) with left foot crossed over right and right arm crossed over lef First Scout in line asks: "IS IT TIME YET?" - Second Scout ...

Is It Time Yet
CAST:              As many Cubs as you have. SETTING:           The Cubs are lying on the ground, on their left side, using their left arm as a pillow, the right stretched over the ...

Is It Time Yet 2
Group lines up, sits down, crosses right leg over left leg, crosses arms in front of chest and bow head as if to be asleep. First person wakes up, nudges ...

Is It Time Yet 3
Have several boys standing in a line (facing the audience) with one arm on the next boys shoulder. The first boy in line looks at the second and asks the ...

Is the Train Comin
Members of a six or patrol stand in a straight line facing the audience. Pa stands at one end, next to Ma and an assortment of sons, daughters, cousins, etc. ...

Its All Around Me
You need two characters, one on stage and the other to rush on in a panic, swatting the air, looking desperate and yelling, "It's all around me, it's all around ...

JC Penney
Version 1: One Scout is standing on stage. A Second Scout walks up. The First Scout says, "Those are nice shoes. Where did you get them?" The Second Scout says, ...

JC Penney 1
CAST:         As many CUBS as you’d like (at least 6 recommended)               One person designated as J.C. PENNEY. PROPS:        Towel and one article of clothing for each character, SETTING:      One ...

JC Penney 2 A More Obvious JC Penney Variation
CAST:          STORE CLERK                J.C. PENNEY                CUSTOMERS (as many as desired) PROPS:         Table for checkout counter                Cash register(optional)                Towel                Various articles of clothing (Suggest Cub Scout ...

Jeb And Ebb
No campfire is complete without the two Hillbillies, Jeb and Ebb. Barefoot, jeans and plaid shirt, droopy hats and a bit of wheat or straw sticking out here and there. ...

Joe and the Button Factory
There are umpteen zillion versions of this skit. The one that I know goes like this. Hi, my name is Joe, And I work in a Button Factory. I've got ...

Join the Army
Cast: Army Recruiter, Trainees Setting: Gymnasium Recruiter: (To audience) Join the army and learn some great skills! You can become rough and tough like me! For instance, you can learn ...

Joke Teller
A patrol of scouts are sitting around the campfire, eating their dinner. Every once in a while an older scout will yell out a number and all of the scout ...

Joses Dilemma
Assign the parts to 5 groups; everyone will respond to FIESTA with “Olé. JOSE: I want to go MAMA: Take your sombrero SOMBRERO: It’s too hot SISTER: Take me, Jose ...

Jumbo Burgers
Cast: 2 People, Radio Voice Setting: Park #1: Boy, what a lunch! Those Jumbo Burgers were really strange -- but good. I wonder why they wouldn't tell us what kind ...

Jungle Drums
Cast: Mowgli, who drums out messages on a tom-tom; several Cubs in full uniform; Akela. As Mowgli beats out messages, Cubs take turns translating for Akela. (Mowgli drums) Akela: What's ...

Jungle Interview
Cub 1: We're here to interview the jungle animals. Cub 2: Tell me, Bagheera, how do you keep your fur so shiny and bright? Bagheera: I rub it with baby ...

Karate Orientale
Once done with a Pirate theme whereby instead of having a karate expert, had a pirate who was good with a sword. No change in progression or punchline, though. Cast: ...

Keep America Beautiful Contest
6 Cubs or Scouts Setting: Five Cubs Sitting in Their Clubhouse (indicated by appropriate signs) playing a game. Cub 1: (Runs in, very excited) Hey, you guys! Did you hear ...

Keep America Beautifull
Scene: Flower and grass wave gently in the breeze. Trash can is sleeping. Litterbug is laughing and throwing pop cans and bottles on flowers, and candy wrappers and newspaper on ...

Keep Canada Beautiful Contest
Otherwise known as "The Contest" in the Leader Magazine. Text from The Best of the Leader Cut Out Pages. You could just as easily do this as Keep America Beautiful ...

Knot Demonstration
A person comes out with a length of rope. He proceeds to give a knot demonstration some of which do not turn the way he expects. He has creative and ...

Lawn Mower
One person bends over pantomiming a lawn mower. This "mower" rumbles and shakes, sputtering, as the gardener tries to start it. It doesn't start. Other members of the skit try ...

Lawnmower Salesman
CHARACTERS:2 CUSTOMERS                   LAWNMOWERS, played by 2-6 Cub Scouts                   SALESMAN SCENE:            In front of a store (Cub Scouts are down on their hands and knees representing lawnmowers. The salesman ...

Lawnmower The
(One participant is on his hands and knees as the mower.) Owner : (Yanking imaginary rope, while mower sputters) This darned old mower, I can't get it going. I need ...

Learning English
Yet another which may be considered inappropriate. Cast: Narrator, French Person, Storekeeper, Border Guard Narrator: This man (indicate French person) wanted to learn English so that he could go to ...

Learning the Alphabet
Cast: Teacher, Kid Setting: Classroom Kid: (To teacher) May I go to the washroom? Teacher: First you have to recite the alphabet. Kid recites the alphabet BUT leaves out the ...

Leaving
Player walks across the area scattering handfuls of leaves he takes from a big bag. Another player approaches and asks, "What are you doing?" 1st Player: I'm leaving! ...

Let Me Have It
This is an old, old vaudeville stunt. It depends on the interaction between the players and the crowd. Overacting and showing off should be encouraged. The only prop needed is ...

Letters from Home
Props: Two sheets of paper. Scott: (Enters) Gee, it's always nice to get a letter from home when you're at camp. Robin: (Enters) Hey, look, I got a letter from ...

Lie Detector
A transparent container (i.e. an old vase) and a coin with a string attached. The container sits on a table with a cloth over it. Have two guys start up ...

Life On Other Planets
Boys come out representing each planet Mercury: (Jumping around) You'd really get a hot foot if you lived on me. The temperature is 950 on Mercury. Venus: (Moving hands as ...

Lighthouse 2
Director: The community has decided to build a lighthouse so that its fishermen can find their way safely home. [A tall person is chosen to be the lighthouse] Now, we ...

Lighthouse 3 Cornflakes
PROPS: A fake microphone, suitable attire for WIFE. DAN LATHER: [knocking at lighthouse door] Well, here I am at the famous Mariposa Lighthouse to find a top news story for ...

Lightning Strike
A group of scouts are out hunting along with the troop chaplain. The Troop Chaplain says "Look there goes a duck." A Scout using imaginary rifle takes a shot, and ...

Lights Camera Action
This skit is performed on a Hollywood sound stage, you have a director, cameraman and actors: Doctor, leading man and maiden. The man is on his death bed, maiden runs ...

Listen at the Wall
One person goes along a wall listening and listening. Others come along and ask him what he is doing. He says dramatically, "Listen," and the others do. One of them ...

Litter Hurts
A scout comes out and begins talking about low impact camping and the importance of preserving nature. As he walks around, he sees a piece of litter and picks it ...

Little Brother
Scout 1: Whatcha doing ? Scout 2: Writing a letter to my little brother. Scout 1: Why are you writing so slowly? Scout 1: Because my little brother can't read ...

Little Green Ball
First scout comes on and says 'Oh no I've lost it' He then starts to search around on the floor. Second scout comes in and asks what he is looking ...

Living Xylophone
The instrument consists of several kneeling performers. The player strikes each on the head with a fake mallet or his fist as if playing a xylophone. Each player utters a ...

Lobster Tail
Two Scouts enter a fancy seafood restaurant, seated by Host, given menus, they study and discuss the menus, etc. Waiter arrives to take orders. One customer orders shrimp. The second ...

Lost Dog
CAST:    DAVE          BOB SETTING: Dave is crying DAVE:    Boo hoo hoo! BOB:     Hey Dave, why are you crying? DAVE:    (still sniffling) I lost my dog BOB:     Maybe he’ll come ...

Lost Instrument Skit
Cast: Billy and five other Cub Scouts Props: Comb wrapped in wax paper, Kazoos for the rest of the boys, small musical instrument case. Billy: I can't find my comb! ...

Lost Item around Campfire
First boy searches the ground around the campfire. Second boy: "What are you looking for, maybe I can help you find it. First boy: "I dropped my neckerchief slide." Second ...

Lost Money
CAST:          Several CUB SCOUTS SETTING:       1st Cub is circling around and looking down at the ground. 2ND CUB:       What are you doing? 1ST CUB:       I dropped my money and I’m ...

Lunch Break
Props: Lunch bags or pails. Announcer: We see here a construction site. It is now lunch time, and two friends are about to eat. Worker 1: (Opens lunch bag and ...

Mad Reporter
The scene is a bridge where a very depressed reporter is about to jump off (the end of the stage or a platform could be the end of the bridge). ...

Magic Campfire
MAGIC CAMPFIRE STARTSCompiled by Scouter Stewart Bowman 8th Whitby Scout Troop Whitby District Lakeridge Region Ontario, Canada November 1992INTRODUCTIONThe following compilation of "Magic Campfire Starts" has been collected over a ...

Making A Cub Scout
CHARACTERS:Child Two Leaders Two Parents PROPS: You will need a large table for the child to lie on during the “operation.” The “doctor” can carry a large cardboard knife. Props ...

Making a Cub Scout
Characters: Child, Two Leaders, Two Parents Props: You will need a large table for the child to lie on during the “operation.” The “doctor” can carry a large cardboard knife. ...

Martian Mamma
Mamma is washing dishes, back to baby. Baby says that he wants a drink. "Right in front of you dear", says mamma. Baby picks up green drink. Baby says that ...

Measurement Problem
Need: 3 scouts (2 older scouts and 1 cubscout). (Two Scouts come on stage carrying a long pole. They prop it up, then stand back and look at it.) Scout ...

