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 are made of 8, 9, and 10 year old boys.
(Enter 3 Cubs, one saying “I’m 8,” one saying “I’m 9,” and one Saying “I’m 10.”)
NARRATOR: Some are solemn and wide-eyed.
(Enter 2 Cubs, one saying “I’m Solemn,” one saying “I’m wide-eyed.”)
NARRATOR. Some are wiggly and giggly
(Enter 2 Cubs, one saying, “I’m wiggly,” and one saying “I’m giggly.”)
NARRATOR: They come in two varieties, Cubs and Webelos.
(Enter 2 Cubs enter saying, “I’m a Cub,” one saying “I’m a Webelos.”)
(You may vary the number of Cubs by having more than one come in and say the line together.)
NARRATOR: Cub Scouts love…
Making noise: (Cubs do Grand Howl)
Competition: (Cubs pair up, arm wrestle, leg wrestle)
Getting Awards: (Cubs point proudly to badges on uniforms)
Singing silly songs: (Cubs sing one verse of favorite song)
Games: (Cubs do a crab race)
Making things: (Cubs pantomime hammering and sawing)
And just getting together: (Cubs huddle around each other)
NARRATOR: Cub Scouts dislike…
People who forget the refreshments: (Cubs make a crying face)
Being still: (Cubs all wiggle)
Lining up: (Cubs attempt to line up but mainly mill around)
And being called sweet: (All Cubs make faces)
NARRATOR: Cub Scouts are fastest at…
Voting for field trips: (Raise hands and Shout “yea, yea”)
Eating refreshments: (All pantomime stuffing refreshments
And getting to the head of the line: (All try to be the first in line)
NARRATOR: Cub Scouts are quietest at…
A flag ceremony: (All salute and repeat pledge).
And waiting for the Cubby announcement.
NARRATOR: Cub Scouts are most important…
While doing good deeds: (Cubs show Scouting-for-Food bags)
And doing community service: (Show a poster)
NARRATOR: Cub Scouts are the basic ingredients for two special things.
They are what justifies the time a volunteer leader gives…
And Cub Scouts are what Boy Scouts are made of.