Happiness is - Misery is (skit)
By: GSLC Posted On: 2019-12-21

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 and sad faces that boys can make
themselves.

1ST CUB:
HAPPINESS IS…hearing your Dad has won an all expense paid trip to Hawaii.

2ND CUB:
MISERY IS…when you find out that the trip is for two and you have to stay home with a
baby-sitter.

1ST CUB:
HAPPINESS IS…when your Dad drives you to school in his brand new
car and all your friends are there to see you.

2ND CUB:
MISERY IS…when you get out and the door falls off and lands on
your toes.

1ST CUB:
HAPPINESS IS…when your Mom takes you and your friends for a ride in her new
convertible with the top down.

2ND CUB:
MISERY IS…when it starts to rain cats and dogs and the top won’t go up.

1ST CUB:
HAPPINESS IS…when you are flying in outer space in a big space ship and you are in
command.

2ND CUB:
MISERY IS…waking up with a big headache after you have fallen out of bed from the
top bunk.

1ST CUB:
HAPPINESS IS…getting to do it yourself—build your own motorcycle kit and your Dad
is going to help you put it together.

2ND CUB:
MISERY IS…opening the box and finding the instructions are in a foreign language.

1ST CUB:
HAPPINESS IS…getting a bike for your birthday.

2ND CUB:
MISERY IS…when you find it has three wheels

References / Source:
GSLC Pow Wow 2006
 
 

 

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