Medical Genius
Setting is the office of a famous psychiatrist. He is seated behind a table. Nurse brings in a patient with a flowerpot on his head. Another patient enters and runs ...

Military Genius
Sergeant is drilling a group of uniformed men, who are a pretty sloppy lot - shoestrings untied, shirt tails out, collars unbuttoned, hats at odd angles etc. Sergeant drills in ...

Missed
Scene 1: Guy juggling balls. Drops one. Snaps fingers and says, "Missed!" Exits. Scene 2: Same guy juggling balls. Drops one. Snaps fingers and says, "Missed!" Exits. Scene 3: Same ...

Mister Bones
CAST:      MR. JONES            MR. BONES            CHOIR, behind Mr. Jones and Mr. Bones with banjos and tambourines COSTUMES:  Boys are dressed like minstrels.) MR. BONES: Mr. Jones, why does ...

Mixed Body Acting
Fasten a shirt backwards around the first person's neck, leaving the sleeves empty. Have a second person stand behind the first and put his arms through the shirt sleeves. A ...

Mixed Up Magic
Child is told to clean room. The child hates to clean his room so he gets out his book of magic spells and use one to clean the room. Unfortunately, ...

More Thoughts About Campfires
Reg Roberts The Leader, December 1985As promised in the August/September Issue, here is the second in a series of articles about campfires. Again I have used as my resource some ...

Mowgli Goes To The Pack Meeting
Have the audience give the correct response or sound to the following words as they are read in the story. Mowgli: Laugh Baloo: Growl Wolf Cubs: Howl Pack: Say ‘Do ...

Mr Kerplunk
Announce him as Mr. Kerpluk the world renown spitter. He could be French, German, etc. with the appropriate accent. He says he will demonstrate several of his famous spits for ...

Muscle Building Champs
CAST:              6 boys in uniform holding props as described below. Setting:           All boys come on stage and one at a time step forward and speak their lines. ALL TOGETHER: We ...

Musical Genius
The announcer makes a flowery introduction about how fortunate the audience is to have the opportunity to hear the splendid vocal group about to perform. After the introduction, the group ...

Musical Toilet Seat Salesman
A scout is a door to door salesman, selling Musical Toilet Seats: If you have some cardboard make props like toilet seats. Salesman approaches each home knocks on the door ...

My Belt
You need two characters, one on stage and the other to rush on in a panic, swatting the air, looking desperate and yelling, "It's all around me, it's all around ...

Napoleons Last Farewell
The narrator walks to the center of the stage and says that he would now like to present for his audience, that historical event, Napoleon's last farewell to his troops, ...

New Car The
Cast: Salesman, Buyer, 5 People to be Tires, Victim Setting: Car Showroom 4 of the tires are crouched in "tire" formation as on a car. The fifth is the spare ...

New Family Induction Campfire
Props: Appropriate Cub Scout book, a stick of wood for everyone, campfire (may be a prop). Asst. CM: We have some boys and their parents requesting to join our pack. ...

New Saw
Need: 3 scouts (1 as announcer). Announcer: This scene takes place in a hardware store in a small north woods lumber town. Lumberjack: (Enters) My old crosscut saw is worn ...

News Flash
Cast: Reporter, Editor, toy gun Setting: Newsroom Editor: Okay, you're new on the job, so I'll give you a tip. You have to go and get a current story. Something ...

No Rocket Scientist
Setting: Rocket pilot in cockpit on one side of stage. Ground control with computer on other side. ...

No Skit
CAST:             As many as you wish SETTING:          1ST Cub walks on stage in tears. He carries on, crying incessantly and blowing his nose. 2ND CUB:          (Enters) What’s wrong? 1ST CUB:          ...

No Skit 2
Scout #1 Oh, no! Scout #2 What's the matter? Scout #1 whispers to Scout #2. No one hears them. Scout #2 Oh, no! Scout #3 What's the matter? Scout #2 ...

Noise Pollution
THE FIRE SIREN (Moan) THE POLICEMAN (Loud Whistle) THE LIBRARIAN (SSSSh!) THE DUCKS (Quack-quack) THE DOG (Arf, Arf) THE CHICKENS (Bok-Bok-Bok) THE PIGS (Snort, Oink) TWO BOYS (sing, Row, Row, ...

Norbert
Norbert is an unusual young Scout who is very proud of being self-sufficient, and likes to tell us about his ability. He is a little uncoordinated, much to the delight ...

Nosebleed
Person with nosebleed, 3 Pedestrians, 4th Pedestrian Setting: City Street (Nosebleed person is looking down at the ground. #1 comes in and looks around, then down, and mumbles,) #1: ...

Nurses The
The scene is an emergency room at a hospital. The nurse is totally self absorbed, combing hair, looking in mirror etc. Whether you have a male nurse or a boy ...

Offensive Bus Passenger
Players are pretending that they are riding a bus. There is a bus driver and several passengers. Every time the bus stops, the passengers holds their nose, coughs, etc. looking ...

OhWaTaGooSiam
A guru with a turban on his head comes out and sits down in the middle of the stage. Members of the audience are solicited to take part in the ...

Old Movie Scene
Run through a short movie scene. Use jerky motions, flashlight flicker, etc. Just as the scene is about to end, the narrator says, "Oh no! Something's wrong; it's going backwards!" ...

Old Socks
A group of scouts approach a scout and smell a foul odor. After some carrying on, the scouts determine it smells like old socks. One scouts says: "Good Grief, when ...

Olympic Drama
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 ...

One Step at A Time
Characters: Senior Scout (like a Den chief, Denner, etc.) Junior “Cub” Scouts. Setting: All Scouts are on stage as the skit starts. Cub 1: When I grow up I’m going ...

One Step at a Time
Characters: Senior Scout (like a Den chief, Denner, etc.) Junior “Cub” Scouts. Setting: All Scouts are on stage as the skit starts. Cub 1: When I grow up I’m going ...

OOOOOO A Bug
Have a huge wag of chewing gum (or homemade modeling clay), green and black, lying on a plate in the middle of a table on the stage. First boy walks ...

Out Where Men Are Men
Assign the following characters to different groups, then read or tell the story. As each character is mentioned, the proper group rises, makes the appropriate sounds and sits down. CHARACTERS:COWBOY                     ...

Over the Cliff
The Senior patrol leader arrives with his troop and begins to admire the view from the top of the cliff, upon which they are standing. He begins to organize things ...

Pain Is Where You Find It
CAST:              DOCTOR                    PATIENT                    (Add extras according to the number of boys in den) SETTING:           Doctor’s office DOCTOR:            Good morning Mr. Smith MR. SMITH:         (Bending over in pain.)                    ...

Painting the Walls
In the middle of the singing a person wearing two coats, holding a paint bucket, paint brush, and a step ladder pushes through the crowd. He excuses himself saying he ...

Panther Tracks
Two Scouts are walking along when they spot some interesting tracks. Scout One - "Hey!! Look animal tracks! I wonder what kind of tracks are those?" Scout Two - " ...

Pass the Pepper
Setting: Family Sitting at the Dinner Table, talking in a very thick Southern Drawl. Ma: Pass the peppa, Pa. (Goes down the line to Pa, who responds) Pa: Here's ...

Patience Jackass Patience
You can ham this up a bit, but here's the gist of it. Two scouts enter (one on all fours if conditions allow) and move across stage as the skit ...

Peanuts
Judge, Bailiff, 3 (or more) Scruffy Guys, Peanuts (person) Setting: Courthouse Judge: Order in the court! Order in the court! Bring in the first case! (Bailiff brings in a scruffy ...

Peanuts 2
Cast: policeman; three boys; police chief. (Policeman hustles scuffed looking boy up to boy sitting at the table marked CHIEF.) Policeman: Here's a bunch of trouble- makers for you, sir. ...

Peanuts in the Lake
Each person has a handful of peanuts hidden away (except girl's peanuts which are visible), perhaps in campfire blanket pocket. All family members are present on the stage. Cast: Girl, ...

Pencil Salesman
A sales manager is trying to teach a dumb salesman how to sell. The manager tells the trainee to listen to him carefully and he will teach him how to ...

Pencils
Man Wearing Cap Sideways (looking Goofy) holding pencils says, quietly: Pencils, Pencils, Pencils People Walk by in disgust Good Scout: Let me help you sell your Pencils Vendor: Okay! Good ...

Pet Shop
Customer, Shopkeeper Setting: Pet Shop Customer: I'd like to buy a turtle. Shopkeeper: Well, here's one of the only three turtles I have left-they sell real well out here ...

Pickin Cotton
A guy is standing in the middle of the ring. Someone wanders in, stage left, carrying a boombox. "Hey, nice radio! Where'd you get it?" "Pickin' Cotton" and he continues ...

Pickpocket
"Freddy Fingers and Hands Harry" meet and embrace each other. They Tell where they've been in the last few years, and as they say good-bye, one says to the other, ...

Pickpockets
Two friends meet and ask each how they are doing. Each reveals that he has become a pickpocket and claims to be the best pickpocket ever. They agree to find ...

Pie in the Face
This skit requires pie plates, shaving cream, towels, 3 plastic raincoats, or something similar (i.e. plastic bags). At least five people need to be involved. There is the narrator, the ...

Pink Champagne Punch
1 12-ounce bottle white grape juice 1 6-ounce can frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed 1 16-ounce pkg. frozen whole strawberries, thawed 1 12-ounce can lemon-lime soda, chilled ...

Plane Landing
Pilot and control tower voice are located on opposite sides of the stage area. A out of sight on the pilot's side makes engine noises. Another person starts the skit ...

Play Ball
The scene is set with an umpire, a catcher, a pitcher, first baseman, second baseman and third baseman. The players run out to their positions, start talking and acting like ...

PLC Meeting
Scene: Six to eight players sit around a table scattered with papers, a couple of water glasses, etc. They mime a discussion, some jotting down notes, etc. Enter the narrator, ...

Poison Spring
One by one the boys drag on stage crying for water. Each reaches a bucket with a ladle and takes a drink, splashing some water to show there is really ...

Pop Commercial
Have one fellow standing, holding an unopened pop bottle, the next holding a bottle opener (or stands ready to open the container, one hand as if holding the container and ...

Pop Quiz
Teacher: What has five fingers and can be made of leather? Johnny : Eh… I don't know. Teacher: One glove! Now, what has 10 fingers and can he made of ...

Post Office Kings Royal Paper
Version 1 Post Office Clerk, People in line, Person, a few letters and small boxes, and one wrapped box with a roll of toilet paper in it. Setting: Post Office (Person ...

Potted Plant
A scout pretending to be a delivery boy comes wandering through the meeting with a potted plant which he says is for Mrs. Mergertroid. He comes back through the meeting ...

Presents for the Teacher
Kids bring in presents for their teacher on the first day of school. The teacher can tell what the child's parents does by the present he brings such as apples ...

Prisoner
A prisoner is brought before a judge. The policeman says that he caught him red-handed. Judge asks if it is true and the prisoner says, "Well, maybe so and maybe ...

Pulling String
Two scouts needed, or one scout and the MC. One: (walks onto stage area pulling a string big enough to see) Two:(asks) What are you doing One: I'm pulling a ...

Puppy in the Box
Need: 5 scouts (1 as announcer) Props: A cardboard box, and a stuffed dog (or rabbit, etc.) Announcer: This scene takes place on the street outside a grocery store. (Several ...

Puppy in the Box 2
Props: A cardboard box, and a stuffed dog (or rabbit, etc.) Announcer: This scene takes place on the street outside a grocery store. (Several participants are gathered around outside the ...

Pussy Willow
PROPS: Various twigs, stuffed cat. One boy is identified to the audience as the "World's Greatest Woodsman" along with the fact that he can identify any kind of wood by ...

Raisin
1st Scout comes out: Gets down on all fours, pretending to be a table. 2nd Scout comes out, looks at the table and declares; 2nd SCOUT: "Ah, a fly, I ...

Real Thing
7-up salesmen is sent to Africa to establish a market there. He is reported missing with along with a large supply of 7-up. A search party is sent out after ...

Reggie and the Colonel
Characters: Reggie, big, dumb, Bermudas, high socks, safari hat, glasses, down on nose, moustache, carries gun in front of him. Colonel:short, limp, monocle, no gun, just small knapsack, has cane. ...

Restaurant Minutes
The scene is two guys enter a greasy spoon type of restaurant that has a customer and a grill type cook with a stained apron. The cook says that all ...

Rip Van Cub Scout
CAST:             Rip Van (see below)                   Boy                   Reporter                   President                   Astronaut                   Scientist                   (Additional characters can be easily worked in if needed) PROPS:            Tree                   Long white ...

Rise Walk and Kill Igor
Cast: Dr. Mad, Igor, Bank Manager, Cable Company, Electrician Setting: Dr. Mad's Laboratory Dr. Mad: (Talking to crowd, with one of those sinister, horror movies voices.) I just love my ...

River Run
The narrator tells the audience they are going to explore the wilderness. He sets the scene with members of his patrol. Two members are the river, (they are always moving ...

Robin Wood
Gather a few logs and sticks and stack them like they are in a fire pit. Find, a robin hood type hat, and possibly a bow for effect. You need ...

Rollicking Robots
CAST:          DEN CHIEF                ANNOUNCER,                ROBOT NARRATOR,                6 ROBOTS (Cub Scouts) DEN CHIEF: Den presents “The Rollicking Robots From The World Tomorrow.” (Robots enter slowly in a line, ...

Rollicking Robots Skit
Cast: Announcer (Den Chief) Robot Narrator Six Robots (Cub Scouts) Den Chief: Den presents "The Rollicking Robots From The World Tomorrow." (Robots enter slowly in a line, then turn to ...

Rope Skit
Equipment: long piece of rope, at least two Scouts All of the Scouts (except the one with the rope) line up in a straight line facing the audience. Then from ...

Rowing
Four or more people sneak up behind the speaker and set chairs down so that "the speaker can't see them." They then begin to go through the motions of casting ...

RunOn Skits
BOY:       (Comes on stage with a stick in his hand. He puts the point of the stick down on the            floor, picks it up, puts it down in another ...

Russian Pianist
The world renown Moresofi Vodka is introduced to perform his original composition Chopinsky Stickovich. He plays Chopsticks. ...

Salesman
A scout begins to sell white water balloons to scouts at summer camp.: He is yelling water balloons for sale. Various customer come up to he to buy one. However ...

Saloon
Cast: 2 Cowboys, Sheriff, Goofball Setting: Saloon #1 & 2 and the sheriff are in talking to each other while goofball is polishing his gun. #1: I'm so brave that ...

Santas HelpIn
CAST:          SANTA with list and empty sack.                HELPERS, 6 (or more, if desire) with red caps, working tools and toys.                HELPER ‘X’ (last helper) with green cap. SETTING:       ...

Sarge and the Private
Sarge and private walking. Private: "I want to rest!" Sarge: "No! we have to finish this hike keep going!" Private: "But my feet hurt" etc. (Whining.) Here you can be ...

Schools on Fire
Scout wanders through area several times holding a glass of water: When asked what he is doing, he replies that the school is on fire. Leader: How do you expect ...

Science Class
Setting: Teacher and students enter classroom. Bell rings. Teacher: Class, today we will begin our study of astronomy. Student 1: (Loud whisper to Student 2) What's that? Student 2: It's ...

Scientific Genius
The scene is the launching pad of a large rocket which can be cut from a large piece of cardboard. There is an elaborate countdown, but the rocket fails to ...

Scouting Jokes
A Scout Master was teaching his Boy Scouts about survival in the desert. "What are the three most important things you should bring with you in case you get lost ...

Scoutmasters Brains
A Scout goes to the trading post and asks to buy some tenderfoot brains, that'll be 25 cents. OK, (money and brains exchanged). Narrator: six months later. Same Scout back ...

Scoutmasters Gift
Six or seven scouts each bring in a wrapped present. The "presents" can be anything (paper clips, envelopes, a pencil, a block of wood); The Scoutmaster (camp director) being honored ...

Scoutmasters Saw
Announcer: This scene takes place in a hardware store near Camp _______ home of the oldest surviving Scoutmaster. Scoutmaster (very old man): "My old crosscut saw is worn out, and ...

Sea What You Can See And Hear
Make up signs with the following phrases on them in Large letters. (The audience MUST be able to read them.) Bye now. It’s time to go. Glad you came. See ...

Sergeant and the Private
Need: 2 scouts (Private and a Sergeant). Sarge and private walking. Private: "I want to rest!" Sarge: "No! we have to finish this hike. Keep going!" Private: "But my feet ...

Seven Jerks on the Line
A 2-person skit that only requires a length of rope. Cast: 2 People on the phone, up to seven Victims, rope Each person is holding the rope at either end, ...

Seven Steps to Successful Skits
Tom Gray The Leader, November 1987.A group of boys on stage or around the campfire are putting on a skit. Most of them are inaudible. Those you can hear forget ...

Shape Up
Cub 1: I can lift an elephant with one hand. Cub 2: I don't believe you. Cub 1: Give me an elephant with one hand and I'll show you. Cub ...

Shut Up
Shut Up, Trouble, Police Officer, Narrator Setting: Woods, Then a Police Station (as per narration) Narrator: There once were a brother and sister called Shut Up and Trouble. ...

Sidewalk Climbing
Cast: 1 Sidewalk Climber. 2 - 3 Passers-by and 2 offstage personnel Also needed: "Tools" - Climbing tools or even two tent stakes will work. Long rope The skit begins ...

Silly Filly Inny for Home Alone
The leader passes around slips of paper with various brief phrases on them. Each member of the group draws a paper from the proverbial hat. The leader reads the story ...

Singer
A guy comes on stage singing in a terrible voice. He acts pompous to a friend saying how is such a great singer. Friend says that he had better quit ...

Six Wise Travelers
The six wise travelers came to a river and discuss ways to get across. One of them sees a boy with a boat and asks him to take them across. ...

Skit on Nature
The Den Leader (labeled Mother Nature) says “Everything living, and properly cared for, grows. There are things that a tree needs to grow. It needs warmth, water, care, and protection. ...

Slug Trainers
Several slug trainers bring on their trained slug and deposit it in the stage center. The slug is a person encased in a sleeping bag. On command the slug performs ...

Smart Dog
CAST: TOM       JOHN       John’s DOG TOM:  That’s a nice dog you have. JOHN: Thank you. He’s nice and he’s smart. DOG:  Arf! TOM:  A smart dog, huh? What’s ...

Smart Scout The
A young Eagle candidate is brought in for his Eagle Board of Review. He is asked if he has completed all of his required Merit Badges? The scout says, "Well, ...

Smelly Bus
(As the skit opens, we see several people seated, as if on a bus, with a driver at the front.) Effects: [bus sounds, strong coughing, ding, ding.] Martin: Driver, driver, ...

Smoke Signals
1st Scout: "Hey George, look over there, smoke signals". 2nd Scout: "Oh yes Mike, what do they say?" 1st Scout: "Help............My..........Blanket's............On ..........Fire." ...

Soldier In the Battlefield
This skit can be played by just one person, or you can use two. A person in battle dress falls on the ground moaning that he is about to die. ...

Some Are Some Arent
Props: A broom Announcer: The scene of this skit is a store, where a rather dense boy is visiting his uncle, the store owner. [enter uncle, with broom, begins to ...

Someone Chanted Evening
Props: Blankets and rope to make Monk's Cassock. Friar: Good morning, everyone. Monks: Good morning. Friar: For our Matin, we are going to practice chanting. All together now, repeat after ...

Sounds of the Lost Scoutmaster
Storyteller, Bird, Frog, Tree, Breeze, Lost Scoutmaster (Storyteller is telling the story to the campfire crowd, while the other actors, with the exception of the Lost Scoutmaster, ...

Sounds of the Woods
For this, a cast of at least 4 is needed. However, the entire patrol should be involved. Use only as many woods critters as you need to give a role ...

Soup Skit
Customer: Waiter! Waiter! There's a fly in my soup! Waiter: (Enters, very snooty, and peers in the soup.) Oh, yes. You are right sir. That will be an extra 25 ...

Sour Notes
The director tunes up the orchestra or chorus and they begin to make music. One by one each player hits a sour note. Each time the director gets upset and ...

Space Derby Skit
While Cub Master is doing the pack meeting Two adults enter. They are wearing coveralls and motorcycle helmets. They carry their jet (made from an eight foot piece of Styrofoam ...

Spaced Out
Mission Control: The astronauts are now boarding the space ship. Let's listen to their discussion as they prepare to blast off. Astronaut 1: I get to sit by the window ...

Spaceship on the Moon
(Narrator instructs others to follow the motions demonstrated as he tells the story.) One hot summer day my spaceship had just landed on the moon and needed some repair. I ...

Spelling Contest
Contestants have numbers on their shirts and the judges have badges to distinguished them from the contestants. Need a list of spelling words, toy guns (or hand if necessary) and ...

Spooks From Fire Island
Try this skit during Fire Prevention week. It was developed by Den Leaders at a Cub Scout leaders’ conference at Philmont Scout Ranch. CAST:           7 GHOSTS, Cub Scouts dressed as ...

Spooks from Fireland
This is an excellent skit that can be used during Fire Prevention Week (in October). Cast: Seven boys dressed as ghosts or use decorated ghost paper puppets. Equipment: Dim lights ...

Spring
Gather to the front of the group some people to be trees, birds, and babbling brooks. Then ask for a volunteer to be the most important part, the hero. When ...

Spring is Sprung
A one person skit that is one of my perennial favorites, and another one of those repetitive skits. Cast: Poet, Grass, Flowers, Birds, Frogs, 3 Trees, Victim Setting: A Poetry ...

Squirrels
A quickie goes like this: Persons runs "onstage" screaming "they're after me! They're after me!" MC asks "Who's after you" Person replies "The squirrels, they think I'm nuts" ...

St Peter
Announcer: Here we see St. Peter at the Pearly Gates. Ian : (Walks up to St. Peter) Hello, St. Peter. I see I've come to Heaven. St. Peter: Well, you're ...

Star Gazing
A scout walks to the center of the campfire looking up at the sky, keeping his head and neck very still. Soon he is joined by another scout and then ...

Statues In The Park
The scene opens with a statue (boy, standing still) posed as a famous statue such as The Thinker or The Discus Thrower. Another person introduces himself as Dr. Arthritic Kneecap ...

Stiff Neck
CAST:          SEVERAL CUB SCOUTS 1ST CUB:       (Enters, looking up at the sky.) 2ND CUB:       (Enters, looks at the first person who is still looking at the sky, and then also ...

Strangers in a Strange Land
Scout 1: Are you sure that there’s nature around here? Scout 2: Oh yah . . . there’s nature all around. You’ve just got to watch for it. Narrator: Unknown ...

Stretcher
Try this as an icebreaker or a seat relaxer. Everyone imitates the actions of the leader as he tells the story. One day while he was at sea, Christopher Columbus ...

Submarine Version 1
Get one volunteer from the audience and the den/patrol lines up sitting in a straight line with the volunteer at the end. The scout in front (Captain) looks through his ...

Submarine Version 2
This version uses a similar format to format one with the same commands being given, but the following changes occur: The scouts are standing in a row instead of sitting. ...

Submarine Patrol
All the Scouts are standing in a line one behind the next. Each time the first boy says his line to the second boy. The second boy repeats it to ...

Submarine Training
Story teller, Victim, appropriate sound effects & Helpers, raincoat, cup of water Storyteller: I need a volunteer to take submarine training.(Put victim under the coat ...

Submarine Training
Another 2-person skit you can use on the spur of the moment, if you just so happen to have the props, the main ones being the raincoat and drawings. Cast: ...

Super Clutz
Once done at a campfire and it went smoothly. Then when it was finished, the author was exiting the stage and accidentally kicked over a lantern. Eerily appropriate, wouldn't you ...

Super Scouts to the Rescue
Props: Uncle Sam costume; bush, bench, etc. for park setting Narrator reads his piece and others act their parts. Narrator may be more than one boys. Narrator: Good evening, ladies ...

Talking Dog
The scene opens in a restaurant where a waiter is taking a customer's order. A man walks in with a dog. Upon seeing the dog a conversation begins between the ...

Talking Martian
Requires a lot of imagination or some props to show that these guys are horses and a Martian. Cast: 2 Horses, Martian, perhaps some costumes Setting: Race Track If necessary, ...

Tankety Tank
This skit requires little preparation and no props, and has only two speaking parts. It can use a cast of hundreds, and it is full of blood, gore, and dead ...

Telephone Answering Skit 1
Pete: "Hello, this is Pete." Pat: "Hello Pete. What's up?" Pete: "I'm in Winnipeg and I'm broke and I need $100 right away." Pat: "What's that, Pete? I can't hear ...

Ten Little Settlers
CAST:              10 SETTLERS (the play opens with the 1st settler on stage) INDIANS             (on stage, in the background.) TURKEY              (keeps wandering back and forth on stage.) (Settlers read their own parts ...

Thars a Bear
The object is to set up a bear warning system. One at a time set up five to eight fellows standing shoulder to shoulder. The warning system is set up ...

The Airplane
7-Scouts acts as the pilot, co-pilot and radioman on an airliner. 4 other scouts are on the wings as the engines, on the wings of the plane. The pilot announces ...

The Announcement
Campfire chief and a volunteer in the audience Campfire Chief: And now it's time to make a spot announcement.(Dog barks from the audience.) Thank you ...

The Ants
Characters: 6 to 8 Cub Scouts Props: Paper sacks Setting: Skit opens with boys standing together in a backyard. Cardboard cutout trees and bushes could be used. 1st Cub: Gee, ...

The Babies Dads
Doctor, three Dads Setting: Hospital Doctor: Mr. Thompson, congratulations. You're the proud father of twins! Thompson: What a coincidence-I come from Two Mountains! (Later,) Doctor: Mr. Smith, you now have triplets! Smith: ...

The Baseball Game
This is great fun in warm weather at a campfire, and it takes a little practice for the perpetrators. There is plenty of room for variation, depending on what the ...

The Beer Commercial
Actor(s), Director, Cameraman, Others in a studio Setting: Studio Director: Okay, People! Let's get going! Cameraman: But Sir! Director: No interruptions! Action! (Actor, speaking in a dull voice, does a ...

The Beer Commercial 2
Actor(s), Director, Cameraman, Others in a studio Setting: Studio Director: Okay, People! Let's get going!Cameraman: But Sir!Director: No interruptions! Action!(Actor, speaking in a dull ...

The Best Spitter In The World
The key performer is the Catcher, who must wave around a can of water without spilling. He simulates the spit hitting the can by tapping on the can with his ...

The Better Thief
Cast: 2 Scouts There are two scouts, they each say, "I'm the better thief." "No I'm the better thief." Then one says, "Wait, lets have a contest, we will walk ...

The Bicycle Shop
(The scene begins with three players on their hands and knees, in a row, as bicycles.) Shop Owner: Well, there we are, three brand new bicycles all set up for ...

The Bigger Jerk
A simple, one person skit that is great for those loose moments in a campfire. Cast: 1 Person, log (or imaginary mower), "Volunteer," Victim Person: (Groans and grunts as he's ...

The Biggest Turkey
An alternate ending follows the regular skit. Cast: Box or suitable covering, Person in Box, Announcer, Victim, regular and serving spoons, stick and log, paper and book, rubber chicken, small ...

The Blanket Tossing Team
This takes about six guys, who form a circle around an invisible blanket, with a small invisible guy (Bruce) who sits in the middle of the invisible blanket and gets ...

The Bombing Run
In this one, the Scouts are seated one behind the other in close formation. The first Scout becomes the pilot, the second becomes the wings, the next one becomes the ...

The Bone
SETTING: 8 boys are needed.   SCENE: Have all but Cub #8 on stage talking. Cub #8 will walk in at the end.   CUB #l: Hey, did you hear? ...

The Briefcase
Scene: A person standing on a stage reciting a long story (or some other activity). A second person will enter at various stages and interrupt him, after which the story ...

The Brutal Miner
(Each character in the skit has a distinctive sound to make when the Narrator says their name during the reading of the skit. The Narrator should pause, after reading the ...

The Bubble Gum in the Studios
A quick, 2-person skit you can use to fill a moment when a six or patrol isn't ready (but should be.) Cast: Announcer, Boy Setting: Stage Announcer: Ladies and Gentlemen! ...

The Bubble Gum on the Street
One of those skits Cubs just love and laugh at. Cast: Kid, Dog, Basketball Player, Car, Jogger and Old Man Setting: City Street Kid: Blowing bubbles is just great. Watch. ...

The Burning Schoolhouse
CAST:           Old man and several boys. SCENE:          Boys are standing around talking when an old man comes by OLD MAN:        The school house is burning! BOYS:           (The boys become very ...

The Bus Ride
Scouts on bus going wild over girls they are passing. Then the driver tells them that they have to get into uniform. When another girl is spotted, all duck out ...

The Candy Shop
Old storekeeper, very young kid (4 years old) Setting: Candy Shop Kid: (Kid walks up to storekeeper and asks) I want five of those penny candies way up at the ...

The Candy Shop 2
Ask for two volunteers, who just stand there in the candy shop. A customer comes in and asks for chocolate covered cherries. Sorry, no chocolate covered cherries. Peanut brittle? Sorry, ...

The Chanter
Props: Blankets and rope to make Monk's Cassock. Friar: Good morning, everyone. Monks: Good morning. Friar: We are going to practice chanting, this morning. All together now, repeat after me: ...

The Checkup
Props: Chair, paper, pencil, white smock. [Patient is on the chair while the Doctor looks down his throat, listens to heart, tests reflexes, and does doctor type things] Doctor: Ahh, ...

The Comedians Retirement Home
The scene is set up so that Charlie is portrayed as being in a retirement home. It's dinner time and before he can ask for anyone to pass the meat, ...

The Compass
Props: A good compass and a map Announcer: In this scene, we see a Scoutmaster teaching a Patrol about maps and compass. Scoutmaster: Now fellows, if you take a bearing ...

The Complaining Monk
Cast: Monk, Abbot, narrator Scene: Abbot's office Narrator: This skit is about the monks in a monastery who are only allowed to speak two words every ten years. Our friendly ...

The Constellations
Since time began, it seems that people have been fascinated by and interested in studying the stars. So much so that the groupings of stars, what we call constellations, have ...

The Dangerous Tent
Cast: 2 guys, 2 bikers Setting: Campground #1: Well, time to go to bed. AND I GET THE TENT! (Beats up little guy.) #2: But… Oh well, it's no use. ...

The Dead Body
Number of Participants: 2 Scene: One person lying on the ground, dead. Another sees him and runs for the telephone and, panicking, gasps: "Police, there's a dead person here... Where ...

The Den Mothers Bouquet
Characters: Six Cub Scouts in summer uniform or Cub Scout T-shirts. Scene: A nature walk. Props: Cub - fashioned bouquet, with strands of ivy. Cub 1: Gee, Fellas. I don't ...

The Dog Skit
Cautions: …. There is always the temptation for the doggie to do “doggie type, off-color things. Make sure that this type of stuff doesn’t get into your campfire skit! …. ...

The Dumb Actors
Director, Others in a Studio (Clapper Board, Lighting Men), Mother, Son, Doctor, Undertaker, brooms for the actors ("Set the scene" with the "actors" standing around on break, and ...

The Echo
CAST:            CUB SCOUTS                  DEN LEADER                  ECHO (offstage) SETTING:         The Den approaches Echo Point. DEN LEADER: This is Echo Point. Anything you shout will echo throughout the whole valley. ...

The Echo 2
The club leader announces during the singing that he has noticed an echo in the room and he is going to try it out (also could be on a hike ...

The Elevator
The scene opens with an elevator operator intoning "Ground Floor". A passenger gets on and begins to jiggle slightly. The elevator operator intones each floor with a description of what's ...

The Empty Boxes
You need a manager, guard, three workmen, and a few large cardboard boxes. Setting: a factory gate. Manager (to new guard): I'm giving you the very responsible position of gate ...

The Failed Reporter
"I'm a reporter. I have been for 12 years. And in all that time, I've never had a real scoop. Never. I'm a failure. I've done this long enough, so ...

The Failing Engine
Props: Seating for the pilot, and two rows for passengers. Announcer: This skit takes place on an airplane. [Participants enter and form up in two rows, seated. The Announcer becomes ...

The Farmer The Ox
Cast: farmer, three merchants, hired hand Farmer (enters and falls on knees): Oh, woe is me! It's time to plough and I have no oxen (raises arms to sky). Oh, ...

The Fearless Toreador
Characters: Fearless Toreador, Brave Bull, and any number of Spectators Costuming: Toreador wears knee socks over jeans, white shirt and short jacket or vest. Pin fringed paper patches to shoulders. ...

The Firing Squad
A firing squad lines up with a prisoner. The leader of the firing squad calls out "Ready … Aim …" The prisoner shouts, "Tornado!" The soldiers all run for cover ...

The Fishing Trip
Cast: 4 to 8 Cub Scouts. Props: Fishing gear, a small row boat or cardboard silhouette of a boat, and a sign that says "boat dock". Setting: The scene starts ...

The Flea Circus
Characters: Ringmaster, Cub Scouts in Uniform (any number). RINGMASTER: Ladies and Gentlemen, we are proud to introduce the Den _____ Flea Circus. We will now present Hugo, who will walk ...

The Fortune Teller
This is a campfire skit. You can plan it carefully if you want. If you have a good spontaneous actor, he might be able to ad-lib responses to each object ...

The Four Seasons
The narrator narrates, everyone else is volunteers. "I need eleven volunteers for this skit." "This skit is called the Four Seasons. You three are trees. You three are leaves in ...

The Frightened Hunter
Cast: Story teller, hunter, game warden The story teller tells the story, while the hunter pantomimes the story and his actions. The game warden comes in on cue. Story Teller: ...

The General Store
The scene is a general store, with the Storekeeper behind the counter. The counter is easily represented by a long table with a few items piled on it. Behind the ...

The Ghost of Midnight
Ghost, Family asleep in house Setting: House at Night Ghost: (Going up to Mom, wakes her up-uses scary ghost voice.) I am the Ghost of Midnight! Mom: Ahhh! Ghost: (To ...

The Ghost of Midnight
Scene: Four or five Cub Scouts “camping out” (laying on the floor next to each other). The ghost approaches the first Scout. GHOST: (in an eerie voice) I am the ...

The Gift Of Trees
The Indians believe that the secret of happiness comes from giving to others. Many, many moons ago when the Great Spirit first put man on the earth, man was frightened. ...

The Good Samaritan02
A Scout walks out from backstage, stumbles, and falls on his face. He struggles noisily to get up, but keeps his forehead on the floor. He sometimes succeeds in getting ...

The Grand Fiesta
Fiesta: “Ole, Ole” Mexican: “Si si, Si si” Rocket: “Zoooooo-oom” Castillo: “Ahhhhhhh” Today is the Grand CASTILLO, a special FIESTA day in the village. It is the day that the ...

The Great Aug
Important Guy: "OK, Aug, I want you to sell these pencils." Aug: "Pen-solls" Important Guy: "That's right, Aug. Now, when you see someone coming down the street, I want you ...

The Greatest Spitter in the World
GSITW, Partner with metal pot (with a bit of water in it) and a pebble Setting: Boardwalk, Circus, Amusement Park (Separate GSITW and partner by about 15 feet.) Partner: ...

The Greyhound Bus
Cast: Shopper with a BIG package higher than his head, Pedestrian, People who are Cars and One Bus Setting: Busy Intersection Cars and trucks whiz by and don't stop for ...

The Growing Machine
The cardboard box needs to be large enough to hold one of the players and various props. "Load" it and push it on stage, where a narrator explains that this ...

The Hair Cut Machine
The cardboard box needs to be large enough for a player to poke in his head. Face the opening away from the audience. Set up a striped pole and use ...

The Happy Hiker
NARRATOR: We’re going on a hike. Just do what I do and listen carefully. (Begin walking in place)   Here we go on a hike through the woods and over ...

The Heart Attack
Cast: Heart Attack Victim, 2 "Rescuers" Setting: City Street HAV is walking down the street and all of a sudden, he falls to the ground, holding his chest. Two men ...

The Highest Tree climber in the World
Again, this can be a 2-person skit. Cast: 2 Friends, HTCITW Setting: Campfire Tree climber is hidden in the woods and is able to ruffle a bush or tree. 1: ...

The Highest Tree Climber In The World
Again, this can be a 2-person skit. Cast: 2 Friends Setting: Campfire; (Tree climber is hidden in the woods and is able to ruffle a bush or tree.) 1: You ...

The Hoot N Holler Tribute
Here is a simple, humorous skit which you can adapt to pertain to your home town newspaper. It is easy to produce, requiring very little in the way of costumes ...

The Important Meeting
Scene: Six to eight players sit around a table scattered with papers, a couple of water glasses, etc. They mime a discussion, some jotting down notes, etc. Enter the narrator, ...

The Infantry is Coming
3-4 People, Person carrying a sapling #1: (Runs in) The Infantry is coming! Go to the bomb shelters! #2: (A moment later, runs in) The Infantry is coming! ...

The Infantry Version 2
Cast: 3-4 People, Person carrying a sapling #1: (Runs in) The Infantry is coming! Go to the bomb shelters! #2: (A moment later, runs in) The Infantry is coming! Save ...

The Injury
One person is laying on the floor. Two other people walk up. First person: "Hey this guy is hurt." he goes and checks his heart beat. First person: "No heart ...

The Inspection
Cast: Leader, 3-4 Kids in messy uniforms, missing hats, inside out, not tucked in, and so on, and One Kid in perfect, full uniform Setting: Meeting Hall Leader: Troop! (Does ...

The Invisible Bench
Need: 4 (or more) scouts . First boy is squatting as though sitting on an invisible bench. The second boy comes in and asks what the first is doing. "I'm ...

The Jump
One of those exceptionally good skits that is known out there but strangely is rarely ever done; always a hit. (Probably any good joke makes an exceptional skit; the key ...

The King With The Terrible Temper
This may be used as a den skit or as an audience participation skit. Select a capable narrator and five people (or split the audience into five groups), each to ...

The Kings Raisins
"I am the King. Bring me my raisins!" First squire, "Here are raisins, sire, from the hills of California!" "Those raisins are not fit for peasants! Bring me my raisins!" ...

The Land Shark
The scene is a living room with a radio playing. A Scout is changing stations. There is an announcement, read from off stage: "We interrupt this station to bring you ...

The Lawnmower Sale
Here is a good one "to get" your favorite Scout Leader with. Need: 3 or 4 boys as lawnmowers, 1 Salesman, and 5 or 6 customers Lawnmowers on hands and ...

The Letter Fly
PROPS: Magnifying glass, fly swatter, bucket containing some bits of paper. ANNOUNCER: Ladies and gentlemen, we are pleased to announce that we have the world famous specialist on camp flies ...

The Lighthouse
cast: 1 narrator 3-6 Scouts for the lighthouse walls 3-6 leaders, counselors, kitchen staff, etc., number to equal the Scouts and will be 'recruited' during the skit 1 flashlight, or ...

The Lighthouse
Cast: 1 narrator 3-6 Scouts for the lighthouse walls 3-6 leaders, counselors, kitchen staff, etc., number to equal the Scouts and will be 'recruited' during the skit 1 flashlight, or ...

The Lighthouse Sketch
First of two guys: "This is the lighthouse sketch. We need a volunteer from the audience to be the lighthouse. Any volunteers?" (Pick a girl, but don't say you need ...

The Lighthouse Story
A lighthouse keeper runs in circles, pretending to run up the spiral staircase at the lighthouse, to check on the light on top. The phone rings, and he runs down ...

The Lion Tamer 1
A clown comes in with five “lions”. The tamer cracks his whip as the lions circle single file around him. Suddenly, one lion comes up behind the tamer and bites ...

The Lion Tamer 2
Cast: Ringmaster, Lion Tamer, 5 Lions Props: Hula hoop (wrapped with crepe paper flame), whip, cap pistol, water pistol, applause sign, 5 boxes of stools for lions, costumes or signs ...

The Litterbug
CHARACTERS:PAPER Crackle-Crackle TRASH Dump-Dump CANS Clatter-Clatter LITTERBUG Toss and Throw NARRATOR: God put bugs in this world for many reasons. He made them to live in every kind of season. ...

The Litterbug
CHARACTERS: PAPER Crackle-Crackle TRASH Dump-Dump CANS Clatter-Clatter LITTERBUG Toss and Throw NARRATOR: God put bugs in this world for many reasons. He made them able to survive in every kind ...

The Litterbug
CHARACTERS: PAPER (Crackle-Crackle) CANS (Clatter-Clatter) TRASH (Dump-Dump) LITTERBUG (Toss and Throw) NARRATOR: God put bugs in this world for many reasons. He made them to live in every kind of ...

The Loon Hunt
Narrator, two hunters, Medicrin, Loon, wise man Setting: Out in the woods Narrator: This is the story of the little-known Medicrin and two hunters' efforts to capture it. For instance, ...

The Loon Hunt 2
This is a cute one obtained from the Mt. Norris Scout Reserve, Vermont, Staff Campfire. Cast: Narrator, two hunters, Melican, Loon, wise man Setting: Out in the woods Narrator: This ...

The Lost Aliens
Cast: Two space aliens, Ma, Pa, Sonny, and Sis Setting: The two aliens arrive in front of the hillbilly family seated around a cook pot or a campfire. Ma: Howdy ...

The Lost Lollipop
Need: 2 scouts. Small boy is sitting, crying Passer-by #1: (Enters) What's wrong little boy, why are you crying? Boy: (Sobbing) I lost my lollipop ! Passer-by #1: Have you ...

The Lost Lollipop 2
(Small boy is sitting, crying) Passer-by #1: (Enters) What's wrong little boy, why are you crying? Boy : (Sobbing) I lost my lollipop ! Passer-by #1: Have you looked for ...

The Lost Quarter
Number of Participants: 5 or more Props: None. Scene: One person acts as a lamp post, shining a flashlight on the ground. Another is groping around in the pool of ...

The Magic Bandana
Two guys come out, one is the magician, one his not so smart assistant. The magician introduces his act and sends his assistant to a table behind him. The magician ...

The Magic Doctors Chair
Characters required, 1 doctor and four patients. Props required, two chairs. Scene begins with doctor sitting on one of the chairs. First patient enters twitching their left arm. DOCTOR: 'And ...

The Motorcycle Driver
CHARACTERS:CUB SCOUT               2 Ambulance Attendants PROPS:        HELMET,               MOTORCYCLE (toy, battery operated or peddle),               AMBULANCE (made from wagon),               STRETCHER. CUB SCOUT on MOTORCYCLE rides across the stage, ...

The Motorcycle Gang
Sometimes the loser loses, no matter what he tries. A small tent is set up on stage. It should be easy to collapse, and probably should not be your best ...

The Motorcycle Shop
The Motorcycle Dealer introduces himself and his shop. He stocks many types of motorcycles, and they are all in excellent condition. In fact, he will demonstrate how good they are ...

The New Badge
Cast: Leader, 3 or 4 Kids Setting: Meeting Hall Leader: Boys, they're having a contest to redesign the World Conservation Badge. So you guys should try to come up with ...

The New Bike
Salesman, Buyer, 4 people to be bicycles, Victim The five "bicycles" are in doggy position. Salesman: Here, Sir, is our most popular model. It also has an unbelievably ...

The Nutty Fisherman
Center stage is a lad fishing from a billy can or bucket, he keeps pulling the rod as though he has something on the line. A passer by looks at ...

The Old Gum
This skit is entirely silent. The first person comes in, chewing gum. He blows a big bubble, it pops, he scrapes it off his face. He wads up his gum, ...

The Operation
A shadow show is where you have the bright light behind you and the sheet between you and the audience so that they see the shadows. Your heads can be ...

The Operation 2
By setting up a white sheet and using a light behind it, a hospital operation can be silhouetted onto the sheet, which is set up like a screen. Ham it ...

The Outhouse in the Yangtze River
You need: A boy to be the Chinese father, and three or four more boys to be his children. The father starts out alone and calls his children to come ...

The Outhouse Sketch
Back in the “Old West” a father lines up his three sons. "One of you pushed our outhouse over the cliff two nights ago. Which one of you did it?" ...

The Page The Skit
Cast: The Scout Master, Assistant Scout Master, The Eagle Scout, The Life Scout, The Tenderfoot, and the Monster. Setting: A plague has taken over the Camp. A monster is lurking ...

The Parachute
Two scouts "on stage" First Scout showing the other a backpack. First Scout: This is our top of the line parachute, guaranteed to work. Second Scout: What is this cord ...

The Party Warehouse
Warehouse Person, Store Manager, 5 Customers, Two Victims, Broomstick Setting: Party Supplies Store (Get two victims to hold, at each end, the broomstick-this will be your manager's store ...

The Pilfered Warehouse
Manager, Guard, 3 Workmen, large cardboard boxes. Setting: Factory Gate. Manager: (To new guard) I'm giving you the very responsible position of gate guard at this factory. Because ...

The Pirate Family
A good joke on Scouting. Of course it can be easily modified, but keep the punch line. Cast: Pirate Parents, three or four Pirates, one or two Beavers, Cubs or ...

The Pirate Voyage
PIRATES – “Brave and daring” BLUEBEARD – Stroke beard and say “Walk the plank” PORT ROYAL – Stand up and say “Land Ho” SHIP – “Jolly Roger” SPANISH GALLEON – ...

The Poor Excuses
Boy, do skits ever present variations of themselves over time, this one over but a period of a month. Cast: Army sergeant, 3 privates Setting: Boot Camp The three privates ...

The Professors Address
A silly fill-in for a number of dull moments. Cast: Announcer, Professor Glitzenshiner Announcer: Yes, ladies and gentlemen. Today I have the great honor of presenting to you Professor Gliztenshiner. ...

The Raisin
Need: 5 Scouts (1 to be a table). 1st Scout comes out: Gets down on all fours, pretending to be a table. 2nd Scout comes out, looks at the table ...

The Recycle Machine
Personnel: 4 Cubs. In addition, another is hidden inside the machine. Equipment: Large box made to look like, a recycle machine: other items mentioned. Jack: Hey look, guys, a recycle ...

The Reluctant Knight And The Magic Herb
CHARACTERS:            KNIGHTS at least two in appropriate costume            SIR QUAKE-A-LOT a seedy-looking knight with bent sword            MESSENGER pageboy type            MAGICIAN Merlin-type with white hair, beard and ...

The Restaurant
Use plastic glasses, and have the Waiter wear an apron and carry a towel over his arm. The Waiter will need a tray for glasses of water. Two volunteers are ...

The Root Beer Commercial
Cast: Actor(s), Director, Cameraman, Others in a studio Setting: Studio Director: Okay, People! Let's get going! Cameraman: But Sir! Director: No interruptions! Action! Actor, speaking in a dull voice, does ...

The Rough Riders
Who: 4 Rough Riders (North, South, East, West) [probably older scouts], two campers Works well at a campfire and when it's dark outside. Produces great surround sound ("From the North!", ...

The Ruler
Mike: Why do you keep the ruler on the newspaper when you're reading? Spike: I want to get the story straight! ...

The Sap Keeps Runnin
8 people --1 narrator, 2 birds, 4 trees, and the Cubmaster or Pack Committee Chair Have the 4 “trees” form a line and hold their arms up with sticks to ...

The Scout Uniform
This skit needs two Scouts, both dressed in full Scout uniform, complete with shoes, socks, neckerchief, and hat. Only a little rehearsal is needed, and it is best to ad ...

The Screwy Navel
  Story Teller, Boy, several characters such as Mom, Dad, Bro, Sis, Drunk, Repairman, Priest, Clerk, Bus Driver, and so on.   Teller: There once was a little boy who had a screw ...

The Short Runway
Number of Participants: 2 (If more are desired, they can be passengers, with suitable sound effects and actions.) Props: Seating for pilot and co-pilot, and for passengers if required. A ...

The Shrimpy Boxer
Version 1: Cast: Announcer, big boxer, 72 pound weakling, fry pan Announcer: Ladies and Gents! May I bring your attention to the center ring where we will have our main ...

The Siberian Chicken Farmer
Farmer: "Here, chick chick chick ... Here, chick chick ... chick ..." Two military types come up behind the farmer. Police: "Comrade! Vat are you Doink!" Farmer: "I'm feedink my ...

The Sick Rabbit
Props: Stuffed toy rabbit. Announcer: The scene is at a veterinarian's office, where a Scout has taken his pet rabbit. Scout: [handing rabbit to vet] I'm really concerned about my ...

The Skit
The Announcer comes on stage and tells the audience that there will be a baseball pitching demonstration. He introduces the Pitcher as the greatest pitcher of all time, who will ...

The Sleep Walker
You will need three scouts or male scout leaders and one girl scout or lady leader. You can do this with adults or youngsters, but do not mix adults and ...

The Sneeze
A line of Scouts comes on stage marching. The scout in the back sneezes. The leader turns to the second in line and asks, "did you sneeze?" The second in ...

The Sound
Props: Noisemakers such as drum, bell, whistle, kazoo, guitar, etc., carried by each Cub Scout; a triangle or dinner bell. (C.S.#1 comes on stage.) C.S.#1: I’ve just got to find ...

The Sounds of the Wilderness
Four or five Scouts enter the stage (more can be accommodated) and stand facing the audience. The announcer explains to the audience, "If you listen quietly you can hear the ...

The Special Papers
"I am King, squire, and I need you to bring me my special papers." Bringing in some diplomatic looking things "Here are your papers, sire." "Fool! These are not my ...

The Split Ball
Characters: Bud the pitcher, Bill, the reporters, Shorty the catcher, Gentleman from Australia, Other visiting gentlemen, Two flashlight operators. Scene: Practice field. The front stage is very dimly lit. Across ...

The Statue Warehouse
Tour Guide, Group of Tourists (optional), 1 Victim, Statues, Aquaman Statue with mouthful of waterSetting: Statue Museum (or Warehouse of Old, Unused Statues)Guide: Welcome to the museum of Superheroes. We ...

The Statue Warehouse Version 2
A good alternative is to have a Museum of Working History, the last person being a window washer, and uses a pump spray. No mess. Cast: Tour Guide, Group of ...

The Story of the Moor Monster
The entire audiences at your pack meeting will enjoy this group participation stunt. When you hear the names HARRY or HARPER in this story, you CLAP once. CLAP TWICE when ...

The Strange Trees
A cute play on French accents & associated puns -- a real groaner. Some sort of French accent greatly adds to the credibility of the skit. By the way, what ...

The Submarine
Need: 4 to 8 Scouts. Have them stand in a line. A line of submarine officers on a Japanese sub during WWII . Captain sights a ship in the periscope ...

The Submarine Captain
A line of submarine officers on a sub. Captain sights a ship in the periscope CAPTAIN; 'Tanker bearing 259, Range 1 mile' He yells this to the first mate, who ...

The Successful Fisherman
Five or six fishermen sit on the end of the dock (chairs), casting and winding in their lines. One fisherman is catching all the fish: the others have no luck. ...

The Thinker
A Scout is sitting in his tent which is a mess, everything scattered around. Several other scouts come over and ask what he is doing. The Scout replies he is ...

The Thirsty Donkey
The man leads his donkey around the campfire. "Water! Water!" cries the donkey with a raspy voice. "Patience, jackass, patience" says the man. The man leads his donkey around the ...

The Thirsty Fisherman
Cast: 5 fisherman, and props to show a boat, water level (about two feet off floor), and a bench Setting: Fishing on a lake #1: I'm thirsty, but the cooler's ...

The Three Bears
Narrator: Once upon a time, early in the morning, there were three bears: Papa Bear, Mama Bear, and Baby Bear. (Bears enter, sit down at table). Papa Bear: Somebody's been ...

The Twist Mouth Family
retold by S. E. Schlosser A while back there was a family I know of that had a mother, a father, and several children. Four of them had mouths that ...

The Weather Man
This is performed on a stage. Hang a large map, or a sheet with some outlines drawn on it, across the back of the stage. Since the skit involves water, ...

The WideMouthed Frog
Setup: Narrator, 4 boys to be Wide-mouthed frog, Elephant, Hippo, Lion When you do this, you have to do the frog’s lines while stretching your mouth really wide. Narrator: A ...

The Wonderful Cellar Band
(DUSTY OLD) CELLAR: “Cree-eek, Ah-choo!” EMPTY GLASS JUG: “Boop, boop!” RUSTY SAW: “Whaaag, whaaang” BEAT UP TRASH CANS: “Crash Bang” FADED OLD HAT BOX: “Rat-a-tat” Once upon a time, as ...

The Yellow Cadillac
CAST:            2 HUNTERS                  GUIDE SETTING:         The Guide is laying on his side with his ear to the ground. Hunters enter. 1ST HUNTER: What’s with this lazy good for nothing ...

Theres a Bear
Nature Guide, 3-4 Victims (line them up as you get them) Guide: I'm going to bring you through an imaginary trip to follow a bear's daily activities. ...

Theres a Hole In My Bucket
Props: Bandana, apron, broom for Liza; a bucket for Henry. This skit is done to the words of "There's a Hole in My Bucket", which you will find in several ...

Three Against 1000
Three guys all bandaged up and smeared with dirt and blood come dragging into the meeting with the disbelieving tail the fantastic battle that they had just gone through. "what ...

Three Rivers
Scene: Two prospectors meet. First prospector has camp set up and good cooking. Dog is sitting beside him. (Boy on all fours is dog.) Second prospector comes in pulling mule ...

Three Rivers 2
Players: a prospector, two tired hikers, and a "dog" Scene: An old prospector seated around his campfire eating dinner. First tired hiker walks up to the campfire. 1st Hiker: "Hey, ...

Three Scoops
Basically, you get the Den or Patrol together, and they sing, "We're three scoops of raisins, three scoops of raisins, We're three scoops of raisins-- In Kellogg's Raisin Bran!" At ...

Three Scout Leaders
The scene is that three scout leaders are sitting around the campfire swapping yarns, after having had a little too much of the amber nectar to drink. 1st leader: These ...

Throwing Up
And one more from me… Walk across the front of the room tossing a ball several inches to a foot up in the air. Set up a plant in the ...

Ticket Line
Fans are standing in line waiting to buy tickets for the big game, movie, or concert. Four fans are standing in line, saying how much they want to attend the ...

Time on the Park Bench
A Scout is sitting in a bench in the park reading the newspaper, getting tired he lies down for a nap. A few minutes latter a Scout comes by, wakes ...

Timothy Eaton
Number of participants: 4 or more Props: Articles of clothing # 2 enters and passes # 1, wearing a hat. # 1: "Where did you get the hat ?" # ...

Tonto Applause
LEADER: Where does Tonto take his garbage? BOYS: (in rhythm with the Lone Ranger tune while slapping thighs). To de-dump, to de-dump, to de-dump dump dump ...

Toothache
A boy with a toothache complains to another boy. The other boy says he will help and pulls out tooth with a pair of pliers. The boy with the toothache ...

Toothpaste
In this you need two cups of water and four or more people. The people in the skit all line up in a row in front of the audience. The ...

Top Secret Mission
Scout 1 ( to audience) Me and my partner are just taking off in our airplane on a top secret mission. Scout 2 ( Checking Everything ) Brakes? Scout 1: ...

Tracking
Boys enter with magnifying glasses as if following a trail. Cub # 1. Look at those tracks! Cub # 2. Wow! They look like wolf tracks! Cub # 3. No, ...

Tracks
Two boys enter as if following a trail. They begin to argue over what kind of tracks they are: "I say they are raccoon tracks" "No they're wolf tracks" "No ...

Train Skit The
Two boys are standing on a track arguing over what the animal that has been run over on the track is.... #1: It's a deer #2: Nope, it's bear #1: ...

Trained Giant Caterpillar
Group of girls lined up under a sleeping bag and did tricks, much like you would have a dog do, led by it's trainer. For the last trick, have some ...

Travel Horizons
In this narrated skit, five boys pantomime and carry props representing different kinds of travel. Props may be made from cardboard. As each paragraph is read, the appropriate prop is ...

Treasures Beneath The Sea Puppet Skit
SONG:           The song is sung to the tune of ‘The Grand Old Duke of York’ in the Cub Scout Song Book. STAGE:          For this puppet skit, use a large box ...

Treat
Pass out a few small treats to the audience. Each time they hear the word that indicates some direction they move the treat to the person closest to them in ...

Trees The
All the boys except one lined up in a row facing the audience, spaced at least Three feet apart. The remaining boy was the narrator. An adult "volunteer" Was selected; ...

Trick or Treat
A child comes home with a bag full of treats. The parent says that he needs to inspect the candy. Gives excuses for not giving most of it back. After ...

Trimming the Christmas Tree
Cast: Mother, Father, Child, scout staff with sprig of evergreen lashed to the top; materials to make snipping and sawing sounds (you can pre-record these on cassette tape.) Setting: Kitchen ...

Trip To The Moon
Cast:  Controlman,  2 Spacemen,  President,  Man-In-The-Moon,  2 Space Mice Props:  Spaceship, Telescope, Moon with door big enough for head to stick out, Chair Setting:  (As curtain opens, Controlman is looking ...

Turkey Contest
Four guys dressed up like turkeys waiting for the Best Turkey Contest with one turkey really strutting his stuff. Feathers can be made from construction paper and brown type clothes ...

Twist Mouth Family
A mother and a father had several children, now all the children had their mouths twisted out of shape except their son John, who they had sent to college and ...

Two Cannibals
I'll bet you can turn this pun into a skit! Two cannibals meet one day. The first cannibal says, "You know, I just can't seem to get a tender Missionary. ...

Ugliest Man in the World or Bad Breath
Cast: UMITW under blanket, Circus Announcer, as many people as you want (say up to 4 or 5), victim Setting: Circus, Boardwalk Announcer: Ladies and Gentlemen! Boys and Girls! Come ...

Ugly Baby
A lady is riding on a train with her baby wrapped in a blanket. A stranger comes and sits down next to her. He asked if he can see the ...

Umbrella Skit A nodialogue skit
Two Scouts cross the campfire area, entering from each side. One has a raised umbrella, the other is carrying an umbrella that is down. When they are about 10-15 past ...

Up Harold
Mad Scientist and a monster named Harold. The mad scientist talks about his greatest creation Harold. The scientist asks for a volunteer out of the audience. The mad scientist tells ...

Upside Down Singers
The singers are on stage. An announcer explains that they are going to sing upside down! They duck out of sight behind a curtain (a sheet held by two accomplices ...

Vampire Snack
Scene: One vampire, standing onstage, takes a can marked "blood", pours tomato juice from it into a glass and drinks it. The second vampire enters. Vampire #1: Mmm. Delicious. Vould ...

Viper is Coming The
An office setting with a boss and an assistant who runs in and tells the boss that his just received a message that the Viper is coming. The boss get's ...

Wait Wait
Shopper: Have you any four-volt two-watt bulbs? Clerk : For what? Shopper: No, four-volt, two-watt. Clerk : Two what? Shopper: yes! Clerk : No. ...

Waiter
Cast: Waiter, Customers Setting: Restaurant Customer 1: Waiter! There's a fly in my soup! Waiter: Shh! Everyone else will want one! Same line continues on with other customers about a ...

Waiter The
Three Scouts are seated in a restaurant. A waiter approaches them. Waiter : What'll you have? Scout 1: I'll have a tuna on rye. Waiter : Why tuna? Salmon's much ...

Waiting Room The
Seen at a Vacation Bible School Summer Camp. You need six chairs together, and one for the secretary. The scene is a doctor's office. The first person comes in. His ...

Wall The
Ideal for a six or patrol, this skit calls for three or four members standing close together, backs to audience, as the wall; one to play an employee leaning against ...

Washingtons Farewell
It is announced that a member of the troop has memorized Washington's Farewell Address and is about to do a dramatic portrayal of it. A boy emerges dressed as Washington ...

Washingtons Farewell Address
It is announced that a member of the pack has memorized Washington’s Farewell Address and is about to do a dramatic portrayal of it. A boy emerges dressed as Washington ...

Watch Out For Critters
Setting: An old mountain guide is leading two pioneers up into the mountains. The three walk in place, pretending to climb uphill and down. Pioneer 1: Are there wild animals ...

Watching TV All Day
(As the skit begins, Tim is seated on the "floor" staring forward.) Kyle: [enters] Hey, Tim, whatcha doin'? Tim: Watchin' the TV. Come and join me. [Kyle joins him, stares ...

Water Skit
Over to one side of the "stage" area, there is a glass of water. One by one a scout approaches and crawls across from the opposite side of the "stage" ...

Water Water 2
CAST:          Several CUB SCOUTS PROPS:         Sahara Desert scenery (Have Cubs draw cactus for background.)                A glass of water. 1ST CUB:       (Crawls across stage gasping and saying:)                WATER! WATER! ...

Water Water 1
A man, crawling across the stage: "Water, water!!" Someone walks by, and the crawling man tugs on his pant leg. "Water, Water!" Man walking by: "Sorry." He continues walking. Another ...

Watt What
Shopper: Have you any four-volt two-watt bulbs? Clerk: For what? Shopper: No, four-volt, two-watt. Clerk: Two what? Shopper: Yes! Clerk: No. ...

We Aint Got the Money for the Mortgage on the Farm
One of those repetitive jokes. Difference is, you do the skit to a beat, and everyone bends their knees in sync (or tries to.) Successful or not, the knee bending ...

We Hit
A silly repetition skit that gets the victim wet. Cast: 4-5 Crew members, Victim, cup of water Setting: Submarine Sit in a line just like in Veech Boton. Place your ...

WellTrained Elephant The
Cast: Trainer, Two People to be the Elephant, blanket to cover, 4 Victims (or 3 Volunteers and one Victim; make sure elephant knows who the Victim is), cup of water ...

What a Day
(Three tired looking hikers enter, drop packs and flop in a circle.) Hiker 1: (groans) What a day. Hiker 2: (after a pause, groans) What a day. Hiker 3: (happily) ...

What Are Cub Scouts Made Of
This may be used as a reading or a skit. To use as a skit have a narrator who pauses to let the Cubs pantomime their parts. NARRATOR:       Cub Scouts ...

What Makes A Leader
CAST:          Master of Ceremonies (EMCEE)                COMPUTER OPERATORS                Attendees at the Banquet PROPS:         Computer made from cardboard box with large slot so a large cardboard figure can fit.                ...

What the Heck Was That
Cast: Actors, directors, Gus Scene: Theater Director: Okay! Who's next for the auditions? You? Okay! Let's hear you! Actor #1: I'm trying out for the part of the Unknown Soldier. ...

What Time is it
Three Scouts walk onto the stage, two of them carrying logs. The two carrying logs sit down and begin pounding the stage with them, making an incredible racket. They pause, ...

Whats 22
Captain, three or four Pirates Setting: On the Bridge (Or Deck of a Ship) Captain: First Mate! What's 2+2? 1st Mate: Duh! One, Sir! Captain: Good! Bosun! What's 2+2? Bosun: Uhh ...

Whats My Hobby
SETTING:           Scene opens on a bunch of boys talking about their hobbies. Each, in turn, gets the                    others to guess what his hobby is by using the “ten-dollar word” ...

Whats the Problem
Leader, three or four Kids, Campfire Chief (in campfire blanket) Setting: Tent Area Swasin: (Crying on stage) Kid 1: (Sees leader; goes to him.) Swasin! What's the problem? Swasin: (Whispers ...

Whats the Problem 2
As cute as it is, it really only is a skeleton. Maybe you could use it as a gag to either place in the order as with any other skit, ...

When Knighthood Was In Flower or Good Guys Always Wear White Hats
CHARACTERS:LORELEI THE LOVELY, a beautiful princess                  KIT THE KING, a pip of a king                  GODFREY THE GOOD, almost too good to be true                  EDGAR THE EVIL, Almost ...

Whistler Precision Drill Team
Acquire an album such as Mitch Miller's choir whistling the theme song to "Bridge Over the River Kwai", the "Colonel Bogey March", or one of Sousa's marches. Use as many ...

Who Sneezed
One boy plays sergeant and the rest line up in a row facing the audience. The sergeant tells them to come to attention for inspection. The last boy in line ...

Why Are You Late
Boss, 4 Workers Setting: Office Boss: Why are you late? #1: (Rushing into work, breathless.) Sorry I'm late, Boss. My car broke down, so I took the bus. But ...

Wide Mouthed Frog The
One morning the wide mouthed frog decided to take a walk to see the world and enhance his education. As he hopped through the meadow by the pond he came ...

WomanMan Disrobing
A woman throws a whole extra set of clothes over a screen that she is standing behind. She throws them over a piece at a time until the screen starts ...

Worlds Greatest Spitter The
The world's greatest spitter is bragging and demonstrating on how well he can spit. He has an assistant, who has an empty pail. When the assistant catches the spit, he ...

Worlds Ugliest Man The
A scout gets up and says, "Tonight, Den ___ is going to present to you a rare public showing of The World's Ugliest Man." "This man is so ugly, that ...

Worlds Greatest Pitcher
You need a screen (white sheet), Flashlight (bright) and a sick (size of a baseball bat). The announcer introduces the worlds greatest pitcher, elaborate on how great he is. No ...

Wrong Skit The
For this skit, you need a character from a known skit -- one that was done previous to this one during the campfire, for instance. It doesn't matter who it ...

Yellow Bandana The
Actors: 1 magician, 1 volunteer Props: 1 yellow neckerchief, 1 banana, 1 jacket, 1 shirt with front pocket (like a Scout shirt) The magician is on stage, with the yellow ...

You Dont Say
Person on the phone, Friend Setting: Living Room Person: (Phone rings, picks it up.) Hello? Yes? You don't say ... You don't say ... You don't say ... ...

You Need a Tie Sir
Person, 3 Tie Salesmen, Maitre d' Setting: Desert Person: (Gasping) Water! I need water! #1: Sir! Would you like to buy a tie? This one would look so good ...

Youve Broken the Rules
Mean Pirate Captain, 6 Pirates, Lifeguard Setting: Pirate Ship at Sea Captain: Okay let's see the first o' you. Which rule did you break? #1: I... I... I ran ...

Yukon Winter
One day Scouter Kent ( camp chief ) and Scouter Jason ( assistant camp director ) decide to get away from it all and move to the Yukon. The story ...



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